Hybrid Access Network Architecture

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Authors Nicolai Leymann  , Cornelius Heidemann  , Margaret Cullen  , Li Xue  , Mingui Zhang 
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Residential and Enterprise customers require continuously increasing bandwidth, however it may be difficult for operators to update or rebuild existing fixed access networks, especially when they are deployed in certain areas. This document discusses a general way to address this problem by bundling together multiple heterogeneous access networks according to certain management policies.


Nicolai Leymann (n.leymann@telekom.de)
Cornelius Heidemann (heidemannc@telekom.de)
Margaret Cullen (mrw@painless-security.com)
Li Xue (xueli@huawei.com)
Mingui Zhang (zhangmingui@huawei.com)

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