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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

Google Fiber launches business services in Provo

03/04/2015 Google Fiber has added Provo, UT, to the list of markets in which it will offer its 1-Gbps broadb...

Gigabit FTTH drives record broadband sales says Infonetics

03/03/2015 The exploding interest in gigabit broadband helped create record sales of broadband aggregation e...

AEPONYX to launch C-Band 10G WDM-PON at OFC 2015

03/03/2015 Montreal-based WDM-PON specialist AEPONYX inc. says it will take the wraps off of what it asserts...

FCC passes Net Neutrality plan – whatever it may be

02/26/2015 As expected, commissioners at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 in support of...

FCC makes first strikes against anti-muni broadband state laws

02/26/2015 Warming up for its vote on Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Thomas Wheeler's Net ...

Senko offers power, fiber support with IP-ONE hybrid connector

02/26/2015 Senko Advanced Component has unveiled the IP-ONE, a hybrid connector designed to provide simultan...

Tellabs to show 10-Gbps passive optical LAN gear at BICSI Winter

02/24/2015 Passive optical LAN technology supplier Tellabs says it will use this week's BICSI Winter Confere...

NBN Co taps ARRIS for HFC portion of Australian broadband network

02/23/2015 NBN Co, the group tasked with overseeing deployment of Australia's National Broadband Network, ha...

Fairlawn, OH, looking for gigabit broadband partners

02/19/2015 The City of Fairlawn, OH, has launched a request for proposals (RFP) for assistance with its plan...

Sumitomo Electric Lightwave unveils Lynx2 Splice-On fiber-optic connectors

02/19/2015 Sumitomo Electric Lightwave (SEL) now offers the Lynx2-PLUS CustomFit Splice-On Connectors line. ...

OFS offers MiDia Dry FX all-dry microcable

02/17/2015 OFS has expanded its all-dry fiber-optic cable offerings with a new microcable product line. The ...

European FTTH connects 14.5 million homes

02/17/2015 Research commissioned by the FTTH Council Europe and released at the organization's annual confer...

HKT offers 10-Gbps broadband FTTH in Hong Kong

02/16/2015 HKT (SEHK: 6823) says it will leverage its fiber to the home (FTTH) network to deliver 10-Gbps fi...

Sonic to deliver gigabit FTTH to six California communities

02/16/2015 Sonic, a Santa Rosa, CA based competitive service provider specializing in gigabit fiber-optic br...

AT&T battles Google Fiber with 1-Gbps FTTH in Kansas City

02/16/2015 Joining battle once again with Google Fiber, AT&T says it has launched its 1-Gbps U-verse wit...

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...

Related Products

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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JGR Optics Inc

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

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