China's Next Generation Internet (CNGI) has made major breakthroughs in its research and commercialization, according to the Periodic Summarization and Achievements of CNGI Demonstration Project Debriefing held on December 3.
China has successfully established six core networks, 59 nodes in 22 cities, two international switching centers the networks in Beijing and Shanghai, and an IPv6 trial at 273 Customer Premises Networks (CPNs).
The CNGI project has already started large-scale applied research based on the next generation of Internet and made a series of technological achievements with independent intellectual property rights.
It has applied for 619 domestic patents and five foreign patents. Four national standards have been formulated; over 10 international standards drafts as well as over 10 industrial standards from organizations including the China Communications Standards Association have been submitted.
At present, construction of the core network of the CNGI project has already been completed. All the six backbone networks of CERNET2, China Netcom, China Telecom/Chinese Academy of Sciences, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Railcom, as well as international switching centers, have already completed inspection and acceptance.
By People's Daily Online