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ISSLS 88., International Symposium on Subscriber Loops and Services

11-16 Sept. 1988

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  • ISSLS 88: The International Symposium on Subscriber Loops and Services. Proceedings (Cat. No.88CH2536-1)

    Publication Year: 1988
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  • Evaluation of the ISDN market in France

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):66 - 69
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    The authors present the commercial strategy for introducing ISDN in France. This strategy is based on the favorable technical elements of the French network, and on the past experience of Videotex and Transpac. Market studies appear to be helpful in determining this strategy. This strategy consists of four actions: reducing the cost of terminals; having attractive tariffs; creating a special sales... View full abstract»

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  • Experimental ISDN system with multimedia storage and intelligent service control capabilities

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):123 - 127
    Cited by:  Papers (1)  |  Patents (10)
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    ISDN involves three integrations: media, functional, and user-interface integration. With this understanding, the authors have developed teleconferencing, multimedia mail, and electronic secretary services which make use of two strong points of ISDN: a clean B channel and advanced D channel signalling. Multimedia communication using multiple digitized B channels can be applied in both real-time co... View full abstract»

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  • Integrated communications and computing environment for customer premises

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):118 - 122
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    A discussion is presented of the integration of communications and computing capabilities at the level of the user's involvement-the application level. The desirability of presenting each service in a consistent manner at the high-level application programming interface is discussed. The advantages of implementing systems in this way are considered. In particular, applications programmers can conf... View full abstract»

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  • Domestic premises networks

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):113 - 117
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    In the domestic environment, electric and electronic equipment can be grouped in different clusters. To interconnect the equipment within a cluster, different networks are being developed. However, several applications may use equipment located in more than one cluster, so these networks need interconnections. These interconnections are handled in interworking units (gateways), which may decrease ... View full abstract»

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  • System and technology aspects on a transfer mode independent B-ISDN/IBC customer access connection

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):251 - 256
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    The broadband ISDN (B-ISDN) or integrated broadband communication (IBC) customer access connection (CAC) must meet a wide variety of technical and economical requirements in order to be competitive with a dedicated network access and cope with the evolution of future services. The requirements are analyzed and a CAC system concept fulfilling them is put forward, bearing in mind the interaction wit... View full abstract»

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  • Advanced telecommunication services by Philips Corporate Communications

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):89 - 92
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    Philips Corporate Communications department manages and operates international communication services within the company in the areas of voice, mail, messages, computer data, and images. It develops new services, prepares policy, and offers consultancy. A brief discussion is presented of integrating communications services at Philips messaging the corporate data network telephone facilities and PT... View full abstract»

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  • Interactive home systems (IHS)-voice and data services

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):108 - 112
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    A description is given of the data and voice services offered by a particular subset of interactive home systems (IHS) classes 2 and 3 which, it is strongly believed, fills a market niche hitherto overlooked. IHS has been designed to support three distinct types of data, which may be categorized according to bit rate and application: low-speed, medium-speed, and high-speed. It is shown that the mo... View full abstract»

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  • Fiber optic digital video signals transport for broadband subscriber network

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):222 - 229
    Cited by:  Papers (3)  |  Patents (6)
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    A discussion is presented of various approaches for the fiber-based broadband integrated services digital network. Emphasis is placed on residential area use, focusing on service aspects, system architecture, and transmission technology from the viewpoint of video signal transport. Two methods used to realize broadband subscriber networks are described in detail View full abstract»

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  • The 2B1Q line code for the local loop: genesis and transceiver implementation

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):19 - 23
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    The genesis of the 2B1Q line code for ISDN basic rate access over metallic pair local loops is described. The reasons why 2B1Q was chosen for the emerging American National Standards Institute (ANSI) interface standard are outlined and the impact of the standard specification on transmission performance and the implementation complexity of transceivers is discussed. 2B1Q provides excellent perform... View full abstract»

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  • EMC and COMSEC problems on ISDN subscriber lines

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):57 - 61
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    ISDN signals conforming to CCITT recommendations can give rise to electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) problems if they are transmitted via unshielded lines. Investigations concentrating on common-mode interference signals as well as the construction of ISDN equipment that can cope with EMC are described. The issue of communication security (COMSEC) is examined, since these signals could be receive... View full abstract»

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  • Fiber to the home experience in Southern Bell

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):208 - 212
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    Southern Bell is in the process of deploying fiber to the home of Heathrow, a residential and business development in central Florida. The Heathrow fiber access system transports voice, data, and video (CATV) services over single-mode fiber to each home. A description is given of the Heathrow program organization, the market development of residential services, the initial cut-over experience, and... View full abstract»

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  • A flexible customer premises network concept based on ATM principles

