Washington Trust Bank
With the internet continuously growing and evolving, bandwidth usage has been increasing; forcing service providers to offer technologies that meet changing requirements. Broadband aggregation networks are becoming increasingly important as the internet evolves in a way that increases bandwidth requirements. In this paper, the author provides an overview of various broadband aggregation applications, and how this technology can help to better provide broadband access to users. From this paper, the reader should develop an understanding of the motivation behind broadband aggregation, as well as learn specific knowledge about various architecture designs that aggregate different existing technologies.