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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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FTTH subscribers in Asia-Pacific hit 100 million

11/25/2014 Market research firm Ovum and the FTTH Council Asia-Pacific say that the number of customers rece...

Energy-efficient point-to-point optical transceiver, virtual home gateway are latest from GreenTouch Consortium

11/25/2014 GreenTouch, a global ICT consortium focused on improving the energy efficiency of communications ...

DSL drop off means flat 3Q14 broadband systems market says Infonetics

11/24/2014 A drop in sales of DSL equipment negated continued growth in PON equipment demand in the third qu...

Passive optical LAN from Tellabs choice of SK Food Group

11/24/2014 Tellabs says that SK Food Group has installed a passive optical LAN in its new manufacturing faci...

BT enables superfast broadband on Isles of Scilly

11/24/2014 UK operator BT reports that an ambitious project to bring superfast broadband to a remote communi...

Sumitomo Electric launches 10G-EPON line cards

11/20/2014 Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. has released 10G symmetrical EPON line cards for use with its ...

Calix supports gigabit fiber network in Jackson, Wyoming

11/18/2014 Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) says Silver Star Communications has selected E7-2 and E7-20 Ethernet Ser...

ASSIA wins another round in DSL patent fight with BT

11/14/2014 Broadband access network management software vendor ASSIA, Inc. reports the UK Court of Appeal in...

Google Fiber to offer small business services in Kansas City via FTTP

11/13/2014 Google Fiber says it will finally begin to offer high-speed broadband access services to small bu...

Icotera launches Layer 2 point-to-point residential fiber gateway for open access FTTH

11/13/2014 Danish company Icotera A/S has unveiled a point-to-point Layer 2 residential fiber gateway – the ...

Monaco Telecom to manage FTTH cable nets with Huawei D-CCAP platform

11/10/2014 Monaco Telecom has selected Huawei's distributed converged cable access platform (D-CCAP) to mana...
Sumitomo Electric Lightwave Quantum Type-Q101-CA-PLUS fusion splicer

Sumitomo Electric Lightwave launches Wi-Fi enabled QuantumCA-PLUS fusion splicer

11/06/2014 Sumitomo Electric Lightwave has introduced its next-generation single-fiber core alignment fusion...

IEEE delivers EPON interoperability test program

11/06/2014 The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) has unveiled three new standards for conformance testing...

RFoG from ARRIS the choice of Spain's R

11/04/2014 Spanish cable operator R Cable y Telecomunicaciones Galicia, simply known as R, has selected radi...

BCE takes Bell Aliant private

11/04/2014 BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), formerly known as Bell Canada Enterprises, says it has completed the p...

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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