One of the greatest challenges facing mobile operators today is reducing the cost of the
backhaul portion of their network, while increasing reliability and revenue generating
opportunities. Additionally, mobile operators need to be sure that the backhaul transport
solution is capable of addressing the traditional 1 and 2G-based Radio Access Networks
(RANs) as well as the 3G-based RANs. The number of 3G-based RANs will grow driven by
new services with higher bandwidth that enable end-users to get broadband access through
their mobile devices....