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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

Calix offers NG-PON2 TWDM PON support

06/29/2015 Broadband access network gear supplier Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) says it will add NG-PON2 TWDM PON...

Bell Canada targets Toronto for gigabit FTTH

06/28/2015 Bell Canada says it will deliver 1-Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) and premises to residents and bu...

OFS offers MiDia FX fiber-optic microcable

06/25/2015 Fiber-optic network connectivity supplier OFS has expanded its microcable portfolio with the MiDi...

Worldwide PON interest to drive FTTx optics market beyond $1 billion this year

06/25/2015 Worldwide demand for PON gear should enable sales of FTTx optics to follow last year's record-bre...

Rural broadband providers embracing fiber says NTCA study

06/22/2015 According to a study released last week by NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association, a growing number...

G.fast residential gateway on tap from Alcatel-Lucent

06/21/2015 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) has unveiled a G.fast residential gateway designed ...

Sckipio offers G.fast reference designs, including G.fast on a stick

06/18/2015 Communications IC startup Sckipio Technologies has unveiled a trio of reference designs for CPE t...

Ting Fiber Network offers gigabit broadband in Charlottesville

06/15/2015 Gigabit broadband and wireless service provider Ting Fiber Network, a subsidiary of Tucows Inc. (...

Wave offers gigabit Internet to San Francisco residents

06/15/2015 Wave, which specializes in fiber-optic broadband services provision in the U.S. Northwest, says i...

Open Internet net neutrality rules go into effect

06/12/2015 The Federal Communications Commission's (FCC's) most recent iteration of its Open Internet net ne...

Los Angeles to issue gigabit broadband RFP

06/11/2015 The City of Los Angeles plans to issue an RFP as part of its CityLinkLA broadband initiative. The...

AT&T, ON.Lab to lead CORD proof-of-concept demonstration

06/11/2015 ON.Lab, developers of the Open Network Operating System (ONOS), says it will join with AT&T (...

Sckipio unveils G.fast SDN initiatives

06/11/2015 G.fast silicon startup Sckipio Technologies has announced a pair of moves aimed at promoting supp...

2015 broadband equipment sales start strong but may not finish that way

06/10/2015 First quarter sales of DSL, PON, and point-to-point Ethernet fiber to the home (FTTH) broadband a...

Calix offers G.fast for MDUs

06/04/2015 Broadband access network equipment developer Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) has introduced three platfo...

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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Anritsu Optical Spectrum Analyzer (OSA) MS9740A

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

FiberQA's mini-AVIT Inspection System

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

JGR MS12001 Cable Assembly Test System

The MS12001 system provides the most accurate mandrel-free IL and RL measurement in the industry for both cable ...

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  Established in 2002, JGR has steadily grown to meet the test and measurement demands of the communic...

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