FTTx Overview

FTTx definitions 1 Overview The FTTx acronym is widely understood as Fibre-to-the-X, where X can denote a number of destinations. These include Home (FTTH), Premise (FTTP), Curb (FTTC), Building (FTTB), Home (FTTH), User (FTTU) and Node (FTTN). Clearly, however, there are overlaps in meaning. FTTP is similar to FTTB, and FTTC resembles FTTN. There is […]


What you need to know about FTTx OSP Design

Description: This three-day class has been developed with 16 hours of classroom lecture and 8 hours of handson design exercises to teach attendees to apply critical issues such as customer take rate and density to outside plant design. This course covers FTTH network field configurations, design benchmarks, and installation parameters for active Ethernet and PON […]

FTTH Network

FTTH/P network benchmarking in Slovenia

Market and regulatory overview In June 2011, Slovenia had a broadband penetration rate of 60.7% of households. There are three major broadband providers, led by Telekom Slovenije (TS) (42.7%), T-2 (18.9%) and Telemach (16.3%). Tus Telekom, Amis and other smaller broadband providers make up the remaining 22% market share At the end of September 2010, […]

FTTH Network

FTTH/P network benchmarking in France

The French broadband market is dominated by the incumbent France Telecom (FT, 42.8% market share) and alternative DSL operators Iliad (Free) (21.8%) and SFR (22.8%). Numericable, the single cable operator, has a 4.2% share of the broadband market. Smaller operators, including Bouygues Telecom, share the remaining 7.3% of broadband subscribers. The three main operators – […]