Wiring (a small piece of) the world. Target and interim solutions W. Warzansky Telefonica I+D. Access network: target architectures. From conclusions of former EURESCOM work, later adopted by FSAN, it is considered that the access network target architecture for broadband
Target and interim solutions
later adopted by FSAN, it is considered that the
access network target architecture for broadband
interactive services in residential areas is
with ATM-PP as a variety.
possible (recommended) evolution paths from
existing access networks towards ATM-PON/PP,
with the aim of determining the possible
reutilization of part of the existing access
n x 2Mbit/s
Price: 1150 Euros/client @10% penetration
somewhat more than NB but less than BB (e.g.,
200- 1000 Kbit/s)
circumventing the existing fixed access
infrastructure, . . ., and the incumbent operator
at least now.
new entrant operators, though it seems unlikely
they will follow the recommendation.
solutions, because you never know what might
market has not yet arrived.
high capital investment required, in an
environment where capital investment goes to
acquisitions and home networks are under
intensive pressure to reduce costs.
existing access infrastructure as much as
access networks can be made to evolve gracefully
to ATM-PON, the already identified target access
keeping of an eye on new or “interim” solutions,
some of them a bit weird, because it might
happen that one of them might strike the right
combination of price/market demand