Ribbon’s Access Routers are purpose-built for 5G xHaul, converged interconnect networks (CIN), the access edge for broadband backhaul and mission-critical applications. They are ideal for converging the access edge across these network types by providing support for multiple access technologies including Ethernet, TDM (CES) and XGSPON.

Access Router Overview

NPT access routers can be supplied as a fully integrated routers or with hardware from a certified Original Device Manufactures (ODM) and supports a full range of hardware with modular and fixed configurations and fully redundant and non-redundant options  With this mix of form factors and the agility offered by NPT's software, these routers are the right-fit to meet to service needs today and for years to come.

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Access Router Products


Scalable, multiservice, high capacity TSN switch, purpose built to support TSN, eCPRi and CPRI for 4G and 5G RAN fronthaul.

NPT 1050

Compact fully redundant, modular multi-access access router, optimized for carrier class deployment.


NPT 1100

High capacity, density access router optimized as a cell site router, providing 300G switching capacity in a 1 RU form factor.


NPT 1250

Multiservice, fully redundant platform, that is an access hub for 5G and broadband backhaul networks. Provides 560Gbit interface switching, 300 Gbit/s processing capacity in 2RU form factor.


NPT 2100

High capacity, density access router, providing 800G capacity in a 1RU form factor. Supports multi-access technologies in a temperature hardened architecture.


IP Wave rNOS

Ribbon's IP Wave rNOS is a unified NOS used across our entire portfolio.


SDN Orchestrator

MUSE™ rapidly creates and provisions innovative services, ensuring the network is continuously optimized and available

NPT Product Family

Neptune IP Routers

Access Routers Family

Product M6424 NPT 1050 NPT 1100 NPT 1250 NPT 2100
Fit 4G and 5G Fronthaul High Availability Access Edge Access Edge and Pre-Aggregation High Availability Access Edge and Pre-Aggregation High Performance Access Edge and Pre-Aggregation
Capacity 800 Gbps 300 Gbps 300 Gbps 300 Gbps 800 Gbps
Service CPRI, eCPRI, TSN Ethernet, Layer 2 VPN, Layer 3 VPN, CES, XGS-PON Ethernet, Layer 2 VPN, Layer 3 VPN, CES Ethernet, Layer 2 VPN, Layer 3 VPN, CES, XGS-PON Layer 2 VPN, EVPN, Layer 3 VPN, CES, XGS-PON
Rack Units 1RU 1RU 1RU 2RU 1RU
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