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Metropolitan and local optical networks heat up in China
Author(s): Ping-An Zhang
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Paper Abstract

After the end of this year, most of main carriers in China will complete their backbone optical network construction, which will be up to 320Gb/s or higher. After the hundreds times increase of the bandwidth in backbone network, what is the next focus for bandwidth increase? It is local and metropolitan optical network, which will provide multi-service to the customers such as TDM voice, leased line, Ethernet interconnection for big enterprises, Internet surfing and so on. How to build the optical bandwidth service network in metropolitan or local area? For different carriers, there may be different solutions. Three general solutions will be introduced and discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 October 2001
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4583, Metro and Access Networks, (16 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.445139
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Ping-An Zhang, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4583:
Metro and Access Networks
Wanyi Gu; Jianhui Zhou; Jin-Yi Pan, Editor(s)

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