RAD is a global leader for telecom access solutions. As an industry pioneer for over 40 years, RAD reliably supplies worldwide communications service providers and critical infrastructure operators with best-of-breed Ethernet access devices, industrial IoT gateways, 5G xHaul, and Operational WAN solutions. Offering always-on connectivity from anywhere, along with data-driven, AI-powered actionable insights, RAD is distinguished for its supply-chain stability, which outsteps the market in delivery times. Founded in 1981, RAD serves as the anchor of the $1.6 billion RAD Group, an umbrella of independent companies that develop diverse networking and data communications solutions.

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Carrier Ethernet for Direct Internet and Cloud Access

Carrier Ethernet Access and Aggregation

E-Access/E-LAN service over fiber via the CSP network to the cloud provider

carrier ethernet for direct internet and cloud access

Your Benefits

Carrier Ethernet

Carrier Ethernet demarcation and aggregation switch up to 1/10/25/100G

Single/multi-CoS service

addressing business needs for high bandwidth and high-quality internet access to public cloud services 

Constant Connection

Avoid unstable internet connections to critical assets on the cloud 

Central EAD

may share multiple customer connections bridging Ethernet transport with cloud-peering networks

Advanced Service Assurance

toolbox for CSP operations 


NETCONF/YANG support, diagnostic loopbacks, in-service ping, auto R-MEP learning, and additional operations support tools

Elevate Your Network Efficiency with RAD's MEF-Certified Carrier Ethernet and Automation Solutions


Choose RAD’s MEF-certified Carrier Ethernet with automation support over any access. RAD allows you to deliver uninterrupted VPN services and offer your customers attractive pay-as-you-grow pricing to support their evolving needs. RAD's ETX solution shortens your Time to Cash by using readily available LTE or broadband networks to deliver Ethernet services to your customers. Automated on-boarding installation enables you to reduce costs and minimize truck rolls, while service lifecycle management shortens time to repair.

Featured Products

Carrier Ethernet Network Demarcation MEF 3.0 certified ETX-2i

The ETX-2i provides MEF 3.0 demarcation and aggregation over any access, including over LTE/broadband. Its FPGA architecture flexibly adapts to future customer needs.


ETX-2 Network Termination Unit Equipment & Network Interface Devices Family

The ETX-2 is MEF Carrier Ethernet 3.0-certified for E-Line, E-LAN, E-Tree, and E-Access services, as well as delivering TDM pseudowire over packet networks. Supporting high capacity service provisioning per EVC/EVC.CoS, flexible classification and H-QoS traffic management, ETX-2 offers accurate and scalable service testing as an RFC2544 test device as well as performance monitoring. The ETX-2 is supported by RADview management and enables a variety of protection mechanisms. It also offers NEBS-compliant and environmentally hardened enclosure options.

MiNID® Sleeve

Part of RAD’s vCPE Toolbox portfolio, the MiNID enriches the Service Assured Access offering with software-defined functionalities for enhanced demarcation, remote monitoring and fault isolation, as well as remote packet capture and micro-burst measurement capabilities. MiNID also provides instant upgrades for legacy switches and routers, as well as for vCPE platforms and COTS servers. This helps service providers, mobile operators and wholesale carriers introduce new services quickly and with better quality of experience (QoE) while increasing operational efficiency and lowering costs. Remotely managed via CLI, web interface and SNMP, it features zero-touch provisioning for fast and simple installation and does not require dedicated training.

RADinsight TI - Threat Intelligence at the Edge
RADinsight TI
RADview Performance Monitoring

The RADview features a network element manager, end-to-end service manager for Carrier Ethernet services, performance monitoring portal for ongoing monitoring of Ethernet and IP services, D-NFV orchestrator for virtual machines and application services at the customer edge, and a network planner for resource optimization and capacity planning.

Featuring client/server architecture with multi-user support, RADview provides intuitive graphic representation of network clouds, links, nodes, end-to-end services, and network status indication. Fully ITU-T FCAPS compliant, it offers security management supporting user access profiles and allowing network partitioning.


White Papers

  • CSP Survey: L2 Business Services and 5G xHaul
  • Application Guide: Managing the Carrier Ethernet Service Lifecycle


  • The Secret to Fast Carrier Ethernet Service Roll Outs in Underserved Areas

Application Briefs

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