MSO networks: Packet-optical convergence for maximized network profits

Blatt, Marcelo
November 2008
CED;Nov2008, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p30
Trade Publication
The article reports on the move of cable operators to expand their Internet protocol (IP)-based service offerings. It reveals that the unique value of converging reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexer (ROADM) capabilities with Carrier Ethernet lies in its flexibility, providing seamless implementation of any service. In addition, integrated management system allows multiple system operators (MSO) to build next generation networks in a cost-effective manner.


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