News & Events

August 2008

Hardware Corner - Zhone Announces VDSL2, Bonded ADSL2+

Telcos hoping to skip the expense of fiber-to-the-home while still entering the video fray to exploit their copper as much as possible will get some help from Zhone Technologies, which announced support for video-friendly VDSL2 and bonded ADSL2+. The technologies will be strong options for telcos deploying fiber-to-the-node configurations that leverage copper. But network operators in that position probably will examine a number of different technology flavors, and they almost certainly will dep... [...]

Zhone Technologies Announces Plans for Reverse Stock Split and Stock Option Repricing

Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE), a global leader in multi-service access solutions, announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized a reverse stock split and repricing of stock options. Zhone has decided to pursue the reverse stock split in order to regain compliance with the minimum bid price requirement of The Nasdaq Stock Market ("Nasdaq"). Zhone plans to select a reverse stock split ratio of between 1-for-5 and 1-for-10, such that between 5 and 10 shares of issued and outs... [...]

Zhone Offers VDSL2, Bonded ADSL2+

Zhone Technologies unveiled new IP DSLAMs this week in accordance with the vendorís strategy of using two technologies to help carriers offer advanced services over their current copper infrastructure: VDSL2 for short loops -- under 5,000 feet -- and bonded ADSL2+ for longer loops. [...]

Zhone Expands Copper's Boundaries

Extending an all fiber to the home (FTTH) network to every home may be the ultimate broadband dream, but in reality, most traditional service providers are taking a more prudent approach. [...]

Zhone Unwraps Higher Speed IP DSLAM Tandem

Aiming to help broadband service providers increase the speed and reach of their copper access networks, Zhone Technologies Inc. (ZHNE) today debuted two IP DSLAMs that support VDSL2 and ADSL2+ for single or bonded copper pairs. [...]

Zhone's Platform Selected by foreThought.net for Network Evolution to Multi-Service Access Strategy

Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE), a global leader in multi-service access solutions, today announced that foreThought.net, a leading Denver-based CLEC and Internet Service Provider has selected Zhone's MALC Multi-Service Access Platform (MSAP) to provision premium EFM business services in addition to voice and ADSL2+ throughout Denver and Colorado Springs. Prior to implementing Zhone's MSAP provisioning strategy, foreThought.net utilized three disparate platforms from three separate vendo... [...]

Springfield Michigan Launches Municipal Wi-Fi Service

The town of Springfield, Michigan (pop. 5000) began offering Wi-Fi service to its residents this week. Using a $750,000 grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corp., Springfield hired ACD to deploy the network throughout the municipality. ACD is using equipment from Zhone Technologies. [...]