This technology is trying to bring high-speed internet to underserved areas
Fiber optic internet cables can bring crazy-fast internet connections to everyone in the United States. Theoretically.
In practice, the people who could most use a new high-speed connection -- low-income residents of both urban and rural areas -- are the ones least likely to get it.
Sckipio Demonstrates Gfast Speeds of 3.1 Gbps Downstream over Copper, Calix Takes Advantage
Manufacturers continue to enhance the broadband speeds that copper phone wiring can support using the Gfast standard. Sckipio today said it demonstrated Gfast speeds of 3.1 Gbps downstream and 900 Mbps upstream at the Broadband World Forum in Berlin. The demonstration used two copper pairs bonded together.
Sckipio touts fibre-like symmetrical G.fast kit
Fabless G.fast silicon house Sckipio hopes to give the fibre-most-of-the-way, copper to the home market a kick along with silicon that gets close to symmetric performance, at whatever data rate the copper can support.