CenturyLink G.fast Strategy Begins with Largest North American G.fast Deployment to Date
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.
OTT Unicast Video is Helping Drive the Case for G.fast Technology
G.fast technology promises to deliver ultra-broadband capabilities over existing copper infrastructure to the home and business. The explosion in video consumption, particularly OTT video delivered in a unicast fashion to individual subscribers, is helping make the case for telcos to take a look at G.fast for scenarios where leveraging existing copper is desirable.
Sckipio Achieves 200 Mbps G.fast Broadband Over 400 Meters
Broadband technology developer Sckipio said today that it has successfully demonstrated the ability of G.fast technology to support speeds up to 500 Mbps for 200 meters over traditional copper phone wiring. Alternatively the technology can support speeds of up to 200 Mbps over 400 meters.