Chapter 1. Broadband Optical Access Technologies and FTTH Deployment in NTT

  1. Chinlon Lin
  1. Hiromichi Shinohara and
  2. Tetsuya Manabe

Published Online: 16 OCT 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047009480X.ch1

Broadband Optical Access Networks and Fiber-to-the-Home: Systems Technologies and Deployment Strategies

Broadband Optical Access Networks and Fiber-to-the-Home: Systems Technologies and Deployment Strategies

How to Cite

Shinohara, H. and Manabe, T. (2006) Broadband Optical Access Technologies and FTTH Deployment in NTT, in Broadband Optical Access Networks and Fiber-to-the-Home: Systems Technologies and Deployment Strategies (ed C. Lin), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047009480X.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Center for Advanced Research in Photonics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Author Information

  1. NTT Access Network Service Systems Labs, Ibaraki, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 OCT 2006
  2. Published Print: 23 JUN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470094785

Online ISBN: 9780470094808

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Keywords:

  • NTT access network;
  • broadband optical access technologies;
  • Japanese optical technology history;
  • optical access technology behind broadband services;
  • Central Terminal/Remote Terminal (CT/RT) system;
  • Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH);
  • Passive Double Star (PDS);
  • broadband service trends;
  • optical communication systems in NTT-Japan

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • History of Optical Technology in Japan

  • Trends in Broadband Services

  • Optical Access Technology Behind Broadband Services

  • Conclusion

  • References