FTTx Networks

FTTx Networks : Technology Implementation and Operation

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FTTX Networks: Technology Implementation and Operation provides an in-depth treatment of the technology and implementation of FTTX networks, discusses the environment that gave rise to FTTX, provides a survey of the available FTTX technologies, and gives users the state-of-the-art knowledge needed for successful deployment of FTTX.

The book includes hands-on project planning engineering design and operations checklists, as well as recommended best practices for configuring FTTH systems and the data networks preceding them for IPTV, voice, and data, with case studies of actual FTTH systems and a methodology for predicting the performance of real systems. This book is a must-read for all network engineers, technical businesspeople, and technical specialists engaged in building FTTX networks, from technology selection, to fielding the network in production, to implementation.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 452 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 22.86mm | 1,220g
  • Morgan Kaufmann Publishers In
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • 0124201377
  • 9780124201378

Table of contents

Part 1. Overview of FTTx

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Deciding to Build an FTTx Network

Part 2. FTTx Technologies

Chapter 3. EPON

Chapter 4. GPON

Chapter 5. Other Network Standards

Chapter 6. Optical Layer Issues

Chapter 7. Choosing an FTTx Technology

Part 3. FTTx Network Implementation

Chapter 8. Planning to Implement the Network

Chapter 9. Outside Plant

Chapter 10. Data Services Architecture

Chapter 11. Video Overview and Broadcast Video Architecture

Chapter 12. IPTV Architecture

Chapter 13. VoIP Architecture

Chapter 14. Network Management Architecture and Design

Part 4. FTTx Network Operation

Chapter 15. Production Operations

Chapter 16. Performance Management

Chapter 17. Identifying Network Threats and Security Vulnerabilities
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About Brian Lane

James Farmer is currently Chief Network Architect, for Aurora Networks where he leads the strategy and design of Aurora's next generation broadband network. Previously Jim was the Chief Technical Officer and Executive Vice President of Quality at ANTEC. A respected industry expert and communicator, Jim is widely published and is active in the National Cable Television Association (NCTA), the Society of Cable Television Engineers (SCTE), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), among others. Jim is the co-author of Modern Cable Television Technology 2E (Elsevier 2003) and Broadband and Cable Access Networks (2008 Elsevier). Brian Lane is currently Product Manager for FTTH Technology for Aurora Networks. Previously Brian held similar positions at Enablence Systems/Wave7 Optics. Brian regularly speaks at industry conferences including FTTH Conference & Expo, Interop and others.
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