Leveraging the latest Broadcom VDSL2/ADSL2+ chipset, this enhanced DSL
multiplay test set delivers advanced capabilities, such as bonding,
ADSL2+ PTM, G.vector and G.INP
QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 28, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX:
EXF) announced today the launch of the MaxTester 630, featuring a
new-generation Broadcom VDSL2/ADSL2+ chipset. This enhanced DSL
multiplay tester enables service providers to save time and reduce
repeat faults by letting them test multiple xDSL technologies within a
single, dedicated solution. The MaxTester 630 can test multiple DSL
technologies such as ADSL1, ADSL2, ADSL2+, VDSL2, bonded ADSL2+ and
The MaxTester 630 is a handheld, rugged outside plant test set perfectly
fit for service providers deploying and maintaining VDSL2/ADSL2+ and
advanced IP services. In addition to validating the DSL performance, it
also supports a Web browser as well as data and IPTV tests to fully
prove the services are meeting the performance commitments. The
MaxTester's large, color display and intuitive graphical user interface
make it perfect for installation technicians to easily and quickly
qualify new services.
The MaxTester 630 tests two-pair ADSL2+ and VDSL2 bonding utilizing two
copper pairs to deliver DSL speeds and multiplay services over longer
distances and/or at higher data rates. The new bonded test capability
enables field technicians to test both pairs simultaneously, which
allows them to verify correct pair bonding and provisioning.
"Integrating the new-generation Broadcom chipset to the MaxTester 630
has allowed us to add key capabilities—bonding, ADSL2+ PTM, G.vector
and G.INP—to this powerful, handheld test set," said Étienne Gagnon,
EXFO's Vice-President—Wireline Division and Corporate Marketing. "The
next-generation MaxTester 630 is in line with EXFO's mission to enable
service providers to deploy access networks faster and more
Visit our website for details about the MaxTester 630.
Listed on the NASDAQ and TSX stock exchanges, EXFO is among the leading
providers of next-generation test and service assurance solutions for
wireline and wireless network operators and equipment manufacturers in
the global telecommunications industry. The company offers innovative
solutions for the development, installation, management and maintenance
of converged, IP fixed and mobile networks—from the core to the edge.
Key technologies supported include VDSL2, ADSL2+, 3G, 4G/LTE, IMS,
Ethernet, OTN, FTTx, and various optical technologies (accounting for
an estimated 35% of the portable fiber-optic test market). EXFO has a
staff of approximately 1800 people in 25 countries, supporting more
than 2000 telecom customers worldwide. For more information, visit www.EXFO.com.
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