FTTH Council Americas Announces Our Newest Member, Verizon
Verizon is an Industry Leader in Building Future Proof Fiber Optic Networks
Washington, DC (December 13, 2016) — Today the Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas is pleased to welcome Verizon as a Premier Member into our growing list of Council members. The Council welcomes members from all companies involved in supporting the deployment of all-fiber, future-proof networks.
“Verizon continues to be an industry leader in fiber deployment, building one of the nation’s largest fiber networks and boasting millions of customers,” said Heather Burnett Gold, CEO/President of the FTTH Council. “As a Premier member, Verizon brings with it a decade of leadership, talent, and expertise within the industry that is crucial to building consensus around the important issues that will impact fibers future.”
“Verizon has always been a trailblazer in fiber broadband dating back to our original Fios deployments in 2004,” said Donna Epps, Vice President Public Policy and Strategic Alliances for Verizon. “Twelve years later, Verizon is the largest provider of consumer fiber broadband connections in the U.S., and we continue to invest in our fiber architecture to bring this vital technology to our customers. We are pleased to join the FTTH Council and support its mission of accelerating the build out of fiber infrastructure.”
About the Fiber to the Home Council Americas
The Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas is a non-profit association consisting of companies and organizations that deliver video, Internet and/or voice services over high-bandwidth, next-generation, direct fiber optic connections - as well as those involved in planning and building FTTH networks. Its mission is to accelerate deployment of all-fiber access networks by demonstrating how fiber-enabled applications and solutions create value for service providers and their customers, promote economic development and enhance quality of life. More information about the Council can be found at http://www.ftthcouncil.org.