MetroPCS taps Cisco to transfer mobile network services to IPv6

MetroPCS taps Cisco to transfer mobile network services to IPv6

Summary: By letting the networking giant take the lead on the deployment, Cisco boasted that this sped up the timeframe for launching MetroPCS 4G LTE services on IPv6.

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While still in the midst of its potential merger with T-Mobile USA, MetroPCS is moving full speed ahead in upgrading its mobile network with help from Cisco.

See also: Cisco taps Microsoft's Cloud OS for new datacenter portfolio

Specifically, the nation's fifth largest mobile provider has tapped Cisco for help with transitioning its mobile Internet services to Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6).

MetroPCS is using Cisco's Carrier-Grade IPv6 Solution to filter the "the bottleneck" created by the depletion of IPv4 addresses.

Described as the "first step" in this transition, Cisco has already completed implementing end-to-end validation and first-office applications.

The networking giant also oversaw managing all programs, tools, processes and users. By letting Cisco take the lead on the managerial and deployment ends, it is being boasted that this sped up the timeframe for launching MetroPCS 4G LTE services on IPv6.

Topics: Networking, 4G, Mobility, Tech Industry

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  • Toxic Working Conditions

    T-Mobile is not just missing critical business environment. It has directors (John, P) who are openly laying of employees wrongfully just because their managers are not lying in weekly reports, like the way he will like to. All these are done within limits of law and these unfortunate employees are given package with a condition to free T-Mobile with any type of law suit.Which employee has power and time to fight with these types of directors who wrongfully lay off employees?

    If God is there, this type of companies should never be successful, which not only unlawfully let employees go and within 4 hours bring their buddies to replace the employee who was let go.

    I really hope, God save these MPCS employees from such Toxic directors, but in this free capital society there is nothing a poor employee can do or fight back with these type of directors who do so many wrongful things and there is no one to listen.
    John Pottle22