Vehicle counts, traffic slow-downs and other pieces of data central to traffic management may one day be gleaned from a city’s fiber-optic communications network. Verizon and technology company NEC have been leading research into the concept of turning a fiber network into one big sensor
NEC Corporation and Verizon were able to use network infrastructure with existing fiber optic cables already laid in the ground as distributed optical sensors to collect information....first time and longest distance that such sensing data has been collected through an operational telecom network
This week, the Fiber Broadband Association (FBA) held the 2017 Fiber Connect Conference and Expo, joined by over 1,400 FTTH professionals across the fiber industry. As part of the annual event, the Fiber Broadband Association honored the extraordinary organizations and individuals...
Verizon today launched Fios Gigabit Connection – the nation's largest deployment of gigabit Internet connection service. Fios Gigabit Connection provides downloads as fast as 940 Mbps and uploads as fast as 880 Mbps.
The FCC has already taken significant actions to promote greater capital expenditure on broadband deployment, from reducing regulatory barriers to wiser spending of federal subsidies for buildout.