FTTH Council Europe

FTTH to reach more than 300 million European homes by 2026

Fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) is being deployed at a ‘rapid pace’ in Europe, according to a new report. New forecasts from the FTTH Council Europe predict that 302 million homes will be connected with fibre tech by 2026 across 39 countries. Of that, 197 million will be from the 27 EU countries and the UK.  This represents […]

Teleste and Iskratel team up to enable fibre operators to use coax

Finland-based cable technology outfit Teleste has teamed up with Slovenia-based fibre tech specialist Iskratel to develop a proof-of-concept broadband technology platform combining Iskratel’s GPON technology with Teleste’s DOCSIS-based mini-CMTS, the DOCSIS Access Hub (DAH). The joint platform is designed to enable fibre network operators to make use of existing last-mile coax cabling as an extension […]

New chief for FTTH Council Europe

The FTTH Council Europe has named Erzsébet Fitori as its new director-general. Fitori will take up her position as of September 1. She has over 10 years of experience in regulatory affairs and public policy, including four as director at telecom trade association the European Competitive Telecommunications Association (ECTA). “I’m honoured to have been appointed […]

Vodafone named as best fibre network operator

Vodafone has been named as best fibre-optic network operator in Europe at the FTTH Council Europe event in Stocholm. Vodafone received the Operator Award for FTTH for its deployment in Portugal, Spain and Italy. Vodafone Portugal CEO Mário Vaz received the award at the FTTH Council Europe conference in Stockholm this week. Vodafone has committed […]