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Understanding SONET Jitter Specifications

Last Updated: 
Nov 13, 2008

Synchronous optical network (SONET) and synchronous digital hierarchy (SDH) are becoming more ubiquitous as the transport layer for wide area network (WAN) connections. The SONET standards define stringent requirements on all aspects of the network to ensure interoperability of equipment made by different manufacturers. This article will explain the jitter specification of the physical interface that connects SONET equipment.

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