Experimental evaluation of capacity statistics for short VDSL loops

E. Karipidis*, Nikos Sidiropoulos, A. Leshem, L. Youming

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We assess the capacity potential of very short very-high data-rate digital subscriber line loops using full-binder channel measurements collected by France Telecom R&D. Key statistics are provided for both uncoordinated and vectored systems employing coordinated transmitters and coordinated receivers. The vectoring benefit is evaluated under the assumption of transmit precompensation for the elimination of self-far-end crosstalk, and echo cancellation of self-near-end crosstalk. The results provide useful bounds for developers and providers alike.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)1119-1122
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Transactions on Communications
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2005
Externally publishedYes

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Funding Information:
Paper approved by S. K. Wilson, the Editor for Multicarrier Modulation of the IEEE Communications Society. Manuscript received November 15, 2004; revised February 5, 2005 and February 11, 2005. This work was supported by the EU-FP6 under U-BROAD STREP Contract 506790. This paper was presented in part at the 6th IEEE Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications Conference, New York, NY, June 2005.


  • Capacity
  • Very-high data-rate digital subscriber line (VDSL)


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