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Next-Generation Network Services by Robert Wood

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Chapter 6. Metropolitan Optical Networks

This chapter covers the following topics:

Metropolitan optical networks are the epicenters of new-era broadband definition and delivery. They are effectively bandwidth merry-go-rounds, sporting a selection of speedy horses with customized saddles, colorful headdresses, copper stirrups, and glass-beaded reins for super-swift communications carriage. Built for all ages, they are spinning faster, lifting higher, and supplying the ideal mount from which to connect and communicate with the office, the Internet, the enterprise, family, and friends. ...

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