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Metropolitan Area Network Standards
Author(s): James F. Mollenauer
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Paper Abstract

Metropolitan area networks are intended to serve organizational sites scattered around a metropolitan area, interconnecting local area networks, large computers, and PBX's. Standards work under IEEE Project 802 is now nearly complete for the basic standard, which will be used in the Bell operating companies' SMDS service offering. Recent coordination with other standards bodies have provided a level of compatibility that will enable "seamless" integration with Broadband ISDN.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 January 1990
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1179, Fiber Networking and Telecommunications, (15 January 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963417
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James F. Mollenauer, Prime Computer (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1179:
Fiber Networking and Telecommunications
Joseph Garodnick; Lynn D. Hutcheson; David A. Kahn, Editor(s)

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