Dynamic Bandwidth assignment for Multi-service access in long-reach GPON

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Chang, C.-H.; Kourtessis, P.; Senior, J. M. (Optical Networks Group, Science and Technology Research Institute (STRI), University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield AL10 9AB, UK)
Alvarez, N. M. (Dept. Of Signal Theory, Communications and Telematic Engineering, University of Valladolid, Camino del Cementerio s/n, 47011 Valladolid, Spain)

A novel, two-state bandwidth assignment MAC protocol is demonstrated to assign network resources in long-reach GPONs. Network modelling has displayed significant improvement in packet loss-rate and channel throughput in the presence of service level differentiation.