China To Switch From ADSL To FTTH
A number of provinces, including Jiangsu, will stop constructing ADSL networks and adopt Fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) networks, reports Sina quoting Telecommunications equipment provider FiberHome Telecommunication Technologies general engineer Mao Qian on March 13. Mao said that China Telecom subsidiary Jiangsu Telecom has began bidding for its FTTH network already, and it plans to stop constructing ADSL network before the end of June. China Netcom has testing its FTTH network in Beijing. Wuhan’s municipal government announced its plan to acquire 100,000 FTTH network users in 2008 and 500,000 FTTH users by 2010, said Mao.