Dallas, Texas, October 23, 2008 – AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) today announced the completion of its transition of Internet Protocol (IP) traffic to a next-generation, consolidated IP/MPLS backbone network, which delivers a dramatic expansion in capacity to meet the ever-growing demand for IP connectivity from consumers and businesses. The new full-mesh optical platform includes the world’s largest deployment to date of 40-gigabit-per-second (Gbps) transport, the fastest backbone technology available today. The company’s entire U.S. ultra-long haul network — more than 80,000 fiber-optic wavelength miles — now uses this 40-gigabit network technology, known as OC-768. Read More …
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