Chapter 2. Today's Broadband Fiber Access Technologies and Deployment Considerations at SBC

  1. Chinlon Lin
  1. Eugene Edmon,
  2. Kent Mccammon,
  3. Renee Estes and
  4. Julie Lorentzen

Published Online: 16 OCT 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047009480X.ch2

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

Edmon, E., Mccammon, K., Estes, R. and Lorentzen, J. (2006) Today's Broadband Fiber Access Technologies and Deployment Considerations at SBC, 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.ch2

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. SBC Communications, San Ramon, California, USA

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:

  • Fiber to the Home (FTTH);
  • fiber access technologies and deployment considerations at SBC;
  • fiber-to-the-neighborhood (FTTX) architecture;
  • Optical Access Network (OAN) Working Group;
  • Common Technical Specifications (CTS) for B-PON systems;
  • SBC FTTH network;
  • loss variation control and RF-video fiber transmission;
  • SBC Mission Bay deployment;
  • SBC fiber to node (FTTN) network;
  • VLAN tags and overall service control

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fiber-to-the-Neighborhood (FTTX) Architecture

  • ITU-T PON Standards

  • PON Technology Background

  • The SBC FTTH Network

  • SBC Fiber to the Node (FTTN) NETWORK

  • The Home Network

  • Motivating the New Network – IPTV

  • Summary

  • General References