The Test Module add-on for CONNECT-ACS – in compliance with FCC Mandated Testing for All High-Cost, Subsidy Recipients – part of DZS-CONNECTION Software Suite, has been designed to meet the FCC testing requirements as outlined in FCC Ruling DA-18-710A1. This CONNECT ACS Module is capable of CAF II Bandwidth & Latency Testing in accordance to DA-18-710A1.
Who is affected: FCC Requirements from FCC document DA-18-710A1:
“Certain recipients of Connect America Fund (CAF) high-cost universal service support, including price cap carriers, rate-of-return carriers, rural broadband experiment (RBE) support recipients, Alaska Plan carriers, and CAF Phase II auction winners.”
Introduction and Clarification of FCC document DA-18-710A1:
All carriers which receive government subsidy to provide broadband in “high-cost” areas, must perform the tests. Basically, that is almost every tier 2 and tier 3 carrier in the USA.
A glossary of terms provided by the Universal Service Administrative Company (the glossary), heretofore referred to as USAC, can be downloaded from the web. The glossary and other documents can be accessed at www.usac.org. All acronyms are defined within the glossary.
Manage & Monetize Whole Home Wi-Fi and the Internet of Things
CONNECT-ACS performs the traditional roles of an ACS including firmware management, zero-touch provisioning, bulk operations and much more.
Intuitive and powerful, key ingredients of the CSR platform
Identify and enumerate the types of device within homes and businesses. CONNECT-ACS CSR platform provides a valuable tool set for help desks:
- View the physical link status
- Verify the Quality of Experience to the subscriber and that subscribed services are being delivered
- Use the one-click suspension of accounts for non-payment or other reasons
- Multi-service provisioning and diagnostics
Diagnose and Analyze LAN side issues Powerful analytics identify upgrade candidates and associated monetary value Full data analysis from descriptive through prescriptive
Diagnose and Analyze LAN side issues
Powerful analytics identify upgrade candidates and associated monetary value
Full data analysis from descriptive through prescriptive