Digital Agenda for Europe
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White Paper: Broadband Access Technologies

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In this white paper the FTTH council compares the performance characteristics of fibre-based access technologies with those of the latest copper-based access technologies. The technologies considered are: Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) family of technologies, and Coaxial cable networks based on Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS), including current generation DOCSIS 3.0 and the next-generation standard DOCSIS 3.1.
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