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When Fiber to the Home Pays Off

Amid all the talk about Verizon’s financial bet in choosing to deploy fiber to the home (FTTH), I thought I’d highlight another FTTH deployment, and why it’s been successful to date. Back in September, I posted about how a small telco called Hotwire Communications had chosen to use Motorola’s gigabit PON (GPON) technology for its FTTH networks along with Motorola MPEG-4 encoders and IP set-tops. Since then, the marketing team has put together a video case study that is well worth watching. I try not to post too many marketing materials, but this video has actual deployment details as well as an engineer’s perspective. It’s only three and a half minutes. Take a gander.

3 Responses

  1. […] far below what they were eight years ago. And second, increasing bandwidth demands have proven the value of fiber. If you build it, the revenue will […]

  2. […] and the FCC Posted on August 21, 2009 by Mari Silbey I’ve been hearing a lot about fiber-to-the-home activities internally at Motorola, so it didn’t come as a complete to surprise to me to read today about […]

  3. […] of optical networking solutions. Separate from Verizon, Motorola has also worked with a number of smaller operators on FTTH solutions as well. Need fiber with an RF return path? No problem. How about ONTs for MDUs? […]

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