Early interop testing with Broadcom, Ikanos, Lantiq and Realtek. Huawei and Alcatel have shipped over two million ports of vectored VDSL that don’t fully meet the standard. Only perhaps 20K of them actually are running in vectored mode.
The industry is rapidly swatting bugs and developing operating procedures. The UNH-Broadband Forum interoperability test lab is a crucial neutral space where the vendors can actually see what’s not working. Read More