Fiber optic cable and enclosures provide the backbone of FTTH and FTTP. Singlemode fiber optic cable is most commonly used in FTTH and FTTP applications. Enclosures include pedestals as well as GPON ONTs and GEPON ONUs. You'll find information on all of these topics here.



Telefónica deploys FTTH using FastConnect from Huawei

07/18/2014 Spanish operator Telefónica has entered into a joint development agreement with Huawei Technologi...

Greenlee Communications launches FI-100 fiber identifier

07/10/2014 Professional tool provider Greenlee Communications has released the new FI-100 Fiber Identifier, ...

Legrand launches new brand, field installable connector

07/01/2014 Legrand, a specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructure, has renamed its complete...

3M Easy Cleaver speeds fiber connectorization

06/25/2014 3M used this week’s FTTH Conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL, to launch the Easy Cleaver. As the na...

Sandy, OR, leverages OFS Professional Services for FTTP network

06/24/2014 Optical infrastructure provider OFS says its Professional Services organization will aid the City...

Loma Linda, CA deploys citywide FTTP network with m2fx pushable fiber cable

06/12/2014 Pushable fiber-optic cable technology developer m2fx Ltd. says its products have helped the City ...

m2fx intros ADSS fiber cable for aerial FTTH deployment

04/01/2014 m2fx Ltd. has launched a new all dielectric self supporting (ADSS) fiber-optic cable that it says...

Clearfield reduces deployment cost with SmartRoute panel

03/25/2014 Fiber management and connectivity specialist Clearfield, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLFD) has launched SmartRou...

Molex intros FlexiBend MPO MTP flexible-boot cable assemblies

03/24/2014 Molex Inc. (NASDAQ:MOLX) has introduced its FlexiBend MPO/MTP flexible-boot fiber cable assemblie...

Aksh Optifibre wins $33M order for Indian rural broadband project

02/25/2014 New Delhi-based Aksh Optifibre Ltd. (BSE: 532351 | NSE: AKSHOPTFBREQ) says it has won the contrac...

Huber+Suhner's self-install system speeds FTTH roll out in Marburg

02/25/2014 Optical connectivity specialist Huber+Suhner is helping the German city of Marburg to roll out hi...

OFS AllWave+ fiber complies with ITU-T G.652.D, G.657.A1

02/20/2014 OFS has added AllWave+ zero water peak (ZWP) singlemode fiber to is AllWave fiber roster. The new...

Sumitomo Electric Lightwave unveils LGX-HD patch panels at BICSI Winter 2014

02/03/2014 Sumitomo Electric Lightwave has expanded its 4th Level Data Center Solutions product range with t...

KeyFibre preps for FTTH Conference Europe with new products

01/31/2014 Fiber to the home (FTTH) connectivity specialist KeyFibre says it plans to use the FTTH Council E...

AFL offers sub-unitized premises MicroCore 2.0 fiber-optic cable

11/12/2013 AFL has unveiled MicroCore 2.0, its next generation of high-performance sub-unitized cables. The ...

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