Friday, April 02, 2010

Retransmission Reversal of Fortune

Thursday, April 01, 2010


Ferrets key to bridging the digital divide between cities and rural areas

Most FTTH Infrastructure in the U.S. is Flawed, Needs Replacement

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Is Active Ethernet best FTTH option for Google?

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Think big with a gig: Our experimental fiber network

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Broadcom to Acquire Teknovus

Friday, November 27, 2009

NTCA: Rural telcos turning to FTTH, FTTN for broadband

Michael Johnston talks technology, future of Internet (Jackson, TN)

Maxim Monitors GPON Currents

Monday, November 23, 2009

Calix Files for an IPO

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Opposition slams Telstra seperation

THD92 is back from the dead!

Huawei deploys GPON FTTH network for T-COM

(CHL) Chunghwa Widens Fiber to the Home Footprint

10G GPON Tutorial

RFoG Overview

Active Ethernet Overview

Extending GPON’s Reach

Fiber to the Cabinet or FTTCab

U.S. Broadband Growth to Slow After Next Two Years

Lessons from the land of cheap broadband

Genexis Wins 5 New Fiber-To-The-Home Projects In Europe

ADC's Expanded Portfolio Of Fiber Solutions Accepted By USDA Rural Development Telecommunications Program

Conolog Announces Completion Of Field Testing Of "GlowWorm" Fiber Optic Detector

Brigham City approves UTOPIA proposal

100Mb/s guaranteed bandwidth for US$13/month... from HKBN

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

10G PON? Don't Change Your Plans

Want 50Mbps Internet in your town? Threaten to roll out your own

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Communication pioneers win 2009 physics Nobel

Monday, October 05, 2009

THD92 is good to go

Calix Nets CenturyLink Backhaul Deal

Cincinnati Bell Rings Up Moto for FTTH

Cisco Wins Swedish FTTH Gig

Occam Unveils FTTP Blade at ITU

Saturday, October 03, 2009

BT to Trial FTTP

Monday, September 14, 2009

FiOS TV Scores More Premium VoD

Iskratel Unveils FTTH Modem

10G-EPON Gets Ratified

BBWF: ZTE Touts 10G EPON Trials

Friday, September 11, 2009

Why All Schools Need Fiber

Chattanooga's municipally owned fiber optics effort attracts plaudits and protestations

Verizon Wants the Facts Straight on FiOS

Verizon defends setting broadband measurement bar so low

Debunking Myths about Government-Run Broadband

BBWF: Sweden Retains Euro FTTH Top Spot

TeliaSonera and Alcatel-Lucent Deploy First Countrywide 100Mbps Access Network in Finland

Like Apple, TV Explores Must-Have Applications

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Partners in WDM-PON

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

100% Fiber Home in Canada

Fiber Cheaper Than DSL?!

Monday, July 06, 2009

Australia Invites Public Comment on National Broadband Network Project

Ericsson to Roll Out FTTH Networks for Three Chinese Telcos

USTelecom Complains of Onerous Rules in Broadband Stimulus

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

GPON market up, led by Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei

FTTH Council survey shows high satisfaction with fiber

Broadcom to debut GPON IAD semiconductors in China

Calix announces new and enhanced delivery platforms

Norway's Agder Broadband chooses WDM-PON

Alloptic hauls anchor on marina fiber-optic deployment

Teknovus's and ZyXEL's 10G EPON selected by Chunghwa Telecom

News from FTTH Council - Federal Register - Buy American Waiver

France Telecom Postpones FTTX Roll-Out over Regulator's Single Fibre Plans

Thursday, May 28, 2009

The New UTOPIA: Transforming Failure Into Success

Broadband goes big in Japan

Susan Crawford: "Simply put, a digital economy requires fiber."

