Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Broadband Forum Names New President, Completes EPON Technical Report

The Broadband Forum named Kevin Foster, Head of Access Platform Design at BT, as its new President. He joins Tom Starr (AT&T), who continues as Chairman, Marcin Drzymala (Telekomunikacja Polska) and Andrew Malis (Verizon
Communications) who continue as Vice Presidents, David Sinicrope (Ericsson) who continues
as Secretary and Frank Van der Putten (Alcatel-Lucent) who continues as Treasurer.

The Broadband Forum also announced the approval of three new Technical Reports and two new Marketing Reports:

  • TR-200, using EPON in the context of TR-101

  • TR-115 Corrigendum 2 - VDSL functionality test plan

  • TR-181 – Issue 2, Amendment 2 – IPv6 Device Data Model for TR-069

  • MR-244 (IPv6 tutorial)

  • MR-229 Next Generation Wholesale Access

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