PTP 650 NIDU software license?

Hi people.

Can some one tell me how many PTP 650 8-Port T1/E1 Software licenses do I need in this solution?:


Do I need 2 only? or 1 per Radio(4)?

Plus Do I need the precision timing license?

It is my first time deploying a ptp650 solution so be gentle......:)


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Just one license per NIDU is needed on the radio that the NIDU is attached to.

Here's the good news: You will need one T1/E1 license for each PTP 650 that is connected to a NIDU. You don't need to buy the precision timing license separately; that's covered by the T1/E1 license.

Here's the not so good news: The TDM solution using the NIDU and PTP 650 ODUs operates across a single wireless link, and it doesn't support the two-hop network that you mention in the original post. For your two-hop application, you will need four NIDUs and four T1/E1 licenses, with the T1 or E1 data lined between the two NIDUs at the relay site.

We have a fairly detailed description of how the TDM solution works in this white paper:

Please let us know if we can be of any further assistance.

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