SOURCE: Ikanos Communications

Ikanos Communications

May 14, 2014 09:25 ET

Ikanos CTO to Present at G-Fast Summit 2014

Presentation Will Highlight Challenges and Opportunities in Introducing Gigabit Service to Consumers in a Hybrid-Fiber-Copper Environment

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwired - May 14, 2014) - Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: IKAN), a leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the digital home, today announced that Debajyoti Pal, Ikanos Chief Technology Officer, will speak at the G-Fast Summit 2014. The presentation will focus on carrier motivations for migrating to Fiber-to-the-Distribution Point (FTTDp) for broadband access and on the use of G.fast as either a step towards Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) or as an architecture for gigabit service over copper. Pal will also discuss scenarios for upgrading from a hybrid Fiber-to-the-Node (FTTN)/VDSL2 architecture to a hybrid FTTDp with G.fast architecture. In addition, Pal will participate on a panel with other broadband industry leaders discussing how FTTH, VDSL2 and G.fast overlap and complement each other.

Session Title: Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities in Deploying G.fast

Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Time: 11:30 a.m. - noon CEST

Location: Novotel Convention & Wellness Paris Roissy CDG, Paris, France

Panel Title: FTTH/VDSL2/ G.fast: Overlapping or Complementarity?

Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Time: 5:00 p.m. CEST

Location: Novotel Convention & Wellness Paris Roissy CDG, Paris, France

The G-Fast Summit 2014 will bring together industry leaders and operators who are preparing for the standardization of G.fast, which will deliver an ultra-high-speed broadband experience. The conference will also cover implementations and business case reports from operators testing or deploying G.fast in field trials.

About Ikanos
Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: IKAN) is a leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the digital home. The company's broadband DSL, communications processors and other offerings power access infrastructure and customer premises equipment for many of the world's leading network equipment manufacturers and telecommunications service providers. For more information, visit www.ikanos.com.

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