dataMate, a business unit of Methode Electronics, Inc.(NYSE: MEI) says its G.fast transceiver has passed Recommendation ITU-T K.21 testing. The test verifies a module's resistance to overvoltage and overcurrent from a lightning strike.
K.21 certification includes testing for various overvoltage and overcurrent scenarios. It is mandatory for all telecommunications equipment attached to or installed within a customer premises.
"Certification also provides the added assurance to customers that the module will seamlessly self-recover in the event of a strike and continue to operate at full bandwidth capacity when needed," explained Al Chiappetta, general manager of dataMate.
Methode asserts its G.fast SFP transceiver is the most compact compliant G.fast module available. G.fast technology enable service providers to leverage twisted-pair cabling to support transmission rates greater than those available via VDSL2.
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