Press Releases

May 14, 2013

Telco Systems’ Solutions for Mobile Backhaul and Ethernet Business Services Selected by DukeNet Communications

MANSFIELD, MA, May 14, 2013 – Telco Systems, a BATM company (LSE: BVC, TASE: BATM) and developer of CE 2.0 multi-service Carrier Ethernet access and MPLS solutions for mobile backhaul, business Ethernet services and cloud networking, announced today that DukeNet Communications, a leading regional fiber network provider serving the southeastern United States, selected Telco Systems’ T-Marc demarcation line, T-Metro service aggregation line and EdgeGenie service management solutions for use in its mobile backhaul and business services networks.

DukeNet offers advanced data and high-capacity bandwidth services to enterprise, data center, government and carrier customers, controlling an 8,000 mile fiber-optic network capable of delivering 100 Gbps services. Its network connects over 3,000 cell sites and passes more than 50,000 businesses.

DukeNet is using a range of Telco Systems demarcation and aggregation switches to provide mobile operators with LTE and 2G/3G convergence backhaul solutions. Telco Systems’ solution allows DukeNet to monitor, manage and guarantee SLAs using end-to-end OAM and enhanced Hierarchal QoS (HQoS) across multi-vendor environments.

“Telco Systems’ MEF CE 2.0-compliant end-to-end Ethernet solution enables us to rapidly connect and offer new services while assuring performance against stringent SLAs, which are vital to our mobile operator and enterprise clients’ business operations,” stated David Herran, DukeNet Vice President, Network Architecture and Technology Planning. “Our customers expect us to deliver reliable, secure and cost-effective Carrier Ethernet and IP services. Telco Systems’ Carrier Ethernet solution with advanced OAM and simplified management allows us the flexibility to provide solutions for diverse sets of deployments and deliver on our SLAs.”

“With the introduction of Carrier Ethernet, quality regional providers like DukeNet have become best-in-class carriers while building networks that deliver solid state-of-the-art services to their customers. DukeNet provides its customers competitive, end-to-end, intelligent, self-healing and cost-effective network services, which we are proud to support with our market-leading Carrier Ethernet solutions,” said Reinhard Florin, Vice President of Sales, North America from Telco Systems.

About Telco Systems
Telco Systems provides a diverse set of Carrier Ethernet and Carrier Ethernet/MPLS-based demarcation, aggregation and edge of the core solutions, enabling service providers to create an intelligent, end-to-end, service-assured, CE 2.0-compliant Ethernet/MPLS network for mobile backhaul, business services and cloud networking. The company’s solutions enable carriers to differentiate their services, address new revenue-generating opportunities, and transform the user experience while lowering overall operating expenses. Telco Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of BATM Advanced Communications (LSE: BVC, TASE: BATM). For more information, please visit Telco Systems' web site at, or follow Telco Systems on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About DukeNet Communications
Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., DukeNet is a leading regional fiber network provider offering advanced data and high-capacity bandwidth services to enterprise, data center, government and carrier customers. Primarily serving the southeastern United States, DukeNet controls an 8,000 route mile fiber-optic network capable of delivering 100 Gbps services, enabling cloud computing and high-bandwidth applications for enterprise business. More information about DukeNet is available at Follow us on Twitter @DukeNetComm.


For Telco Systems
Irit Gillath
Telco Systems
Zonic Group
Kate Innes
+44 (0)1672 550123