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Fiber to the home (FTTH) and fiber to the building (FTTB) are sometimes combined within the term fiber to the premise (FTTP). FTTH, FTTB, and FTTP architectures can include GPON, EPON, Active Ethernet, and RF over glass (RFoG). Here you'll find news and new products relating to FTTH, FTTB, and FTTP.

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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...

FTTXcellence Award nominations open for 2015

03/02/2015 Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) and Lightwave have opened nominations for the 12th annual FTTXcellence Aw...

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 ...

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...

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...

Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative preps Gigabit FTTH

02/09/2015 Broadband access network equipment provider Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) says that Farmers Telecommun...

Ciena announces two Ethernet network wins with partner Kapsch

02/09/2015 Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) last week announced a pair of Ethernet-related deployments in Austria working ...

Verizon to sell certain wireline assets to Frontier, lease wireless tower rights

02/09/2015 Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) announced February 5 that it would sell its local ...

FCC targets Title II regulation of Internet services with forbearances for Net Neutrality

02/04/2015 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Thomas Wheeler today unveiled his new attempt to...

BT targets G.fast for 500 Mbps

02/01/2015 BT says it will roll out G.fast over its national fiber to the cabinet (FTTC) infrastructure with...

FTTH/B Featured Articles

The next 30 years

Having marked the start of the year of our 30th anniversary with a look at how much fiber-optic c...

2014 FTTXcellence Award winner helps AT&T power 1 Gbps

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

Digging deep: The secrets behind successful fiber-optic project management

By Allen Powell, S&N Communications -- This article will focus on what actions you, as a muni...

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JGR MS12001 Cable Assembly Test System

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