By Topic

WDM EPON: Future applications and services

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$33 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
Martin Maier ; Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS) 800, Gauchetière West, suite 6900 Montréal, QC, H5A 1K6 CANADA

Supporters of the recently proposed "Copper-PON" (CuPON) raised the intriguing question why DSL companies would spend enormous amounts of time and money to deploy fiber when the existing copper they are replacing has much higher data rates than they anticipate selling within decades? In this paper, we try to answer this question from different angles. After reviewing the tradition and avantgarde of PONs, we elaborate on the merits of WDM EPONs and their evolution to support future applications and services in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Published in:

Access Networks & Workshops, 2007. AccessNets '07. Second International Conference on

Date of Conference:

22-24 Aug. 2007