1. Ethernet over Copper - Top wireline technologies in 2013

    FierceTelecom (Feb 21 2013)

    1. Ethernet over Copper - Top wireline technologies in 2013

      Fiber may be the best method to deliver Carrier Ethernet, but proving a business case and gaining the associated rights of way to build fiber to every location is unrealistic for even the largest service provider. This has created what Vertical Systems Group calls a "fiber gap." At the end of 2011, fiber facilities still reached only 20.5 percent of commercial buildings in Europe and 31.8 percent in the United States, indicating a large contingency of businesses that have a near-term opportunity to be served by Ethernet over Copper (EoC), a method of delivering Carrier Ethernet over existing ...

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