Copper line Pre-qualification Assessment for High-Speed Broadband in Malaysia

Journal of Advanced Research in Applied Mechanics
Volume 65, No. 1, January 2020, Pages 18-24

Nabihah Hashim1,*, Nelidya Md Yusoff2, Astuty Amrin2, Azhari Asrokin1, Ahmadun Nijar Zainal Abidin1

1 Fixed Infra Media Lab, Research & Innovation Division, TM Research & Development Sdn Bhd, TM Innovation Center, Lingkaran Teknokrat Timur, 63000, Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia
2 Department of Engineering, Razak Faculty of Technologi and Informatics, Universiti Teknology Malaysia, Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra, 54100 Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia
*Corresponding author: nabihah@tmrnd.com.my

KEYWORDS

Digital Subscriber Line (DSL), impairments, copper lines, high speed boradband

ABSTRACT

The copper access-network operators face the challenge of developing and maintaining the cost-effective digital subscriber line (DSL) services that are competitive to other broadband access technologies. The copper line quality assessment process is crucial to ensure the customers enjoy their speed subscription. Through this process, service providers can evaluate the capability of copper lines before deploying the broadband service. Furthermore, for the unstable condition of copper lines, the root cause of the problems can be identifying earlier, which helps the operators to do preventive action and avoid offering the service to customers using that copper lines. This paper discusses the proposed prequalification assessment method and the impact of every proposed stage. This proposed assessment showed that the speed performance would be dropped more than 50% if the impairments exit in the copper line. Thus, any service providers can avoid serving high-speed broadband to subscribers using the unstable cable condition. Through this preventive process, it will benefit the service providers.

CITE THIS ARTICLE

MLA
Nabihah, Hashim, et al. “Copper line Pre-qualification Assessment for High-Speed Broadband in Malaysia .” Journal of Advanced Research in Applied Mechanics 65.1 (2019): 18-24.

APA
Nabihah, H., Nelidya, M. Y., Astuty, A., Azhari, A., & Ahmadun Nijar, Z. A.(2019). Copper line Pre-qualification Assessment for High-Speed Broadband in Malaysia . Journal of Advanced Research in Applied Mechanics, 65(1), 18-24.

Chicago
Nabihah Hashim, Nelidya Md Yusoff, Astuty Amrin, Azhari Asrokin, and Ahmadun Nijar Zainal Abidin.”Copper line Pre-qualification Assessment for High-Speed Broadband in Malaysia .” Journal of Advanced Research in Applied Mechanics. 65, no. 1 (2019): 18-24.

Harvard
Nabihah, H., Nelidya, M.Y., Astuty, A., Azhari, A., and Ahmadun Nijar, Z.A., 2019. Copper line Pre-qualification Assessment for High-Speed Broadband in Malaysia . Journal of Advanced Research in Applied Mechanics 65(1), pp. 18-24.

Vancouver
Nabihah H, Nelidya MY, Astuty A, Azhari A, Ahmadun Nijar ZA. Copper line Pre-qualification Assessment for High-Speed Broadband in Malaysia . Journal of Advanced Research in Applied Mechanics. 2019;65(1): 18-24.

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