Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Belgacom Deploys VDSL, Ikanos Supplies Chipsets

Belgacom has begun deploying VDSL in its broadband access network. Ikanos Communications announced that is CleverConnect 600 and SmartLeap 8100 chipsets are be used in equipment for the deployment. The Ikanos CleverConnect 600 chipset is a single-port solution configurable for VDSL2 and VDSL customer premises applications, while the SmartLeap 8100 chipset is an eight-port solution configurable for VDSL2 and VDSL DSLAM applications. The chipsets are designed to offer up to 30 Mbps symmetrical bandwidth, or up to 60 Mbps downstream and 30 Mbps upstream.

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