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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

ASSIA, BT bury DSL patent litigation hatchet

07/29/2015 DSL and fiber-optic network management software company ASSIA and British Telecommunications (BT)...

Cox brings G1GABLAST gigabit Internet service to Louisiana

07/24/2015 Cox Communications says it will offer its G1GABLAST gigabit Internet service to three locations i...

Alcatel-Lucent, Vodafone tout TWDM-PON field trial

07/24/2015 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and Vodafone have partnered on a field trial of the...

CRTC rules Canadian carriers must share FTTH infrastructure

07/23/2015 The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), the country's primary tel...

Cisco sells set-top box business to Technicolor

07/23/2015 Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has agreed to sell its customer premises equipment (CPE) business for cash a...

Prysmian expands optical fiber plant in Brazil

07/23/2015 Fiber and cable provider Prysmian Group says it has begun operations in a newly expanded optical ...

FCC chairman approves AT&T's DirecTV acquisition with conditions

07/22/2015 AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) appears on the verge of receiving federal regulatory approval for its prop...

AT&T launches GigaPower FTTP in Greensboro, Durham

07/20/2015 AT&T has expanded the North Carolina footprint of its 1-Gbps U-verse with AT&T GigaPower ...

KKR to buy stake in FTTH provider Deutsche Glasfaser

07/20/2015 Investment firm KKR says it has reached an agreement with Dutch counterpart Reggeborgh to acquire...

Greenlee Communications, Sherman+Reilly offer fiber drop cable installation system

07/20/2015 Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) companies Greenlee Communications and Sherman+Reilly have teamed to mark...

Telnet Redes offers interoperable GPON ONT

07/16/2015 Spanish intelligent network technology supplier Telnet Redes Inteligentes has unveiled its latest...

Zhone offers indoor GPON ONT for triple-play via passive optical LAN

07/14/2015 Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE) has expanded its portfolio for passive optical LANs with ...

EATEL brings GIG 1-Gbps FTTH to Louisiana

07/14/2015 Louisiana service provider EATEL has launched its GIG Internet service in &qu...

Comcast markets 2-Gbps Gigabit Pro in seven states

07/13/2015 Better late than never, Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK) has officially put its 2-Gbps Gigabi...

Suddenlink offer 1-Gbps broadband via DOCSIS 3.0

07/13/2015 Cable operator Suddenlink has made good on its promise to step up to gigabit broadband service pr...

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

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

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