EPC backhaul networks

Ping Pan ping at pingpan.org
Sun Jan 30 15:13:14 CST 2011


On Sun, Jan 30, 2011 at 12:55 PM, Cameron Byrne <cb.list6 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yep.  I hate L2.  It is a total nightmare. But, it is literally the
> only game in town.  I blame the MEF for spreading propaganda that
> MetroEis the best solution for backhaul ... most people dont even
> think of L3 solutions.... all the telcos, cable-cos, and utilities in
> this space only do L2  to the cell site.... even though they all use
> the same Juniper and ALU gear that does L3 too ...
>

Curious, do you think this will last? Thought LTE is all-IP. Why is there a
need for L2 other than raw bandwidth from Ethernet links?

Thanks!

Ping



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