Passive optical networks are being deployed worldwide to more cost-effectively deliver high-bandwidth broadband services to subscribers. FTTx PONs present unique installation verification and maintenance troubleshooting challenges. These challenges are effectively overcome when technicians understand FTTx PON architecture and are equipped with test tools designed to address the unique test requirements of FTTx PONs.
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