Transport network services can be offered by multiple paths that each accumulate to the desired service bitrate, falling back to lower bitrates upon failures. The paper evaluates this TPAB concept in a case study.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4256) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, network optimization
(060.4257) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, network survivability
V. Marcheva, C. Gruber, and D. Schupke, "Concept and Evaluation of the Terminal Pair Available Bitrate (TPAB) for Disjoint Path Pairs," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JThA91.
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