News & Events

July 2009

ETSI Plugtests Event Confirms "Plug and Play" Interoperability of Gigabit-Capable Passive Optical Networks

The latest ETSI Plugtests™ event has significantly advanced industry confidence in the interoperability of Gigabit-capable Passive Optical Networks (GPON). This was the eighth event on the topic and successfully confirmed "plug and play" interoperability between various vendors' products. The event was organized in June by ETSI and the Full Service Access Network Group (FSAN) with support from France Telecom, Telecom Italia and test tool vendors, and sponsored by the European Commission. Its foc... [...]

Zhone's Award-Winning SkyZhone Metro Wi-Fi System Now Eligible for Rural Utilities Service Funding

Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE), a global leader in network access solutions, announced today that its SkyZhone telco-grade Wi-Fi system is the latest Zhone product to be accepted by the US Department of Agriculture's, Rural Utilities Service (RUS) for use by RUS program participants. RUS provides grants and low cost loans to help network operators secure authorized equipment to bring universal broadband services to rural and underserved communities. RUS and the National Telecommunicatio... [...]