SOURCE: Carrier Access

August 03, 2006 12:43 ET

Carrier Access to Demonstrate Pseudowire Capability at CableLabs®' Summer Conference 2006

MASTERseries™ Delivers Cost-Effective Transport of Traditional TDM Circuits Over an IP Infrastructure

KEYSTONE, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 3, 2006 -- Carrier Access Corporation (NASDAQ: CACS), a leading provider for converged TDM, ATM, converged IP and Radio Access Network (RAN) optimization solutions, with an installed base of more than 55,000 cell sites worldwide, will demonstrate their pseudowire solution for managed wireless backhaul services during CableLabs®' Summer Conference, August 6-9, 2006 at the Keystone Resort and Conference Center in Keystone, Colorado.

"Managed wireless backhaul service providers require pseudowire technology for cost-effective transport of TDM circuits over an IP infrastructure," stated Dennis Gatens, CTO Converged Access Sales, Carrier Access. "Available now for demonstration on our industry-leading MASTERseries™ platform, our standards-based pseudowire capability will demonstrate termination and transport of 8 T1 circuits."

The MASTERseries platform is a rack-mountable 8- or 2-slot configurable chassis that easily adapts to various customer configurations using hot-swappable service modules. Field-proven and compatible with RAN legacy platforms, it has been deployed in tens of thousands of cell sites in Tier 1 wireless service provider networks. Powered by Carrier Access' innovative FLEXengine™ network processor technology on FLEXmaster Service Modules (, the MASTERseries enables a software-definable transport network evolution for service providers from voice to multi-media applications with support for all RAN traffic types, including legacy, GSM/GPRS/EDGE, UMTS/HSDPA/CDMA/EVDO and LAN. Please visit for more information.

About Carrier Access Corporation

Carrier Access (NASDAQ: CACS) provides consolidated access technology designed to streamline the communication network operations of carriers, enterprises and government agencies. Carrier Access products enable customers to consolidate and upgrade access capacity, and implement converged IP services while lowering costs and accelerating service revenue. Carrier Access' technologies help our customers do more with less. For more information, visit or call 303-218-5707.

Forward-Looking Statement Caution

This press release contains forward-looking statements, which reflect management's best judgment based on factors currently known. However, these statements involve risks and uncertainties, including the successful development and market acceptance of new products, the ability to sell new products into new and existing customers, the degree of competition in the market for such products, changing customer requirements, projected savings on capital expenditures and operational savings achieved through deployment of products by customers, and other risks detailed in our annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005. Such risks and uncertainties could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements included in this press release.

Carrier Access and the Carrier Access logo and tagline are registered trademarks and FLEXengine and MASTERseries are trademarks of Carrier Access Corporation in the US. All other company or product names mentioned herein may be trademarks of the respective companies. Carrier Access reserves the right to modify future product plans at any time. Products, solutions and/or related specifications referenced in this press release are not guaranteed, and will be delivered on a when and if available basis.

CableLabs is a trademark of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. A product or technology demonstration at a CableLabs event does not represent a CableLabs endorsement of that product or technology.

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