ATM STM4/OC12 support on RNC's

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at
Fri Jul 16 00:45:22 CDT 2010

On Fri, 16 Jul 2010, Uri Joskovitch wrote:

> I am wondering, do you see in the Wireless Backhaul application, RNC's 
> that support in ATM services OC12/STM4 ports? (not only OC3/STM1)

If you need that much capacity, go for GigE instead, you'll be happy for 
it in the long run.

> If answer is yes does they support mapping of STS3c only?, STS12c only?,
> Or both?

I'm no ATM expert, but I've never seen ATM be anything else than 
concatenated, so I'd say vc-4-4c (STM4) and plain vc4 (STM1).

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at

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