ASTN

(redirected from Automatic Switched Transport Network)
AcronymDefinition
ASTNAutomatic Switched Transport Network
ASTNAutomatic Switched Transport Network (optical networks)
ASTNAutomatically Switched Transport Network (ITU-T)
ASTNAstern
ASTNAutomotive Satellite Television Network
ASTNAstronomic
ASTNAlternate Signaling Transport Network (AT&T)
ASTNAssociation of Secretary-Treasurers of Nunavik (Quebec, Canada)
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The LambdaRouters feature an intelligent optical networking capability that supports the automatic switched transport network (ASTN) utilising generalised multi protocol label switching (GMPLS).
The advent of the automatic switched transport network has made it necessary for carriers to employ interoperable procedures for requesting and establishing dynamic connection services across diverse networks.
Representing a critical, further step towards a comprehensive implementation of a carrier grade Automatic Switched Transport Network (ASTN), the GSN Project is a fully operational, multi-vendor interoperability demonstration that will help define the structure of the next-generation network at Deutsche Telekom.
The advent of the automatic switched transport network has necessitated the development of interoperable procedures for requesting and establishing dynamic connectivity between client layers like IP, ATM, SONET and others.
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