Multi-Service Access Network

Keeping with the current trend of full integration in the migration of IP and broadband, OPNET Technologies presents ULC-1000AN MSAN, Multi-Services Access Gateway. It can be configured to deploy a wide range of narrowband and broadband voice and data applications, to subscribers over a copper wire-line network infrastructure.

The ULC-1000AN MSAN can be deployed in central office as well as remote outdoor node applications. It enables migration from legacy TDM network to IP-Based Next Generation Network. It provides operators with maximum flexibility for service access, enabling efficient and effective deployment of new services without the need for additional investment in infrastructure.

  • Combination of Traditional TDM Services and IP-Based NGN Services in a Single Universal Platform
  • Integrate High speed and Reliable Transmission System
  • High Density, Flexible and Scalable Modularized System Design
  • Comprehensive NMS Features for Access Network Management
  • An easy way of migration from TDM network to NGN network
  • Key applications critical to consumers by a single platform
  • Protect the values of existing equipment investment
  • Lower capital investment and network operation cost
  • Increase Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) by introducing new value-added services

TDM-Based Features

  • Open PSTN interfaces: V5.2 and 2-wire analog, connections to any LE switch for TDM POTS applications
  • Analog Leased Line with or without E&M Signaling
  • Multi-rates Data Leased Line with different kinds of interface, V.11, V.28, V.35, or G.SHDS
  • DS0 level fully non-blocking cross-connect and grooming

VoIP Access Features

  • Comply with standardized IP-based control protocols, H.248 / MGCP / SIP
  • Bi-directionally convert voice formats between TDM-based PCM payload and IP-based G.711, G.723, G.726 or G.729 payload
  • Echo-cancellation mechanism
  • Voice Activation Detection (VAD)
  • Comfort Noise Generation (CNG)
  • T.38 Fax over IP functionality
  • Co-existing with V5.2 POTS Network Interface in a single system

Broadband Access Features

  • Variety of xDSL Access Interfaces: ADSL / ADSL2 / ADSL2+/ G.SHDSL / VDSL
  • Variety of Network Interface: ATM E1 IMA, ATM based STM-1 for ATM-Based Network, Fast Ethernet (FE) or Gigabit Ethernet (GE) for IP-Based Network
  • Integrated L2 Switch Features for Advanced Data Services
  • Built-in POTS Splitter on board to simplify MDF cross-connection

Integrated Transmission System

  • Variety of Transmission Interfaces: E1, E3, G.SHDSL Electrical, STM-1/4 Optical, or GE Optical
  • Variety of Network Topologies: Point-to-point, Linear, Star, Ring or Hybrid
  • Fast Recovery from Network Fault by Network Protection Switch

Scalable System Capacity from Small, Medium to Large Network Management and Maintenance

  • Comprehensive network management Features: CM, PM, FM, SM and Inventory
  • Management for overall Access Network
  • Integrate line testing features for easy maintenance
  • Scalable management capacity for different size of access network
  • User friendly interface for easy operation

VoIP Access Gateway

ULC-1000AN MSAN provides VoIP voice access Service with the Softswitch platform. Its expansible capacity enables service operators to provide extensive local and long-haul calls on IP-Based Next Generation Network, and flexibly enables fast and convenient service deployment



ULC-1000AN MSAN supports variety types of DSL interfaces for broadband service access; flexibly provisioning different data-rates and services according to customer requirements

    Uplink Interface

  • Gigabit Ethernet Optical, 1000Base-SX, LX, LH, ZX, SFP Module
  • Gigabit Ethernet Electrical, 100/1000Base-T

  • Common Units

  • CPUM2: Central Process Unit, System Control and Traffic Uplink
  • MGUM: Media Gateway Unit, VoIP Protocol (H.248/MGCP/SIP) Process Unit

  • Subscriber Line Interface and Units

  • RI-POTS2: 48-port FXS POTS line card
  • RI-POTS2A: 72-port FXS POTS line unit in HD-MSAN
  • ATU-C2: 48-port ADSL/2/2+ line card
  • ATU-C2S: 48-port ADSL/2/2+ line card with built-in splitter
  • ATU-CS: 48 channels of ADSL2+ Line Interface built-in Splitter
  • VTU-C: 24-port VDSL2 line card
  • VTU-CS: 24-port VDSL2 line card with built-in splitter
  • STU-C2: 24-port G.SHDSL line card
  • IVD: 48-port POTS+ADSL combined line card
  • GPT: 4-ports ITU-T Gigabit Passive optical network OLT unit
  • N64GSD: 2 Channels of G.SDHSL Nx64kbps Data Unit
  • N64GS8: 8 Channels of G.SDHSL Nx64kbps Data Unit
  • R-ISDN6: 6-ports of ISDN BRI over IP (IUA) Unit
  • ETH6: Fast Ethernet (Optical/Electrical) line unit

