BT Openreach said that if its latest G.fast trial in Huntingdon is successful and if Ofcom regulation is favorable towards new investments it will deploy the technology over the next two years as a complement to its fiber-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) and fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) services.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala.-- Adtran's top executive said that he predicts software-defined networking (SDN) will have a huge impact on the telecom industry because, once deployed, it will allow operators to move more quickly and save money. And he believes Adtran is well positioned to take advantage of this trend once operators stop trialing SDN and begin converting their networks.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala.-- Networking company Adtran said that more than 200 communities have used its networking gear to deploy 1-Gig broadband services to consumers and enterprises. According to company executives, Adtran achieved that 200-community figure earlier than anticipated. Originally its goal was to outfit 200 communities by year-end 2015.
Frontier Communications said in an FCC filing that it is on track with the broadband expansions it promised to make when it purchased Verizon's rural assets in 2010 and AT&T's Connecticut wireline assets in 2014.
Adtran reported that second quarter 2015 revenues dropped year-over-year to $160 million, down from $176 million in the same period a year ago, due to sequential declines in its Business Networking and Loop Access product segments.
Consolidated Electric Cooperative, a member-owned utility cooperative, has tapped Adtran to deploy a fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) network that will ultimately serve 15 school districts and a handful of businesses in north Central Ohio. The utility is leveraging a $2.4 million federal stimulus grant it won in 2009 to fund the $5 million project. FierceInstaller tracks this latest development. Article
Consolidated Electric Cooperative, a member-owned utility cooperative, will use Adtran's equipment to deploy fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) to 15 school districts as well as a number of businesses in north central Ohio. The utility company is partnering with META Solutions, which provides connectivity to schools, for the deployment.
Service providers' ongoing moves to upgrade existing copper and build out Greenfield fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) services were a key contributor in broadband aggregation revenues, a sector that Infonetics Research said rose 9 percent in 2014 to $8.2 million.
MetTel is serving up a new managed Wi-Fi service for its growing base of business customers that are increasingly adding mobile connectivity into their daily interactions with employees and customers.
Sonic, a competitive broadband service provider, is entering the 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) game with plans to deliver service to residential customers in six Northern California communities, including Brentwood.