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.
Adtran reported that its revenues fell to $144 million in Q4 2014, from $159 million in Q4 2013, as it reported declines in its key service-provider and enterprise segments
Jackson Energy Authority (JEA), a public utility created under a private act passed by the Tennessee Legislature, is implementing Adtran's Gigabit GPON equipment for the next chapter in its fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) story.
Adtran has tapped Ronan Kelly to serve in its newly created CTO position for the vendor's EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions.
Adtran reported that its third-quarter 2014 earnings declined to $162.9 million year-over-year from $177.4 million due to a decrease in its European business and slower enterprise sales.
Adtran gave a preview of its third-quarter 2014 earnings, announcing that revenue should be in the $162 million to $163 million range, but results will be impacted by slowness in its European and enterprise service lines.
BT revealed that during its trial of G.FAST, a technology that allows service providers to gain higher speeds over existing copper on short loop lengths using a fiber-to-the-distribution point (FTTdp) architecture, it achieved combined downstream and upstream speeds of up to 1 Gbps.
Alcatel-Lucent held the lead in the VDSL port race over its two top vendor competitors, Huawei Technologies and Adtran, during the second quarter.