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NG-PON2 Calix Deployment Guidelines
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6/15/2018  
Are you ready to take advantage of all the great capabilities in NG-PON2? Get the best practices for deployment of this next generation technology from Calix, who has been leading the way in NG-PON2 with Verizon, and is now sharing lessons learned in this whitepaper.
Product Brief: ADTRAN RFOG Solutions
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5/2/2018  
Download this Product Brief from ADTRAN to find out more about their RFOG solutions.
Solution Overview: Deploying 10G SD-Access Cable Networks
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5/2/2018  
In this solution overview, ADTRAN looks at using 10G-EPON, Distributed Access Architectures (DAA) and Software-Defined Access to Build Next-Generation Fiber Deep Networks.
Why is Fiber Deep Important to MSOs?
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5/2/2018  
Fiber-Deep: Bringing Cable MSOs Into the Gigabit Age
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12/15/2017  
Over the past decade, operators have gradually completed fiber-deep modernization of their networks, with access networks built with fiber-based technologies such as FTTx, PTN and IP RAN greatly increasing network service-bearing capabilities. Despite this advancement, the booming of Internet services presents challenges for operators in both business model and technology.
SDN&NFV: Tools Enabling Operators to Re-architect Their CO
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10/31/2017  
Over the past decade, operators have gradually completed fiber-deep modernization of their networks, with access networks built with fiber-based technologies such as FTTx, PTN and IP RAN greatly increasing network service-bearing capabilities. Despite this advancement, the booming of Internet services presents challenges for operators in both business model and technology.
Key WDM-PON Technologies for 5G Fronthaul
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10/16/2017  
The WDM-PON technology combines the WDM technology and PON topology structure. It has unique advantages in 5G fronthaul applications, including high bandwidth, low latency, fiber savings, easy maintenance, and low costs, and has attracted great attention nowadays.
5G Transport Solution – Flexhaul
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10/16/2017  
To address transport requirements of 5G networks, ZTE innovatively proposes the Flexhaul solution. Flexhaul is a new-generation E2E network solution oriented to 5G transport and provides an entire SDN-based technology system from L3 to L0.
A Discussion on the FTTdp@G.fast Network Construction Mode
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10/16/2017  
In recent years, new technologies are developing faster than ever, new services are continuously emerging, and the users’ demands for bandwidth are increasingly urgent, which spur the operators to speed up their broadband networks to suit the changing situation and to face the competition.
eBook: Intelligent Smart Wi-Fi Brings Mobility to Your Home
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9/25/2017  
While being on the road, people can accept having limited Internet connection through mobile networks. Once they reach home, their expectation for Internet connectivity completely changes.
Who will own the Connected Home of the Future?
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9/5/2017  
Who will own the Connected Home of the Future?
Benefits of the Redefined Access Network Edge
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9/5/2017  
Benefits of the Redefined Access Network Edge
How to double social media engagements with network analytics
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9/5/2017  
How to double social media engagements with network analytics.
The Evolutionary Path of NG-PON
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9/5/2017  
Advances in PON technology gradually boost fiber-optic bandwidth, making it possible to provide flexible bandwidth solutions over shared fibers. NG-PON will continue to serve as an economical, high-speed optical access technology for broadband network construction.
G .Fast – Enabling the Gigabit Society
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8/21/2017  
Gigabit is the new broadband standard. The arrival of 4K streaming is here, and multiple 4K-capable devices within the home will soon be commonplace. Today’s devices and apps empower everyone to be their own 4K producer, driving incredible bandwidth demands on the network. The entrance of VR/AR into the mainstream will only compound this ultrabroadband effect. But this is not a consumer-driven issue alone. Gigabit broadband is an economic driver for the communities and markets that embrace it.
Moving Telecom to a Web-Scale Platform
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8/21/2017  
Discover why service providers see the need to build a flexible access platform that can manage billions of users who want more bandwidth and services on demand and top reasons why service providers need to build an SD-Access platform model for deploying new services in this new piece from ADTRAN.
Top 5 Reasons to Choose ADTRAN RFoG Solutions
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8/21/2017  
Find out the top five reasons to choose ADTRAN RFoG solutions in this new brochure.
