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2008 Best Deployment Scenario

Dedicated Bandwidth Solution/Bandwidth Blocks - Optimized Bandwidth for Scalability Flexibility and Cost-Effectivenes

Telefonica International Wholesale Services is the organization within the Telefonica Group which provides global Telecommunication services for fixed and mobile carriers ISPS and content providers. The porfolio includes International Voice Capacity IP Interconnection Satellite Corporate and Mobility services offering direct connectivity between Latin America US and Europe through its fiber optic international network. Its extensive fiber optic network and its TIER 1 IP Backbone with POPs in over 40 countries carries over 20 billion of international minutes yearly through its NGN network.

Challenges: Customer needed a high-bandwidth scalable low-cost US network to support the explosive traffic growth in and between Europe Latin America and North America.

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Best Deployment Scenario - Bandwidth Optimization Solution


Solution provided: Level 3 is establishing a dedicated Wavelength network for Telefonica across North America along 12 city-pair routes. Each route has dedicated bandwidth for Customer to reserve capacity and expand with future demand growth providing maximum scalability diversity and reduced costs. Level 3 manages the optronics installation and maintenance on behalf of the Customer. The solution provides a optimized bandwidth solution to more efficiently manage unpredictable growth and shifts in bandwidth demand across the Customer's network. As the customer's traffic demand grows and active channels fill up on existing Bandwidth Blocks it is anticipated that the customer will plan and order additional Bandwidth Blocks on the defined routes scaling up their networks in a simple and easy way.

Summary: With this dedicated bandwidth solution the Customer has customized flexible topology; shared network economics; dependanble provisioning load-balancing protection and survivability; scalability; lower effect cost per bit

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