Lessons Learned from Real-World FTTH Deployments


Many electric coops are building FTTH networks from scratch. Although building a fiber network is not a hard thing to do, there are many decisions to be made that will ultimately determine the level of difficulty and success of a deployment. This presentation will survey several electric coops and highlight their experiences with deployments.


  • Mark Boxer – Applications Engineering Manager – OFS
  • Charles Phillips – VP of Engineering and Technical Services – Gibson EMC
  • George Plisinski, II – Manager of Telecom Operations – NineStar Connect