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Ethernet passive optical network (EPON) system with storage function
Author(s): Na Zhang; Hiroki Ikeda; Yoshiuchi Hideya
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Paper Abstract

Ethernet Passive Optical Network (EPON) is an emerging access network technology that provides high bandwidth and cost-effective access lines between a carrier's central office (CO) and a customer site. But limited bandwidth is still a problem in EPON system. In this paper, we propose a new architecture for EPON system with storage function. Storage is embedded in optical network unit (ONU) to store data especially video data by checking the Logical Link Identifier (LLID). Subscribers can retrieve the data directly from the storage by sending requests to ONUs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 September 2006
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6354, Network Architectures, Management, and Applications IV, 635426 (28 September 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.688661
Show Author Affiliations
Na Zhang, Hitachi Research & Development Corp. (China)
Hiroki Ikeda, Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)
Yoshiuchi Hideya, Hitachi (China) Research & Development Corp. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6354:
Network Architectures, Management, and Applications IV
Yong Hyub Won; Gee-Kung Chang; Ken-ichi Sato; Jian Wu, Editor(s)

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