Cost Effective Architectures for Core Transport Networks

@article{Batchellor2006CostEA,
  title={Cost Effective Architectures for Core Transport Networks},
  author={Rob Batchellor and Ori Gerstel},
  journal={2006 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference},
  year={2006},
  pages={1-3}
}
We describe recent approaches that are considered by carriers for building future core packet networks, combining DWDM, TDM and routing technologies. We compare the capital and operational cost of these approaches using real-world networks and pricing models.