Test Sentinel

Test Sentinel is a full suite of automated DSL, Gfast, and Wireless tools that allow a user to easily perform experiments and run standardized testing.

Broadband Forum and UNH-IOL Gfast Certifications Continue to Grow Driven by 212 MHz Profile and Expanding Use Cases

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FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Broadband Forum today announced that ADTRAN, Broadcom, Cisco, and Nokia have joined the expanding list of companies and equipment to have successfully completed its Gfast certification program, including its new 212 MHz certification. These additions widen the options available for carriers to confidently deploy Gfast technology globally.

This series of certifications was recently completed at Broadband Forum’s official Gfast test house, the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL). In addition to a...

The UNH-IOL Announces the Release of Test Sentinel 2.0, an Automated Platform for Gfast & DSL Testing

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DURHAM, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance solutions for the networking industry, today announced the release of Test Sentinel 2.0 , a test automation tool that supports the Broadband Forum’s Gfast Certification, DSL testing, and now Wi-Fi testing.

This latest release, expands the capabilities of Test Sentinel’s custom testing, allowing users to create and run their own test scripts, while utilizing all of Test Sentinel’s existing...

The UNH-IOL Announces First In-house Automation Platform for Gfast & DSL Testing

Durham, N.H., November 28, 2017 -- The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance solutions for the networking industry, recently announced their automated Gfast and DSL test tool, Test Sentinel, is available to the public. With the number of certified-interoperable Gfast products continuing to rise, the test software allows member and non-member companies the ability to test their products in-house before applying for the Broadband Forum Gfast Certification Program. Additionally, Test...

Repeatable Wi-Fi Testing is Key for Device Performance Validation

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Developing and implementing testing for Wi-Fi shares many of the same challenges you would expect in testing any wireless or RF technology. With the new TR-398 Issue 2 test plan, a strong focus has been on creating a repeatable set of test procedures, setup, and configurations. It’s been necessary to ensure the testing can produce repeatable pass or fail results from absolute performance requirements.

This focus sets the TR-398 testing apart from much of the other...

The UNH InterOperability Lab Expanding ‘Wi-Fi’ Performance Testing to Include New Broadband Forum TR-398 Issue 2 Test Plan and Wi-Fi 6 Requirements

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DURHAM, N.H., March 11, 2021 – The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance solutions for the networking industry, today announced an expansion of its “Wi-Fi®” performance testing services to now include the new Broadband Forum TR-398 Issue 2 test plan and Wi-Fi 6 requirements defined in the IEEE 802.11ax ™ standard . The testing is crucial for validating the consumer- and enterprise-grade IEEE 802.11 stations...

The UNH-IOL Test Sentinel Automated DSL and Gfast Tool Platform Now Supports Xena’s Valkyrie Platform

Durham, N.H., July 25, 2018 -- The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance solutions for the networking industry, announced their automated Gfast and DSL test tool, Test Sentinel , now supports selected Valkyrie Layer 2-3 test modules from Xena Networks. This allows companies to use Test Sentinel to configure traffic and run standardized testing via Xena’s Valkyrie test modules. Test Sentinel makes it easy for equipment manufacturers and service...