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FTTx Architectures [WR9423]

This course helps the student understand the system architectures used for FTTx networks, including Centralized and Distributed Split solutions and the infrastructure options involved.

Estimated study time: 38 minutes

Overall content duration: 38 minutes


The webcasts for this course are available in the following languages:

plus additional languages available for asssessments.


Recommended for any student involved in design, installation and project management of infrastructures for Broadband Access, HFC, FTTx and PON solutions.

Pre-requisite experience:

The SP4420 Fiber Optic Infrastructure Specialist course is recommended to students in conjunction with this course.


  • Understand the topologies and architectures of FTTx networks
  • ​Take a look at cost implications and compare different network architectures

Key Topics:​

  • ON Architecture, OLT’s, ONU’s, splitters, WDM’s
  • FTTx Loss Budgets, architectures
  • FTTx deployment examples, costing implications

How will I learn?

You will study this course online in a self- paced format. The course is made up of a number of webinar videos.

Successful completion will require:

Viewing of the complete webinar videos.

Upon successful completion you will:

Receive a certificate which is valid for 1 year.​

Is this the right course for me?

If you are involved in the design or installation of FTTx solutions and wish to improve your knowledge and working practices, this course is for you.

Course information:

Certificate valid for 1 year

Estimated study time: 38 minutes

Overall content duration: 38 minutes