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Building a Passive Optical LAN for High-Bandwidth Enterprises

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Length: 60 minutes


Following the fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) trend to deliver more bandwidth to consumers, a new technology is emerging that promises to provide more bandwidth, more services and future-proof networks to enterprises. Passive optical LANs are changing the way we think about designing the local area network.

This webinar provides an introduction to POL technology, compares POL and traditional Ethernet switching architectures, and reviews the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) standards applicable to the design and testing of POL solutions to address considerations such as splitters, connectors and signals.

This webinar covers the following:

  • The latest standards and market trends related to POL solutions
  • A detailed overview of POL solutions and their main benefits
  • The differences between traditional structured copper cabling and POL solutions
  • Elements requiring testing and available solutions