TITLE

Demystifying WDM access architectures

AUTHOR(S)
Chauvin, Ken
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
CED;Jun2006, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on some considerations associated with deploying wavelength division multiplexing in hybrid fiber/coax networks. Some of them include significant plant engineering in order to design the system, occupational training to ensure that products are installed correctly, limitations of testing and troubleshooting options and management of fiber-to-the-business customers during system changes and additions. Proper design and planning are critical to ensure that cable operators build a network that offers the best return on investment and at the same time provides sufficient growth potential in an easy manner.
ACCESSION #
21400958

 

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