Certification: Broadband Distribution Specialist (BDS)

140 Phillips Road, Exton, PA 19341-1318

Certifies proficiency in the subject matter related to the RF distribution of signals. All aspects of the network from the optical node to the distribution tap are included in this certification curriculum.

Oral or Written Exam Required?
Renewal Required?
Every 3 Year(s)
Renew through Re-Examination?
Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)?
Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)?


The certification corresponds to a specialty within a recognized occupation. For example, Oncology Nurse and Pediatric Nurse are specialties within the nursing field, so Certified Oncology Nurse and Certified Pediatric Nurse would be classified as specialty certifications.

  • This certification is related to military occupational specialties.