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Alcatel-Lucent takes lead in VDSL segment, says Dell'Oro

Alcatel-Lucent's 8.6 percent gain in its fixed network unit during the first quarter was largely driven by strong VDSL2 and vectored equipment shipments at a time when traditional wireline telcos are looking for ways to enhance the speeds on their copper-based networks.

ADTRAN boosts Sycamore Telephone's $4.1 million FTTH upgrade in rural Ohio

About 4,200 residents in and around Sycamore, Ohio, are getting state-of-the-art fiber-fed broadband services thanks to a $4.1 million fiber to the home upgrade that Sycamore Telephone undertook using broadband stimulus funding awarded by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.

ADTRAN's strong optical, broadband access results drive up Q1 sales to $143 million

ADTRAN made a comeback in the first quarter of 2013, reporting gains in both the broadband access and optical segments of its carrier product division.

ADTRAN, Alcatel-Lucent, others participate in VDSL2 plugfest at Univ. of New Hampshire

VDSL2 networks took another step forward as ADTRAN, Alcatel-Lucent and 13 other vendors met at the UNH InterOperability Laboratory in Durham, N.H. to conduct interoperability testing of the ITU-T G.vector standard.

ADTRAN's Q4 sales slide to $139.7 million

ADTRAN on Tuesday reported that Q4 2012 sales dropped to $139.7 million year-over-year from $175.2 million as service providers and businesses kept a tight rein on spending.

Greece's Forthnet launches FTTH pilot in Athens

Forthnet, a competitive telco based in Greece, launched a pilot Fiber to the Home service in Athens over which it will offer a triple play bundle to residential and business subscribers.

Bonding telcos' love affair with copper through VDSL2

VDSL2 may be still be the new kid on the DSL service block, but at a time when telcos are looking for more economical ways to deliver higher speed residential broadband data and video, it is an attractive option that more telcos are turning to in their existing markets while building out FTTH in Greenfield markets.

VDSL equipment revenue rose 15% in Q2, says Dell'Oro

Fiber-based broadband is the ultimate last mile access dream, but there's arguably still strong momentum for hybrid copper/fiber-based VDSL, according to a new Dell'Oro report.

ADTRAN Q2: Tighter carrier spending trends drive down net income to $21M

ADTRAN is once again seeing the effects of service providers keeping a tighter rein on their purses in Q2.

Farmers Mutual Telephone scales up Ohio cell site backhaul effort

Farmers Mutual Telephone Co. (FMTC) is getting ready for future 4G backhaul demands by ratcheting up its support system for Tier 1 mobile operators in the Northwest Ohio market. FMTC, which is a...