More commonly known as “Future Proof,” Fiber to the home (FTTH) is a new technology to
deliver a communication signal over optical fiber. It is an efficient and economic substitute of
existing copper infrastructure including telephone and coaxial cable.
This technology is effectual enough to provide much higher bandwidth to consumers and businesses. Therefore, this tutorial covers all the technical and economic aspects of FTTH and describes relevant terms in details.
This tutorial has been designed for all those readers who want to learn the basics of FTTH. It
is developed in a simple language and all the technical terms are explained in detail with the
objective to make it understandable to a wide range of readers.
This tutorial is intended to make you comfortable in getting started with Fiber to the home technology and its various utilities.
Before starting with this tutorial, we expect that the reader to have a basic understanding of
the FTTH technology as well as its associated terms.