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Packet


Bits grouped serially in a defined format, containing a command or data message sent over a network. Same as a frame.


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Packet Optical Transport—A Viable Solution to Network Expansion

Packet Optical Transport—A Viable Solution to Network Expansion

Packet optical transport (POT) networks are optical super-highways that use the most advanced technological enablers, from reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexers (ROADMs) to amplifiers—and from very high bit rates to dense wavelength-division multiplexers (WDMs).