Abstract

This paper introduces a novel framework for dynamic bandwidth assignment (DBA) in gigabit passive optical networks (GPONs) employing the Offset-Based Scheduling with Flexible Intervals (OSFI) concept in order to achieve distribution of bandwidth in such networks ensuring not only high system utilization but also clean-cut quality of service (QoS) differentiation based on the individual demands of user services. In addition, ways to enhance efficiency in the case of next generation long-reach GPONs are discussed. A thorough description of the proposed mechanisms is provided, while the improved system performance is verified using simulations.

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2009 (1)

T. Berisa, A. Bazant, V. Mikac, "Bandwidth and delay guaranteed polling with adaptive cycle time (BDGPACT): A scheme for providing bandwidth and delay guarantees in passive optical networks," OSA J. Opt. Netw. 8, 337-345 (2009).

2008 (1)

M.-S. Han, H. Yoo, B.-Y. Yoon, B. Kim, J.-S. Koh, "Efficient dynamic bandwidth allocation for FSAN-Compliant GPON," OSA J. Opt. Netw. 7, 783-795 (2008).

2006 (4)

C. H. Chang, P. Kourtessis, J. M. Senior, "GPON service level agreement based dynamic bandwidth assignment protocol," IET Electron. Lett. 42, 1173-1174 (2006).

J. Jiang, M. R. Handley, J. M. Senior, "Dynamic bandwidth assignment MAC protocol for differentiated services over GPON," IET Electron. Lett. 42, 653-655 (2006).

H. C. Leligou, C. Linardakis, K. Kanonakis, J. D. Angelopoulos, T. Orphanoudakis, "Efficient medium arbitration of FSAN compliant GPONs," Int. J. Commun. Syst. 19, 603-617 (2006).

R. Davey, J. Kani, F. Bourgart, K. McCammon, "Options for future optical access networks," IEEE Commun. Mag. 44, 50-56 (2006).

2005 (1)

M. Ma, L. Liu, T. H. Cheng, "Adaptive scheduling for differentiated services in an Ethernet passive optical network," OSA J. Opt. Netw. 4, 661-670 (2005).

2004 (1)

J. D. Angelopoulos, T. Argyriou, S. Zontos, T. V. Caenegem, "Efficient transport of packets with QoS in an FSAN-Aligned GPON," IEEE Commun. Mag. 42, 92-98 (2004).

2002 (1)

G. Kramer, B. Mukherjee, G. Pesavento, "IPACT: A dynamic protocol for an Ethernet PON (EPON)," IEEE Commun. Mag. 40, 74-80 (2002).

IEEE Commun. Mag. (3)

R. Davey, J. Kani, F. Bourgart, K. McCammon, "Options for future optical access networks," IEEE Commun. Mag. 44, 50-56 (2006).

G. Kramer, B. Mukherjee, G. Pesavento, "IPACT: A dynamic protocol for an Ethernet PON (EPON)," IEEE Commun. Mag. 40, 74-80 (2002).

J. D. Angelopoulos, T. Argyriou, S. Zontos, T. V. Caenegem, "Efficient transport of packets with QoS in an FSAN-Aligned GPON," IEEE Commun. Mag. 42, 92-98 (2004).

IET Electron. Lett. (2)

C. H. Chang, P. Kourtessis, J. M. Senior, "GPON service level agreement based dynamic bandwidth assignment protocol," IET Electron. Lett. 42, 1173-1174 (2006).

J. Jiang, M. R. Handley, J. M. Senior, "Dynamic bandwidth assignment MAC protocol for differentiated services over GPON," IET Electron. Lett. 42, 653-655 (2006).

Int. J. Commun. Syst. (1)

H. C. Leligou, C. Linardakis, K. Kanonakis, J. D. Angelopoulos, T. Orphanoudakis, "Efficient medium arbitration of FSAN compliant GPONs," Int. J. Commun. Syst. 19, 603-617 (2006).

OSA J. Opt. Netw. (3)

M.-S. Han, H. Yoo, B.-Y. Yoon, B. Kim, J.-S. Koh, "Efficient dynamic bandwidth allocation for FSAN-Compliant GPON," OSA J. Opt. Netw. 7, 783-795 (2008).

M. Ma, L. Liu, T. H. Cheng, "Adaptive scheduling for differentiated services in an Ethernet passive optical network," OSA J. Opt. Netw. 4, 661-670 (2005).

T. Berisa, A. Bazant, V. Mikac, "Bandwidth and delay guaranteed polling with adaptive cycle time (BDGPACT): A scheme for providing bandwidth and delay guarantees in passive optical networks," OSA J. Opt. Netw. 8, 337-345 (2009).

Other (11)

J. Zheng, H. T. Mouftah, "An adaptive MAC polling protocol for Ethernet passive optical networks," Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. ICC 2005 (2005) pp. 1874-1878.

M. Hajduczenia, P. R. M. Inacio, H. J. A. D. Silva, M. M. Freire, P. P. Monteiro, "10G EPON standardization in IEEE 802.3av project," Proc. Opt. Fiber Communication/National Fiber Opt. Eng. Conf. 2008, OFC/NFOEC'08 (2008) pp. 1-9.

“A Broadband optical access system with increased service capability using dynamic bandwidth assignment,” ITU-T Rec. G.983.4.

“Gigabit-capable passive optical networks (G-PON): Transmission convergence layer specification,” (2004) ITU-T Rec. G.984.3.

IEEE Draft P802.3ah (tm) P802.3ah (tm) (2004).

C.-H. Chang, P. Kourtessis, J. M. Senior, N. M. Alvarez, "Dynamic bandwidth assignment for multi-service access in long-reach GPON," Proc. ECOC'07, VDE Verlag, GmbH (2008) pp. 277-278.

K. Kanonakis, I. Tomkos, "Efficient scheduling disciplines for next generation QOS-aware GPON networks," Proc. 10th Anniv. Int. Conf. Transparent Opt. Netw. ICTON 2008 (2008) pp. 135-138.

“Gigabit-capable passive optical networks (GPON): Physical media dependent (PMD) layer specification,” (2003) ITU-T Rec. G.984.2.

B. Belfqih, "10 Gbit/s TDM passive optical network in burst mode configuration using a continuous block receiver," Proc. Nat. Fiber Opt. Eng. Conf., OSA Tech. Dig. (CD) (Opt. Soc. Amer.) (2008).

K. Claffy, G. Miller, K. Thompson, "The nature of the beast: Recent traffic measurements from an internet backbone," Internet Soc. (ISOC) INET'98 WashingtonD.C. (1998) http://www.caida.org/publications/papers/1998/Inet98/Inet98.ps.gz.

“One-way transmission time,” (2003) ITU-T Rec. G.114.

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