Bell Atlantic previously disclosed network interfaces for OC12 & OC12c Premises to Premises and Premises to Wire Center / Demultiplexing Hub in December 1998. Bell Atlantic will begin offering Synchronous Optical NETwork (SONET) based OC-192 service, interconnecting to the service at a line rate of 9.952 Gbps and Synchronous Optical NETwork (SONET) based OC48 and OC48c (c = concatenated) interface ports. This will be offered throughout the Bell Atlantic operating area. This disclosure provides current reference information.
OC-192 service will meet the interface and performance specifications in Telcordia Technologies (formerly Bellcore) GR-253-CORE, SONET Generic Criteria, Issue 2, Rev02, Jan 1999 and GR-1377-CORE, SONET OC-192 Transport Generic Criteria, Issue 5, Dec. 1998.
OC48 and OC48c (c = concatenated) interface ports will meet the interface and performance specifications in Telcordia Technologies (formerly Bellcore) GR-253-CORE, SONET Generic Criteria, Issue 2, Rev02, Jan 1999.
These document may be obtained from Telcordia Technologies at:
Industry Direct Sales Telcordia
8 Corporate Place, PYA 3A-184
Picataway, NJ 08854-4156
TEL: 800-521-2673 (US & Canada); 732-699-5800
(All others) FAX: 732-336-2559
Date changes are to occur:
The scheduled deployment dates for the above product offerings is the second half 2000. This is subject to change. To confirm the scheduled deployment dates contact the Product Line Manager listed below.
Locations changes are to occur:
These services will be available throughout the Bell Atlantic region where suitable SONET facilities and capacity are available.
Impact of change:
The only foreseeable impact is the availability of a higher bandwidth SONET line and port interfaces. Existing line and port interfaces will remain available.
For more specific information regarding geographic availability, pricing or technical information for the wholesale OC192 offering, and the OC48 and OC48c line port offerings, contact:
Product Line Manager - Advanced Services
500 Summit Lake Drive
Valhalla, NY 10595