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FiberHome AN5116-06B
FiberHome is the third-ranked vendor in the Chinese EPON market and ranks in the top five globally. Its customer and market traction is generated via the AN5000 series, which is anchored by FiberHome’s flagship OLT platform, the AN5116-06B. (7/30/2014)
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Fujitsu FA2232
Fujitsu’s FA2232 GE-PON OLT platform has been deployed extensively in the Japanese market, and is one of three EPON OLTs in this comparison with a low-density, 4U form factor which is the foundation of the Japanese fiber access market. (7/29/2014)
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Huawei MA 5600T (EPON)
Huawei’s dominance of the global fiber access market includes a top-two ranking in the EPON sector, thanks to the vendor’s strong presence in the massive Chinese market, where operators continue to leverage both EPON and GPON in their networks. (7/30/2014)
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Mitsubishi Electric GE-PON OLT
Mitsubishi’s GE-PON OLT has enabled it to garner a leading position in the high-profile Japanese market, despite a form factor that is very similar to two rival solutions. Yet, are Mitsubishi and its compatriot vendors relevant outside of Japan? (7/30/2014)
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Oki-Fujikura (OF) Networks BM1510
OF Networks, over the past five years, has risen to a solid number three position in the Japanese EPON market, and garnered wins outside of Japan as well, on the strength of its BM1510 OLT platform and several complementary portfolio elements. (8/1/2014)
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Sumitomo Electric FSU7101
Sumitomo’s FSU7101 EPON OLT has garnered some high-profile customers including NTT, CHT and PCCW, but early success in the Japanese EPON market has not carried forward, prompting Sumitomo to pursue new opportunities, such as U.S. cable operators. (7/31/2014)
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ZTE ZXA10 C300
ZTE’s flagship ZXA10 C300 OLT has helped propel the company to a consistent position atop the global EPON market. ZTE has been especially successful in the high-growth Chinese PON market, where mass-market FTTH deployments are burgeoning. (7/30/2014)
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EPON Buying Criteria
  • Density/Scalability
  • Backplane/System Throughput Capacity
  • ONT Range
  • Deployment Flexibility
  • Customer and Market Traction

EPON Product Metrics
  • PON Interface Support
  • PON Ports per Chassis
  • Active/P2P Ethernet Support
  • Network Interfaces
  • Transport Protocol
  • Throughput per Slot
  • Switching/Throughput Capacity
  • Chassis Dimensions
  • Form Factor
  • RF Overlay
  • Standards Compliance
  • Customers
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