News & Events

January 2010

Salisbury, NC progresses with its municipal FTTH deployment

Salisbury, NC's dreams of transforming itself into a so-called 'smart city' with a Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network deployment took two big steps this week as the city revealed that it has employed Ericsson for IPTV services and Zhone for next-gen PON equipment. [...]

Salisbury, NC Proceeds with FTTH Build Beats back Time Warner Cable, brings in Ericsson and Zhone

Incumbent phone and cable companies have spent years successfully lobbying state lawmakers to pass laws banning towns and cities from wiring themselves -- even in cases where incumbents wouldn't. The laws, usually written by incumbent lawyers, were passed in more than a dozen states without much public debate -- though momentum slowed in recent years due to media attention and consumer advocacy opposition. [...]

Zhoneís zNIDs and MXK FTTx Platforms Selected by the City of Salisbury for Municipal Fiber Project

Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE), a global leader in network access solutions, today announced The City of Salisbury in North Carolina has selected Zhoneís MXK and zNID Fiber to the Home (FTTH) solutions to serve as the bedrock platforms for a visionary municipal broadband initiative now underway. Salisbury officials cite interactive HDTV, telemedicine, advanced emergency services and greater community cohesion as potential differentiators in attracting knowledge workers and seeding new b... [...]

Zhone Names Telecommunications Leader Brian Caskey as Chief Marketing Officer

Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE), a global leader in network access solutions announced today that Brian Caskey has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer effective immediately. Caskey brings a 25 year track record in global marketing, product strategy, business development and global branding to Zhone where he will oversee all aspects of worldwide marketing. [...]