Fiber Optic Technology


Verizon and Calix achieved speeds of 8 Gbps using NGPON2 standards on a live fiber network.


Accelerating deployment of next-gen network services, Verizon today completed its $225 million purchase of fiber-optic assets from WideOpenWest.

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Following agreements with Corning, Prysmian and Straight Path, this announcement is another example of our commitment to provide next-generation broadband services.


The agreement calls for Corning to provide and Verizon to purchase up to 20 million kilometers (12.4 million miles) of optical fiber each year from 2018 through 2020.


Today Fios Prepaid becomes the first-of-its-kind payment option for Verizon Fios services, making it easier than ever to enjoy Fios internet, TV and home phone.


Fios Internet, TV and phone services available for order beginning today in parts of Dorchester, Roslindale and West Roxbury.


Verizon is partnering with Ericsson/Calix and ADTRAN for the testing of NG-PON2 technology.

Verizon names initial neighborhoods slated for fiber-optic network rollout in city of Boston

Verizon has announced the rollout of a new fiber-optic network in eight Boston 'fiber zones'.


Installing broadband cable conduits under highways will encourage more investment in new networks.


There is no disputing that fiber is the best wireline broadband communications infrastructure. Fiber provides the fastest speeds, both up and down.