MPLS-TP Applicability; Use Cases and Design

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Document Type None Internet-Draft (mpls WG)
Last updated 2012-12-16
Replaces draft-fang-mpls-tp-use-cases-and-design
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This document provides applicability, use case studies and network design considerations for the Multiprotocol Label Switching Transport Profile (MPLS-TP). The use cases include Metro Ethernet access and aggregation transport, Mobile backhaul, and packet optical transport.


Luyuan Fang (
Nabil Bitar (
Raymond Zhang (
Masahiro Daikoku (
Ping Pan (

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