G.Fast

Nokia demos first 10 Gbps full duplex DOCSIS 3.1 XG-CABLE

Nokia’s Bell Labs division has announced what it claims is a world-first lab test of XG-CABLE, a technology that promises 10 Gbps symmetrical data speeds over Hybrid Fiber Coax cables using full duplex DOCSIS 3.1 technology.

BT claims G.fast-enabled backhaul first

As BT continues its copper renaissance mission, the operator has claimed it has created a G.fast-enabled C-RAN using a copper-based backhaul link.

BT, Alcatel-Lucent reach 5Gbps over copper in XG.Fast lab trial

A joint BT and Alcatel-Lucent experiment has achieved throughput speeds of 5 Gbps in lab conditions as they explore the potential of a variation on G.fast broadband technology (XG.FAST). The technology also reached a speed of 1.8 Gbps over a distance of 100 metres, in early experiments on this new networking type.

BT counters criticism with fibre and G.fast pledge

BT’s CEO Gavin Patterson has called for regulators to impose tough new minimum levels of broadband, fibre coverage and service, to help it preserve Britain’s lead as the G20’s most digitised economy.

BT announces first UK G.fast field trial

UK fixed line market leader BT has announced the commencement of the first UK field trial of G.fast broadband technology in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire.

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