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Verizon: Next Gen Fiber Broadband Era to Begin with Tampa NG-PON2 Trial

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Verizon is planning large scale NG-PON2 deployments, which will begin this quarter with a customer trial in Tampa, said Verizon Director of Technology Planning Vincent O’Byrne in an interview. NG-PON2 can co-exist with GPON on existing fiber-to-the-home networks, boosting capacity and service speeds by layering additional wavelengths, also known as lambdas, onto GPON. Verizon and...Learn More

Verizon, Partners Demonstrate Key NG-PON2 Interoperability Milestone

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Verizon said yesterday that it and its partners achieved interoperability in a vital element of its NG-PON2 platform. The NG-PON2 interoperability testing focused on the ONT management and provisioning element of the carrier’s OpenOMCI specification. Other participants were ADTRAN, Broadcom, Cortina Access, Ericsson/Calix and Intel, according to the press release. The interoperability was achieved in...Learn More

Verizon Reveals Next-Generation FTTP Plans, Including NG-PON2 Bonding

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By the time Verizon begins deploying next-generation fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) infrastructure based on the NG-PON2 standard later this year or early next year, the company also will have set plans in motion to simplify upgrades beyond the company’s initial deployment of the technology, said Vincent O’Byrne, Verizon director of access technology in an interview with Telecompetitor....Learn More

In Pursuit of Next Generation FTTP, Verizon OMCI Specs Seek NG-PON2 Interoperability

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Verizon said today that it has completed what it believes is the first interoperability trial of next-generation passive optical networking 2 (NG-PON2) technology. In an interview, Dennis Khomitsky, distinguished member of Verizon’s technical staff, said the ability to mix optical line terminals (OLTs) and optical network terminals (ONTs) from different manufacturers is a key element...Learn More

Verizon NG-PON2 Testing Sets Up Move to Next Generation 10 Gbps FTTP

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Verizon said yesterday that it will test NG-PON2 technology from Adtran and Calix with an eye toward upgrading to the new technology, which can support symmetrical speeds as high as 10 Gbps or higher per customer. The Verizon NG-PON2 news is important because the company already has deployed passive optical network infrastructure in numerous markets...Learn More

Verizon NG-PON2 Field Trial Sets Stage for FiOS Multi-Gigabit Access Services

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Verizon’s continued testing of next-generation PON technologies for FiOS continues, with news of a NG-PON2 trial, which delivered Internet download and upload speeds of up to 10-Gbps per wavelength. Verizon sees NG-PON2 as a platform to deliver multi-gigabit-speed broadband access services for FiOS customers as the market demands and the technology matures, according to a...Learn More

Electric Co-op Broadband Provider OzarksGo Plans to Build on Gigabit Success with NG-PON2

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An electric co-op broadband provider operating in parts of Arkansas and Oklahoma has joined the ranks of network operators who have trialed or are trialing next generation FTTP technology NG-PON2, capable of supporting 10Gbps broadband. For now, OzarksGo — the fiber network subsidiary of Ozark Electric Cooperative — is adding NG-PON2 equipment only to one...Learn More

Verizon Next Generation Broadband Strategy: We’ll Pass on G.fast and Stick With FTTP

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Speaking at ADTRAN’s Broadband Solutions Summit this morning in Huntsville, Alabama, Verizon’s Director of Network Planning Vincent O’Byrne outlined a Verizon next generation broadband strategy. That strategy is heavily focused on NG-PON2. It apparently will not include G.fast. “We have no strategy for G.Fast,” O’Byrne replied when I asked him why Verizon was not using...Learn More

Verizon: We’re Doubling Down on Fiber Broadband, Just Don’t Call it Fios

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Verizon’s message at Fiber Connect, taking place here in Orlando this week, was music to the fiber broadband ecosystem’s ears. Fiber is back at Verizon, and in a big way, according to Kyle Malady, SVP and chief network officer of wireline for Verizon. “All the cards are lining up for us to double down on...Learn More

Calix, Northpower Fibre Claim World’s First Live NG-PON2 Demo, Delivers Multi Wavelength 10 Gbps

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A live NG-PON2 demo is taking place in New Zealand, delivering 10 Gbps connectivity across Northpower Fibre’s network, reports broadband access gear provider Calix.  This represents the first live demonstration of the next-generation FTTP technology on a commercial network in the world, according to the companies. Northpower Fibre is an open access provider of broadband...Learn More

NG-PON2 Forum Adds Board Members

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Several communications operators and vendors have joined the board of directors of the NG-PON2 Forum, the non-profit organization announced yesterday.Operators joining the board include Verizon, NTT and Vodafone. Vendors joining the board include Ericsson, Calix, Altice Labs and Adtran. Established in April, NG-PON2 Forum promotes the adoption of NG-PON2 passive optical broadband networking technology, which...Learn More

Next Generation FTTP Standard, NG-PON2, Begins to Emerge

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The Full Service Access Network (FSAN), an industry working group made up of 85 global network operators, announced an agreement for the next generation passive optical network (PON) fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) recommendation, known as NG-PON2. The agreed upon approach will also be known as the “…time and wavelength division multiplexed (TWDM) solution with optional wavelength division...Learn More

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