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):246 - 250
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    The author presents ideas concerning ATM (asynchronous transfer mode)-based customer premises networks (CPNs) that can easily be tailored to the needs of a broad range of customers, residential and small business. The architecture of a CPN is considered. An analysis of the needs of these users leads to a structural model for a CPN that features a high degree of modularity and interfaces with low-l... View full abstract»

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  • Telematics: the point of view of an information-provider

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):85 - 88
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    In France it is now possible to operate a profitable telematics information-provider business as a result of massive investments by the French telecommunications authority, France Telecom. This PTT has implemented a large-scale industrial and marketing policy to make telematics a mass-market consumer product with increasingly widespread use. An outline is presented of the technical and logistical ... View full abstract»

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  • Experiences with an inhouse network using the ISDN-standards

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):6 - 9
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    A description is presented of the experience gained during the field trial of an ISDN inhouse network. Experience showed that the concept of using ISDN standards on the extension of the network has been accepted. The customer has realized the advantage of being able to use a large number of terminals from either single or various suppliers, as desired. The technology itself, especially the protoco... View full abstract»

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  • Economics of digital carriers and fiber optic systems in subscriber loop

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):133 - 137
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    The authors address the economics of digital loop carriers (DLCs) and fiber-optic systems in the access network with reference to the ongoing digitization of local switching facilities. In the Italian network, DLCs are profitable for serving the growth of subscribers on exhausted cables longer than 1 to 2 km and to replace small-size electromechanical exchanges. These applications lead to an estim... View full abstract»

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  • Service analysis for the customers premises network

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):103 - 107
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    A service analysis is presented for three classes of customers' premises network environments: the residential (home), medium-office, and large-office environments. The service analysis includes audio and video broadcast services and has to be seen in the time frame 1995-2000. High-definition television has not been taken into account. The analysis is based on the Erlang theory and as such is only... View full abstract»

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  • Impulsive noise limited transmission performance of ISDN subscriber loops

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):29 - 34
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    The authors report on impulsive noise measurements and the statistical models derived from them. The results are compared with the theoretical models. Simulation results demonstrate the effect of impulsive noise on the West German U-interface. The part played by impulsive noise in the specification of the transmit signal from U-interfaces is briefly discussed View full abstract»

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  • A new transport network architecture based on asynchronous transfer mode techniques

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):217 - 221
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    The authors explore an information transport network architecture based on ATM (asynchronous transfer mode) techniques. ATM-based networks, when coupled with recent technological innovations, are expected to open the way to credible solutions to the problem of constructing universal transport networks. Multiplexing and transport aspects of ATM have a great impact on network architectures because o... View full abstract»

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  • Service opportunities for fiber to the home

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):14 - 18
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    The deployment of fiber in the local loop in combination with broadband switching facilities will enable a wealth of new services to be offered to the residential customer from an arbitrary large number of competing service providers. Several of the service concepts are outlined, and possible local exchange carrier strategies for addressing the switched broadband opportunity are discussed. Switche... View full abstract»

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  • Simulation of the embedded operations channel for ISDN basic access

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):42 - 46
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    A description is given of computer simulation and a mathematical model of the embedded operations channel (EOC) protocol which evaluates protocol performance. The simulated EOC acknowledgement times match the theoretical model to within 0.4% for bit error rates (BER) between 10 -8 and 10-3. The simulation results show that the EOC performs with negligible degradation during v... View full abstract»

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  • Design aspects and field trial results of a subscriber loop transceiver for the ISDN basic access

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):52 - 56
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    The authors deal with activities and developments carried out in Italy concerning the subscriber loop transceiver and transmission system structure for the ISDN basic access. The ECBM (echo canceller burst model) transceiver is implemented (in the present introductory solution) by a dual-chip version: an analog section and a digital one. The analog section is implemented by a full custom technique... View full abstract»

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  • ISDN, initial results: lessons for tomorrow

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):202 - 207
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    ISDN opened in France at the end of 1987 with the connection of some fifty professionals and businesses. The service is being extended rapidly. The authors give the results that have been obtained from this operation in its development phase as well as the first months of operation. They focus on the main successes and/or problems that will define the extension and development of ISDN in the comin... View full abstract»

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  • Fiber optics to the subscriber: objectives, costs, and technology assessment

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):286 - 290
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    Six architectures for the fiber-optic connection between the remote electronic sites and subscriber premises are considered with regard to geographic density of subscribers, costs trends for optoelectronics, optical fiber cable, and installation labour charges, service capacity, and service delivery method. Subscriber density within the subdivision and the distance between the remote sites and sub... View full abstract»

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  • Transmission protection and interfacing in the synchronous local network

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):174 - 178
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    A description is given of methods for the practical and secure attachment of switching equipment to subscriber termination equipment using local synchronous distribution systems. The arrangement will include the use of counterrotating optical ring transmission systems with add and drop multiplexers at each node and the use of an intermediate interface. While the authors deal with the design aspect... View full abstract»

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