multiservice switch


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multiservice switch

(1) A network switch that not only handles data, but adequately supports the real-time transmission of voice and video.

(2) A network device that supports multiple switching and routing protocols. For example, Marconi's BXR-48000 switch-router is an IP router, MPLS switch and ATM switch that can support all three protocols simultaneously.
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The Swedish telecommunications firm Ericsson has been authorised to acquire the multiservice switch (MSS) business of Canada's Nortel Network Corporation.
Cisco AAMP introduces the Cisco MGX 8950 multiservice switch, the Cisco MGX 8830 multiservice switch and the Cisco Route Processor Module XF (RPM-XF).
Under the terms of the agreement Lucent will install its LambdaUnite MultiService Switch so that the capacity of the North American network can be quadrupled, according to the company.
Under the terms of the agreement Lucent will supply Hunan Unicom with a selection of its optical products from its Synchronous Digital Hierarchy range including the Metropolis ADM MultiService Switch, LambdaUnite MultiService Switch and the WaveStar ADM 16/1.
Telecomms equipment and solutions company Marconi plc has completed the sale of its new multiservice switch router to a European financial institution.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-9 October 2001-T-Mobil Germany selects Nortel Networks' multiservice switch system (C)1994-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.

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