[Cerowrt-devel] CeroWRT and "FTTN" 50/10 VDSL2 (aka "FIBE")

Sebastian Moeller moeller0 at gmx.de
Mon Jun 30 15:17:52 EDT 2014

Hi Michael,

On Jun 30, 2014, at 17:37 , Michael Richardson <mcr at sandelman.ca> wrote:

> Sebastian Moeller <moeller0 at gmx.de> wrote:
>>> Bell Canada and nortel ATM equipment is involved.
>> Oh, that would be quite interesting vdsl2 and atm at the same
>> time. Could you by chance post the status page of your vdsl modem (the
>> more detailed the statistics the better)? (Typically vdsl2 should use
>> packet transfer mode (PTM) instead of ATM between modem and DSLAM,
>> though the DSLAM might still connected to an ATM fabric. It would be
>> interesting to measure whether you still "see" the effects of ATM
>> encapsulation along your link.
> I can't say what the VDSL2 interface is, but the backhaul network with Bell
> has been historically all nortel passport ATM (with way over buffered LANE).

	I would be amazed if they would manage to extend the reach of their ATM network while most other telco's seem to be moving away from ATM… Since bell advertises this as a fiber to the cabinet product, my bet is on ethernet over fiber from the slam/msan to the core network, but I digress. Not that it matters, only for the modem slam connection one needs to take ATM encapsulation into account for bandwidth shaping purposes. So what is your direct uplink to the slam using PTM or ATM?

Best Regards

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