publication . Conference object . 2017

Mobile fronthaul architecture and technologies: A RAN equipment assessment

P. Chanclou; L. Anet Neto; K. Grzybowski; Z. Tayq; F. Saliou; N. Genay;
English
  • Published: 23 Mar 2017
  • Publisher: OSA
Abstract
Optical fiber is the required technology for Radio Access Network (RAN) backhaul and fronthaul. We report the evolution of RAN equipment including the advent of virtualization and an investigation of the required architecture and optical access technologies. © 2017 Optical Society of America. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modifications of the content of this paper are prohibited.
Subjects
free text keywords: Fiber optics and optical communications, Networks, Fronthaul, Networking hardware, Ran, Passive optical network, Telecommunications, business.industry, business, Virtualization, computer.software_genre, computer, Engineering, Architecture, Radio access network, Backhaul (telecommunications)
Funded by
EC| iCIRRUS
Project
iCIRRUS
intelligent Converged network consolIdating Radio and optical access aRound USer equipment.
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 644526
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
,
EC| 5G-Crosshaul
Project
5G-Crosshaul
5G-Crosshaul: The 5G Integrated fronthaul/backhaul
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 671598
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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publication . Conference object . 2017

Mobile fronthaul architecture and technologies: A RAN equipment assessment

P. Chanclou; L. Anet Neto; K. Grzybowski; Z. Tayq; F. Saliou; N. Genay;