Terrestrials and the last mile
- DSL Deployment: How Much Is Enough? Krapf, Eric // Business Communications Review;Dec2002, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p38
Focuses on the deployment of digital subscriber lines (DSL) in the U.S. Emergence of bandwidth-intensive applications; Comparison between DSL and cable; Acceptance of cable in the country.
- Digital Phone Lines Gain Speed. Barrett, Randy; Wilson, Carol // Inter@ctive Week;11/8/99, Vol. 6 Issue 46, p72
Focuses on the competition between Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) and copper wire in providing high-speed Internet access. Subscribers of Excite@Home and Road Runner, the primary retailers of Internet access through cable modems; Problems with DSL; Costs of the technology. INSET: Help Is On The Way.
- Slow Progress for Video Over Copper. Abraham, Michelle // Electronic News;01/24/2000, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p14
Comments on the slow progress in deploying video over copper twisted pair wire technology. Field trials for broadcast video; Advantages of Very High-Speed Digital Subscriber Line (VDSL) technology; Target market of the Rate Adaptive Digital Subscriber Line technology introduced by MPhase...
- Final tests anticipate HDSL2 standard ratification. Smith, Steve // Cabling Installation & Maintenance;Feb2000, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p48
Focuses on the expected approval of six high-bit-rate digital-subscriber-line (HDSL2) telecommunication cable vendors in the United States by the American National Standards Institute. Capacity of the HDSL2 to provide symmetric high-bandwidth transmission; Compliance guaranteed by the vendors.
- Fear of DSL market pushes cable to the forefront. Martin, Michael // Network World;7/9/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 28, p27
Compares the performance and dedication of digital subscriber line (DSL) technology and cable lines. Inclusion of traffic filtering and encryption between the cable modem and cable head-end box; Termination of DSL services at a DSL access multiplexer.
- SupportSoft buys Core Networks. // CED;Sep2004, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p16
Reports that SupportSoft Inc. has signed a deal to acquire the assets of Core Networks Inc., a firm that makes a line of network monitoring, policy management, firmware upgrade management and remote management products for digital subscriber line and cable service providers. Plan of SupportSoft...
- FTTH stalls in Europe. Taaffe, Ouida // Telecommunications - International Edition;Jul2005, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p12
This article reports that fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) has failed to make much of an impact in Europe. According to Roland Montagne, head of the broadband division at IDATE, the main reason is that there is a massive DSL rollout by incumbents who have not recovered from the bubble. The second is...
- Broadband Bonanza. Levin, Gregg // Interactive Week;12/18/2000, Vol. 7 Issue 51, p106
Discusses the advantages and disadvantages of several broadband delivery systems. Fiber optics; Cable and digital subscriber line systems; Wireless broadband systems.
- HoFiS speeds deployment of fiber optic networks in Marburg. // Fiber Optics Weekly Update;3/21/2014, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p6
The article informs that broadband service provider HUBER + SUHNER AG has come up with self-install fiber optic home networks, in Marburg, Germany. It is a high speed broadband service with a unique Home Fibering System (HoFiS). Stadtwerke Marburg would provide HOFIS free-of-charge to the...