The superior performance of the Velocity-Uni VDSL2 chipset enables carriers to leverage their existing copper infrastructure for FTTdp applications -- where extending fiber from the distribution point to the subscriber's residence is either prohibitively expensive or the subscriber refuses to allow underground trenching through his property, connection through exterior walls, or in-residence fiber runs. With Velocity-Uni's 300Mbps aggregate line rate capability up to a distance of 200 meters, carriers can support a performance level comparable to that of fiber, at a fraction of the cost, for applications in which fiber cannot be extended to an ONT inside the subscriber's residence.
"We are pleased to announce our first tier-one design win for Velocity-Uni only a few weeks after its official launch at this year's Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam," said Kourosh Amiri, vice president of worldwide marketing at Ikanos. "While the industry prepares for the migration to G.fast, the next performance node in the evolution of the DSL standard, Ikanos has shown that providing data rates comparable to those of fiber for FTTdp deployments is achievable today with VDSL2, using its existing products, such as the Velocity-Uni and Fusiv® Vx185 chipset."
Velocity-Uni is sampling now. Volume production is expected in first quarter of 2014. For additional information about pricing and availability, please contact Ikanos at www.ikanos.com.
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