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Huawei, Rostelecom collaborate on FTTH distribution boxes

August 19, 2014

Huawei says it has collaborated with Russian service provider Rostelecom to develop floor distribution boxes (FDBs) for use in Rostelecom’s flexible fiber to the home (FTTH) deployments. The FDBs will help improve the efficiency of the operator’s FTTH deployments, particularly in sparsely populated areas, Huawei says.

Canby Telcom chooses ADTRAN for gigabit FTTH

August 19, 2014

Canby Telcom has selected equipment from ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) to support the roll out of gigabit services via fiber to the home (FTTH) in the town of Canby, OR. In addition to providing high-speed fiber-optic broadband services to local residents, the service provider and town leadership hope the FTTH network will help attract large brand name and high-tech corporations to the area, ADTRAN says.

C Spire chooses ADTRAN for Mississippi gigabit network

August 18, 2014

ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) says its fiber-optic broadband platform has been chosen by C Spire for the carrier’s gigabit fiber to the home (FTTH) program in Mississippi.

AT&T GigaPower subscribers in Austin finally get 1 Gbps

August 12, 2014

AT&T has made good on its promise to bring gigabit broadband to its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) customers in Austin, TX (see "AT&T launches 300 Mbps U-verse in Austin with 1 Gbps on the way”).

Arkansas schools partner with EducationSuperHighway for broadband upgrade

August 12, 2014

The Arkansas Department of Education has partnered with EducationSuperHighway, a national nonprofit dedicated to improving Internet access in schools, to carry out a study of digital-learning readiness and K-12 broadband spending in Arkansas. The initial study results, which focus on Internet access to schools, reveal a significant opportunity to deliver high-speed connectivity via fiber to all Arkansas students by better use of existing funds, according to EducationSuperHighway.

FTTH Council's Gigabit Highway runs through Minneapolis

August 11, 2014

The FTTH Council America’s will hold the latest in its Gigabit Highway series of regional meetings in Minneapolis, MN, September 2-4, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. The event will feature a series of speakers and panel discussions covering various aspects of fiber to the home (FTTH) and the trend toward gigabit services delivery to residences and businesses via fiber-optic broadband access networks.

Sagemcom offers GPON, EPON gateways for gigabit FTTH

August 7, 2014

French communications technology developer Sagemcom has launched a series of PON gateways for GPON and EPON "and preparing for 10-Gig EPON." The gateways will support gigabit-speed connections to support such services as IPTV, RF video, WiFi services with Wave 2 802.11ac, and voice-over-IP (VoIP).

Brazil reinvesting in fixed broadband infrastructure says Infonetics

August 6, 2014

While telcos and cable MSOs in Brazil spent 11% less on equipment year-over-year in 2013, Infonetics Research expects the market to rebound soon.

CenturyLink increases gigabit city count to 16

August 5, 2014

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) says it is now offering symmetrical 1-Gbps fiber-optic broadband services in 16 cities. Gigabit services are available to both residents and businesses in 10 of the markets, with business-only services available currently in the other six.

Zhone supplies FTTP gear for South African smart city

August 1, 2014

FTTx equipment vendor Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE) says it has supplied its MXK 819 platform to support both GPON and Active Ethernet deployments in a smart city application in Cape Town, South Africa. Century City Connect is using the platform, as well as customer premises equipment from Zhone, to create and operate an open access network in the city.

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