How deploying elastic and fixed 100 Gb/s transponders can further optimize cost per Gb/s during ageing of WDM networks

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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Zami, Thierry (Nokia, France)
Pesic, Jelena; Ramantanis, Petros (Nokia Bell Labs, France)

This study illustrates how jointly deploying relatively low cost 100 Gb/s optical transponders and elastic optical transponders fitting the ageing of margins can further improve return on investment for the operators of WDM networks.