Dial-in access

storpis at pbi.net storpis at pbi.net
Thu Aug 14 03:46:17 UTC 1997

Dans son message, Kent W. England ecrivait:
> If you are dealing with an existing voice switch, I don't think you have
> much choice but to handle it with that voice switch vendor's product. Third
> party solutions seem to have too much to do with handling call recognition
> to be cost effective. Both Nortel and Lucent have announced plans to deal
> with data calls by off-loading from the first voice switch onto a packet
> network. Frankly, I don't understand enough about voice switch architecture
> to know how well that deals with first-switch overloading, but it will
> certainly deal well with the inter-office trunk overloading that is
> prevalent in the US architecture.

I recommend exploring TR-303 technology based on Bellcore's TR-NWT-000303
specification. Everybody can do tandem trunk relief and far-end office relief
now. It is the near-end office relief that is being tackled now.

> data services are feasible? If not, you could always swim uphill with xDSL
> or cable modems. :-)

I won't get into that here ... ;-)

Sharif Torpis (storpis at pbi.net)
Network Engineering
Pacific Bell Internet
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