An ever increasing expansion in fiber capacity culminates in large central offices, where next generation optical distribution racks are used to manage the optical fibers. Typically, for Telecom and FTTH networks, an interconnect method is used. However, in order to maintain maximum flexibility in an open access network, a cross-connect method might be the alternative.
A more detailed central office overview can be found in the WAN/Access network applications overview. To learn more about our central office offering, click here