Standards for last mile performance

Josh Reynolds josh at
Sun May 1 08:56:26 UTC 2016

In addition, the upgrade path uses the same strands simultaneously.
On May 1, 2016 3:46 AM, "Mark Tinka" <mark.tinka at> wrote:

> On 30/Apr/16 20:36, Josh Reynolds wrote:
> > For us (FTTH) we had/have enough aggressive foresight to do smaller
> > splits.. 1x16. Some are doing 1x2's or 1x4's at the corner somewhere into
> > 1x16's or 1x8's, so at the point where you start to hit decent saturation
> > you can just shrink the upstream split and fuse onto a new upstream
> strand
> > / optic. Once that gets overused, thankfully you can overlay NG-PON2.
> If you're being this aggressive, and then having to re-invest in the
> next PON standard, isn't the case for Active-E being made more and more?
> Mark.

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