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Dark blue: 
Firm commitments from incumbent: BT (10M), Belgacom, Swisscom,                                          Ad from Sckipio
Austria, Bezeq Israel, Chunghwa Taiwan, Korea SK, (U.S.) Century & Windstream
Light blue: Smaller carriers: Canada, Germany, Norway, Finland, Japan
Green: Incumbent likely: France, Germany, Australia, Poland & Panama                                    
Below: Country by country details. 

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Nothing official, but the boss sure seems to have decided. CTO Ibrahim Gedeon spoke twice at Huawei's MBBF in Tokyo. It was a mobile event but G.fast was part of both of his presentations.  It's ...

An industry leader in test points out the key steps. Lincoln Lavoie at  the University of New Hampshire, working with the Broadband Forum, runs the model test lab for DSL. They perform the ...

Use more spectrum, get higher speeds at very short distances. They showed a prototype at BBWF they claimed would provide "3.8 Gbps @ 50 meters and 2.4Gbps @70 meters." Huawei's name for the next ...

"11M G.fast subs/year in 2021 predicted by nbn/Ovum" was my original headline. After reading the report, I saw no way to be so precise five years from now. There are too many unknowns. Ovum sees only ...

Interoperability demonstrated at BBWF. Metanoia's press release features a quote from Swisscom, one of the first to deploy G.fast. Their chips are in an SFP container, ready to plug into routers ...

The headline is the whole story. Two North American telcos have told me they need a smaller unit. They don't want to pay for 16 ports when they only need 4 or 5. Nokia has announced one. The unit is ...

"In June 2016, SK Broadband President Yin-Chan Lee publicly announced the intention to provide gigabit Ethernet speeds [with] existing copper telephone lines in old apartments via G.fast." I missed ...

Fiber to the basement + G.fast is the obvious choice today to upgrade apartment buildings. Telecom Austria A1 did some of the first testing of G.fast in the field, an early proof of concept. In 2014, ...

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