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Appointment of Richard Kirby as new Metrodata Managing Director

The Metrodata Board has appointed Richard Kirby as new Managing Director for the Company. Richard brings over 20 years of experience in Networking and Telecommunications. Much of that experience has been in both National and International Sales & Partnership Management roles for small and developing businesses including 3Com, SynOptics Communications and Newbridge Networks. Most recently, […]

Nessco Group use Metrodata Wan in the Can (WC.X21) to aid Scottish Careers Office

Metrodata’s WC X.21 Ethernet 10/100 LAN over X.21 Extender was used to bridge a BT & Thus circuit, with a Panasonic VOIP switch to 15 remote VOIP handsets, across 2 buildings over 500m apart. “I was delighted with the speed of delivery, and the quality of pre-sales technical support I received from Metrodata. Installation took less than […]

US Weather program use Metrodata Converters

The collection of data from weather cameras at strategic points help the FAA to provide up to date information for pilots and airfields. Recently the Metrodata Ethernet to Serial data converter has been used to link the camera towers to the data collection points. The LH1000 has a HSSI (High speed serial port) for data rates up to 110Mbps and a lower speed serial port with RS232, […]

John Radcliffe Hospital use Metrodata FC-Gig E Converter

In order to deliver high resolution digital imaging between the John Radcliffe Hospital and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust in Oxford, a line of site connection of 1 mile has been established and Metrodata’s  FC-GigE 1000Base-SX to 1000Base-LX fibre converter was used to connect the switch to the transceiver equipment where Multimode (850nm) to Singlemode (1300nm) […]

Fibre connection used for NHS N3 LGS (Local gateway Service)

By using the N3 Local Gateway Service (a service  which provides an interface between a local telephone switch and the N3 Voice Services Central platform) the Royal Brompton Hospital and The Whittington Hospital London needed toconnect the LGS router to their PBX over a short distance of internal multimode fibre, unfortunately neither device offered fibre […]

UPDATE – Omantel roll out the MetroLAN1000

After trialing the MetroLAN1000 in May 2008, Metrodata’s partner in the Sultanate of Oman has begun the main roll out of the first 10 units for Omantel, the largest communications service provider in the Sultanate of Oman. The MetroLAN1000, which is designed and manufactured in the UK to high quality standards provides the transportation of multiple E1 (and […]

MetroLAN: Software Update

Recognising that one of Metrodata’s customers needed assistance in the use of the MetroLAN1000, a new easy configuration mode has been added for setting up the unit in a point to point Multiple E1 and Ethernet over Fibre application.This straight forward wizard style interface allows quicker and easier deployment in the field without the requirement […]

BFBS upgrades UK – Germany Radio Link

The British Forces Broadcasting Service upgrades its Radio link between Chalfont UK and Herford Germany. Metrodata’s FM4500 (E1 X.21 mux) was designed into the radio link to multiplexa 256kbps Audio Codec feed and 1792kbps Cisco 1600 IP Router feed, over an 2Mbps E1 between UK and Germany. The FM4500 is a popular mux that can feed four separate X.21 […]

Support Services Increase

With more and more companies looking to outsource their datacoms network support, Metrodata has the advantage of not only supplying a range of key network infrastructure productsbut also provides a fast Support Service along side. A popular service is the fast 4 hour ‘to-site’ 24/7 response, providing initial evaluation and spare replacement. This can be offered globally via local partners. Contact […]

Oman Approvals

Metrodata’s partner in Oman has recently supplied units to Omantel for the testing and approval of Metrodata’s FC1100 E1 short haul singlemode fibre modem.The FC1100 transports E1 over a fibre link with distances up to 30km. The FC1200 will extend this even further reaching distances up to 70km. One unit is used at each end of the fibre link and provides a robust […]