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Evolution of Optical Access Networks: Architectures and Capacity Upgrades
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This paper provides an overview of present and emerging PON technologies, and discusses PON's important role in the evolution of optical access from the architectural perspective. Expand
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Evaluating strategies for evolution of passive optical networks
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We study the requirements for optimal migration toward higher bandwidth per user, and examine scenarios and cost-effective solutions for PON evolution. Expand
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Optimizing the Migration to Future-Generation Passive Optical Networks (PON)
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We study the upgrading problem of existing Passive Optical Networks (PONs) that need to increase their capacity at different points in time. Expand
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Enhanced IPACT: solving the over-granting problem in long-reach EPON
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We address an issue referred to as “over-granting problem”, which is inherent in the existing dynamic bandwidth allocation algorithms for Ethernet-based Passive Optical Networks (EPON), in particular when deployed for multi-threaded scheme in long-reach scenario. Expand
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Cost models for BaseBand Unit (BBU) hotelling: From local to cloud
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In this work we model and compare three different strategies for BaseBand Unit (BBU) hotelling: BBU stacking, BBU pooling, and Cloud RAN. Expand
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Passive optical network (PON) supported networking
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This special issue of Optical Switching and Networking seeks to provide a snapshot of the state-of-the-art in PON Supported Networking. Expand
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Integration of Optical and Wireless Technologies in the Metro-Access: QoS Support and Mobility Aspects
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We propose the introduction of Quality of Service (QoS) proxies at the border between different link technologies. Expand
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Energy-efficient design and equipment placement for Wireless-Optical Broadband Access Networks
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We provide a network planning approach for equipment placement in hybrid Wireless-Optical Broadband Access network (WOBAN) to optimize the cost and energy consumption. Expand
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Next Generation Optical Access Networks: from TDM to WDM
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Network infrastructure plays a key role in the success of added services and in user satisfaction. Expand
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Virtual PON assignment for fixed-mobile convergent access-aggregation networks
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TWDM PON is a promising candidate to become the backhauling infrastructure of Fixed Mobile Converged (FMC) access-aggregation networks. Expand
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