Cascaded Splitter Topology Optimization in LRPONs

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Cascaded Passive Optical Network (PON) has been reported as an effective approach for achieving flexible deployment of Optical Network Units (ONUs) in metropolitan areas and possibly a great cost reduction from the operator perspectives. It serves as a promising technique to support low-cost deployment of Long-Reach Passive Optical Networks (LRPONs), which is one of the keys to enable a Fiber To The Premises (FTTP) service provisioning scenario. Motivated by its future-proving importance, this paper investigates a dimensioning task which revisits the cascaded splitter topology for the LRPON new scenario.