Keys to Accelerating Gigabit Rollouts
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8/21/2017  
VIAVI App Note: How to Identify and Locate Copper Faults Simply and Quickly
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6/19/2017  
A TDR (time-domain-reflectometer) is a great tool to identify and locate copper faults. Any technician sent out for installation, repair, or maintenance should be able to use such a tool. First line field technicians not addressing copper faults will leave non-reliable service, cause additional operational costs on a repeat visit, and ultimately result in customer unhappiness and threat of churn.
VIAVI App Note: The Benefits and Pitfalls of PNM Adoption
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6/19/2017  
Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM) is a three-letter acronym that has taken the cable industry by storm over the past five years, and while nearly every operator agrees that they would like to add these groundbreaking capabilities to their toolbox, the best path to achieving a successful implementation are less clear. In this application note we will examine this challenge and give real-life examples of the journey taken by a few companies in pursuit of this goal.
VIAVI Infographic: Optimizing DOCSIS 3.1 Performance for Gigabit Services
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6/19/2017  
Find out about optimizing DOCSIS 3.1 performance with this infographic from Viavi.
VIAVI App Note: Strategies for Managing WiFi Networks
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6/19/2017  
Managed WiFi services are a rapidly growing revenue source for residential service providers. Resolving customer WiFi problems helps improve customer relationships and the customer experience and provides the opportunity to upsell broadband services. This application note provides strategies for improving the customer experience and reducing customer complaints.
Video: Enabling 10 Gig Communities
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11/4/2016  
Video: Detroit Becomes a Gigabit City
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11/4/2016  
SD-Access Networks: A Primer
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11/4/2016  
The primary value of NG-PON2 is the ability to serve a mix of residential, business and backhaul services over a common Optical Distribution Network (ODN) using a mix of point-to-point and point-to-multipoint technologies.
Gigabit to the MDU: Capturing Generation “Y”
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10/15/2016  
According to the U.S. Census Bureau's American Housing Survey for the United States:2011, issued in 2013, over half of all residential buildings are over 40 years old. Older buildings can be more challenging regarding re-wiring, pulling new fiber due to poor or full ducting or lack of duct plans.
From Today to Tomorrow: Huawei Microwave & MM-Wave Whitepaper
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9/19/2016  
The current mobile network deployment has started in recent years with the “4G mobile network”, also known as LTE, and is ongoing and evolving with what is sometimes called the 4.5G version. Read more in this whitepaper from Huawei.
Technical White Paper on SDN
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9/19/2016  
With the rapid development of the Internet, carriers' bearer networks are evolving quickly to meet the increased service demands of consumers, such as text, voice, and video services. These services are penetrating into every aspect of people's social life and changing how people work and live.
Intent NBI for Software Defined Networking
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9/19/2016  
According to the architecture definition in Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a Software Defined Network (SDN) includes three vertically separated layers: infrastructure, control and application.




Latest Articles
Chinese telcos won't buy enough NG-PON2 to drive down volume costs. But does that matter, considering the role the next-gen optical technology's going to play in 5G and service provider infrastructure?
ADTRAN saw most sales grow and costs drop this quarter compared to the first three months of 2018, and that's not the only good news CEO and President Tom Stanton shared with analysts today.
New study sponsored by Internet Innovation Alliance finds almost no difference in how people prefer to connect to Internet – via wireless or wireline.
County Broadband, 10-year-old former WISP that focused on fixed wireless, now concentrates solely on gigabit fiber, courtesy of a £46 million infusion from Aviva Investors – and the financial firm's desire to find a long-term investment vehicle to fund clients' pensions.
On July 12, the FCC said it will discuss one-touch make-ready at its August general meeting. That same day, Clearfield announced general availability of a common fiber distribution panel designed for use in every fiber deployment.
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We will explore several fiber network environments, common vulnerabilities, and the business impact of failures. Fiber networks are typically a combination of owned and leased fiber. Learn how to reduce MTTR by up to 60% when an event occurs and how to detect degradation before it generates a service impact. Fiber monitoring of leased fiber helps ensure that the responsible party is dispatched for repair and SLAs can be managed. We will discuss both in service and out of service monitoring. Learn about the opportunities to improve business results in the following environments:

  1. Hyperscale datacenters- the business need for near 100% uptime
  2. 5G small cell combined with leased fiber - ensuring the SLA for leased fiber
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