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Fiber to the X (FTTX) comprises the many variants of fiber optic access infrastructure. These include fiber to the home (FTTH), fiber to the premise (FTTP), fiber to the building (FTTB), fiber to the node (FTTN), and fiber to the curb or cabinet (FTTC). You'll find FTTX news, FTTX products, and FTTX market research on this page.

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FTTX NEWS & PRODUCTS

1 Gbps FTTH across Ireland on tap from eircom

10/28/2014 Irish national carrier eircom Group, which had previously focused on broadband access via fiber t...

Frontier adds Oregon to gigabit broadband efforts

10/28/2014 Shortly after its first gigabit broadband access deployment announcement, in North Carolina, Fron...

Elauwit deploys Tellabs' Optical LAN in five college campuses

10/28/2014 Tellabs Inc. (NASDAQ: TLAB) says that campus housing service provider Elauwit Networks has expand...

G.fast field trials underway says ADTRAN

10/27/2014 ADTRAN Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) announced last week at the Broadband World Forum that its G.fast broadb...

AFL ups OSP MicroCore Cable fiber count to 432

10/27/2014 AFL says it has expanded its OSP MicroCore air-jetted fiber-optic cable portfolio with a 432 fibe...

Huawei develops 100G TWDM-PON

10/27/2014 While commercial equipment for 40-Gbps time and wavelength division PON (TWDM-PON) has just been ...

Frontier lights gigabit fiber network in Durham

10/27/2014 Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR) has joined the gigabit broadband party. The company says ne...

enet's fibredirect broadband service for Irish businesses to leverage Calix FTTP gear

10/22/2014 Broadband access network equipment provider Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) says it will supply its Cali...

Broadcom debuts end-to-end G.fast offering

10/22/2014 Communications semiconductor vendor Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ: BRCM) has unveiled a G.fast chipset f...

G.fast ONT available early next year says Alcatel-Lucent

10/22/2014 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says it will make a G.fast optical network terminal...

Alcatel-Lucent unveils TWDM-PON

10/21/2014 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says it will offer a line card and complementary op...

Next Century Cities collaborate to promote gigabit broadband

10/20/2014 Thirty-two cities have launched a collaborative effort to promote deployment and use of gigabit-l...
Broadbandtrends gigabit broadband deployment drivers

Gigabit broadband driven by technology leadership desire survey says

10/20/2014 Such deployments are moving forward despite doubts operators expressed about customer needs for s...

XG-PON deployment by Telefónica supports 1-Gbps FTTH

10/17/2014 Spanish service provider Telefónica has chosen Huawei to supply 10-Gbps capable XG-PON equipment ...

First G.fast customer connected by Telekom Austria's A1 as part of trial

10/16/2014 A1, the domestic service provider subsidiary of the Telekom Austria Group, says it connected the ...

FTTX Featured Articles

Monitoring fiber access links

Access link monitoring can bring new reliability to optical access networks, unlocking a variety ...

FTTH in Europe: A long way to go

There were nearly 75 million FTTH subscribers worldwide at the end of 2012, but only 10.3 million...

Operator agreements catalyze FTTH builds in France’s low-density areas

After implementing a policy for fiber installation and network sharing in urban apartment buildin...

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The MS9740A is a benchtop optical spectrum analyzer covering 600 nm to 1750 nm. The MS9740A offers high-performa...

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The mini-AVIT inspects all of the fibers without removing them from the polishing plate, reducing significant in...

JGR MS12001 Cable Assembly Test System

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