fiber to the curb


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fiber to the curb

An important amenity in a development; the existence of fiber-optic cable from the phone company's central office to the edge of the development, so that all properties within may make use of advanced telecommunications services.

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This open architecture is targeted at small form-factor central office and outside plant applications including wireless base stations, Wi-Fi/Wi-Max radio boxes, next-generation digital loop carriers, optical ADMs, and Fiber to the Curb optical network units.
We believe Fiber to the Premise and Fiber to the Curb (FTTP and FTTC) technologies provide the foundation for this transition," said Steve Rago, Principal Analyst for Networking and Optical Communications with iSuppli (El Segundo, CA), a leading communications research firm.
PONs can be deployed as fiber to the premises, fiber to the home (FTTH), fiber to the building (FTTB) or fiber to the curb (FTTC), and offer a number of advantages over competing broadband technologies.
With these newly introduced devices, Marvell is adding to its SOHO portfolio enhanced QoS and IPv6 capabilities that enable its customers support emerging applications such as Fiber to the Home (FTTH) and Fiber to the Curb (FTTC).
The Metropolis(R) DMXplore is a single shelf, multi-service access multiplexer designed for fiber to the business and fiber to the curb applications.