In this paper we cover the optimal dimensioning of multiple PON deployment in large regions with low users' density and different bit rate demands by means of an optimization framework called Optimal Topology Search. We compare the costs of deployment of different PON technologies in different bit rate demand scenarios and different cities' densities in order to find the best technology choice for a specific users' distribution and bitrate demand.
Arevalo, G. V., Tipan, M., Jama, A., Aucatoma, L., & Gaudino, R. (2018). Optimal dimensioning of multiple PON in regions with sparse users and heterogeneous bitrate demands. In 2017 IEEE 2nd Ecuador Technical Chapters Meeting, ETCM 2017 (Vol. 2017-January, pp. 1–5). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. https://doi.org/10.1109/ETCM.2017.8247449