FTTH Deployment Strategies for Minimizing Operational Expenses

Track: Operations

Session Number: 121
Date: Mon, Jun 3rd, 2019
Time: 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Description:

The decision to invest in fiber to the home is one operators take very seriously. With numerous access architectures and deployment methods available, “day 2” operational considerations as well as future network needs must be carefully evaluated. This session will explore a variety of areas operators should assess early in the planning stages to establish the best possible outcome with the fewest surprises. Many FTTH business cases have identified OPEX savings as a benefit and this session will assist with achieving this goal. Establishing guiding principles, Evaluating future mode of operation, Resetting the customer experience, Breaking away from legacy copper field practices, Working on live fiber, Safeguarding network reliability, Evolving skill sets of personnel, Provisioning services simplified, Surviving extreme weather events, Operationalizing the network (NOCs, OSS and BSS systems)
Session Type: Breakout Session

Learning Objective #1: Attendees will understand how the design and deployment decisions they are making today will impact the ongoing operations of their network for years to come.
Learning Objective #2: Attendees will learn about FTTH deployment strategies and techniques that will allow them to minimize their operational expenses for years to come.
Intended Audience Level: Essentials, Intermediate, Advanced
Session Type: Breakout Session

Learning Objective #1: Attendees will understand how the design and deployment decisions they are making today will impact the ongoing operations of their network for years to come.
Learning Objective #2: Attendees will learn about FTTH deployment strategies and techniques that will allow them to minimize their operational expenses for years to come.
Intended Audience Level: Essentials, Intermediate, Advanced

Speakers

Primary Presenter
Barry J Walton
Telecom Solution Architect
Corning