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Broadband Forum to start work on G.fast certification

Thursday 23 October 2014 | 16:58 CET | News
The Broadband Forum plans to start work this year on certifying equipment for the G.fast standard. Testing will take place at UNH-IOL, the Interoperability Lab of the University of New Hampshire. The first round of certification should be completed in the second half of next year. G.fast is the next technological evolution of copper networks. It uses much higher frequencies than VDSL2 to deliver faster broadband speeds of up to 1.1 Gbps up- and downstream, albeit over shorter distances. Alongside G.fast, standards are being developed for FTTdp (Fiber to the distribution point). The Broadband

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