10-Gigabit-capable passive optical networks (XG-PON): Physical media dependent (PMD) layer specification
|Publication Date:||1 February 2016|
This Recommendation pertains to flexible access networks using optical fibre technology. The focus is primarily on a network supporting services with bandwidth requirements ranging from that of voice to data services running at up to 10 Gbit/s. Also included are broadcast services.
This Recommendation describes characteristics of the physical medium dependent (PMD) layer of an optical access network (OAN) with the capability of transporting various services between the user-network interface and the service node interface.
The OAN dealt with in this Recommendation enables the network operator to provide a flexible upgrade to meet future customer requirements, in particular, in the area of the optical distribution network (ODN). The ODN considered is based on a point-to-multipoint tree and branch option.