Fiber Optic News 2015 March 3

GPON fuels the broadband market to grow 9% to $8.2 bn in 2014 Broadband aggregation equipment increased 9 percent to $8.2 billion in 2014 – powered by sales of Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) equipment, particularly in China. Main vendors in the fixed broadband equipment revenue market are Adtran, Alcatel-Lucent, Calix, Huawei, and ZTE. GPON spending in China accounts for…

Fiber Optic News 2015 March 2

An Uneasy Relationship Between Telecom and Tech For the next four days, a sprawling conference center here will become the global hub for the telecommunications and technology industries. More than 80,000 people — including heavy hitters like Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook; Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission; and Vittorio Colao, chief executive of Vodafone — will…

Fiber Optic News 2015 March 1

Cities tired of holding back high-speed Internet Fiber optic service would be particularly useful for industrial recruiting. While CDE’s standard residential package is 50 Mbps, the utility also offers 100 … FCC ruling shows how the Internet has become vital to society And since private companies wouldn’t build a fiber-optic network for the city, the council chose to have the…

Fiber Optic News 2015 February 28

Fiber optic internet to come to Westfield Metronet offers a 100% fiber-optic network, which allows incredibly fast internet speed, up to a full gigabit per second. The fiber optic company also … Company proposes fiber optic installation in River Edge Cross River Fiber is requesting a right of way agreement to install fiber optic cable to existing telephone poles and…

FTTH News 2015 February 27

Zambia: Liquid Telecom launches FTTH Liquid Telecom has revealed the launch of its Fibre To The Home (FTTH) service. According to the company, the FTTH Service is expected to provide … Nigeria’s ipNX recognized for innovation in FTTH deployment Nigerian ICT service provider ipNX has received the Frost & Sullivan Award for Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership, based on its…

Fiber Optic News 2015 February 27

Fiber Optic News updates on 27 February 2015 Vandals cut northern Arizona’s digital umbilical cord Phoenix police said CenturyLink employees found that the fiber-optic cable in far north Phoenix had been completely cut through. The cable, which … Fiber optic Internet cables not heavily protected The information from a cell phone call is collected by cell towers and concentrated from…