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Ethernet in the first mile

Ethernet in the first mile (EFM) refers to using one of the Ethernet family of computer network protocols between a telecommunications company and a customer's premises. [1]

62 relations: Access network, American wire gauge, Asynchronous Transfer Mode, Backhaul (telecommunications), Baseband, Baud, Bit rate, Category 3 cable, Cisco Systems, Computer network, Crosstalk, Data rate units, Decibel, Digital subscriber line, Duplex (telecommunications), EPON Protocol over Coax, Ethernet, Ethernet in the first mile, Ethernet over copper, Ethernet over twisted pair, Ethernet physical layer, Fast Ethernet, Fiber to the x, Fiber-optic communication, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.3, Infineon Technologies, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, ITU-T, Last mile, Local area network, Local loop, Long Reach Ethernet, McGraw-Hill Education, MEF Forum, Metro Ethernet, Metropolitan area network, Michael Silverton, Multi-family residential, Nortel, Operations, administration and management, Optical fiber, Passband, Passive optical network, PHY (chip), Plain old telephone service, PME Aggregation Function, Point-to-multipoint communication, Point-to-point (telecommunications), Robert Metcalfe, ..., Signal-to-noise ratio, Single-pair high-speed digital subscriber line, Symbol rate, Throughput, Twisted pair, University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory, Very-high-bit-rate digital subscriber line, Very-high-bit-rate digital subscriber line 2, Wide area network, Zhone Technologies, 10BROAD36, 10G-EPON. Expand index (12 more) »

Access network

An access network is the part of a telecommunications network which connects subscribers to their immediate service provider.

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American wire gauge

American wire gauge (AWG), also known as the Brown & Sharpe wire gauge, is a standardized wire gauge system used since 1857 predominantly in North America for the diameters of round, solid, nonferrous, electrically conducting wire.

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Asynchronous Transfer Mode

Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) is, according to the ATM Forum, "a telecommunications concept defined by ANSI and ITU (formerly CCITT) standards for carriage of a complete range of user traffic, including voice, data, and video signals".

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Backhaul (telecommunications)

In a hierarchical telecommunications network the backhaul portion of the network comprises the intermediate links between the core network, or backbone network and the small subnetworks at the "edge" of the entire hierarchical network.

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Baseband

Baseband is a signal that has a very narrow frequency range, i.e. a spectral magnitude that is nonzero only for frequencies in the vicinity of the origin (termed f.

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Baud

In telecommunication and electronics, baud (unit symbol Bd) is the unit for symbol rate or modulation rate in symbols per second or pulses per second.

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Bit rate

In telecommunications and computing, bit rate (sometimes written bitrate or as a variable R) is the number of bits that are conveyed or processed per unit of time.

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Category 3 cable

Category 3 cable, commonly known as Cat 3 or station wire, and less commonly known as VG or Voice-grade (as, for example, in 100BaseVG), is an unshielded twisted pair (UTP) cable used in telephone wiring.

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Cisco Systems

Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in San Jose, California, that designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment.

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Computer network

A computer network or data network is a telecommunications network which allows computers to exchange data.

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Crosstalk

In electronics, crosstalk is any phenomenon by which a signal transmitted on one circuit or channel of a transmission system creates an undesired effect in another circuit or channel.

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Data rate units

In telecommunications, data transfer rate is the average number of bits (bitrate), characters or symbols (baudrate), or blocks per unit time passing between equipment in a data transmission system.

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Decibel

The decibel (dB) is a logarithmic unit that expresses the ratio of two values of a physical quantity, often power or intensity.

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Digital subscriber line

Digital subscriber line (DSL; originally digital subscriber loop) is a family of technologies that are used to transmit digital data over telephone lines.

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Duplex (telecommunications)

A duplex communication system is a point-to-point system composed of two connected parties or devices that can communicate with one another in both directions.

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EPON Protocol over Coax

EPON Protocol over Coax, or EPoC, refers to the transparent extension of an Ethernet passive optical network (EPON) over a cable operator's hybrid fiber-coax (HFC) network.

