Glossary Definition for ONU

Glossary Term: ONU 

Definition

ONT (Optical Network Termination), also called ONU (Optical Network Unit), refer to the consumer end equipment in an optical Fiber to the Home (FTTH) link. The ONT/ONU receives downstream data from the OLT (Optical Line Termination) through the passive optical splitters and provides video, voice, and broadband services to the consumer.
Synonyms
  • ONT
  • Optical Network Unit
  • Optical Network Termination

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