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Australia's NBN names 140 suburbs to get FTTN-based service

NBN Co. has announced the 140 Australian suburbs that will be the first to receive a fiber-to-the-node (FTTN)-based connection over the next 12 months on the National Broadband Network.

BT Business tries to lure new customers with six-month free broadband promotion

BT Business has introduced an online promotion to attract new customers by offering six months of broadband for free.

Alcatel-Lucent sees 'tipping point' as vectored VDSL2 shipments surpass non-vectored

Alcatel-Lucent continues to find success in its traditional copper access business, announcing that it has shipped 5 million vectored VDSL2 lines.

Colocation growth rises, but varies by geography; North American WDM market rises

As more service providers roll out cloud services for their business customers, colocation capacity has continued to rise in various geographies, reports TeleGeography.

Chunghwa Telecom to increase FTTx coverage to 85 percent of Taiwan's population

Taiwan's incumbent telco Chunghwa Telecom plans to increase the footprint of its FTTx network from 70 to 85 percent of homes and businesses by the end of 2013.

Vodafone Ireland introduces fiber broadband services

Vodafone Ireland is posing a challenge to incumbent telco eircom with the launch of its fiber-based broadband service, offering consumers and businesses speeds of up to 70 Mbps. Beginning at €30 ($39) a month, eligible users can opt to purchase a standalone or bundled voice/data option.

eircom launches national fiber network, targets 300,000 premises to start

eircom, Ireland's incumbent telco, has officially launched its new open access fiber-based broadband network, enabling speeds of up to 70 Mbps for, initially, more than 300,000 premises.

Week in research: Optical transport slowed by legacy transition; core, edge routers poised for growth

Legacy equipment put a damper on optical transport equipment sales last year, with the market segment declining 4 percent for the year. However, purchasing of SONET and SDH equipment also slowed significantly--dropping 30 percent in 2012.

BT to run 200 Mbps FTTP trial in 4 UK telephone exchanges

BT Openreach on Thursday announced that it will begin a technical trial of its 220/20 Mbps Generic Ethernet Access FTTP service in four of its telephone exchange areas.

Swisscom begins testing FTTx architectures

Swisscom on Thursday revealed plans to test what it calls Fiber to the Street (FTTS), or what is more commonly known as Fiber to the cabinet (FTTC) or Fiber to the node (FTTN), in the municipality of Flerden.