Rich Forte, President and CEO stated, "We believe the successful deployment of our Apollo series full-rate ADSL
modem chipsets is attributable to its high performance, stable operation, and industry-wide interoperability with central office equipment, in addition to its patented auto-configuration capability for different ADSL standards.
Designed for use in digital loop carriers, multi-tenant units and DSL access multiplexers, the chipset supports 8Mb/s full-rate ADSL
technology as well as 1.5Mb/s G.lite ADSL technology to eliminate the need for telephone companies to install splitter equipment or special wiring at the customer's premises.
The testing compared full-rate ADSL
USB modems utilizing chipsets from top tier ADSL chipset makers and concluded that, among those tested, modems using Centillium's Flite Optimizer USB chipsets are the fastest available today.
In fact, the eight-Mbps speed of full-rate ADSL
can eventually be supplanted by the 50-Mbps rate of very-high-speed digital subscriber line (VDSL) technology with a simple channel-card upgrade.
technology delivers data rates of up to 8Mbps downstream and 1Mbps upstream.
UTStarcom's ADSL CPEs support both full-rate ADSL
(8 Mbps downstream / 1 Mbps upstream) and G.lite (1.5 Mbps downstream / 512 Kbps upstream).
With TI's splitterless full-rate ADSL
peripheral connectivity interconnect (PCI) chipsets, customers using the new Presarios will experience dedicated Internet connections and will enjoy plug-and-play installation with "no truck roll" to install extra equipment.
The Actiontec USB/Ethernet Home DSL Modem with Routing Capabilities combines a full-rate ADSL
modem with a built-in router.