IEEE Conformity Assessment Program (ICAP) Announces Formation of SIEPON Conformity Assessment Steering Group (CASG)

PISCATAWAY, NJ--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2013) - The IEEE Conformity Assessment Program (ICAP), in collaboration with key stakeholders and technical experts representing telecom and cable service providers, system vendors, chipset vendors, and testing laboratories today announces the formation of the ICAP SIEPON Conformity Assessment Steering Group (CASG). A key initiative of the CASG is the development and delivery of a testing and certification program for EPON Optical Line Terminals (OLT) and Optical Network Units (ONU). The certification program is based on the IEEE 1904.1â„¢-2013 Standard for Service Interoperability in Ethernet Passive Optical Networks (SIEPON).