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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.

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FTTN/C NEWS & PRODUCTS

First G.fast customer connected by Telekom Austria's A1 as part of trial

10/16/2014 A1, the domestic service provider subsidiary of the Telekom Austria Group, says it connected the ...

ASSIA offers Optical Network Expresse for PON infrastructure

10/14/2014 ASSIA, Inc. has extended its DSL Expresse network management and optimization platform capabiliti...

G.fast chipsets from Sckipio Technologies debut

10/08/2014 Communications semiconductor startup Sckipio Technologies has boosted the rush to G.fast with the...

Lantiq intros 300-Mbps capable FTTdp chipset

10/02/2014 Broadband access and home networking semiconductor vendor Lantiq has announced commercial availab...

Ikanos attracts Alcatel-Lucent as a strategic investor

09/30/2014 Broadband communications semiconductor and software supplier Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:...

BT says trials prove gigabit potential of G.fast technology

09/29/2014 BT has completed field trials to show that "ultrafast" broadband – with combined downst...

Connecticut communities combine for gigabit broadband RFQ

09/15/2014 The mayors of New Haven, Stamford, and West Hartford, CT, along with state officials, have announ...

VDSL, GPON spark 2Q14 access gear shipment growth says Dell'Oro

09/10/2014 Shipments of broadband access equipment, including PON, DSL, and equipment for cable MSO networks...

ADTRAN offers frequency division vectoring for VDSL2, G.fast

08/14/2014 ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) has unveiled Frequency Division Vectoring (FDV), which it says will en...

Swisscom surpasses 1 million homes connected to ultrafast broadband

07/31/2014 Swisscom says it has connected more than a million homes and businesses in Switzerland to ultra-f...

Bell Labs demos aggregate 10 Gbps via G.fast variant

07/09/2014 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says its Bell Labs research group has demonstrated ...

NBN Co, Telstra reach FTTN deal

06/30/2014 The Australian Government’s plan to transform the National Broadband Network (NBN) initiative fro...

'Broadband for all' target achieved says EU

05/29/2014 The European Commission says it has achieved the objective of delivering basic broadband coverage...

Broadband CPE shipments will reach 154.8M units in 2019 says ABI Research

05/19/2014 Worldwide shipments of broadband customer premise equipment (CPE) surpassed 146 million in 2013, ...

New Zealand's Chorus picks Alcatel-Lucent's XRS core router

05/15/2014 New Zealand infrastructure operator Chorus has launched the “Chorus Accelerate” program, a new su...

FTTN/C Featured Articles

Digging deep: The secrets behind successful fiber-optic project management

By Allen Powell, S&N Communications -- This article will focus on what actions you, as a municipality or pro...

Will FTTN advances delay FTTH?

With copper able to support 100 Mbps, the impetus to switch to fiber may decrease.

Fiber in Europe bucks economic trends

Shortly before the FTTH Council Europe's 2013 conference in London February 19–21, Lightwave European correspond...

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