Broadband Forum unveils self-certification program to boost connected homes

Broadband Forum has launched its User Services Platform (USP) Agent Certification Program. It aims to provide assurance and confidence for service providers and consumer electronics companies looking to generate new revenues from Internet of Things (IoT) services, cloud-based business models, and Wi-Fi and security management.

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In search of a managed IoT ecosystem that works

It’s no accident that the promise of the IoT has been slower than the headline-hungry tech media has reported over the years. Several factors – including security and privacy concerns, lack of interoperability, and poor network performance – have left consumers uncertain.

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Broadband Forum brings IoT home with new USP standard

The Broadband Forum published its User Services Platform (USP) – a new standard for implementing, deploying and managing all types of devices in the broadband home. For the first time, USP brings a unified, common approach to securely deploy, manage, and control network-aware consumer electronics,

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Calix AXOS accelerates past 100 Gfast service provider deployments

Calix, Inc. announced it has accelerated past the 100 service provider deployment milestone for its AXOS Gfast solutions faster than any other vendor. Armed with Calix AXOS Gfast solutions, which simplify the delivery of new services, service providers globally are cost-effectively upgrading their offerings to a true symmetrical gigabit experience

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NG-PON2 can be the key for long-term success

Next-generation fiber technologies such as NG-PON2 represent a paradigm shift in the access space and a more certain path towards long-term success, according to Vincent O’Byrne, director of Technology at Verizon.

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oneM2M’s Mulligan to discuss building a secure and interoperable IoT at Smart IoT London

oneM2M’s progress on achieving an Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem that is interoperable and secure for all devices will be revealed at Smart IoT London, held at the ExCeL Centre in London Docklands (March 15-16).

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Deploy G.fast right or miss opportunity to bring CES technologies to the masses, says Broadband Forum

CES, Las Vegas, January 6, 2016 – Operators need to get G.fast right if they want to take advantage of the huge opportunity to enable and deliver up-and-coming technologies to consumers.

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HGI and Broadband Forum to discuss device template for smart home interoperability

HGI (Home Gateway Initiative) and Broadband Forum (BBF), have announced that they are to discuss recommendations for a universal template which will facilitate interworking between home devices and smart home applications.

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HGI and the Broadband Forum agree to work together on the smart home

Sophia Antipolis, France and Fremont, California, USA – HGI and the Broadband Forum have agreed to jointly specify requirements for the smart home. Two projects are under way – one clarifying performance and co-existence requirements for wireless home area networks (WHAN) and the other specifying requirements for interworking between various home devices and home automation

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G.hn chipset makers pass interoperability test

In a win for the wired home networking industry, four G.hn chipset manufacturers converged in Geneva, Switzerland, for the world’s first open G.hn Interoperability Plugfest.

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