TITLE

Passive optical gear vendors get active

AUTHOR(S)
Rohde, David
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
Network World;07/03/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 27, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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..
ACCESSION #
3328699

 

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