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G.fast Enhancements Will Support Gigabit Speeds Over Copper

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The next generation of G.fast chips will give network operators the ability to support gigabit speeds over twisted pair copper or coax wiring over distances of 100 meters or more – and chipmaker Sckipio expects to support the maximum possible bandwidth, said Michael Weissman, vice president of marketing for Sckipio, in an interview. Next-generation G.fast...Learn More

AT&T G.fast Launch Will Expand Broadband Reach Outside of its Traditional Territory

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AT&T G.fast service, announced today for multi-dwelling units (MDUs) in 22 metro areas, will provide broadband service over a combination of fiber and coax cable at speeds up to 500 Mbps, said an AT&T spokesperson in an email to Telecompetitor. The spokesperson also confirmed that none of the areas that will be getting service in...Learn More

Verizon Next Generation Broadband Strategy: We’ll Pass on G.fast and Stick With FTTP

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Speaking at ADTRAN’s Broadband Solutions Summit this morning in Huntsville, Alabama, Verizon’s Director of Network Planning Vincent O’Byrne outlined a Verizon next generation broadband strategy. That strategy is heavily focused on NG-PON2. It apparently will not include G.fast. “We have no strategy for G.Fast,” O’Byrne replied when I asked him why Verizon was not using...Learn More

Initial Six G.fast Products Certified as Broadband Forum Launches International G.fast Council

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The Broadband Forum launched an international G.fast Council to speed development and uptake of the new “ultra fast” broadband network technology standard and also announced an initial six products have successfully completed the G.fast certification program. ARRIS, Calix, Huawei, Metanoia, Nokia and Technicolor worked with the Broadband Forum and University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory...Learn More

Donovan: AT&T Gigabit Technology Could Include AirGig, 5G, G.fast

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Gigabit access is now a primary goal for AT&T and they see multiple technology paths to achieve it. “We need to evolve our entire network to a gigabit,” said AT&T Group President and Chief Strategy Officer John Donovan today.  Donovan expects AT&T gigabit technology to include a mixture of options such as 5G wireless, G.fast,...Learn More

Frontier G.fast Powered Broadband Plans Unveiled

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Frontier is the latest U.S. carrier to unveil G.fast plans, as announced from vendor partner Nokia. The Frontier G.fast deployment will bring copper-based gigabit capable ultra-broadband service to Frontier’s Connecticut service territory. Frontier will use the next-generation broadband technology in apartment building environments to offer an ultra-broadband and IPTV bundled offer, according to a Nokia...Learn More

Calix AXOS G.fast Solution Targets Gigabit over Copper for MDUs

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PETALUMA, CA– February 22, 2017 – Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX), the world leader in Subscriber Driven Intelligent Access, today announced the expansion of its industry-leading family of AXOS G.fast solutions to support a true gigabit experience to copper-fed subscribers in MDUs. Cutting-edge Collective Dynamic Timing Allocation (cDTA) technology has been added to the industry’s only...Learn More

Adtran: G.fast Dynamic Time Allocation Brings More Bandwidth Flexibility

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G.fast dynamic time allocation is now available on equipment from Adtran, the company said today. Dynamic time allocation automatically adjusts the amount of bandwidth that is allocated to upstream and downstream communications in response to consumer usage patterns, explained Kurt Raaflaub, Adtran head of solutions marketing, in an interview. G.fast is an increasingly popular method...Learn More

G.fast Forecast Calls for Nearly 30 Million Connections Worldwide by 2021

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A new G.fast forecast calls for the technology to reach nearly 30 million homes and businesses around the world by 2021. The forecast comes from Ovum, which conducted the research for Australia’s nbn (National Broadband Network) and U.K.-based BT. G.fast aims to bridge the gap between fiber to the node (FTTN) and fiber to the...Learn More

CenturyLink G.fast Strategy Begins with Largest North American G.fast Deployment to Date

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A CenturyLink G.fast strategy began in Platteville, Wisconsin, where the broadband carrier has deployed what it claims to be the largest G.fast deployment in North America. That strategy will include deploying G.fast to MDUs, MTUs, and neighborhoods where fiber-to-the-curb (FTTC) is present. In Platteville, CenturyLink will serve nearly 800 apartment units across 44 MDUs. CenturyLink...Learn More

Windstream G.fast Era to Begin in Lincoln, Nebraska

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A Windstream G.fast deployment in Lincoln, Nebraska will bring gigabit speeds to existing copper infrastructure within multiple dwelling units (MDUs). Lincoln is Windstream’s first market for the copper based G.fast technology, which is of great interest to telcos, allowing them to bring fiber-like broadband speeds to their existing copper infrastructure. Windstream is deploying the Calix...Learn More

G.fast Bandwidth Improvement Better Positions Copper Broadband Against Cable, DOCSIS

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Broadband component manufacturer Sckipio Technologies hopes its new chip announced today will help telcos better compete with cable companies by enabling G.fast bandwidth to be dynamically allocated between the upstream and downstream paths. G.fast technology originally was developed to support high bandwidth over short copper loops. But as Sckipio Vice President of Marketing Michael Weissman...Learn More

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