RAD Data Communications

Established in 1981, RAD Data Communications is an award-winning manufacturer of cost-effective access and backhaul solutions for mobile and fixed line carriers, service providers, enterprises, government agencies, transportation systems, and public utilities.

RAD’s expertise in international markets, strict adherence to quality standards, environmentally friendly operations and green manufacturing ethos, together with a corporate culture that encourages long-term relationships with customers, channels, suppliers, and employees, combine to make RAD the perfect partner for all your telecommunications and data communications projects.

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Innovative Security Solutions

RAD is a prominent provider of networking solutions, renowned for its expertise in cybersecurity and security solutions. Leveraging decades of experience in telecommunications technology, RAD has diversified its offerings to include advanced security solutions aimed at protecting networks and data from evolving cyber threats. RAD’s commitment to innovation and reliability ensures that its security solutions, including products like CypherPlug, deliver robust protection through technologies such as deep packet inspection and real-time threat detection. As organisations confront increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks, RAD continues to provide scalable and effective security solutions tailored to meet the demands of modern digital environments.


CypherPlug by RAD is a robust cybersecurity solution designed to strengthen organisational networks against modern threats. This platform utilises deep packet inspection, threat intelligence, and real-time monitoring to detect and neutralise cyber threats effectively. Its seamless integration into existing network infrastructures ensures straightforward deployment and management. 

CypherPlug seamlessly integrates with switches and routers by simply plugging into the SFP port of existing third-party devices. This feature allows organisations to fortify their network security effortlessly, leveraging deep packet inspection, threat intelligence, and real-time monitoring to detect and neutralise cyber threats effectively. This straightforward deployment ensures quick implementation without disrupting ongoing operations, enabling enhanced protection of sensitive data and bolstering network resilience against modern cyber threats. CypherPlug stands as a trusted cybersecurity solution, providing peace of mind and proactive defence capabilities across diverse industry sectors.
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RAD's Value Proposition

For Carriers and Service Providers

  • Deploy new revenue-generating NGN services with guaranteed SLAs over any access infrastructure
  • Lower OpEx by optimizing network resources
  • Protect existing legacy revenue streams by facilitating a smooth migration to new packet switched infrastructure with minimal disruption to existing customers or networks

For Mobile Operators

  • Reduce backhaul costs for 2G, 3G and 3.5G traffic
  • Prepare backhaul networks to support LTE’s high capacity and disruptive network architecture

For Public Utilities and the Energy Sector

  • Transport SCADA, smart metering, PLC, teleprotection, as well as video surveillance, voice, and data over secure and reliable WAN connections
  • Facilitate migration to IP/Ethernet
  • Offer utelco services

For the Transportation Sector

  • Reduce communications costs by handling multiple types of traffic, including control and alarms, multimedia applications, video surveillance, voice, and data over a reliable and integrated network
  • Enable smooth migration to packet switched networks
  • Offer telecom services

RAD Can supply products in the following areas:

  • Ethernet access
  • Cellular Backhaul
  • AXCESS+ Multiservice Access
  • AXCESS+ First Mile Solutions
  • Voice Products
  • ATM Access
  • TDM Pseudowire
  • Converters & Connectivity
  • Network Management

Who RAD work with

RAD is a preferred solutions provider for more than 150 carriers around the world, from Tier 1 mobile operators to fixed line incumbents, city carriers, ISPs, and rural service telcos.

Customers include the industry’s global leaders, from AT&T to Bell Canada, Bharti Telecom, British Telecom, China Mobile, China Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, Embratel, France Telecom, Hutchison, KDDI, KPN, Orange, Singtel, SoftBank, Sprint, Telefónica, TeliaSonera, Telstra, Telus, T-Mobile, and Verizon. Beyond its strong ties with telecom providers, RAD maintains extensive relationships with enterprise network professionals in the banking, commercial, educational, energy, financial, insurance, and manufacturing sectors.