“In determining the optimum, long-term, cost-effective solution we had to consider the differing needs of the market, the Government, regulation and, of course, our client.”
FTTH: saving your money
“There is a burgeoning demand for bandwidth by private individuals to access increasingly available high bandwidth content, and commercial enterprises to fully exploit ICT to ensure commercial success.” This is the current market situations.
High bandwidth speed
Market demanding high quality (at high-speeds)
In the market, it is commonly considered likely fibre-based broadband technology roadmaps up to 2025.
Advantages of asymmetric network solution
There are two main technology families that can be used to deliver high-bandwidth services over fibre:
- Passive Optical Network (PON)
- Point-to-Point Ethernet (PTPE)
Opex cost is heavily reduced
Passive network, lower maintenance cost
What is also important is that the physical infrastructure is flexible enough to support future technologies, for example, the potential future deployment of the next generation of PON equipment, such as WDM PON AWGs (splitters).
Prices of fibre cable and active equipment have become cheaper than copper ones.
Other reasons for saving money via FTTH
Bandwidth usage grows at an incredible rate. There will soon be a day when copper simply cant keep up anymore.