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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

Washington State University deploys passive optical LAN with Zhone

01/20/2015 Fiber-optic broadband access equipment supplier Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE) says that...

AFL adds to patent portfolio

01/15/2015 AFL says it recently has been awarded four new patents. They cover technologies related to the co...

President Obama backs municipal broadband efforts

01/15/2015 At a speech in Cedar Falls, IA, President Barack Obama stated his support for the right of munici...

Covage wins Seine-et-Marne FTTH deal

01/13/2015 Covage, the French company of Axia NetMedia Corp. (TSX: AXX), has been selected as a major partne...

Hilliary Communications upgrades FTTH network to gigabit speeds with ADTRAN

01/13/2015 Hilliary Communications will upgrade its fiber to the home (FTTH) infrastructure in Oklahoma and ...

Sckipio gives G.fast a workout at CES

01/07/2015 Semiconductor startup Sckipio Technologies is using the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Ve...

Kentucky launches private/public partnership for middle-mile network

01/05/2015 Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers announced on December 23 the selection o...

US Internet offers 10-Gbps broadband access via FTTP

01/05/2015 US Internet has launched what it asserts is the world's first 10-Gbps broadband access offering i...

BT plans fiber to the basement trial in London

12/22/2014 BT says it plans to try out a new fiber to the basement technique in a pair of buildings within t...

Molex OptoConnect optical enclosures simplify fiber mapping

12/18/2014 Molex Inc. says its new OptoConnect Custom Optical Enclosures simplify complex fiber-optic mappin...

G.fast chip vendor Sckipio Technologies closes Series B funding

12/08/2014 Sckipio Technologies, a startup focused on provision of G.fast modem chipsets, celebrated the rec...

G.fast standard ratified by ITU

12/08/2014 The ITU announced December 5 that its members successfully met industry's "by the end of the...

BT completes superfast subsea links to Scottish Islands

12/08/2014 The Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband project partners are celebrating the installation of 250...

NBN Co revises Australian national broadband deployment plans

12/01/2014 NBN Co, the company tasked with deploying Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN), as releas...

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...

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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