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General Member Benefits

General members are those companies involved in providing FTTH-related goods and services to network operators, network operators building and running FTTH networks, and professional engineering firms that assist in these efforts.

Annual dues vary by type of company. More About Dues

Below are the special benefits for General Members. Click any item to expand:

Special Benefits for North American General Members

  • Annual Conference (General Vendor Members only)
    • Priority point booth assignment and sponsorship opportunities over non-members. Discounts on booth space of approximately 25% off $ per sq. ft.
  • Webinars
    • Complimentary access to the FTTH Council’s webinar platform to present non-commercial webinars
    • $2000 fee for a commercial webinar as approved by the Technology committee
  • Membership on Committees
    • General members can serve as leaders and members of all Committees
    • Provide excellent networking opportunities as you work together with experts from other leading FTTH related companies

Special Benefits for LATAM General Members

  • LATAM Annual Conference & Expo
    • Only Premier and General LATAM members may exhibit at the LATAM Annual Conference & Expo, the premier FTTH event in LATAM
  • Membership on Committees
    • General members can serve as leaders and members of any committee
    • Provide excellent networking opportunities by collaborating with experts from other leading FTTH related companies

Additional Benefits Available to All FTTH Council Members

  • Certification programs designed to enhance the FTTH brand and standards
    • Certified Fiber to the Home Network
      • Qualified networks can label all subscriber equipment, which indicates a network was deployed in accordance with the FTTH standards using qualified vendors
      • Click here for a list of certified service providers who participate in the program
    • Certified Fiber to the Home Professional (CFHP)
      • Technical staff can participate in program, which includes a training course and an examination certifying technical competence in the various fiber technologies
  • Monthly webinars
    • Cover a wide range of topics on new technologies, business solutions, case studies and regulatory issues
    • Many of the webinars are members-only
  • Regional Broadband and FTTH Best Practices Workshops
    • Held at locations around North America in conjunction with members meetings
    • Featured guest speakers, panelists and industry leaders on hot topics
    • Excellent opportunity to learn and to network with industry colleagues, and to make business connections
  • Visibility
    • Members listing on the FTTH Council website
    • Assistance in disseminating your RFP throughout the industry, including a listing on the FTTH Council website
  • Participate in the voice of FTTH on key public policy issues impacting the industry
    • The FTTH Council is a respected voice in Washington, advocating for pro-FTTH deployment policies in the areas such as broadband regulation and support for rural telecom operations
    • Members are kept current on Washington events with webinars, and newsletters that provide important information on developments
    • Members are asked to contribute their expertise and knowledge of the FTTH business in discussions with key policy makers

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