Fiber

IEEE Study Group tackles Google Fiber Super-PON

At its meeting this past July, the IEEE 802.3 Working Group launched a Study Group to investigate EPON specifications based on Google Fiber’s Super-PON technology. Google Fiber Architect Claudio DeSanti, chair of the new IEEE 802.3 Physical Layers for increased-reach Ethernet optical subscriber access (Super-PON) Study Group, told attendees of this month’s ADTRAN Connect media and analyst event that the technology enables a single central office to serve 1024 customer sites with a reach of approximately 50 km. Both specifications are greater than current EPON and GPON implementations, most of which support reaches of 20 km and subscriber counts of up to 64.

Read the source article at lightwaveonline.com

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