Exaflood of Amenities Coming Via NanoFiber
By Scott DeGarmo, President & CEO
And all occurring at the speed of light.
Focus on MDUs: Watch the Workmanship
By Steven S. Ross, Editor-in-Chief
Corning’s new fault-tolerant fiber – and the associated products due to be announced by Corning next month – bring us closer to the day when fiber networks for multiple dwelling units can be reliably installed without resorting to expensive engineering talent.
Retain This Idea For Future Gain
By Bryan J. Rader, Bandwidth Consulting LLC
Even an MDU with high turnover rates has a core group of tenants who stay on. Making these folks happy can boost retention rates for the whole community.
FTTH equipment sales take off as business case improves; Broadband connections stimulate online activities; FTTx subscriptions expected to reach 64 million by 2011; Customer satisfaction favors telco TV; Strong growth in home networks fuels demand for customer-premises equipment; Consumer VoIP is buoyed by cable telephony, but even VoIP can’t keep Europeans from abandoning fixed voice lines; China’s broadband growth slows while Japan continues in the forefront of the world market for cutting-edge communications technologies; Internet video is coming to a TV near you.
The long, hot days of summer are here, and this list of Hot Products won’t cool things down.
Our sixth annual list includes leading broadband technologies and services from more than 60 distributors, manufacturers, software vendors, content providers and system builders.
Open Access Saves a Municipal Broadband System
By Joseph Franell, City of Ashland, Oregon
The telecommunications system built by Ashland, Oregon, couldn’t compete with the local cable provider – until the city invited competitive providers into the system.
Modernizing a Hospital Network with Air-Blown Fiber
By Kurt Templeman, Sumitomo Electric Lightwave
When Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego upgraded its enterprise network with fiber optic cabling, hospital administrators found that air-blown fiber offered the flexibility to implement whatever new medical technologies came along. Surprisingly, there were benefits for patient health, too.
Next-Generation Messaging: Critical Alert System
By David Daugherty and Charles Flynn, Korcett Holdings
Don’t be constrained by the triple play. Here’s another example of a possible broadband service to sell.
Secrets to Success
Dedicated, Proactive Marketing Support Pays Off
By Caitlin Clinard, Connexion Technologies
Developers want to offer a great technology amenity to home buyers; Connexion Technologies helps them explain its benefits – and move the homes faster.
Corning’s New Bend-Insensitive Fiber is a Wow
Corning offered little detail aside from a financial-community-oriented press release to support claims for its new fiber. But Broadband Properties finds that all the excitement is warranted.
FTTH Made East: A FTTH Planning and Implementation Guide from AFL Telecommunications
FTTH Market Update: Overview of North American FTTH
Michael Render; RVA Market Research
Greenfield FTTH – Beyond the Glass
The YRT2 Technology Concierge
On a Roll – Greefield FTTH in Middle Tennessee
Crystal Clear Technologies
IMCC Industry Viewpoint
Bill Burhop – Executive Director, IMCC
MFH3 IPTV Platform
Bob Reiter Thomson Satellite Premises Systems and
Richard Tatem, DIRECTV
Video Network Monitoring – Redefined
Greg Nicholaides, Technicolor Network Services
Full Service Resort Living…Plus FTTH! – Liberty Harbor
DIRECTV’s MFH1 and MFH2: Solutions in a Fiber World
Richard Tatem, DIRECTV
Allure Las Vegas: The Intelligent Building – Vegas Style!
Greenfield FTTH – Zial Networks
Bob Orcutt, Zial Networks
The Light Stops Here but My Lifestyle Doesn’t:
Future-proofing the in-home cabling infrastructure
Jeff Green, Leviton
Graduating to World-Class Wireless –
Davidson College in North Carolina
AFL Network Services and BelAir Networks