Techno-economic evaluation of Optical Transport Network in metropolitan deployments

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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Jimenez, Tamara (Optical Communications Group. University of Valladolid, Spain)
Lopez, Victor; Jimenez, Felipe; Gonzalez de Dios, Oscar; Fernandez-Palacios, Juan Pedro (Telefonica GCTO, Ronda de la Comunicación, Madrid, Spain)

Optical Transport Network (OTN) technology provides multiple benefits to the network operator in backbone networks. This paper presents a techno-economic comparison of optical solutions for metropolitan scenarios to assess when OTN must be deployed.