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Orckit to provide PTN solutions to e.discom

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VoicenData Bureau
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Orckit-Corrigent, a vendor of packet transport network (PTN) has announced that a regional German telecommunication service provider, e.discom Telekommunikation has selected to deploy its MPLS and MPLS-TP based CM-4000 PTN switches as well as CM-view network management system and 3M services' support platform, for the delivery of carrier, enterprise VPN and residential broadband services on a converged networking layer.

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''Orckit-Corrigent's solutions successfully completed telemetry tests that included delay and jitter measurements. Together with 3M Services' GmbH support, we look forward to instantly leveraging Orckit-Corrigent's solutions to provide our customers with low latency and high priority broadband services,'' said Gunter Hoheisel, head networks and infrastructure of e.discom.

''Orckit is enjoying positive momentum and is seeing a strong increase in its customer base. Our deal with e.discom strengthens our position as a leading PTN vendor, and highlights our successful partnership with 3M Services,'' said Izhak Tamir, chairman of the board and president of Orckit Communications.

The company accepted an initial purchase order of about one million US dollars and the shipment started from third quarter of 2011.

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