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A Systematic Approach For The Deployment Of Fiber Optic Cable In A Subscriber Loop Distribution Network
Author(s): Stanley Chum; Arvind Mallya
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Paper Abstract

Recent progress and concentration of efforts in fiber optic technology for the subscriber networks will make it attractive for the deployment of fiber optic cable for residential and small business customers to support future broadband-ISDN requirements. This paper describes a systematic approach for the deployment of the required fiber cable and associated hardware in the distribution and drop portions of a subscriber network. Furthermore, discussions on an optimum architecture will be included for flexibility, reliability, maintainability and underlying economic factors which will allow for a graceful evolution to a subscriber fiber optic network.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 September 1988
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0949, Fibre Optics '88, (21 September 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.947508
Show Author Affiliations
Stanley Chum, Pacific Bell (United States)
Arvind Mallya, Pacific Bell (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0949:
Fibre Optics '88
Lionel R. Baker, Editor(s)

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