Tuesday 8 September 2015

Broadband powered by home gateways? Whose bright idea was THIS?

Broadband Forum eating the fruit of the idiot tree

Fibre-to-the-node can help squeeze the last drop of sweat out of copper telephony networks, but it has a problem: nodes need electrons, and there might not be a copper path upstream to the exchange for 48V power. So the standards body The Broadband Forum thinks powering nodes using household electricity is a good idea.…

via The Register - Networks

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