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An E-LAN is a multipoint-to-multipoint service that connects a number of UNIs (2 or more) providing full mesh connectivity for those sites. Each UNI can communicate with any other UNI that is connected to that Ethernet service.

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E-LANs are used to create:

 

  • Multipoint L2 VPNs
  • Transparent LAN services
  • Layer 2 VPNs (L2VPN)
  • Foundation for IPTV and Multicast networks
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