Archive for February, 2008

30Mbps to Tye’s house

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

Our team today turned up pair bonded ADSL2+ to Tye C's place. Tye works in tech support, and happens to live a little over one mile of copper wire away from the Santa Rosa downtown central office. And tonight, Tye is rocking 30Mbps of downstream bandwidth on two ...

Next generation broadband technical resources

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

For folks interested in some of the technical details of the new solutions we are deploying, here are some links: ADSL2+: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ITU_G.992.5 ADSL2+M: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ITU_G.992.5_Annex_M EFM: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethernet_in_the_first_mile Our current deployment can support bonding of up to two pairs of ADSL2+, and up to eight pairs using EFM. You can do the ...

First e.SHDSL test loop

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

At over a mile of distance, we're very pleased with the 3.5Mbps symmetric performance we're seeing on this single pair test loop. With eight pair bonding (8x3.5, in this example), this means delivery of a 25Mbps symmetric link is possible at this sort of range. This very exciting ...

ADSL2+ running 16Mbps

Sunday, February 3rd, 2008

This loop is a bit over one mile long (~5500ft). Downstream sync is 16Mbps, upstream sync at 1.1Mbps. This is served out of the Santa Rosa 01 (downtown) central office, from our new DSLAM deployment there. Click for larger, more legible image.