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Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)-based access network with multicast function for multimedia services
Author(s): Michio Kusayanagi; Tomohiro Ishihara; Masato Okuda; Jun Tanaka; Haruo Yamashita; Kazuo Yamaguchi
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Paper Abstract

We categorize broadband multimedia services according to their required bit rates and their transport symmetries. We also describe typical access networks, their service coverages and migrations. According to our analysis, we propose ATM-based Multimedia Information and Communication System (AMICS) as an ATM based multimedia multi-service platform. AMICS consists of ATM backbone networks, ATM ring regional transport networks, and ATM access networks. The access network has an active double star configuration and provides multicast/statistical multiplexing functions. The multicast function in AMICS is evaluated using near-video-on-demand and CATV service simulations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 February 1995
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2450, Broadband Networks: Strategies and Technologies, (17 February 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.201259
Show Author Affiliations
Michio Kusayanagi, Fujitsu Labs. Ltd. (Japan)
Tomohiro Ishihara, Fujitsu Labs. Ltd. (Japan)
Masato Okuda, Fujitsu Labs. Ltd. (Japan)
Jun Tanaka, Fujitsu Labs. Ltd. (Japan)
Haruo Yamashita, Fujitsu Labs. Ltd. (Japan)
Kazuo Yamaguchi, Fujitsu Labs. Ltd. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2450:
Broadband Networks: Strategies and Technologies
Robert A. Cryan; P. Nalinaj Fernando; Pierpaolo Ghiggino; John M. Senior, Editor(s)

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