Chapter 9. An Evolutionary Fibre-to-the-Home Network and System Technologies: Migration From HFC to FTTH Networks

  1. Chinlon Lin
  1. James O. Farmer

Published Online: 16 OCT 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047009480X.ch9

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

Farmer, J. O. (2006) An Evolutionary Fibre-to-the-Home Network and System Technologies: Migration From HFC to FTTH Networks, 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.ch9

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Wave7 Optics Inc., Atlanta, Georgia, 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) networks;
  • fibre-to-the-home network and system technologies;
  • HFC systems and FTTH systems;
  • HFC network state;
  • HFC-compatible FTTH architecture;
  • Stimulated Raman Scattering (SRS) interference;
  • MPEG-2 and IPTV transmissions;
  • new-build residential applications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Elements of Compatibility

  • The State of HFC Networks

  • Comparing the Technologies

  • Introduction to the Architectures of HFC and FTTH Networks

  • Elements of Compatibility

  • Video Issues

  • Conclusion

  • References