FTTX

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

Making a power play for small cells, Wi-Fi, and HD security-camera access

09/18/2014 Having available power is often taken for granted by network and communications engineers deployi...

2014 FTTXcellence Award winner helps AT&T power 1 Gbps

09/17/2014 AT&T has stepped up to the challenge of providing high-speed fiber-optic broadband services w...

Connecticut communities combine for gigabit broadband RFQ

09/15/2014 The mayors of New Haven, Stamford, and West Hartford, CT, along with state officials, have announ...

Ikanos, Sumitomo Electric team for Japanese broadband

09/15/2014 Communications IC developer Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: IKAN) says that it will supply i...

Kentucky muni network goes gigabit with Calix FTTP gear

09/15/2014 Broadband access network equipment provider Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) says it has provided its Cal...

ZTE to build FTTx network for Entel in Bolivia

09/15/2014 ZTE Corp. (H: 0763.HK / A: 000063.SZ) says it is the exclusive winner for the tender from Bolivia...

VDSL, GPON spark 2Q14 access gear shipment growth says Dell'Oro

09/10/2014 Shipments of broadband access equipment, including PON, DSL, and equipment for cable MSO networks...

NTS launches gigabit Internet service in Texas

09/09/2014 NTS, Inc. has launched 1-Gbps Internet service in Plainview, TX, where its fiber to the premises ...

FCC Chairman Wheeler finds broadband competition lacking

09/08/2014 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler called for more competition among br...

Calix GigaCenters enable carrier-class home Wi-Fi

09/03/2014 Broadband access network equipment provider Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) has unveiled the GigaCenter ...

CityFibre plans gigabit network in Aberdeen

09/03/2014 UK network infrastructure provider CityFibre Ltd. says it plans to build a city-wide fiber-optic ...

NWTA picks ADTRAN to support FTTH program

09/03/2014 ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) says the Northwest Telecommunications Association (NWTA) is using its ...

ADTRAN targets gigabit MDU connections via FTTH, G.fast

08/28/2014 ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) has continued a run of broadband technology and deployment announcemen...

Active Broadband Networks offers SDN gateway for FTTH

08/28/2014 Active Broadband Networks has announced what it asserts is the first “Software-Defined Broadband ...

Valdor expands into Mexico with joint venture

08/26/2014 Valdor Technology International Inc. (TSX-V: VTI) (OTC: VTIFF) reports that it has signed a lette...

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 ...

Related Companies

Anritsu Co

Anritsu Company (www.anritsu.com) is the United States subsidiary of Anritsu Corporation, a global provider of i...

FiberQA LLC

FiberQA is an ATE manufacturer for MT and Ceramic fiber optic automated inspect and clean systems used by OEM's ...

JGR Optics Inc

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

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100G and beyond

The applications for which 100 Gbps is needed continue to grow. Meanwhile, plans are already being made for what comes next. These articles look at what’s on the high-speed network horizon.

 

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Stephen Hardy

by Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

We feel pretty

07/02/2014
So, yeah, we’ve redesigned the website. Most of the changes are cosmetic, but there is at least one significant new innovation. The cosmetic touches should be readily apparent. First and foremost you’ll notice that, after varying pronouncements to the contrary in many corners of the fashion, design, and TV worlds, black is i...
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by Earl Kennedy
Alcatel-Lucent

Life after 100G

09/05/2014
It’s hard to believe we’re talking about it already: The end of the 100G era. But skyrocketing bandwidth demand means many operators are already pondering what’s next. With 200G optical hitting the market, you probably have questions about when to make the move to this next phase – and what you’ll need to know when ...

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