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Splitter position in a PON-based architecture: a techno-economic analysis
Author(s): Francesco Caviglia; Angelantonio Gnazzo; Guido Baroncelli
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Paper Abstract

Passive Optical Networks (PONs) are a promising future-proof solution for the broadband access network. A topic to be considered in planning a PON architecture is the position of the branching devices (splitters). Some technical and economical considerations about the splitter location are given in order to evaluate the advantages and the critical issues of the different possibilities.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 1998
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3408, Broadband European Networks and Multimedia Services, (16 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.321904
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Francesco Caviglia, CSELT (Italy)
Angelantonio Gnazzo, CSELT (Italy)
Guido Baroncelli, Telecom Italia (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3408:
Broadband European Networks and Multimedia Services
Stephan Fischer; Ralf Steinmetz; Heinrich J. Stuettgen; Harmen R. van As; Roberto Vercelli, Editor(s)

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