Radio Frequency Over Glass

What Does Radio Frequency Over Glass Mean?

Radio Frequency over Glass (RFoG) is a type of passive optical network protocol that can reduce system noise and enable a greater downstream and return-path spectrum.

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Techopedia Explains Radio Frequency Over Glass

RFoG is used to increase network system capacity, often in point-to-multipoint systems. This enables fiber to the premises (FTTP) communications that are less labor-intensive, in terms of installation, and more reliant on traditional hardware for controls.

RFoG is approved by the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

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