Technology - Infrastructure - Long Distance 3 - SDH SONET OTN RPR GMPLS

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Last updated: 4 May 2008 Update History

Report Status: Archived

Report Pages: 18

Analyst: Robin Whittle


SDH/SONET and now OTN are the primary technologies for long-distance fibre links. This report also discusses digital cross-connects, Resilient Packet Rings, all-optical switching and Generalised Multiprotocol Label Switching, which enable the creation of large, flexible, WDM-based optical mesh networks.

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