Utility companies that are deciding to generate additional revenue by making use of dark fiber that has been installed in right-of-ways and easements leading directly to consumer homes will have many selections available from PBN depending on the type of communication they wish to effect. Point-to-Point Active (P2P) Ethernet FTTx installations provide the ultimate in upload/download speeds for Internet access as well as extremely high data transfer speeds for superior voice and video services.
P2P systems are the easiest to install and troubleshoot. Point-to-Multi-Point (P2MP) FTTx EPON systems offer excellent ‘triple-play’ services for voice, video and data at a very cost-effective price point. HFC optical transport equipment including a full range of forward laser powers from 2 to 15 dBm, EDFAs with numerous output options and 1-output, 2-output and 4-output optical nodes with both cable-powering and mains-powering (AC wall plug-in units) are available from PBN.