US-based networking solutions provider ADTRAN has confirmed that it has been undertaking field trials of its range of G.fast FTTx solutions for Israeli fixed line incumbent Bezeq in one of Israel’s largest cities. Announcing the development via press release, ADTRAN noted that the trial involves a variety of copper loop lengths and internet speeds delivered on it unique architecture, which it says offers flexibility with chipset vendor selection and port densities. The trials are expected to enable Bezeq to best plan how it will exploit its existing infrastructure to deliver a new generation of ultrafast and Gigabit broadband services with the fastest possible time to market.
Commenting on the matter, Bezeq’s CTO Yaki Zano was cited as saying: ‘Our trials have proven G.fast to be both an innovative and a pragmatic broadband technology that creates new possibilities thanks to its flexible deployment capabilities. We are pleased that ADTRAN has enabled us to accelerate the delivery of new transformative Gigabit broadband services.’