What are the data rates for standard DS and OC services?

T-Carrier rates

Trunk Carrier Level Line Data Speed Digital Signal Level DS0 Lines
64Kbps DS0 1
T1 1.544Mbps DS1 24
T-1C (Bonded T1) 3.152Mbps DS1C 48
T2 6.312Mbps DS2 96
T3 44.736Mbps DS3 672
T4 274.176Mbps DS4 4032


Opitcal Carrier Rates (SONET)

Optical Carrier Level Line Data Rate Synchronous Transport Signal
OC-1 51.84Mbps STS 1
OC-3 155.52Mbps STS 3
OC-9 466.56Mbps STS 9
OC-12 622.08Mbps STS 12
OC-18 933.12Mbps STS 18
OC-24 1244.16Mbps STS 24
OC-36 1866.24Kbps STS 36
OC-48 2488.32Mbps STS 48
OC-96 4976.64Mbps STS 96
OC-192 9953.28Mbps STS 192
OC-256 13271.04Mbps STS 256
OC-384 19906.56Mbps STS 384
OC-768 39813.12Mbps STS 768
OC-1536 79626.24Mbps STS 1536
OC-3072 159252.48Mbps STS 3072


Opitcal Carrier Rates Concatenated (SONET)

Optical Carrier Level Line Data Rate Number of OC1s Concatenated
OC-3c 155.52Mbps 3
OC-12c 622.08Mbps 12
OC-48c 2488.32Mbps 48
OC-192c 9953.28Mbps 192
OC-768c 39813.12Mbps 768
OC-1536c 79626.24Mbps 1536
OC-3072c 159252.48Mbps 3072

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