Passive Optical Networks in the Local Loop
The author reviews the motivation for passive optical networks as a delivery system for services in the Local Loop, the “last mile” in the communication link. He then argues that new developments in WDM components motivate a re-examination of wavelengthdivision-multiplexing (WDM) PONs as a distribution network.
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Publish Date: 01 January 1996