Overview: The Broadband Forum is a non-profit industry consortium dedicated to developing broadband network specifications. Members include telecommunications networking and service provider companies, broadband device and equipment vendors, consultants, and independent testing labs (ITLs). Service provider members are primarily wire-line service providers (non-mobile) telephone companies. Originally formed as the ADSL Forum in 1994 and then the DSL Forum in 1999, it changed its name to the Broadband Forum in 2008.
Specifications: Available at: http://www.broadband-forum.org/technical/ipmplstechspec.php
IPR Policy: Available at: http://www.broadband-forum.org/about/download/IP_Policy.pdf
Current Status: Active