FTTH Con: Room for start-ups?

As fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) connections double in the United States and continue to surge in other regions of the world, the FTTH market might seem like an attractive, but already crowded market for any new technology firms. But, there still may be room for innovative players, according to a venture capitalist who spoke at this week's FTTH Council FTTH Conference in Orlando.

Scale Ventures Managing Director Jim Jones said new companies can still make their mark by developing solutions that further reduce the cost of deploying fiber, or by being open to working with multiple content formats and encoding schemes.

For more:
- Telephony covers Jones' comments

Related articles:
- U.S. FTTH connections pass 2 million
- Alcatel-Lucent eyes next-gen options

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