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transport network (TN)

The transport network (TN), also referred to as the core network, handles the targeted data transport with switching functions

. From the network protocol, a transport network can be ATM

, anSDH network or an optical transport

network(OTN).

Transport networks can guarantee certain transmission parameters, such as the provision of a certain bandwidth, quality of service, availability and scalability. Transport networks are addressed in the ITU G-series recommendations.

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Englisch: transport network - TN
Updated at: 22.05.2007
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