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By: Olivier Tremblay-Lavoie | Category: Copper/xDSL Testing | Posted date: 2014-11-26 | Views: 115

Impulse noise, which is a type of electromagnetic interference (EMI) typically emanating from power transmission, radio, TV, electronics, and cell phones, presents a host of challenges for today’s broadband service providers.

By: Marie-Anne Grondin | Category: Event | Posted date: 2014-11-20 | Views: 132

Early this November, EXFO launched, along with other Canadian telecom industry stakeholders, the Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks (CENGN) in Kanata, On. CENGN is a consortium of industry, academic and research leaders dedicated to accelerating the commercialization of next generation communications solutions.  CENGN will help bridge the gap between research and commercialization – a key component to building successful startup companies.

By: Thierno Diallo | Category: Network Monitoring | Posted date: 2014-11-18 | Views: 230

There are two prevailing types of data transfer protocol in the Internet Protocol (IP) suite: UDP – User Datagram Protocol and TCP – Transmission Control Protocol. The key difference between them is that TCP rigorously checks for errors and guarantees in-order-delivery of traffic while UDP does not and relies on higher layer protocols for error and flow management.

By: Olivier Tremblay-Lavoie | Category: LTE/3G/4G, Optical/Fiber Testing | Posted date: 2014-11-16 | Views: 159

Kelly Hill, Editor at RCR Wireless recently interview Todd Dover, Territory Manager at EXFO to discuss the challenges around HetNet deployments, best practices and new solutions. 

By: Yu Wenbo (Toby) | Category: FTTx | Posted date: 2014-11-11 | Views: 228

OFweek recently interviewed Cao Zheng, Sales Director for Greater China Region and Korea; Sun Xuerui, Application Director for China and Hong Kong; and Zhao Yongliang, Director of Service Assurance and Solutions,  for an in-depth discussion on opportunities brought about by the deployment of LTE and high-speed 100G networks carried out by China’s 3 major operators.

By: Alfonso Domesi | Category: Copper/xDSL Testing | Posted date: 2014-11-05 | Views: 322

The Broadband World Forum 2014 is always a great place to get a sneak peek into the latest telecom technologies and catch the hottest market news first-hand. Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software-defined Networking (SDN) are both trending these days. However, it’s good ol’ copper that’s been stealing the show lately with how the copper pair used in legacy access networks can be optimized and maximized for the current and future needs of end-users in their homes.

By: | Category: 40G/100G, Ethernet | Posted date: 2014-10-27 | Views: 346

Webinar of the Week Blog Series | 2013 will go down in history as the year of 100G deployments around the world. And things happened fast. Today 100G is very present with over 350 global commercial announcements made by the third-quarter of 2014.

By: Marie-Anne Grondin | Category: Copper/xDSL Testing, Event | Posted date: 2014-10-21 | Views: 450

EXFO will team up with Telebyte, Alcatel-Lucent, Sagemcom and ADB at Broadband World Forum 2014 for a live multi-vendor FTTN VDSL2 vectoring demonstration. Attendees will be able to see the qualitative and quantitative effects of interferences such as impulse noise, RFI, mechanical interruptions, and more, under real-world conditions. The demonstration will then show how to tackle such impairments with the latest advances in VDSL2 Vectoring testing technologies.

By: Marie-Anne Grondin | Category: LTE/3G/4G | Posted date: 2014-10-16 | Views: 374

Webinar of the Week Blog Series | With rapidly growing smartphone usage driving up data volumes, meeting and achieving capacity is now a big game. Indeed, many mobile operators are now wondering and asking what’s in store for the next wireless generation, and when we will be seeing 5G.

By: Lawrence Delvecchio | Category: LTE/3G/4G | Posted date: 2014-10-14 | Views: 330

In today’s fast-paced telecom environment, customer acquisition and retention are make-it-or-break-it factors to success. Customer churn on the other hand, is a major barrier.