packet network


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packet network

A network that transmits data that have been divided into small chunks (packets). Packet networks do not use circuits dedicated to each application or transmission, as packets making up a single message can travel different routes toward their destination. See packet switching for more details. Contrast with TDM network.
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5G, 3G, HSDPA, and clock synchronization, all over packet networks - Ethernet, DSL, PON, HFC, and WiMAX.
AudioCodes Ltd, provider of voice over packet enabling technologies, has announced a new carrier grade IP solution to enable IVR and recording customers to migrate to packet network technologies.
This recommendation defines the maximum network limits of jitter and wander and the minimum equipment tolerance to jitter and wander that needs to be provided at the boundary of packet networks at TDM interfaces.
With years of experience deploying the G6 in voice over packet networks across three continents, we are confident that ITC^DeltaCom's customers will be pleased with the quality of service and advanced capabilities afforded by GENBAND's Universal Media Gateway.
The Pannaway solution will allow us to seamlessly transform our legacy ATM and TDM systems to a single next-generation, IP packet network capable of supporting emerging Triple Play applications including VoIP with true Primary Line calling", said, James Teig, General Manager at Springville Cooperative Telephone Company.
VT-Stream successfully combines the strengths of circuit and packet networks to deliver customers real-time on-demand streaming video content," said Paul Zuber, Chief Executive Officer of Dilithium Networks.
Service providers need to support legacy services over their new packet networks, since the discontinuation of a service might result in customer churn," he continues.
General Bandwidth, a leading Voice over IP (VoIP) equipment manufacturer enabling rapid deployment and new service revenue generation over broadband networks, announces that it has implemented PseudoWire Emulation End-to-End (PWE3) in its award-winning G6 Universal Media Gateway that allows carriers to migrate legacy services onto new video and data packet networks, such as IPTV/FTTN and GPON.
The T7000 Class 5 packet switch provides several key features to support PrairieWave's cost-effective packet network migration.
It can be deployed in any packet network alongside a standard Softswitch or Media Gateway Controller delivering location interrogation for mobile routing, intelligent network capabilities and supplementary services all while maintaining high scalability and carrier grade reliability.
From 1983 to 1993 Bannerman served as Vice President at Bell Canada International, to assist Nortel Networks in the global introduction and market development of Nortel's new DMS digital central office switching and SL-10 packet network products.
RADVision's products and technology are used by RADVision customers to develop systems that enable enterprises and service providers to use next generation packet networks for real-time IP communications.