Metrobility Optical Systems supplies Mexican ISP with optical Ethernet access solutions

February 21, 2002--Metrobility Optical Systems announced today that Telum, an Internet-Protocol (IP) multi-service carrier in Latin America, has ordered the Radiance Optical Ethernet System for its metro access applications.

Feb 22nd, 2002

Metrobility Optical Systems announced today that Telum, an Internet-Protocol (IP) multi-service carrier in Latin America, has ordered the Radiance Optical Ethernet System for its metro access applications. The company will be installing Metrobility's Radiance 5000 and 400 models configured with a variety of 100-Mbit/sec optical Ethernet access line cards to provide managed, high availability cable and Ethernet services to their customer base.

Telum has installed over 1,300 km of optical fiber and last mile technology to provide the most modern services of data transmission to the enterprise market in Monterrey, Mexico, and its metropolitan area. Telum expects to install over a million dollars of access technology in its network this year.

"We were impressed with the WAN management capabilities of the Radiance product," contends Victor Tella, technology manager at Telum. "We anticipate that these unique capabilities will make our deployment easier, improve the management of remote sites, and reduce our overall network maintenance costs."

Metrobility's Radiance Optical Ethernet System delivers optical Ethernet to the metro-access service provider market. The Radiance R5000, R1000 and R400 access models are now shipping and enable WAN management features, such as remote loopback and bandwidth provisioning for optical Ethernet.

For more information about Metrobility Optical Systems, based in Merrimack, NH, visit the company's Web site at www.metrobility.com.

Telum is part of El Grupo Multimedios Estrellas de Oro, the largest communications company in the Northern Mexico territory. Additional information about Telum is available at www.telum.com.mx.

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