Cable & Wireless announces first trans-Atlantic MPLS-enabled OC-192 multi-city links

December 11, 2001�Cable & Wireless (London) announced it has activated trans-Atlantic OC-192 links using multi-protocol label switching (MPLS) technology to connect seven cities in the US, UK and Europe.

December 11, 2001�Cable & Wireless (London) announced it has activated trans-Atlantic OC-192 links using multi-protocol label switching (MPLS) technology to connect seven cities in the US, UK and Europe.

The upgrade connections link Washington, DC and New York with London, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, and Frankfort, supporting the network performance and quality of service requirements of large scale Internet content providers.

According to Cable & Wireless, MPLS technology allows for a business quality Internet service that supports applications, content, and time and mission critical services that are not transmitted over beset effort Internet backbones. It provides a more predictable performance for voice, data, or video, ensuring very low packet delay, virtually no packet loss, and low jitter.

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