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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

FCC wants AT&T GigaPower FTTH details

11/17/2014 The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and AT&T took turns applying pressure to each oth...

ASSIA wins another round in DSL patent fight with BT

11/14/2014 Broadband access network management software vendor ASSIA, Inc. reports the UK Court of Appeal in...

G.fast field trials underway says ADTRAN

10/27/2014 ADTRAN Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) announced last week at the Broadband World Forum that its G.fast broadb...

Broadcom debuts end-to-end G.fast offering

10/22/2014 Communications semiconductor vendor Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ: BRCM) has unveiled a G.fast chipset f...

G.fast ONT available early next year says Alcatel-Lucent

10/22/2014 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says it will make a G.fast optical network terminal...

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...

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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