Cost optimization of optical in-building networks

A.M.J. Koonen, H.P.A. Van Den Boom, E. Ortego Martinez, Ph Guignard, E. Tangdiongga

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We compare the CapEx and OpEx of in-building networks for fibre and Cat-5E solutions. For residential homes, our analysis shows that total network costs during economic lifetime are lowest for a point-to-point duplex POF topology.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuropean Conference and Exposition on Optical Communications, ECOC 2011
Place of PublicationPiscataway
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-55752-932-9
ISBN (Print)9781557529312
Publication statusPublished - 30 Nov 2011
Event37th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC 2011) - Geneva, Switzerland
Duration: 18 Sept 201122 Sept 2011
Conference number: 37


Conference37th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC 2011)
Abbreviated titleECOC 2011
OtherEuropean Conference on Optical Communication


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