Application of Ethernet Technologies to FTTH Access Systems

Yukihiro FUJIMOTO  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E89-B   No.3   pp.661-667
Publication Date: 2006/03/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e89-b.3.661
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: INVITED PAPER (Special Section on the Next Generation Ethernet Technologies)
FTTH,  Ethernet,  point-to-point,  B-PON,  GE-PON,  

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A significant growth in FTTH access rates has been seen in the last year. This paper overviews the deployed FTTH access systems and the recent application of Ethernet technologies. The standardization activities and further study issues are also discussed.