Symmetricom, Agere extend ADSL
Symmetricom Inc. says a third-party tester has confirmed that its GoLong asymmetric digital subscriber line extenders more than double the range of ADSL connections. The standard 14,000-foot limit is reportedly increased to 30,000 feet from a central office, potentially increasing the percentage of phone customers capable of ADSL connects from 60 to 95 percent. The cost per user will run between $500 and $700.
Also, Agere Systems (formerly Lucent Microelectronics) has ported its ADSL modems the Linux OS.
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