More PON/Systems News and Products

Utility co-op NineStar Connect deploys GPON with Zhone

August 27, 2013

Broadband access equipment vendor Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE) says it has supplied its MXK optical line terminal (OLT) and zNID optical network terminal (ONT) to NineStar Connect for the utility cooperative’s recent GPON deployment.

MCG, Calix to enable Massachusetts' first gigabit community

August 14, 2013

QuantaBits introduces 10G-EPON product range

August 14, 2013

QuantaBits Inc. has introduced a 10-Gbps GEPON optical line terminal (OLT) and a 10-Gbps optical networking unit (ONU). The company says the new products are aimed at Internet service providers, data-center administrators, and telecommunications providers to help them overcome capacity, speed, and quality of service limitations in today’s transport services.

PON and cable broadband hardware sales should grow through 2017 says Dell’Oro

August 5, 2013

The market research firm’s new "Access Five-Year Forecast" report predicts annual revenue growth for PON FTTx and cable MSO network equipment through 2017. Network enhancements to handle increasing Internet traffic, enable new revenue-generating services, and stay competitive with one another will provide the catalysts, according to Dell’Oro.

AFL receives flexible port OTDR patent

July 16, 2013

The U.S. Patent Office has granted AFL a patent for optical time domain reflectometer (OTDR) technology. US Patent 8,411,259 covers OTDRs where multiple wavelength-specific test signal generators and detector channels are combined on a single OTDR test port.

Clarksville, TN, gets 1-Gbps FTTH via Zhone ONTs

July 15, 2013

FTTx equipment developer Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE) says that Clarksville Department of Electricity Lightband (CDE) in Clarksville, TN (yes, that Clarksville) will use its zNID optical network terminals (ONTs) to supply 1-Gbps Internet services.

Broadcom offers certified DPoE chipsets and software

July 11, 2013

Communications IC specialist Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ: BRCM) has announced availability of EPON optical network unit (ONU) and optical line terminal (OLT) chipsets and DOCSIS mediation layer (DML) software compliant to CableLabs’ DOCSIS Provisioning of EPON (DPoE) 1.0 specifications.

Horsebridge picks ECI Telecom to supply FTTH to City of Westminster

July 11, 2013

UK network infrastructure provider Horsebridge Network Systems has selected ECI Telecom to supply GPON equipment for a fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) project in the City of Westminster, London, the systems house reports.

Calix doubles E7-2 GPON port density

July 9, 2013

FTTx equipment developer Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) has added the GPON-8 card as an option to its Calix E7-2 modular Ethernet Service Access Platform (ESAP). Two GPON-8 cards can fit in the E7-2 chassis, which enables the 1RU system to support 16 GPON ports, as well as eight Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) ports, and “multiple” 10GbE uplink ports.

Tilgin’s FTTH CPE deployed in Norway

June 25, 2013

Swedish FTTx equipment vendor Tilgin AB says Enivest, a regional fiber provider in Norway, will now base its fiber to the home (FTTH) deployment on Tilgin’s Flexible Premise Solution.