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.

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FTTN/C NEWS & PRODUCTS

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...

Global fiber broadband subs to double by 2019 says ABI Research

05/08/2014 The number of fixed-line broadband subscribers around the world grew 6% in 2013 to surpass 665.4 ...

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

04/14/2014 G.fast, the latest specification set for copper-based broadband access delivery, will play a majo...

Government shifts Australia’s National Broadband Network away from FTTH

04/10/2014 As expected after a coalition led by the Liberal National Party won control of the national gover...

eircom taps Huawei for VDSL vectoring rollout

04/10/2014 Following the news that it has switched on vectoring on its fiber to the cabinet (FTTC) network, ...

Forty million new broadband subscribers in 2013 says Broadband Forum

04/10/2014 Year-end figures for broadband and IPTV adoption, published by the Broadband Forum and prepared b...

eircom turns on vectoring to support 100-Mbps broadband speeds

03/25/2014 Irish incumbent telco eircom has confirmed that it will a deploy vectoring on its fiber to the ca...

Belgacom switches on VDSL2 vectoring network

02/20/2014 Belgium national carrier Belgacom has activated a nationwide broadband access network based on VD...

BT pledges additional £50 million for fiber broadband in cities

01/27/2014 UK incumbent BT says it plans to invest a further £50 million in its commercial fiber-optic broad...

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

12/16/2013 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says it is providing VDSL2 vectoring equipment to I...

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

12/12/2013 The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) says that the physical-layer protocol aspects of ...

FTTN/C Featured Articles

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...

UK broadband program in state aid bottleneck

It’s more than two years since the UK government launched its scheme to eliminate broadband “notspots” and expan...

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