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C Spire opens FTTH pre-registration

December 8, 2013

C Spire has opened the next round of its 1-Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) initiative and is accepting preregistrations from citizens in nine Mississippi communities.

AT&T brings fiber to more than 600 Nevada businesses

November 26, 2013

AT&T says it has "lit up" 32 multi-tenant office buildings across the state of Nevada, making fiber-optic broadband services available to more than 600 business customer locations.

Interview with Andre Kriger -- FTTXcellence Award winner fibers Brazil

November 26, 2013

With both the World Cup and Olympics coming to Brazil, the country's service providers are furiously constructing new infrastructure to meet the anticipated needs of both citizens and visitors.

Competition, regulation boost FTTx growth in Latin America

November 25, 2013

A combination of supply-push and demand-pull will boost the embryonic fiber broadband market in Latin America from 2.2 million accounts in 2013 to 11.8 million accounts in 2018, according to a new report from Pyramid Research.

Alcatel-Lucent to upgrade Tonami's HFC network to FTTH

November 21, 2013

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says it will upgrade the access network of Japanese cable operator Tonami Satellite Communications Television to become a 100% fiber-optic network infrastructure.

Allied Telesis provides FTTH to U.S. service personnel in Japan

November 19, 2013

Networking vendor Allied Telesis Capital Corp. says it is delivering Gigabit Ethernet connectivity to service members in their residences at Japan’s Misawa Air Base using fiber to the home (FTTH) technology.

AT&T fibers 16,000-plus San Francisco businesses

November 18, 2013

AT&T says it is "lighting up businesses at an impressive pace" in the San Francisco metro area, where service crews have installed fiber-optic connections to an additional 450-plus multi-tenant office buildings. The new connections will bring fiber-optic broadband services to more than 16,000 business customer locations.

Zhone debuts zNID FiberJACK wall-mount ONT for passive optical LANs

November 13, 2013

Swisscom launches 1-Gbps broadband services

November 12, 2013

Swisscom’s residential customers have joined the elite group of consumers around the world that can browse the Internet at the ultra-fast speed of 1 Gbps. Following a trial in September, the Swiss incumbent has moved to a full product launch (see “Swisscom FTTx plans include 1-Gbps services”).

Survey says: BT superfast broadband boosts Cornish businesses

November 12, 2013

Cornwall’s new fiber-optic broadband network has now passed 206,000 homes and businesses – 82% of the total in the county – making it one of the best connected areas in Britain and the best connected rural region in Europe, according to BT. The UK operator is rolling out fiber-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) in a project jointly funded by BT, the EU, and Cornwall Council (see “BT launches FTTP project in Cornwall”).

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