Channel Extension Service Update
Type of Change:
Verizon will provide 1.25 Gigabits/sec Channel Extension Service using Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) technology.
Verizon previously disclosed its intent to provide high speed Channel Extension Service in 1997 under the names Enterprise Systems Connection (ESCON) Service and Inter System Coupling Interface (ISC). ESCON and ISC are now known as Channel Extension Service. The interface between the subscriber and the network is defined in FSP-II R2.0 V1.1; July 27, 2000, Fiber Service Platform-II, Enterprise DWDM Interface Specification for 32 Wavelength Channels published by ADVA Optical Networking Inc.
To order this document contact:
ADVA Optical Networking, Inc.
19 Spear Road
Ramsey, NJ 07446
Phone (201) 995-0080
Dates Changes are to occur:
Channel Extension Service using Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) technology will be available in February, 2001. To confirm the actual deployment dates for Channel Extension Service using DWDM technology, contact the product manager listed below.
Locations changes are to occur:
Channel Extension Service using DWDM technology is planned for implementation throughout the Verizon territories where facilities are available.
Reasonably foreseeable impact of change:
Channel Extension Service using DWDM technology provides dedicated point-to-point broadband data transmission between mainframe computers, between mainframes and peripheral devices and/or between Local Area Networks (LANs). CPE vendors who are interested in providing CPE for this service will need to meet the interface requirements.
For more specific information regarding geographic availability or technical information, contact:
700 Hidden Ridge
Irving, TX 75038