This book will help users learn how to design and implement FTTX as a solution to the challenges of delivering high bandwidth to subscribers, including discussions of the environment that gave rise to FTTX, a survey of the available FTTX technologies, and information on the state-of-the-art knowledge needed for successful deployment of FTTX
Part 1. Overview of FTTx Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Deciding to Build an FTTx Network Part 2. FTTx Technologies Chapter 3. EPON Chapter 4. GPON Chapter 5. Other Network Standards Chapter 6. Optical Layer Issues Chapter 7. Choosing an FTTx Technology Part 3. FTTx Network Implementation Chapter 8. Planning to Implement the Network Chapter 9. Outside Plant Chapter 10. Data Services Architecture Chapter 11. Video Overview and Broadcast Video Architecture Chapter 12. IPTV Architecture Chapter 13. VoIP Architecture Chapter 14. Network Management Architecture and Design Part 4. FTTx Network Operation Chapter 15. Production Operations Chapter 16. Performance Management Chapter 17. Identifying Network Threats and Security Vulnerabilities
James Farmer is currently Chief Network Architect, for Aurora Networks where he leads the strategy and design of Aurora's next generation broadband network. Previously Jim was the Chief Technical Officer and Executive Vice President of Quality at ANTEC. A respected industry expert and communicator, Jim is widely published and is active in the National Cable Television Association (NCTA), the Society of Cable Television Engineers (SCTE), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), among others. Jim is the co-author of Modern Cable Television Technology 2E (Elsevier 2003) and Broadband and Cable Access Networks (2008 Elsevier). Brian Lane is currently Product Manager for FTTH Technology for Aurora Networks. Previously Brian held similar positions at Enablence Systems/Wave7 Optics. Brian regularly speaks at industry conferences including FTTH Conference & Expo, Interop and others.