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Press Release -- September 18th, 2012
Source: Overture Networks

Overture Honored with TMC Internet Telephony Excellence Award for Optical Ethernet Mobile Backhaul

Company recognized for its backhaul solution using the Overture 4800 and 1400 Carrier Ethernet Platforms

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, September 18, 2012 Overture, the preferred Carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation partner for service providers and network operators worldwide today announced its 10GigE mobile backhaul solution is a recipient of the 2012 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award from Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) publication. Overture was recognized for its innovative and cost-effective solution that allows operators to quickly turn up Carrier Ethernet services to handle today’s rapidly growing need for mobile backhaul capability, while providing the scalability required to meet future traffic demands.

The Overture 1400 is a modular Gigabit Carrier Ethernet platform supporting 3G and 4G data services to single or multiple carriers at the cell tower. The Overture 4800 is a versatile Carrier Ethernet edge platform supporting 10GigE network architectures, including core, collector, and cell tower. Overture’s 10GigE mobile backhaul solution is based on a Layer 2 architecture using 1GigE – 10GigE G.8032 access rings feeding a 10GigE core network.

“The rapid adoption of data-intensive mobile applications is driving significant capacity demand for mobile backhaul around the world,” said Vijay Raman, vice president, product management and marketing, Overture Networks. “The Overture 4800 and 1400 10GigE backhaul solution gives service providers a cost-effective and easy to deploy mobile backhaul option that helps them meet today’s bandwidth needs while preparing them for future growth.”

The TMC INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence awards are judged on real world deployments and case studies and recognize the creators of technology that demonstrate leadership and innovation to the global industry. According to TMC CEO Rich Tehrani,“the INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Awards were created to honor companies that have created products and services that excel in the IP communications industry.”

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About Overture Networks

Overture is the preferred Carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation partner to more than 450 service providers and network operators worldwide. By providing an entrance to a smarter network, service providers can leverage Carrier Ethernet to multiply revenue and streamline operational costs by enabling high-capacity Ethernet services over any physical media, including fiber, copper and TDM. Overture’s solutions are designed for reliability and ease of use, and arm customers to compete in demanding applications such as cloud computing and mobile communications that require greater bandwidth and smarter networks. Overture is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, with offices around the globe. For more information, visit

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