EPC backhaul networks

Cameron Byrne cb.list6 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 30 11:52:43 CST 2011


On Jan 30, 2011 9:03 AM, "Glen Kent" <glen.kent at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I would like to understand why there is a preference for L3 VPNs over
> L2 VPNs for the EPC backhaul networks? We can use both layer 2 and
> layer 3 VPNs for communication between the eNodeB and the MME or S-GW,
> so why is it that most providers prefer L3 over L2.
>

There are just more companies offering L2 metroE than L3 in the backhaul
space.  I have pushed for L3 but very few offer the speeds and reach
required

Cb
> Glen
>



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