Chapter 3. FTTH: The Swedish Perspective

  1. Chinlon Lin
  1. Claus Popp Larsen,
  2. ørjan Mattsson and
  3. Gunnar Jacobsen

Published Online: 16 OCT 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047009480X.ch3

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

Larsen, C. P., Mattsson, ø. and Jacobsen, G. (2006) FTTH: The Swedish Perspective, 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.ch3

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Acreo, Stockholm, Sweden

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:

  • Swedish perspective on broadband access;
  • fibre-to-the-home (FTTH);
  • muni net or municipality network (‘stadsnät’ in Swedish);
  • Swedish broadband market today;
  • fragmented Swedish broadband industry;
  • Acreo national broadband testbed;
  • open network and vertical integration;
  • access network technologies;
  • Key Swedish FTTH players

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Contents

  • Definitions

  • Background for the Swedish FTTH Boom

  • The Swedish Broadband Market Today

  • Open Networks Versus Vertical Integration

  • Access Network Technologies

  • Drivers, Services and Trends for the Future Broadband Networks

  • Description of Key Swedish FTTH Players

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgements

  • References