Time and Spectrum Aggregation in Metropolitan Network for Heterogeneous Traffic Profile

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Popescu, Ion; Cao, Xiaoyuan; Tsuritani, Takehiro; Yoshikane, Noboru (KDDI R&D Laboratories, Fujimino, Saitama, Japan)
Triki, Ahmed; Gravey, Annie (Institut Mines Télécom, Télécom Bretagne, Brest, France & UMR CNRS 6074 IRISA, France)
Gravey, Philippe; Morvan, Michel (Institut Mines Télécom, Télécom Bretagne, Brest, France & UMR CNRS 6285 Lab-STICC, France)

We propose a new optical transport solution, TSAN, based on variable bit rate packet transmission and passive switching. The expected CAPEX and OPEX savings in TSAN are assessed using scenarios based on current and next generation network architectures.