technology offers better performance compared to Ethernet-passive optical network (E-PON) used by a domestic competitor, the firm said.
Standards provide the foundation for that growth; further demonstrating G-PON capabilities to meet the demands of evolving operator networks."
G-PON Certification is set to provide the breakthrough step in accelerating deployments now and creating the platform for innovative applications and new service bundles," concluded Mersh.
The latest fiber related work at the Forum includes test specifications for additional conformance testing modules for G-PON ONU, OLT and XG-PON1 as well as an interoperability test plan.
US communications holding company AT&T Inc (NYSE:T) has revealed it has selected communications solutions provider Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris:ALU) (NYSE:ALU) and technology company Ericsson (Nasdaq:ERIC) to provide equipment for an intended Gigabit Passive Optical Network (G-PON) deployment.
According to AT&T Inc, the G-PON deployment is planned in 'new build' areas of the local service territories of AT&T affiliates, as part of the company's U-verse network strategy.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-3 March 2006-Pirelli Broadband unveils G-PON triplexers(C)1994-2006 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
The new G-PON triplexers product family for the emerging FTTx market is to be unveiled by Pirelli Broadband Solutions, the new broadband access and photonics company within the Pirelli Group.