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Troy Cablevision deploys Optelian gear for 100G fiber-optic network

May 16, 2013

Troy Cablevison, Inc. has installed Optelian’s MPX-9110 100-Gbps platform in its Alabama fiber-optic network, the optical transport equipment provider reveals. The upgrade will help Troy Cable deliver fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and fiber to the business (FTTB) services.

Marne Elk Horn Telephone taps ADTRAN for FTTH network

May 13, 2013

Independent telco Marne Elk Horn Telephone has installed the Total Access 5000 broadband access platform from ADTRAN, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN) in its new fiber to the home (FTTH) network, according to the systems house. The fiber-optic network will provide IPTV, high-speed internet and high-definition video to local schools, residential subscribers, and business customers in Marne Elk Horn’s Southern Iowa footprint.

SuperOnda Telecom chooses Zhone MXK for Brazilian FTTH network

May 10, 2013

FTTx equipment specialist Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE) says that Brazilian service provider SuperOnda Telecom has deployed Zhone’s MXK platforms and 24xx ZNID terminal units within a fiber-optic network in the city of Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro. The fiber to the home (FTTH) broadband access network will provide service to 3,000 homes in the city.

Sycamore Telephone chooses ADTRAN for FTTH network

May 6, 2013

Sycamore Telephone Co. (STC) has chosen to use optical transport platforms from ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) in its new fiber-to-the-home network (FTTH). The FTTH network, built with a $4.1 million broadband stimulus grant, will serve 4,200 rural residents, 450 local businesses, and 14 community anchor institutions in northern Ohio.

CenturyLink targets Omaha for 1-Gbps FTTP network pilot

May 1, 2013

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) will jump into the 1-Gbps broadband access camp. The Tier 1 service provider says it plans to connect 48,000 homes and businesses in Omaha, NE, as part of a fiber to the premises (FTTP) pilot that will see 1-Gbps connections available to the entire footprint by this October.

Orange launches own FTTH network in Spain

April 22, 2013

Orange Spain says it has completed its first fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) deployment project and has launched the fiber-based services for the general public in the La Vaguada district of Madrid.

Huawei unveils embedded OTDR prototype with high split ratio

April 22, 2013

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd. says it has developed an embedded optical time domain reflectometer (eOTDR) prototype with what the company claims is an industry leading split ratio of up to 1:64. Using emulation tests on live networks, the company has demonstrated that this prototype can accurately locate faults to within 5 m, meaning that eOTDR technology is ready for commercial use on fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) passive optical networks (PONs).

Google offers to buy iProvo FTTH network

April 18, 2013

Google and Provo, UT, Mayor John Curtis have revealed that Google has offered to buy the troubled iProvo fiber to the home (FTTH) network. The Provo city council will vote on the proposed sale Tuesday, April 23. If the sale is approved, Google hopes to begin serving at least some existing customers late this year.

Energie Wasser Bern taps Keymile for Swiss FTTH deployment

April 11, 2013

Utility Energie Wasser Bern will use the MileGate multiservice access platform from KEYMILE in a fiber to the home (FTTH) deployment in Bern, Switzerland.

BT fiber-optic network passes 15 million premises

April 10, 2013

BT says it has now passed 15 million homes with the fiber-optic network it uses to support broadband services delivery via fiber to the home (FTTH) and fiber to the cabinet (FTTC) infrastructure. This figure represents more than half of the homes and businesses within the UK, BT asserts.

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