EXFO Introduces the World's First G.fast Handheld Test Set

EXFO's new MaxTester 635G test set provides technicians with a handheld solution to confidently install, turn up and maintain G.fast, VDSL2, and ADSL2+ deployments with a single test tool, enabling the verification of subscriber data rates of up to 1 Gbit/s.

QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 1, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO), (TSX: EXF) today announced the introduction of its MaxTester 635G (MAX-635G) test set, a handheld G.fast CPE emulation solution that supports ITU-T G.9700 and G.9701 recommendations, as well as current VDSL2 and ADSL2+ technologies. The MAX-635G is a must for operators rolling out ultra-broadband to subscribers in today's highly competitive broadband residential services market.

In addition to supporting G.fast, EXFO's MAX-635G offers multiplay service testing with industry leading, copper fault-finding capabilities. The MAX-635G provides touchscreen navigation and superior asset and data field management support using EXFO Sync and EXFO Connect mobile and cloud-based solutions.

"EXFO has successfully demonstrated the MAX-635G G.fast test solution to a number of major service providers and we are very excited by the resulting interest and feedback concerning this product," said Stéphane Chabot, Vice-President of EXFO's Physical Layer Test Division. "We are seeing significant interest from our customers concerning the deployment of new G.fast technology solutions. They are attracted by its fiber-like speeds, which can be achieved more economically than full fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) deployments."

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About EXFO
EXFO enables extraordinary experiences over global networks. Our test, service assurance and network visibility solutions allow network operators and equipment manufacturers to deliver a wealth of services to consumers, while increasing network capacity and reducing operating costs. From a company executive holding a telepresence meeting with overseas staff to a runner transferring data from wearable technology, EXFO's inherent expertise and powerful analytics render these events commonplace. Simply put, we have evolved over our 30-year history to ensure unmatched quality of service and quality of experience on next-generation fixed and mobile networks. EXFO has a staff of approximately 1500 people in 25 countries, supporting more than 2000 customers worldwide. For more information, visit www.EXFO.com and follow us on the EXFO Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and YouTube.

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For further information: Marie-Anne Grondin, Corporate Communications, (418) 683-0913, Ext. 23417, marie-anne.grondin@EXFO.com; Vance Oliver, Director, Investor Relations, (418) 683-0913, Ext. 23733, vance.oliver@EXFO.com

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