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Economic Modelling Of Backhauling Versus New Switch Nodes
Author(s): John Fulenwider; George Killinger
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Paper Abstract

New high-density Fiber optic trunk carrier systems are drastically lowering the TRANSMISSION/SWITCHING COST RATIO. Reducing the number of switches in an existing toll network may reduce the cost of the network. Overflow growth traffic from an exhausted switch in a toll network can be hauled to a distant location to be switched, which can defer replacement of the exhausted switch, and reduce the cost of the network.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0715, Fiber Telecommunications and Computer Networks, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937409
Show Author Affiliations
John Fulenwider, Arthur D. Little, Inc. (United States)
George Killinger, California State University Los Angeles (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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