01.12.18 by David Lundin

01.12.18 by David Lundin

Verizon has committed BIG $$ to fiber manufacturers Corning and Prysmian.

Verizon signed a $1.1 billion, three-year fiber and hardware purchase agreement with Corning, enhancing capacity to support a next-generation fiber platform that will support all of the company's businesses.  read article

Verizon named Prysmian as an additional supplier of fiber cable to support its 4G and 5G wireless and wireline broadband plans, signing a $300 million deal with the company. read article

This commitment will allow Verizon to rollout advanced 4G and 5G small cell networks in the coming years.


12.20.16  by David Lundin

12.20.16  by David Lundin

Cable providers rolling out DOCSIS 3.1 services nationwide to provide gigabit service.

In the hotly contested race to provide gigabit services, the CATV industry is rolling out DOCSIS 3.1 networks nationwide. Comcast, Cox and other cable operators are battling AT&T, Verizon and many regional providers to be the first to offer their customers access speeds in excess of 1Gbps.

Many of these networks utilize DWDM transport in the ACCESS Network to provide the high bandwidth.


11.10.16    by David Lundin

11.10.16  by David Lundin

FTTH and FTTP Networks Growing in Numbers as the Race to Provide Gigabit Services Heats Up.

Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) and Fiber-to-the-Premise (FTTP) networks, once thought to be too expensive to build, are now proliferating the WORLD.

Only 2 Million links in 2007; Now providers like Google and AT&T as well as countries like China and France rolling out massive networks, the count is closing in on 1 BILLION FTTx passings.