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FTTx Networks by Weyl Wang, Kevin Bourg, Brian Lane, James Farmer

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Chapter 5

Other Network Standards

Abstract

This chapter presents several standards that may be incorporated into certain passive optical networks (PONs), depending on what you plan to do with the PON. This is often based on the services you will offer, your present business(es) and your competitive landscape.

Keywords

Active Ethernet; DOCSIS; DPoE; EPoC; MEF; Metro Ethernet Forum; ODN; Optical distribution network; Oversubscription; P2P; Point-to-point; R-ONU; RFoG; Service-level agreements; SIEPON; SLA

Introduction

Besides the EPON and GPON standards, there are other fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) standards that we should mention. Some are standalone standards in their own right, others are really supplementary standards intended to enhance other standards, ...

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