Trends in Standardization of Optical Access Networks in ITU-T

Frank EFFENBERGER  Jun-ichi KANI  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E93-B   No.2   pp.255-262
Publication Date: 2010/02/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1587/transcom.E93.B.255
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: INVITED PAPER (Special Section on Optical Access Technologies)
ITU-T,  optical,  fiber,  PON,  access,  

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This paper reviews the standardization work that has been done in question 2 of ITU-T study group 15, which is the lead group on optical access transport technology. The major topics covered are the progress in the G-PON series and the new point-to-point fiber access recommendation. Finally, a brief view of the future plan of XG-PON is presented.