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Extreme Networks E4G mobile backhaul routers to deliver 4G mobile broadband experience
By Anthony Capkun
March 12, 2011
Extreme Networks Inc. unveiled a family of mobile backhaul routers that, it says, will enable mobile operators to smoothly transition cell sites to 4G while maintaining existing 2G/3G investments. The company’s E4G mobile backhaul family aim to provide the scale of a next-generation, pure IP/ethernet packet network to enable the delivery of full-motion VDV and data to mobile broadband users. The E4G product family will include the E4G-200 Cell Site Router and E4G-400 Cell Site Aggregation Router that deliver 4G mobile backhaul by offering 1-10GbE scalability, integrated synchronous Ethernet ITU-G.8262, support for IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol, and carrier-class resiliency with support of Ethernet Automatic Protection Switching (EAPS) and ITU-G.8032 resilient packet rings.