Community Broadband Networks 
  corner   
Home
Archives
RSS/XML
Recent Blog Headlines
About Al Bonnyman
"What's this blog thing about, anyway?"
Partial list: power utilities with fiber

Sponsored by:
Fiber Planners Inc.
Designers of fiber networks for electric utilities and communities.

News and comments on community broadband networks, the communities deploying them and the technologies that support them. Published by Denise Frey and Al Bonnyman.

Enter your email address below to subscribe to Community Broadband Networks:

powered by Bloglet
If the subscription form returns an error, send an e-mail to bonnyman@earthlink.net.

Index of 2100 previous posts since March 2003

PicoSearch
  Search help

Send news updates and feedback to:
Al Bonnyman

Sponsored by:

Fiber Planners logo


Some of the topics we cover:

  • ADSS cable technology
  • OPGW cable technology
  • Fiber to the home
  • Powerline broadband
  • Fixed wireless broadband
  • Other power utility telecom topics
  • Innovative fiber deployment technologies


Recent headlines:


Links to other blogs and free-form news sites:


Other links:


Note: comments posted are strictly the opinion of the poster and not necessarily those of Fiber Planners Inc. or any other posters.

 

Friday, October 24, 2003

 

Recent FTTH (fiber to the home) news

Recent articles and press releases regarding FTTH:

"FTTP Bidders Slashing Prices?"
Some of the message board responses to this article are also interesting; see in particular #7 and #9.

"SweetNet struggles with financing"
"Waning financial support from the city of Rock Springs has left in doubt the future of a proposed $31 million, publicly-owned fiber optic system for Sweetwater County. Private funding will have to shoulder the brunt of financing for the SweetNet project or it may not go forward, officials involved in the effort said. 'Our support has dwindled from the Rock Springs council ... they've decided we can't afford to do it and they don't want to take the risk with it,' Joint Powers Telecommunications Board (JPTB) Chairman and Rock Springs councilman Steve Shea said in a recent interview. 'We still think it's a good idea to do it ... it's still a viable solution to the city's efforts to improve what we've got.' The board will now try and secure private investors to pay for the proposed Southwestern Wyoming Enhanced and Expanded Telecommunications (SweetNet) system, he said."


"DenseLight Offers PON Components"

"C-COR and Alloptic Join on FTTP"

"Pembroke Telephone Company Deploys AFC’s FiberDirect Solution"
Pembroke Telephone is a rural telephone company in Georgia.

"MetaSwitch, Wave 7 Team Up"

Karl Bode: "Backing Away From Fiber -- Verizon CEO suddenly less bullish"

In Australia: "Ballarat to trial new broadband technology"

"AFC Hits Profits, Drops Hints"

"SureWest lands 10,000th 'triple-play' subscriber"

"Fiber-to-the-Home deployment encounters roadblocks"

#





Add email subscriptions to your blog with Bloglet! Weblog Commenting by HaloScan.com Listed on Blogwise
The Octopus Files
My Popdex Game Profile
Popdex
Metapop
Technorati Profile Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License.

This page is powered by Blogger.