Passive optical gear vendors get active

Rohde, David
July 2000
Network World;07/03/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 27, p29
Trade Publication
Reports on the resurrection of United States incumbent local exchange carriers' idea of using passive optical networks (PON) to offer fiber-based services to customers. Speed of local connections using PON; Removal of active electronics between customer premises and an optical carrier backbone; Use of splitters in chopping wavelengths of light into time slots. INSET: Briefs..


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