Muni fiber: L1 or L2?

Jason Baugher jason at thebaughers.com
Thu Jan 31 04:17:09 UTC 2013


I can't vouch for these yet, since I haven't used one so far.
http://www.calix.com/systems/p-series/calix_residential_services_gateways.html

It looks to be a Broadband Forum spec, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TR-069.
I'm not using it yet either, but find it interesting.




On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 9:59 PM, Jay Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Jason Baugher" <jason at thebaughers.com>
>
> > Calix is producing an Active Ethernet ONT combined with residential
> > gateway router. I believe it also supports TR-069 for remote management.
>
> I'll check it out.  Thanks.  I assume that's TR-TSY-069, a Telcordia
> standard?
>
> > One other thing I noticed, most seem to assume a pair of fibers per
> device.
> > Assuming 1G connection, you can easily use bi-directional optics such as
> we
> > use for Active Ethernet and use a single fiber.
>
> Yeah, but the incremental cost of 3-pr drop fiber is likely only to be
> maybe 10-15% of the build, and reducing the flexibility is gonna need a
> big trade-off for me to buy it; remember, my goal is to allow any prem to
> go Layer 1 to wherem ever they want to; they may want both.
>
> (L1 to my other locations, in a ring, and L2 up to a provider from my
> hub)
>
> Cheers,
> -- jra
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