EPON, BPON, GPON, moo-goo-gai-PON…

B. R. S.
December 2007
CED;Dec2007, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p28
Trade Publication
The article reports on the marketing of bandwidth through the cable PON (passive optical network), which concentrates on the access via fiber optic cable than access via coax cables. Suppliers like Alloptic Inc., Aurora Networks, Calix, CommsScope, and the team of Corning and Alcatel-Lucent are also interested in cable PON.


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