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G.fast passes ITU first stage approval

Tuesday 16 July 2013 | 14:29 CET | News
The ITU's Study Group 15 has given first stage approval to a new Gigabit broadband standard called G.fast, which delivers up to 1 Gbps fibre performance over existing copper cables at lower costs by using vectoring technology. G.fast is designed to deliver superfast broadband downloads up to a distance of 250 meters, thereby eliminating the expense of installing fibre between the distribution point and people's homes. The study group's decision covered the ITU-T G.9700 recommendation, which specifies methods to minimise the risk of G.fast equipment interfering with FM radio and other

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