Category Archives: Spanner Blog

Next Generation PON Technologies Explained

Next Generation PON Technologies Explained   We are hearing the term Next Generation PON more and more, as service providers in various parts of the world are announcing trials and pilot deployments along with their vendors. What is next generation PON, which technologies hide behind these words, and what are the benefits that they provide…
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PON-ID Explained

PON-ID Explained   The dramatic growth in PON deployments has exposed a new problem for telecom operators' field technicians. When the optical fiber goes through a distribution panel or a distribution cabinet, the technician must identify which fiber belongs to which optical port on the OLT to ensure that he or she is testing the…
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VoLTE – Ensuring High Performance and Quick Troubleshooting

VoLTE – Ensuring High Performance and Quick Troubleshooting   The deployment of LTE and LTE-Advanced mobile networks – also known as 4G wireless networks – is expanding rapidly. While data and video are consuming a growing portion of the network resources, voice is still the most critical service of a mobile subscriber, and one for…
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