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A flexible solution for the next generation EPON with hybrid bidirectional 1Gbps and 10Gbps
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Paper Abstract

Ethernet PON (EPON) has been proved to be a successful technology among all the standardized PON systems [1, 2], in terms of its cost-effective and large bandwidth virtue. And EPON has become a network of a choice for subscriber oriented digital service delivery, taking over the market previously dominated by DSL. However, with the development of advanced video services, the bandwidth capacity of current EPON seems to be not well suited for the future large deployment of triple-play services. Many researches are now taken about the Next Generation EPON; and the recent 10G EPON system standardization effort in the IEEE [3] results a lot of interest in the evolution of current PON systems towards high data rate system capable of providing a future-proof platform for delivery of personalized triple-play services. In this paper, a novel architecture of TDM-based 10GE-PON system is proposed. It combines the GE-PON and 10GE-PON systems, and provides symmetric 1Gbps/10Gbps or asymmetric access simultaneously. According to the results of the simulation on the system throughput and latency performance, the system is verified to be one solution and an important step from 1Gbit/s to 10Gbit/s for the Next Generation EPON.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 November 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6784, Network Architectures, Management, and Applications V, 67843B (19 November 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.742681
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Weixun Zhang, Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Yaojun Qiao, Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Hui Li, Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Yuefeng Ji, Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6784:
Network Architectures, Management, and Applications V
Jianli Wang; Gee-Kung Chang; Yoshio Itaya; Herwig Zech, Editor(s)

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