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FAA: Passive optical networks

 

This course describes and compares the benefits, components and operation of the three main types of passive optical network (BPON, GPON and EPON) as used in various configurations including fibre to the home (FTTH) and fibre to the cabinet (FTTC).

 

 

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Access the course online for 12 months: £110

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Target audience:

This e-learning course is intended for staff involved in the planning, provisioning, and maintenance of fibre-based (FTTH and FTTC) access networks.

 

Course prerequisites:

Those studying the more technical aspects of this online course would benefit from a basic understanding of optical fibre principles, packet switching and time division multiplexing. It is suggested, therefore, that the PTT e-learning courses"Transmission fundamentals", "Modulation and multiplexing" and "Data communications principles" are studied before attempting this course.

 

Course objectives:
By the end of this course you will be able to:

 

Number of modules: 6 
Approximate study time: 7 hours 

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Delivery platform requirements:
To access the course, a computer running a browser such as Google Chrome, Safari etc is required. The computer should have Internet access. A screen resolution of at least 1024x768 is necessary.

 

Related courses covering copper and optical fibre based technologies that provide broadband access to telecoms services and the Internet:

Telecommunications access networks
Telecoms testing and fault-finding
ADSL principles
DSL systems
Optical fibre principles
Optical access networks
Passive optical networks
Hybrid fibre coax systems
Next generation access networks

 

 

 

 

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