Broadband Forum Holds Industry’s First G.fast Plugfest

DURHAM, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--During January 26-30, seven companies implementing chipsets based on the ITU-T’s new G.fast specifications met at the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) to perform the first interoperability testing of the new technology. The ITU-T’s G.9701 (G.fast) specification was approved this past December, designed to provide broadband connection speeds of up to 1Gbps over a single twisted pair cable, meeting the ever increasing demands of applications in the home and business around the world.