>From: "Michael M. Butler" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Seems like repeaters would have to be pretty broadband &
>sophisticated in that topology, if they are practical at all. Am
>I 'way off base?
Actually in a PONs network the splitters are a passive device that
can split off the individual wavelengths (Lambdas) essentially just
a sophisticated prism, they require no power.
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