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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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Great Q1, strong 2017, even without G.fast. Q1 is usually slow at Adtran, but they are actually up Q4 2016 to Q1 2017. It's 20% higher than Q1 2016. Deutsche Telekom is buying lots of vectored DSL, ...

Portugal as a technology hub. Nuno Monteiro at Altice Labs is ready to ship CPEs, 16 port G.fast DSLAMs, and single port “fiber range extenders.” They are working on a 24 port DSLAM as ...

Sales doing well. Carl Russo attributed the $11.5M loss to "higher than expected costs in our turnkey network improvement projects, particularly as activity accelerated to meet project schedules." I ...

Japan's Energia, the ISP of a regional electric company, has been running a small deployment of G.fast for a year. They like it so much they signed on with Nokia to be a Japanese distributor. ...

200 megabits+, old modems still work. G.fast is headed over a gigabit on short loops  35b was introduced in 2014 as a simple, fast, low cost upgrade that could more than double speeds on ...

The Chinese chipmaker has been almost invisible for two years, at least in the West. They are a substantial company, now ten years old. Their CEO is a U.C.L.A. Ph.D who was successful in American ...

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 ...

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BT: G.fast performance "pretty much spot on"
DSM Could Increase G.fast Speeds 25-50+ Megabit
DT: No 35b VDSL before 2018, modems not available
AT&T G.fast confirmed (unofficially.)
Andrew Ferguson: DSLAMs can be different
Energia Selling Nokia G.fast in Japan
Calix Clobbered by Services Cost
Switzerland: We're going G.fast; Forget fiber home except in new builds 
Nokia takes XG-FAST to 8 gig in the lab at nbn 
Huawei jumping in to G.faster 
Paris G.fast Summit 2017 9 to 11 May will be a great show
100,000 G.fast modems sold by Technicolor - running VDSL Australia: 
700,000 "FTTdp homes." Should use G.fast but may go VDSL. 
Tens of millions G.fast lines predicted 
"Study" predicts $200/line G.fast chip price in 2022 !? 

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