Terminology Clarification - "Active Wave"

Tony Wicks tony at wicks.co.nz
Sun Oct 1 20:33:54 CST 2017

I would suggest they are asking if it is to be carried on an active (Powered) DWDM ADM (Add Drop Mux), or over passive optical Mux's (short range).

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From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at nanog.org] On Behalf Of Rod Beck
Sent: Monday, 2 October 2017 9:19 AM
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Subject: Terminology Clarification - "Active Wave"

A financial firm asked me if a 10 gig wave offer was an "active wave". 😨

LAN PHY 10 GigE, WAN PHY 10 GigE, transparent, STM64, OC192. Yes.


Roderick Beck

Director of Global Sales

United Cable Company


85 Király utca, 1077 Budapest

rod.beck at unitedcablecompany.com



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