Fiber-wireless (FiWi) access networks: A survey

  title={Fiber-wireless (FiWi) access networks: A survey},
  author={Navid Ghazisaidi and Martin Maier and Chadi M. Assi},
  journal={IEEE Communications Magazine},
This article provides an up-to-date survey of hybrid fiber-wireless (FiWi) access networks that leverage on the respective strengths of optical and wireless technologies and converge them seamlessly. FiWi networks become rapidly mature and give rise to new powerful access network solutions and paradigms. The survey first overviews the state of the art, enabling technologies and future developments of wireless and optical access networks, respectively, paying particular attention to wireless… CONTINUE READING
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