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Kentucky muni network goes gigabit with Calix FTTP gear

September 15, 2014

Broadband access network equipment provider Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) says it has provided its Calix E7-2 Ethernet Service Access Platform (ESAP) and 700GE family of optical network terminals (ONTs) to EPB SmartNet, a municipally owned fiber to the premises (FTTP) network in Russellville, KY. EPB SmartNet is using the equipment to become the first provider in Kentucky to offer 1-Gbps fiber-optic broadband services.

ZTE to build FTTx network for Entel in Bolivia

September 15, 2014

ZTE Corp. (H: 0763.HK / A: 000063.SZ) says it is the exclusive winner for the tender from Bolivian operator Entel S.A. to build the first large-scale fiber-to-the-x (FTTx) network in the country. Covering all four of the nation’s regions, the new fiber-optic network will offer fast broadband connectivity to consumers and businesses across the country.

NTS launches gigabit Internet service in Texas

September 9, 2014

NTS, Inc. has launched 1-Gbps Internet service in Plainview, TX, where its fiber to the premises network provides the fastest speed in the region, it claims.

FCC Chairman Wheeler finds broadband competition lacking

September 8, 2014

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler called for more competition among broadband service providers in an address at a Washington, DC, tech company incubator September 4. He called for an “Agenda for Broadband Competition” that would establish broad principals to encourage more choice for broadband consumers.

CityFibre plans gigabit network in Aberdeen

September 3, 2014

UK network infrastructure provider CityFibre Ltd. says it plans to build a city-wide fiber-optic network in Aberdeen, thus creating Scotland’s first Gigabit City.

NWTA picks ADTRAN to support FTTH program

September 3, 2014

ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) says the Northwest Telecommunications Association (NWTA) is using its Total Access 5000 platform to advance fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) initiatives in nearly 400 communities throughout Oregon and Washington.

ADTRAN targets gigabit MDU connections via FTTH, G.fast

August 28, 2014

ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) has continued a run of broadband technology and deployment announcements with by releasing its near-term vision for gigabit services support for multiple-dwelling units (MDUs). The company says it will support both pure-play fiber to the living unit via conventional fiber to the home (FTTH) approaches, as well as G.fast-enabled fiber to the building (FTTB).

Active Broadband Networks offers SDN gateway for FTTH

August 28, 2014

Active Broadband Networks has announced what it asserts is the first “Software-Defined Broadband Network Gateway (SD-BNG).” The platform implements software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) technologies that the company says will reduce the cost and complexity of broadband service delivery.

Pelican Bay, FL, opts for ADTRAN FTTH equipment

August 25, 2014

Pelican Bay, FL, has chosen ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) to supply equipment to support construction of a gigabit fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network, the systems provider says.

Cincinnati Bell joins gigabit FTTH ranks

August 21, 2014

Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) says it will launch gigabit services under its Fioptics brand to consumer customers on September 8. The residential services offering follows the introduction of similar services to business earlier this year.

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