FTTx in NG Networks


FTTx in NG Networks

SKU: RWO - 004 Category: Tags: ,

FTTX – in NG Networks (Fibre To The x in Next Generation ) is designed to benefit those requiring an in-depth knowledge of the principles and applications of Ten Gigabit and Gigabit Passive Optical Networking and Fibre to the X in NG Networks applications and their associated equipment, its flexibility and function within a modern transmission network.


Technical background in telecommunications.

Topic Areas Include:

  • Advantages of PON/FTTx Systems
  • The Variants of the systems
  • Network Elements and designs
  • Supported Applications and Network Interfaces
  • Synchronisation methods in PON Network
  • Circuit Provisioning and Bandwidth requirements
  • Upstream & Downstream Issues
  • Headend & Network Elements/OLT-ONT
  • The need for an effective Network Management System
  • Capacity Planning workshop
  • Network Testing with OTDR test sets


Using an effective mix of “hands on” equipment instruction and correlation to theory based learning the delegate will gain a complete understanding of the equipment and the tasks to be undertaken in a real-life situation.

Upon completion of this course delegates will get a clear understanding of:

  • Fibre based systems
  • Gigabit and Ten Gigabit Passive Optical Networking

This course includes the following modules:

  1. Definitions FTTN, FTTC, FTTH
  • Single Mode Fibre (SMF) and various types
  • Multimode Fibre (MMF)
  • Fibre safety and properties (dispersion/attenuation)
  • Fibre reel cables and types
  • Fibre installation and Air Blown Fibre
  • Transmitters and Receivers – power budget/laser classes
  • Fibre to the Home (FTTH)
  • FTTC (Fibre to the Curb)
  • FTTN (Fibre to the Node)
  • FTTD (Fibre to the Desk)
  • FFTH Topologies and Wavelengths
  • Active or Passive Optical Network
  1. WDM equipment and GPON OSP Design
  • Wavelength Considerations
  • EDFA Optical Amplification
  • AWG (Arrayed Waveguide Grating) Splitters
  • Couplers (Splitters) and Losses
  • Optical Splitters 1×2, 1×4, 1×8, 1×16, 1×32, 1×64, 2×64
  1. PON Variants
  • Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON)
  • Gigabit Ethernet Passive Optical Network (GEPON)
  • Time Division PON (TDM-PON)
  • Wave Division Multiplexing PON (WDM-PON)
  • 1Gbps, 10Gbps, 40Ggps, 100Gbps
  • FSAN (Full Service Access Network) NGA (Next Generation Access)
  • Strategies for TDM-PON to WDM-PON Migration
  • Architecture of NG-PON (Hybrid WDM/TDM PON)
  • Additional Services than Triple Play
  1. GPON Design
  • GPON OSP Centralized Design
  • GPON OSP Distributed Design
  • GPON PON Splitters x4 x8 x32
  • Fibre Splice Trays / Fibre Cassette Trays / Fibre Enclosures
  • GPON field testing /GPON field installation verification
  • GPON Physical Layer Testing
  • Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR)
  • Optical Power Source /Optical Power Meter
  • Optical Return Loss (ORL)
  • APON/BPON/GPON/EPON comparisons
  1. GPON ITU-T G.984.1 GPON General Characteristics
  • Reference Model / Terminology / Architechture
  • Access Network System Management Functions
  • Example of ONT functional blocks
  • Example of OLT functional blocks
  • FTTx Scenarios
  • The four switching arrangements for external access network backup
  1. GPON ITU-T G.984.2 Physical Media Dependent (PMD)
  • Physical Layer
  • Enhancement Band
  • Bit Rate and wavelengths
  • FEC and RAMAN
  1. GPON ITU-T G.984.3 Transmission Convergence
  • Frame Structure
  • GPON Encapsulation Method (GEM)
  • GTC adaptation sublayer / GTC framing sublayer protocol stack
  • Status reporting DBA (SR-DBA) & Traffic-monitoring DBA (TM-DBA)
  • Transmission container (T-CONT) types
  • Downstream multiplexing / Upstream multiplexing
  • GEM port identifier / Alloc-ID
  • Media access control and ONU registration
  • Scheduling architecture for extended bandwidth assignment model
  • PLOAM Messages / Alarm Messages
  • Downstream FEC and Upstream FEC
  • Order of processes in a GTC transmit flow
  1. GPON ITU-T G.984.4 and G.988 ONT Management and Control Interface (OMCI)
  • Management Interface
  • Reference model
  • Typical ONT with SCTE 55-1 or SCTE 55-2 compliancy
  1. GPON ITU-T G.984.5 Enhancement Band
  • Band Options
  • Wavelength allocation
  1. GPON ITU-T G.984.6 Optical Reach Extension (G.984.re)
  • Reach Extension (RE)
  • OA-based reach extenders
  • OEO-based reach extenders
  • Protection
  • Reach extender with OTDR blocking filters (BF) and bypass (BYP) filters
  1. GPON ITU-T G.984.7 Long Reach
  • Quiet Window
  1. 10-GPON ITU-T G.987.1 – 10 Gigabit Passive Optical Network XG-PON
  • XG-PON scenarios
  • Reference Access Network Architecture
  • XG-PON with G-PON through WDM1r / WDM1r Example
  • G-PON and XG-PON Wavelength allocation
  • Co-existence of G-PON and XG-PON with video overlay option
  • RE migration scenarios
  1. 989 40Gbps XG-PON2
  • Functional reference architecture
  • NG-PON2 system coexistence with legacy systems
  • Definitions of legacy compatibility terminology
  1. GPON issues and Standards
  • GPON Components GPON OLT / GPON ONT and examples
  • GPON Management
  • Operational Support Systems (OSS)
  • Network Management Systems (NMS)
  • OMCI (ONT Management Control Interface)
  • RG (Residential Gateway)
  • Data and Prioritised Voice Channel Product
  • GPON Broadband-Forum Standards
  • Broadband-Forum TR-069 and TR-156
  • HPNA (HomePhone Network Alliance)
  • PowerLine Carrier (PLC)
  • hn or G.9960
  • MOCA
  • FTTH Council Cerification
  • Standard for Network Certification
  • Qualify for Use of The Fibre-Connected Home Badge
  • Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM )
  • GPON Frame Synchronization to Network Timing
  • Direct Clock Synchronization Interface (BITS)
  • Multiservice Access Platform (MSAP)
  • Software Planning tool
  • Superconnected Cities / Voucher Scheme
  1. Hands on Practical Assignments using
  • Single and Multimode Fibre recognition
  • Fibre Cleaning methods
  • Checking cleaning with an Optical Microscope
  • Optical Light Source and Optical Power Meter referencing
  • PON Splitter and Fibre drum testing with an Optical Power Meter
  • 6km Classroom Passive Optical Network testing with an OTDR at 1310/1550nm
  • Using decibels (dB’s) and decibel milliwats (dBm’s)
  • Designing networks up to 20km long using vendor specifications (Power Budget)
  • Fault Finding with a visible fault locator



None, however the course assumes that delegates have some previous exposure to the technology.

Delivery Dates –

Contact us for bespoke dates, min requirement is 5

Additional Information

Online, Remote


5 Days