Fiber To The Premises (FTTP)
Definition - What does Fiber To The Premises (FTTP) mean?
FTTP runs at a much faster speed than a coaxial cable Internet or dial-up connection. This fiber optic communication delivery style is conducted through the use of an optical distribution network that links the central office to the premises occupied by the subscriber(s).
Techopedia explains Fiber To The Premises (FTTP)
Another variation of FTTP include "Fiber To The Home" (FTTH), which creates a link between a single customer and is implemented through a single fiber cable and.
Other specific variations of "Fiber To The X" reference whether a cable runs to a specific work/entertainment space or a particular housing unit on a multi-home property. Google Fiber is a good example of new fiber cables that are directly run to customers. As of 2013, the program is its infancy but making large waves in the broadband industry for its promise of mega high-speed Internet to a variety of household units.
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