Enables a full suite of Layer 3 IP services at the 5G mobile edge
PLANO, Texas, December 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global provider of real-time communications technology and optical IP network solutions for many of the world’s largest service providers, enterprises and critical infrastructure operators to modernize and protect their networks, today announced that Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”) ), of India leading provider of telecom services, has selected Ribbon to expand its current IP transport backhaul network to deploy 5G everywhere India.
Designed for optimized deployment and efficiency, Ribbon’s 5G Cell Site Router (CSR) solution leverages the Ribbon Muse domain orchestration platform deployed on the Airtel network for automation and analytics. The CSR is based on the Neptune 1022R IP router – a flexible, high-capacity platform that provides support for multiple access technologies and services in a compact form factor.
“We worked very closely with Airtel to develop a solution that met their precise, wide-ranging specifications for cost effectiveness, delivery and technical performance,” Airtel said Sam Bucci, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Ribbon’s IP Optical Networks business. “5G will prove to be a key enabler for of India continued growth and we are proud to partner with Airtel, a proven leader in this space, on this important initiative.”
This agreement builds on the previously announced deployment of Neptune and Muse within the Airtel network for 5G readiness.
Ribbon Communications (Nasdaq: RBBN) provides communications software, IP and optical networking solutions to service providers, enterprises and critical infrastructure sectors worldwide. We work closely with our customers, helping them modernize their networks to improve their competitive position and business outcomes in today’s intelligent, always-on and data-hungry world. Our innovative end-to-end solutions portfolio delivers unparalleled scalability, performance and agility, including software-centric core-to-edge solutions, cloud-native offerings, leading security and analytics tools, and IP and optical networking solutions for 5G. We place great emphasis on our environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments and provide our stakeholders with an annual sustainability report. To learn more about Ribbon, please visit rbbn.com.
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