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Introduction technology has entered a key phase in its evolution that demonstrates its competitive strength in the wireline access playing field. In June 2017, the first certified product list was released.


  • is a rapidly evolving technology; its next generation is set to appear within the coming year, and we expect this solution to have an aggressive rollout in North America, Europe, and parts of Asia-Pacific where copper infrastructure continues to dominate.

Features and Benefits

  • Evaluates the credibility of interoperability certification.
  • Assesses the impact certification will have on the market through 2021.

Key questions answered

  • What are the benefits of certification to service providers?
  • How will new developments in support the future?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Interoperability testing results signal step toward maturity
  • Newest solutions and developments support the future
  • What's next


  • Further reading
  • Author

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