tandem switching

tandem switching

[′tan·dəm ′swich·iŋ]
(communications)
System of routing telephone calls in which calls do not travel directly between local offices, but rather through a central office.
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More than 100 customers -- members of Lucent's Open Network Platforms Partner program -- have deployed earlier versions of the EXS platform to carriers worldwide, providing solutions such as intelligent networking, tandem switching, international gateway & callback, virtual private network, call centers, wireless local loop and a wide variety of enhanced subscriber services such as unified messaging, prepaid calling and single-number services.
Additionally, MetaSwitch announced functionality for core trunking / tandem switching applications, enhanced operational and network management capabilities, as well as an expanded professional services program.
The CTSX system is ideally suited for the creation of new 'last mile' local voice and broadband data tandem switching networks as it offers both packet and circuit switching capabilities in one integrated system.
With its comprehensive IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) solution, Sonus addresses the full range of carrier applications, including residential and business voice services, wireless voice and multimedia, trunking and tandem switching, carrier interconnection and enhanced services.
Veraz solutions address a wide range of carrier applications such as tandem switching, domestic & international long distance, IP trunking, IP Centrex, as well as new voice-data services.
Sonus delivers end-to-end solutions addressing a full range of carrier applications, including trunking and tandem switching, residential and business access, network border switching and enhanced services.
G4 will leverage both the Class 5 features and Class 4 tandem switching capabilities combined in the CopperCom architecture.
With its Open Services Architecture(TM) (OSA), Sonus delivers end-to-end solutions addressing a full range of carrier applications, including trunking and tandem switching, residential and business access, network border switching and enhanced services.
Veraz solutions enable interactions across any application, any network, and any device, including tandem switching, domestic & international long distance, IP trunking, IP Centrex, VPN, Pre/Post paid calling card platforms, integrated managed user services, and new multimedia services.