August 2009 - Connect World
Broadband - Separating the long distance runners from the Sprinters
Demand for broadband has run ahead of both wired and wireless network capacity and left many operators with little, if any, excess capacity. Operators must either invest heavily in fiber cabling or meet consumer demand by upgrading their existing copper-wired networks. The new MIMO (multiple input, multiple output) over DMT (Discrete Multitone) copperbonded solutions are relatively inexpensive and provides a return on investment within 12 to 24 months by using the existing copper infrastructure to provide fiber-like bandwidth and reliability.