Fiber, IP are the best way to support next-gen services

Jim Barthold, FierceIPTVThere has been a lot of debate about the effect the U.S.-based traditional incumbent carriers' migration off their copper and TDM networks to fiber. In his latest column, Jim Barthold, Editor of FierceIPTV, examines how it's going to be hard for service providers to use "20th Century copper infrastructure trying to serve consumers with state-of-the-art 21st Century devices." Read more

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