White Papers

Members White Papers

These White Papers are submitted by FOTC members and present each company's views on the topic. These White Papers do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of the Fiber Optics Tech Consortium.

FOLS White Papers

These White Papers are authored by the FOLS and present a vendor-neutral perspective.

Network Architecture Model

Hierarchical Star, Centralized Cabling or Fiber-to-the-Telecom Enclosure -- which architecture is best for your installation?

Find out with the Network Architecture Model.

This interactive cost model is a tool that helps you compare the installed first costs of several standards-compliant architectures using fiber and copper cabling. The Network Architecture Model lets you input your own data to most accurately allow you to compare different media choices.