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100G Testing

The testing of 100G networks whose methods are based on extensive expertise in line-coding modulation, fiber characterization, Ethernet and transport technologies. 100G testing methods focus on the client interface , line interface and fiber characterization to address complex issues such as optical transceiver testing, layer 1/2/3 testing, parallel optics and new modulation formats.


2R

Acronym for: Re-amplifying, reshaping


3R

Acronym for: Re-amplifying, reshaping and retaining


5G

The fifth generation of wireless broadband technology based on the IEEE802.11ac standard, expected by 2020. 5G will increase network expandability up to hundreds of thousands of connections. 5G has greater coverage and speeds in addition to improved spectral and signaling efficiency. 5G technology will enable further changes like the Internet of Things (IoT).