IP: Fiber-to-the-home advocacy group formed (fwd)

From: Eugene Leitl (Eugene.Leitl@lrz.uni-muenchen.de)
Date: Wed Jul 04 2001 - 08:56:45 MDT

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Date: Wed, 04 Jul 2001 10:47:13 -0400
From: David Farber <dave@farber.net>
Reply-To: farber@cis.upenn.edu
To: ip-sub-1@majordomo.pobox.com
Subject: IP: Fiber-to-the-home advocacy group formed

>Fiber-to-the-home advocacy group formed
>MANHASSET, N.Y. - The Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council, a group
>formed to promote the here-and-now viability of FTTH technology, will
>get its first public airing next week at the National Fiber Optic
>Engineers Conference in Baltimore.
>Announcement of the group, spearheaded by Optical Solutions Inc.,
>Alcatel and Corning, comes on the heels of World Wide Packets'
>announced delivery of an all-digital fiber-optic Gigabit Ethernet
>system to Competisys Corp., which plans integrated telephone, video
>and high-speed Internet service over fiber-optic lines at rates up to
>1,000 times faster than digital subscriber lines or cable.

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