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Ethernet

Ethernet is a family of computer networking technologies for local area networks (LANs) and metropolitan area networks (MANs).

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Ethernet in the first mile

Ethernet in the first mile (EFM) refers to using one of the Ethernet family of computer network protocols between a telecommunications company and a customer's premises.

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Ethernet over copper

Ethernet over copper (also known as EoC) is a form of Ethernet in the first mile connection that uses twisted copper telephone wire.

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Ethernet over twisted pair

Ethernet over twisted pair technologies use twisted-pair cables for the physical layer of an Ethernet computer network.

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Ethernet physical layer

The Ethernet physical layer is the physical layer component of the Ethernet family of computer network standards.

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Fast Ethernet

In computer networking, Fast Ethernet is a collective term for a number of Ethernet standards that carry traffic at the nominal rate of 100 Mbit/s (the original Ethernet speed was 10 Mbit/s).

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Fiber to the x

Fiber to the x (FTTX) is a generic term for any broadband network architecture using optical fiber to provide all or part of the local loop used for last mile telecommunications.

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Fiber-optic communication

Fiber-optic communication is a method of transmitting information from one place to another by sending pulses of light through an optical fiber.

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Gigabit Ethernet

In computer networking, Gigabit Ethernet (GbE or 1 GigE) is a term describing various technologies for transmitting Ethernet frames at a rate of a gigabit per second (1,000,000,000 bits per second), as defined by the IEEE 802.3-2008 standard.

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IEEE 802.3

IEEE 802.3 is a working group and a collection of IEEE standards produced by the working group defining the physical layer and data link layer's media access control (MAC) of wired Ethernet.

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Infineon Technologies

Infineon Technologies AG is a German semiconductor manufacturer founded on 1 April 1999, when the semiconductor operations of the parent company Siemens AG were spun off to form a separate legal entity.

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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a professional association with its corporate office in New York City and its operations center in Piscataway, New Jersey.

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ITU-T

The ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) is one of the three sectors (divisions or units) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU); it coordinates standards for telecommunications.

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Last mile

The last mile or last kilometer is a widely accepted phrase used in the telecommunications, cable television and internet industries to refer to the final leg of the telecommunications networks delivery components and mechanisms to retail end-users / customers.

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Local area network

A local area network (LAN) is a computer network that interconnects computers within a limited area such as a residence, school, laboratory, or office building.

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Local loop

In telephony, the local loop (also referred to as a subscriber line, or in the aggregate as the last mile) is the physical link or circuit that connects from the demarcation point of the customer premises to the edge of the common carrier or telecommunications service provider's network.

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Long Reach Ethernet

Long Reach Ethernet (LRE) was a proprietary networking protocol marketed by Cisco Systems, intended to support multi-megabit (5 to 15 Mbit/s) performance over telephone-grade unshielded twisted pair wiring over distances up to 5,000 feet (1.5 km).

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McGraw-Hill Education

McGraw-Hill Education (MHE) is a learning science company and one of the "big three" educational publishers that provides customized educational content, software, and services for pre-K through postgraduate education.

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MEF Forum

The MEF, founded in 2001, is a nonprofit international industry consortium, dedicated to worldwide adoption of Carrier Ethernet networks and services.

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Metro Ethernet

A metropolitan-area Ethernet, Ethernet MAN, or metro Ethernet network is a metropolitan area network (MAN) that is based on Ethernet standards.

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Metropolitan area network

A metropolitan area network (MAN) is a computer network larger than a local area network, covering an area of a few city blocks to the area of an entire city, possibly also including the surrounding areas.

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Michael Silverton

Michael Silverton is an American computer scientist.

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Multi-family residential

Multifamily residential (also known as multidwelling unit or MDU) is a classification of housing where multiple separate housing units for residential inhabitants are contained within one building or several buildings within one complex.

