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Ciena’s XCVR-CEP003 Transceiver enables cost-effective transport of T3 (DS3) signals over Ethernet.


No. 1

Incorporates T3 (DS3) function into an SFP, 20-pin MSA-compliant transceiver that can be inserted into select Ciena Packet Networking devices

No. 2

Integrates Circuit Emulation over Packet (CEP) RFC4842-compliant packetizer, reducing system and network complexity while offering lower carbon footprint for significant CAPEX and OPEX savings

No. 3

Provides a mini-coax, 75 Ohm, T3 connector supporting cable lengths up to 450 ft

No. 4

Operates at industrial temperature range (-40°C to 85°)

No. 5

Eliminates TDM leased-line costs

No. 6

Delivers plug-and-play operation while interoperating with other CEP equipment, including OC-N SFPs, in Ciena’s Pluggable Transceiver Family


* Feature available in a future release

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