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Broadband Network Architecture – Access Network Models

There are many broadband services Service Providers offer to their customers today. As a network engineer you need to know the most common services and their advantages, disadvantages, design characteristics and so on.

 

In this post, I will introduce these services and if I can see interest from the readers, I will explain the design aspects and deployment models of each one of them.

 

So if you are reading this post right now and interested to know more, put your comments in the comment box below.

 

Note : I am going to explain broadband services in this post, not baseband, we are in 2017 right !

 

Access network infrastructure link the backbone network to the customers.

 

There are two groups of broadband access technologies. Fixed broadband technologies and Mobile Broadband technologies.

 

You can find many Mobile Broadband articles on the website.

 

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Figure 1: Access Network Technologies and the associated infrastructures 

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