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Nortel

Nortel Networks Corporation, formerly known as Northern Telecom Limited, Northern Electric and sometimes known simply as Nortel, was a multinational telecommunications and data networking equipment manufacturer headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

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Operations, administration and management

Operations, administration and management or operations, administration and maintenance (OA&M or OAM) is the processes, activities, tools, standards etc.

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Optical fiber

An optical fiber (or optical fibre) is a flexible, transparent fiber made by drawing glass (silica) or plastic to a diameter slightly thicker than that of a human hair.

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Passband

A passband is the range of frequencies or wavelengths that can pass through a filter.

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Passive optical network

A passive optical network (PON) is a telecommunications network that uses point-to-multipoint fiber to the end-points in which unpowered optical splitters are used to enable a single optical fiber to serve multiple end-points.

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PHY (chip)

PHY is an abbreviation for the physical layer of the OSI model and refers to the circuitry required to implement physical layer functions.

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Plain old telephone service

Plain old telephone service (POTS) is voice-grade telephone service employing analog signal transmission over copper loops.

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PME Aggregation Function

PME Aggregation Function (PAF) is a computer networking mechanism defined in Clause 61 of the IEEE 802.3 standard, which allows one or more Physical Medium Entities (PMEs) to be combined together to form a single logical Ethernet link.

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Point-to-multipoint communication

In telecommunications, point-to-multipoint communication is communication which is accomplished via a distinct type of one-to-many connection, providing multiple paths from a single location to multiple locations.

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Point-to-point (telecommunications)

In telecommunications, a point-to-point connection refers to a communications connection between two nodes or endpoints.

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Robert Metcalfe

Robert Melancton "Bob" Metcalfe (born April 7, 1946) is an electrical engineer from the United States who co-invented Ethernet, founded 3Com and formulated Metcalfe's Law.

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Signal-to-noise ratio

Signal-to-noise ratio (abbreviated SNR) is a measure used in science and engineering that compares the level of a desired signal to the level of background noise.

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Single-pair high-speed digital subscriber line

Symmetrical high-speed digital subscriber line (SHDSL) is a form of symmetric digital subscriber line (SDSL), a data communications technology for equal transmit and receive (i.e. symmetric) data rate over copper telephone lines, faster than a conventional voiceband modem can provide.

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Symbol rate

In digital communications, symbol rate, also known as baud rate and modulation rate, is the number of symbol changes, waveform changes, or signaling events, across the transmission medium per time unit using a digitally modulated signal or a line code.

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Throughput

In general terms, throughput is the rate of production or the rate at which something can be processed.

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Twisted pair

Twisted pair cabling is a type of wiring in which two conductors of a single circuit are twisted together for the purposes of canceling out electromagnetic interference (EMI) from external sources; for instance, electromagnetic radiation from unshielded twisted pair (UTP) cables, and crosstalk between neighboring pairs.

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University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory

The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) provides independent, broad-based interoperability and standards conformance testing for data, telecommunications and storage networking products and technologies.

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Very-high-bit-rate digital subscriber line

Very-high-bit-rate digital subscriber line (VDSL or VHDSL) is a digital subscriber line (DSL) technology providing data transmission faster than asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) over a single flat untwisted or twisted pair of copper wires (up to 52 Mbit/s downstream and 16 Mbit/s upstream), and on coaxial cable (up to 85 Mbit/s down- and upstream) using the frequency band from 25 kHz to 12 MHz.

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Very-high-bit-rate digital subscriber line 2

Very-high-bit-rate digital subscriber line 2 (VDSL2) is an access technology that exploits the existing infrastructure of copper wires that were originally deployed for traditional telephone service as a way of delivering very-high-speed internet access.

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Wide area network

A wide area network (WAN) is a telecommunications network or computer network that extends over a large geographical distance.

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Zhone Technologies

Zhone Technologies, Inc.

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10BROAD36

10BROAD36 is an obsolete computer network standard in the Ethernet family.

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10G-EPON

The 10 Gbit/s Ethernet Passive Optical Network standard, better known as 10G-EPON allows computer network connections over telecommunication provider infrastructure.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethernet_in_the_first_mile

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