  • Subscriber Line Card Connection

  • 24-port 50-pin RJ-21 connector

  • Management Interfaces

  • 1 x RS-232 DB-9 console port
  • 1 x FE RJ-45 EMS outband management
  • 2 x RJ-45 Alarm contacts I/O

Operating Environment

  • peratingo conditions: -10 to 60°C(14 to 149°F)

  • Non-Operating conditions: -10 to 85°C( 14 to 185 °F )
  • Relative Humidity: 5% to 95 %
  • Storage Humidity: 5% to 95 %
  • Regulatory Safety Compliance
    • EMC: CE: EN550221 class A & EN300386 V1.3.2
    • Safety: EN60950-1
    • MTBF: 55,000 hours
  • MSA Chassis Dimensions (w/d/h)
    • 486*340*477 mm, 11U, Bracket Included
    • 2 CPUM2 slots, 2 MGUM slots, 15 Service Slots Net weight: 18kg; Weight(Full equipped): ~40Kg
  • MSB Chassis Dimensions (w/d/h)
    • 482*340*332 mm, 7.47U, Bracket Included
    • 2 CPUM2 slots, 2 MGUM slots, 8 Service Slots Net weight: 15kg; Weight(Full equipped): ~25Kg
  • MSG Chassis Dimensions (w/d/h)
    • 487*314*135 mm, 3U, Bracket Included
    • 1 CPUM2 slots, 1 MGUM slots, 4 Service Slots Net weight: 6kg; Weight(Full equipped): ~20Kg
  • Power Requirement DC: -42V ~ -60V DC
  • Power Consumption
    • MSA: < 900 Watts (Full equipped)
    • MSB: < 600 Watts (Full equipped)
    • MSG: < 400 Watts (Full equipped)

MSA Chassis

  • 11U with Giga Backplane
  • 4GE combo uplink
  • 15 universal slots
  • Control Unit / MGU redundancy
  • Distribution DC Power with Dual Power Input

MSB Chassis

  • 7.5U with Giga Backplane
  • 4GE combo uplink
  • 8 universal slots
  • Control Unit / MGU redundancy
  • Distribution DC Power with Dual Power Input

MSG Chassis

  • 3U with Giga Backplane
  • 4GE combo uplink
  • 4 universal slots
  • Distribution DC Power
  • AC Power (option)

Item Name
Common Units
CPUC Central Process Unit (Type C)
CPUM2 Central Process Unit (Type M)
MGUM Media Gateway Unit (Type M)
MGUC Media Gateway Unit (Type C)
Service Channel Units
RI-POTS2 48-port POTS Line Unit
RI-POTS2A 72-port POTS Line Unit
RI-POTSC 48-port FXS POTS line unit, with built-in VoIP DSP
RI-POTSCA 72-port FXS POTS line unit, with built-in VoIP DSP
ATU-C 24-port ADSL/2/2+ line unit
ATU-CS 48-port ADSL/2/2+ line unit with built-in splitter
VTU-A 24-port VDSL2 line unit
VTU-CS 24-port VDSL2 line unit, with built-in splitter
Item Name
Data Channel Units

2-port G.SHDSL Unit (Ethernet Interface)

N64-GS8 8-port G.SHDSL Unit (Ethernet Interface)
PRI-12 12-port ISDN Primary Rate Interface
PRI-12S 12-port ISDN PRI VoIP(SIP) Unit
ISDN-24 24-port IDSN BRI Channel Unit
ISDN-32 32-port IDSN BRI Channel Unit
ETH2 Fast Ethernet (Optical/Electrical) line unit
V5M4 4-port E1 V5.2 Unit
V5M8 8-port E1 V5.2 Unit
TDMoP4/8/12 4/8/12 -port E1
Functional Units
GPT 4-ports ITU-T Gigabit Passive optical network OLT unit