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FTTH Deployments Shift from BPON to GPON

First quarter shipment numbers are in, and the shift from BPON to GPON in fiber-to-the-home deployments is clear. While most 2007 shipments were BPON, in the first quarter of 2008, 90% of Motorola’s optical line terminals (OLTs) shipped were GPON. Top Motorola PON customers so far this year are Verizon and the aggregate of Motorola ILEC customers in North America.

Why GPON? Speeds with GPON increase to 2.5 Gbps downstream and 1.2 Gbps upstream. That’s gigabits, not megabits.

4 Responses

  1. […] services market. It’s Motorola’s first cable customer to move forward with GPON. (See recent Motorola GPON shipments update) It won’t be the […]

  2. […] Introduced FTTH-based high-speed tier across its entire customer footprint with 50 Mbps downstream and 20 Mbps […]

  3. […] standard), you think about Verizon. Verizon’s been high-profile on its fiber deployments and the migration from BPON technology to GPON. However, it’s not the only operator making a GPON move. Two smaller telecoms announced today […]

  4. […] 35 Mbps. Although it’s only available in a bundle with other services, the upstream speed on Verizon’s FTTH network dwarfs virtually anything else available in North America. The upstream marketing wars are heating […]

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