Obama Adviser Eyes Government-Built Broadband System

Developments in Cabling and Connectivity for FTTH MDU Builds

Portugal Telecom and Corning will work together on next-generation access networks

Enablence Technologies raises $13.8 million

Nortel to Seek Buyer for Stake in LG-Nortel Joint Venture

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

ARRIS Enables Gigabit Ethernet Services With New FTTMax™ Passive Optical Network Devices

France's TUTOR Selects Enablence For Next Generation Optical Network Deployment

TUB welcomes AT&T competition

Set Top Box Follies: More

LUS awaits federal ruling on set-top boxes

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Impressions from the FTTHCAP Conference, 2009

Spain Set for FTTH Surge

Aussie Minister Thunders at NBN Critics

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Palo Alto urged to apply for broadband stimulus

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Intelligent Communities Think Tank Releases White Paper on Top 7 Cities

Fiber rollout continues (LUS)

Utopia Hits 100Mbps

PLDT’s cable Internet to rival SkyBroadband

Ericsson builds FTTH technology based communications infrastructure for broadband services

A day in a life with broadband

The fight for fast Internet anywhere

IPTV installers also the best sales people

Still Waiting On Faster AT&T Speeds, Line Bonding

Rural America not ready for broadband? Hogwash, say ISPs

Highly recommended read.

2009 Fiber to the Home Conference to Focus on Broadband Stimulus Programs and Business Strategies for Advancing Fiber Optic Networks

Enablence CEO Stands by His Plan

Why you'll never see 200Mbps from a 200Mbps 'Net connection

100 Mbps Broadband Reaches Rural America

Telecom NZ tables options for fibre plan

10 Things We Hate About ISPs and Cable and Phone Companies

A little something to remember in the rush to new technology is that customers want to be treated like people - regardless of the technology.

Thursday, May 07, 2009

Verizon: The 7th Largest MSO?

DSL not recession-proof, losing ground to FiOS, U-Verse

Thinking Broadly About Broadband Stimulus

2nd Annual Conference on FTTx Telecoms Strategies (Greece)

Internet Killed the Video Star

Thanks to Broadband Prime for the pointer.

Power Board OKs look into fiber, broadband options (TN)

Bassil unveils study to install high speed fiber-optic Internet cables (Lebanon)

Verizon, Other Fiber Builders Cautiously Optimistic About Broadband Recovery

Nominations open for Sixth Annual FTTXcellence Award

Indiana Telecommunications Company Offers 100 Mbps Broadband Speeds to Entire Residential Customer-base with Complete Fiber-to-the-home Overbuild

Smithville Offers fastest broadband speeds in Indiana

ISPs Seek to Shut Down Municipal Broadband

Google Versus Time Warner Cable

North Carolina Broadband Bill Shelved

Occam cuts 10% of staff amid broadband stimulus chill

Monday, May 04, 2009

Australia: Broadband As Electricity

All-Fiber Networks Now Reach 4.4 million Homes as North American FTTH Deployment Continues

Latin American chapter of FTTH Council launched

Industry group part of effort to halt cities' fiber-optic plans

Incumbent Dirty Tricks In Wilson, NC

The municipal broadband battle rages on

Cable Companies Try To Cripple Municipal Broadband

Telco Systems Expands FTTH Solution To Meet Demand For Cost-Effective Delivery Of Broadband Services

USDA Rural Development Telecommunications Program Accepts CommScope's BrightPath Fiber-To-The-Home Solution

Liberty Communications Brings Fiber To Iowa With Clearfield, Inc.

Monday, April 20, 2009

Huawei Steps Up in North America

Monday, April 13, 2009

Australia Unveils $31B FTTP Plan

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Enablence to purchase Alcatal-Lucent GPON product line

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

GEPON module design gets transmit power monitor to reduce network maintenance

Anti-muni broadband bill is back (NC)

Cablevision Gets Wrist Slap For Misleading Ads

Vitesse Forms Next-Generation Fiber-To-The-Home Technology Ecosystem

Verizon eyes home energy management with Fios

‘Smart’ start for power grid

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Solving Cable's Upstream Dilemma

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