[alcatel-nsp] ISAM 7360 GPON Provisioning

Sexton, Shane sextonws at epb.net
Fri Sep 15 09:40:37 EDT 2017

So long as your not doing any RF (1550nm) downstream you can utilize
multiple wavelengths for NGPON2. We are only deploying a single NGPON2
wavelength today and have not chosen to combine GPON and NGPON2 splitters
as we have RF on those older splitters.

Shane Sexton
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On 9/13/17, 11:16 PM, "Mark Tees" <marktees at gmail.com> wrote:

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>Unrelated, but my main driver with NGPON2 was to be able to have a
>GPON OLT and an NGPON2 OLT on the same fibre so I can migrate away
>from a certain grief causing vendor one ONT a time.
>From what I read about the way NGPON2 manages wavelengths/which
>wavelengths are used I think what I want to do should be possible.
>It also looked like running multiple OLT's on the same fibre was
>entirely possible for various reasons also due to the above.
>On 12 September 2017 at 14:15, Philip Olsson <philip at teleservice.net>
>>> Shane wrote:
>>> We utilize the 5529 Access Provisioning Center (APC) that is part of
>>> AMS. It offers a SOAP interface for templating services. It is fully
>>> with our computer aided dispatch system to allow for plant inventory
>>>to be
>>> associated with premise information. We do just in time activation
>>>based off
>>> of our billing and facility management systems as orders move through
>>> activation workflow.
>> Did you try to do the provisioning backend yourself first or did you go
>>with APC/AMS from the beginning? APC/AMS might be a bit cost prohibitive
>>for us, but we are pricing different options such as 'AMS-in-the-cloud',
>>even if that sounds non desirable.
>>> One issue that happens fairly often in our deployment is that ONTs are
>>> connected to the wrong splitter lead in our cabinets, and thus the ONT
>>> appears on another OLT. We use the alarm raised by the OLT for new
>>> unconfigured equipment to determine that the ONT that was scanned onto
>>> premise is appearing on the wrong circuit (PON) and then notify our
>>> plant technician of the mistake. This alarm is raised very quickly
>>>since we are
>>> doing immediate provisioning based off of the equipment scan.
>> Yes, this is something I expect will happen.  The system really seems
>>to want to know the exact location of ONTs.
>>> This was heavy to implement as you put it. We actually deployed the
>>> chassis first and then moved to 7360 after years of deployment of
>>>GPON. We
>>> have deployed NG-PON2 on the 7360 as well for 10Gbps services.
>> Interesting, what is your main driver for NG-PON2? We are going GPON
>>and I feel that 2.5G/1.25G should be plenty for residential
>>applications. But perhaps you use PON for business also?
>> Regards,
>> Philip
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