Industrial Trends and Roadmap of Access

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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Effenberger, Frank J. (Futurewei Technologies, 400 Crossing Blvd, Bridgewater, NJ 08807, USA)

Optical access has grown in speed, from 50 Mb/s π-PON to 10 Gb/s XG-PON. Further capacity increases are envisioned to employ multiple wavelengths and advanced line coding. This paper reviews the current trends in access, and predicts a likely roadmap.