Huawei Supports PBB TE (Provider Backbone Bridge–Traffic Engineering) in its BT 21CN offering

March 29, 2007

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MILAN, Italy -- Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. ("Huawei"), a leader in providing next-generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, today announces at C5 world forum that it has already committed to support PBB TE (Provider Backbone Bridge–Traffic Engineering) in its offering for BT's 21CN project.

PBB TE is an ongoing project in IEEE standard which provides enhancements to Ethernet known as PBT (Provider backbone transport), and support traffic engineering within Provider Backbone Bridge Networks (P802.1ah). PBB TE can bring control to data paths within a large carrier network, enabling QoS and the ability to set aside specific paths for specific traffic types. PBB TE takes advantage of 802.1ag as path protection switching and sharing the load.

Huawei is a preferred supplier in BT 21CN. Huawei Multi Service Access Network and Metro Service Platform solutions in BT 21CN project will support PBB TE. Huawei will also participate in the standard progress of PBB TE in relevant standard organizations.

Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.

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