DC Remote and AC Local Power Feeding of xDSL Networks - A real-world deployment experience

Konferenz: Intelec '05 - Telecommunications Conference - 27th International Telecommunication Energy Conference
18.09.2005 - 22.09.2005 in Berlin, Germany

Tagungsband: Intelec '05 - Telecommunications Conference

Seiten: 8Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Cambier, Stéphane (Belgacom, Belgium)
Bogaerts, Daniel (Cherokee International, Belgium)

Access networks require more and more active equipment to be deployed close to the subscriber, i.e. in locations where no power was available so far. The paper discusses two possible powering solutions, namely DC Remote Power Feeding and Local Power Feeding, weighing their respective advantages from both the technical and economical points of view. The discussion is based on a real-world deployment experience by Belgacom, the Belgian incumbent wireline operator.