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Ciena’s 3801 XGS-PON desktop Optical Network Unit (ONU) is purpose-built for residential, Small and Medium-sized Business and Enterprises (SMB/SMEs) with low-cost metro access in mind. The versatile broadband service delivery desktop is lightning-fast, secure, and capable of meeting or exceeding both immediate and future business needs enabled by flexible, open deployment within Ciena’s 10G PON and universal aggregation Routing and Switching platforms.

Why 3801?

Ciena’s 3801 desktop ONU provides a single-box solution for access, service delivery, and in-depth management. The small, slim desktop design enables the 3801 to be deployed in a variety of indoor environments, including Fiber-To-The-Premise (FTTP) for Gigabit broadband SMB/SME services. Ciena’s 3801 allows network providers efficiently create deploy, manage, and maintain cost-effective services their customers increasingly demand, all while reducing capital expenditures.


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Provides low-cost shared fiber access for SMB/SMEs

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Built in symmetrical 10Gb/s XGS-PON and 1GbE interfaces

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Industry compliant ITU-T G.9807.1 in small, slim desktop design

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N2 class transceiver for maximum optical link budget, supporting 1:64 split ratio on 20km links

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Commercial temperature (0°C to +40°C) desktop with VLAN tagging and upstream bandwidth traffic policing for secure traffic SLAs

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Cost effective PON OAM software for simpler network and service management


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