10G can be groomed into 40G channels or transmitted natively, reducing reach of concurrently mixed 40G channels. For long-term migration under traffic growth, optimal network cost is achieved by early investments in 40G-only transmission systems.
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C. Meusburger and D. A. Schupke, "Optimizing the Migration of Channels with Higher Bit-Rates," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper PDPD3.
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