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What does APON stand for?

APON stands for ATM Passive Optical Network

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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Infineon's Broadband Access business unit with its R&D centers of IC core technology located in Germany, Austria, Italy and Israel, is focused on offering Very-high bit-rate DSL (VDSL), Ethernet over VDSL (10BaseS(TM)), Home gateway and end-to-end ATM Passive Optical Network (APON) solutions.
Technical Glossary 3G Third-Generation APON ATM Passive Optical Network ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode BSC Base Station Controller CAM Content Addressable Memory CHESS Channelizer Engine for SONET/SDH DRAM Dynamic RAM DSLAM Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer DWDM Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing FRAD Frame Relay Access Device IP Internet Protocol ISP Internet Service Provider ITU International Telecommunications Union LMDS Local Multipoint Distribution System MPLS MultiProtocol Label Switching OAM Operation and Maintenance OC Optical Carrier OLT Optical Line Terminal ONU Optical Network Unit POS-PHY Level 3 (PL3) POS-PHY Level 3.
The AAL1gator-8 is ideal for high density T1/E1 over copper interfaces on ATM Access multiplexer port cards, while the AAL1gator-4 is optimized for use in T1/E1 subscriber terminals for ATM Passive Optical Network (APON) and Local Multi-point Distribution System (LMDS) networks.