optical network terminal


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optical network terminal

Equipment from the telephone company that terminates its optical fibers at the customer's premises. Using electricity from the customer's AC source, the optical network terminal (ONT) converts the incoming optical signals into electrical signals for telephone, TV and Internet. See network interface device.
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The tested GPON FTTH network by Qtel would provide ultra high speed connectivity to houses in Mesaieed and Westbay Lagoon through the use of optical line terminal (OLT) and optical network terminals (ONT).
The Alphion GPON product family consists of the state-of-the-art optical line terminal, optical network terminals, and passive optical splitters.
Calix Inc (NYSE: CALX), a provider of broadband communications access software, systems, and services for communications service providers, announced on Tuesday the deployment by Grande Communications (Grande), a broadband communications company and a large cable operator, of the Calix E7-2 Ethernet Service Access Platform (ESAP), 700GE family of optical network terminals (ONTs) and its recently introduced Compass Open Link Cable software.
Calix Inc (NYSE: CALX) announced on Monday the deployment by CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) of the Calix E7-2 Ethernet Service Access Platform (ESAP) and 700GE family of optical network terminals (ONTs) for CenturyLink's new gigabit fibre network in Omaha.
NYSE: CALX) said it has integrated the Calix T-Series family of GPON optical network terminals with its E7 Ethernet Service Access Platforms, bringing a variety of new indoor options to the industry's broadest fibre access portfolio.
ADTRAN has unveiled a new series of micro Optical Network Terminals (oONTs) aiming at the FTTH broadband telecoms delivering up to 60 percent savings in electronics Capex.
MCG as part of its proposal to the town of Leverett partnered with Calix to include the Calix E7-20 Ethernet Service Access Platform (ESAP) and 700GE family of optical network terminals (ONTs) capable of delivering gigabit services throughout the western Massachusetts town.
Showcasing sustained market leadership, last quarter Zhone shipped more than 183,000 zNID Optical Network Terminals (ONTs), achieving a new company record.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 18, 2014-Calix's E7-2 ESAP and T-Series optical network terminals selected by Planet Communications in Thailand
NYSE: CALX) said it has added downloadable home gateway software to the Calix E7 Ethernet Service Access Platform, which enables 700GE optical network terminals (ONTs) to transform into residential services gateways (RSGs).

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