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Current Status And Trends In Long Haul Fiber Optics Networks
Author(s): Martin Pyykkonen
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Paper Abstract

There have been many similar opinions expressed in recent months about there being an imminent bandwidth glut in the nation's long haul fiber optics network. These feelings are based largely on the vast magnitude of construction projects which are either in progress or completed by the major carriers, i.e., AT&T-Communications, MCI, NTN and US Sprint. Coupled with this advanced stage of construction and subsequent network operation, is the slowly developing demand for those applications which consume large amounts of bandwidth, namely those which are video-based.

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Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 0715, Fiber Telecommunications and Computer Networks, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937408
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Martin Pyykkonen, Arthur D. Little, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0715:
Fiber Telecommunications and Computer Networks
John D. Chipman; Virginia A. Ormiston, Editor(s)

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