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Fiber Broadband Association

Research shows benefits of all-fibre networks

Trade body the Fiber Broadband Association (FBA) has published findings on The Benefits of Retiring Copper Today, noting that many telecommunications providers still face unnecessary complexity and expense by continuing to operate legacy copper last-mile broadband infrastructure, especially if they already migrated to fibre in the core and access network. The study explores the cost benefits and […]

May 31, 2024By Colin Mann

Broadband bodies co-operate on future capabilities

Trade bodies the Broadband Forum and the Fiber Broadband Association have signed an agreement in principle to advance the industry forward with future-proof, high-capacity, low latency fibre broadband capabilities that will enable the Metaverse and beyond. With a common focus on developing and educating the broadband industry on best practices, the agreement will combine the […]

July 19, 2023By Colin Mann

FBA reports improvements to supply chain

The Fiber Broadband Association (FBA) has announced updates to its recently-published Fiber Broadband Supply Chain white paper, noting significant improvements in industry supply chain lead times. The FBA’s Supply Chain Working Group published the paper in September 2022, and recently discovered new data that shows up to 92 per cent faster lead times in some fibre […]

May 2, 2023

Survey: US fibre broadband deployments accelerate

Findings from the 2022 Fiber Provider Survey from trade body the Fiber Broadband Association suggest that more fibre was deployed in 2022 than ever before as the industry advances its goal to close the digital equity gap. The research, performed by RVA LLC Market Research & Consulting (RVA), shows that fibre providers passed 7.9 million […]

December 23, 2022

Study: Fibre available to 43% US households

Findings from the 2021 Fiber Provider Study from US trade body the Fiber Broadband Association (FBA) reveal that fibre broadband is strong and entering the largest investment cycle ever. The research, performed by RVA LLC Market Research & Consulting (RVA), shows that fibre broadband now passes over 60.5 million homes in the US alone—a 12 […]

January 6, 2022