Types of Changes:
ITS - Frame Relay is a new service which provides common carriers with Frame Relay switching and transport capabilities for Frame Relay Traffic that originates and terminates in separate Local Access and Transport Areas (LATAs), at least one end of which is located in the Bell Atlantic region.
ITS - Frame Relay will interconnect with common carriers via Network-to-Network (NNI) interfaces. NNI interfaces will be available via 1.5 Mbps DS1 and 45 Mbps DS3 facilities.
The Frame Relay NNI interface is described in the following document:
Bellcore TR-TSV-001370, Generic Requirements for Exchange Access Frame Relay PVC Service, Issue 1, May, 1993. The end user Frame Relay interfaces are described in the following document:
Bellcore Document TR-TSV-001369, Generic Requirements for Frame Relay PVC Exchange Service, Issue 1, May 1993.
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Dates changes are to occur:
Bellcore Customer Service
8 Corporate Place
Piscataway, NJ 08854-4156
Toll-Free 1-800-521-CORE (within the U.S.A.)
908-699-5800 (outside the U.S.A.)
ITS - Frame Relay is tentatively scheduled to be offered as early as 7/1/97, subject to approval by the appropriate federal and state regulatory agencies. To confirm the actual deployment date, contact the Product Manager listed below.
Locations changes are to occur:
ITS - Frame Relay will be deployed in the following jurisdictions: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. ITS - Frame Relay will interconnect with common carriers in the Washington and North Jersey LATAs.
Reasonable foreseeable impact of change:
ITS - Frame Relay will enable common carriers to provide end-to-end Frame Relay services for traffic that originates from, and/or terminates to, Frame Relay User Network Interfaces (UNIs) in any LATA in the above listed Bell Atlantic jurisdictions.
For more specific information regarding geographic availability, product and technical information, contact:
Ms. Evelyn Gaines, Product Manager
Bell Atlantic Carrier Services
1320 N. Court House Road, Ninth Floor
Arlington, VA 22201