Breuer, Dirk (Deutsche Telekom AG, Laboratories, Goslarer Ufer 35, 10589 Berlin, Germany)
Grobe, Klaus (ADVA AG Optical Networking, Fraunhoferstr. 9a, 82152 Martinsried, Germany)
Effective January 1st, 2010, a new EU FP7 Integrated Project, OASE (Optical Access Seamless Evolution, Contract Number: INFSO-ICT-249025), started. OASE aims at the assessment and development of next-generation optical access (NG-OA) network architectures and systems configurations for the "2020" time horizon based on European requirements.