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Bell Labs sets record with 10 Gbps over copper

Wednesday 9 July 2014 | 10:00 CET | News

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Alcatel-Lucent research arm Bell Labs has set a world record, achieving 10 Gbps access over a copper using its prototype technology XG-FAST. The technology is an extension of the G.fast standard currently being finalised by the ITU and set to become commercially available next year. While G.fast uses a frequency range of 106 MHz, giving broadband speeds of up to 500 Mbps over 100 meters, XG-FAST uses a frequency range of up to 500 MHz to reach higher speeds but over shorter distances. During testing, Bell Labs showed that XG-FAST technology can deliver 1 Gbps symmetrical services over 70

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Companies: Alcatel-Lucent USA/FR
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