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A device for making a substance stronger or purer.
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The access concentrator allows the service provider to divide the bandwidth of a T3 line among several customers, which reduces wasted bandwidth and improves overall network efficiency.
PETAH TIKVA, Israel -- ECI Telecom (NASDAQ: ECIL) today announced that according to the latest Dell'Oro Group report, ECI is ranked the #2 vendor worldwide for Multiservice Access Concentrators based on shipments in Q3 2005.
Thus, the access concentrator model represents a cost-effective solution to the service providers, to the MTU property owners, and to their tenants.
With this project Lucent increases its share of broadband access concentrators in the Telefonica network to reach a total of 400,000 ADSL ports.
Lucent Stinger(R) concentrators are part of Lucent's unique "triple play" offer, which includes the Lucent Stinger(R) Digital Subscriber Line Access Concentrator and supporting IP (Internet Protocol) services, Riverstone Ethernet gear, Juniper network routers, Lucent Ethernet over Sonet/SDH and optical transport solutions, and Lucent Worldwide Services.
The LE-54v(TM) Access Portal and LE-311v(TM) Access Concentrator give carriers the power to extend the services and capabilities of an MPLS core network directly to its business and residential subscribers.
The complete Paradyne solution enables Telekom Serbia to aggregate massive deployments of frame relay traffic from SHDSL endpoints through Paradyne's Broadband Access Concentrators with single uplink to one STM-1 port in the provider's ATM backbone network.
Paradyne's high-density Broadband Access Concentrator supports up to 2,592 ports per 7 foot rack.
Paradyne, (Nasdaq:PDYN), a leading provider of broadband voice, data and video network access solutions, today announced that BaneTele has selected its Broadband Access Concentrator for deployment of IP-based broadband services, including the latest in ADSL and SHDSL, as well as traditional Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) business-class services.
Because the solution is based on industry standards, telephone companies who have already installed the Lucent Stinger(R) DSL Access Concentrator or other carrier class DSLAMs can easily upgrade to add revenue-enhancing entertainment services with the mPhase TV+ System," Devlin said.
Telefonica can also use the ports for ADSL 2+, which is the second-generation ADSL technology, a state-of-the-art technology and part of the Stinger(R) DSL Access Concentrator family of broadband solutions produced in Brazil.
Since July 2002 Lucent has been supplying TP with solutions from its Stinger(R) digital subscriber line (DSL) access concentrator family, CellPipe(R) customer premise equipment (CPE) subscriber devices and Lucent's NavisAccess(TM) DSL Management System.