Creating a Circuit ID Format

Tim Pozar pozar at
Mon Aug 21 23:41:38 UTC 2017

Could start looking at the AT&T/Telecordia standards for this sort of

On 8/21/17 1:26 PM, Colton Conor wrote:
> We are building a new fiber network, and need help creating a circuit ID
> format to for new fiber circuits. Is there a guide or standard for fiber
> circuit formats? Does the circuit ID change when say a customer upgrades
> for 100Mbps to 1Gbps port?
> What do the larger carriers do? Any advice on creating a circuit ID format
> for a brand new fiber network?
>  Originally we ran a CLEC using a LECs copper, and our circuit ID was
> historically a telephone number for DSL circuits. The ILEC had a complex
> method for assigning circuit IDs.
> I am sure anything will work as long as you keep track of it, but any
> advice would be great!

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