Broadband Access Technologies: ADSL/VDSL, Cable Modems, Fiber, LMDS

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Demand for high-speed data transmission couldn't be more intense, with an exponentially growing curve of Internet users wearying of the "World Wide Wait" and dreaming of downloaded movies, music, multimedia, and more. For data, telecommunications, and Internet connectivity providers, the future looks bright-unless you choose the wrong access technology. This guide helps you make the right choice for your customer base among DSL, cable modem, fiber, and wireless. It gives you up-to-date information on these top competing technologies and can take the nail-biting out of a make-or-break business decision. This book gives you the data you need to : - Draw clear distinctions among the top competing access technologies - Rate the advantages and diadvantages of each technology using up-to-date information - Assess the impact of new network services and advanced applications - Contrast the outlook in the United States and Europe - Compare brodband network vendors - Discover alternative technologies, including power-line transmission - Select the right access technology for your customer demographics.

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Contents

Access Introduction
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Broadband Home Networks
7
Network Evolution and Regulatory
13
Copyright

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Azzam is a member of the IEEE 802.14 working group that is finalizing the High-Speed Cable Modem standard

Ransom is working in communications with Alcatel.

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