There are currently 9 terms in this directory beginning with the letter C.
C-Form Factor Pluggable
A pluggable transceiver form factor (significantly larger than an SFP) that developed originally for 100G transmission. It was been replaced over time by the smaller SFP and QSFP form factors.CFP
Cable Modem Termination System
The hub of a cable provider plant where all the connections from subscribers converge into.CMTS
Coherent Optical Transmission
Transmission of the optical signals that uses all properties of the signal (intensity, frequency, phase, polarization) to pack more data into that signal. In contrast direct detect transmission uses only the intensity.
Commercial off the Shelf Equipment
Equipment that is not custom made, but that can be bought immediately from a seller's stock.COTS
Commercial Temperature Specification
Temperature specification that is roughly between -5 and 80 degrees Celsius. This is the minimum standard required for telecom equipment.C-TEMPO
Concatenated Forward Error Correction
A common FEC type that combines inner and outer FEC codes to enhance the performance compared to a standard FEC code. It is the standard for 400ZR pluggables.CFEC
The section of a telecom network that connects service providers to each other and to the Internet cloud.