| JULY 14-16, 2014


FTTN/C

Fiber to the node (FTTN) and fiber to the curb or cabinet (FTTC) are interim steps toward full FTTH. Both FTTN and FTTC combine fiber to a point near the subscriber; copper links leveraging some form of DSL, such as VDSL2, usually handle the rest. Here you’ll find FTTN and FTTC news, products, and application information.

FTTN/C NEWS & PRODUCTS

G.fast 'a giant step away from DSL' says Broadband Forum CEO

G.fast, the latest specification set for copper-based broadband access delivery, will play a...

Government shifts Australia’s National Broadband Network away from FTTH

As expected after a coalition led by the Liberal National Party won control of the national ...

eircom taps Huawei for VDSL vectoring rollout

Following the news that it has switched on vectoring on its fiber to the cabinet (FTTC) netw...

Forty million new broadband subscribers in 2013 says Broadband Forum

Year-end figures for broadband and IPTV adoption, published by the Broadband Forum and prepa...

eircom turns on vectoring to support 100-Mbps broadband speeds

Irish incumbent telco eircom has confirmed that it will a deploy vectoring on its fiber to t...

Belgacom switches on VDSL2 vectoring network

Belgium national carrier Belgacom has activated a nationwide broadband access network based ...

BT pledges additional £50 million for fiber broadband in cities

UK incumbent BT says it plans to invest a further £50 million in its commercial fiber-optic ...

Israel's Bezeq taps Alcatel-Lucent for VDSL2 vectoring technology

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says it is providing VDSL2 vectoring equipment...

ITU expects G.fast standard to be finalized by April 2014

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) says that the physical-layer protocol aspect...

BT infringed on ASSIA DSL patent rules UK High Court

DSL technology provider ASSIA Inc. says it has convinced the High Court of Justice in London...

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