Next Generation Network (NGN) Challenges on Access Networks

  • João Paulo Ribeiro PereiraEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 445)


Telecom infrastructures are facing unprecedented challenges, with increasing demands on network capacity. With the increased demand for high-speed data services and the constant evolution of broadband access technologies, operators are faced with a number of issues when choosing the technology and building the network. Today, network operators are facing the challenge of how to expand the existing access network infrastructure into networks capable of satisfying the user’s requirements. Thus, in this context, providers need to identify the technological solution that enables them to profitably serve customers and support future needs. However, the identification of the “best” solution is a difficult task.


Access networks Ngns Broadband access networks Architecture Techno-economic model 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Technology and ManagementPolytechnic Institute of Bragança (IPB)BragançaPortugal

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