FSAN continues to sponsor new members to the FSAN group that are shown to have products and expertise to progress FSAN current study topics in fiber access systems. Membership is by company and membership categories are Operator, Vendor, and Observer/Independent Test Labs. Active participation in the studies of FSAN and attendance at one meeting or FSAN Interop Test Event for the previous 12 months maintains FSAN membership.
As of April 2016, there are 73 member companies in FSAN consisting of 26 Operators, 40 Vendors and 7 Observers/ITLs. The table below shows the current members of FSAN.
List of FSAN members
|China Telecom||ALU-Shanghai Bell||PMC Sierra||RITT|
|China Unicom||Arris||PT Inovação||UNH|
|Telekom Malaysia||Kaiam Europe|
Member Company Profiles
ADTRAN, Inc. is a leading global provider of networking and communications equipment, with a portfolio of intelligent solutions deployed by some of the world’s largest service providers, distributed enterprises and small and medium-sized businesses. ADTRAN solutions enable voice, data, video and Internet communications across copper, fiber and wireless network infrastructures.
ADVA Optical Networking (FSE: ADV) is a global provider of intelligent telecommunications infrastructure solutions. With software-automated Optical+Ethernet transmission technology, the Company builds the foundation for high-speed, next-generation networks. The Company’s FSP product family adds scalability and intelligence to customers’ networks while removing complexity and cost. ADVA Optical Networking forges close partnerships with its customers to meet the growing demand for data, storage, voice and video services. Thanks to reliable performance for more than 15 years, the Company has become a trusted partner for more than 250 carriers and 10,000 enterprises across the globe.
Alcatel-Lucent is the trusted partner of service providers, enterprises and governments worldwide, providing solutions to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users.A leader in fixed, mobile and converged broadband networking, IP technologies, applications and services, Alcatel-Lucent leverages the unrivaled technical and scientific expertise of Bell Labs, one of the largest innovation powerhouses in the communications industry.
Alcatel-lucent Shanghai Bell founded in 1984, it is a company limited by shares directly managed by the State Asset Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) in China, and the first Sino-foreign joint venture in China’s telecom industry, with extensive local expertise and global resources. Its extensive sales and service networks cover all the provinces in China and more than 50 countries worldwide.With strong local R&D competence, Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell has set up R&D centers in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Qingdao and Nanjing. Besides, it has a national-class enterprise technical center and a post-doctoral work station. Each year, it invests 10% of its sales revenue in research and innovation and product development, with large amount of patents awarded overseas.
BT is one of the world’s leading communications services companies, serving the needs of customers in the UK and in more than 170 countries worldwide. Our main activities are the provision of fixed-line services, broadband, mobile and TV products and services as well as networked IT services. In the UK BT is a leading communications services provider, selling products and services to consumers, small and medium sized enterprises and the public sector. BT also sells wholesale products and services to communications providers in the UK and around the world. Globally, BT supply managed networked IT services to multinational corporations, domestic businesses and national and local government organisations
Broadcom Corporation is a major technology innovator and global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications. Broadcom products enable the delivery of voice, video, data and multimedia to and throughout the home, the office and the mobile environment. We provide the industry’s broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art, system-on-a-chip and software solutions to manufacturers of computing and networking equipment, digital entertainment and broadband access products, and mobile devices. These solutions support our core mission: Connecting everything®.
Several hundred service providers operating tens of millions of access lines depend on Calix to power their access networks. Industry-leading solutions deployable throughout the access network enable a rich set of information, communication, and entertainment services over any combination of fiber and copper. And an extremely high degree of integration and robust service management allow Calix customers to operate their access networks at the lowest possible cost. A broad set of Calix Compatible partners ensure smooth and fast deployment of leading-edge, IP-based services. And a host of no-cost service and support functions dramatically simplify training, troubleshooting, and network upgrades.
Founded in 2005, CIG is a leading independent telecom OEM supplier focused on GPON CPE device, which is an essential integral part of GPON OLT vendors’ E2E GPON solutions. CIG’s complete product portfolio enables OLT vendor to realize terminal functionalities with reduced cost, enhanced features, possibility of customized solutions, and quality and volume deliveries. Because of its strong capabilities in R&D, manufacture and services, CIG can engage with OLT partner at the earliest stage focusing on development, continue the engagement throughout the intensive initial field application stage, and continue and expand the delivery at the mass deployment stage. CIG has established its reputation as a leading independent GPON ONT supplier, serving the worldwide fast growing FTTH industry.
China United Network Communications Group Co.,Ltd (“China Unicom”) was officially established on 6 January 2009 on the basis of the merger of former China Netcom and former China Unicom. It has subsidiaries in 31 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) across China and many countries and regions around the world. It is the only Chinese telecom operator listed on the stock exchanges in New York, Hong Kong and Shanghai. As of the end of 2008, the total assets of the Company reached 500.09 billion yuan and the number of employees stood at 463,000.
Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) is a Taiwan telecommunications operator. It operates both domestically and internationally, offering fixed-line, wireless, Internet, video services, as well as ICT-related services. CHT is committed to innovation, speed, reliability, simplicity, and economy. It seeks to keep abreast with the world-class telecom carriers by linking the world and the people through superior service, enterprising management, and continually improving performance.
A leader in the optical communications FiberHome Technologies is a key equipment provider, offering total solutions for fiber-optic communications, data networking and wireless communications. FiberHome offers a wide range of access products including PON, DSL and wireless access and has shipped over a 1M lines of FTTx equipment. As the largest member of the FiberHome Group the company can provide a complete FTTx solution including optical cable, passive splitters and PON equipment. The company traces its heritage to Wuhan Research Institute (WRI) established in 1974. With offices in over 80 countries and exporting to over 65 countries around the world FiberHome is creating true value and will “Broaden the Future” of its customers through continuous and relentless innovation.
Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) is a global technology leader for fiber optic subsystems and components that enable high-speed voice, video and data communications for networking, storage, wireless, and cable TV applications. For more than 20 years, Finisar has provided critical optics technologies to system manufacturers to meet the increasing demands for network bandwidth and storage. Finisar is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA with R&D, manufacturing sites, and sales offices worldwide.
Fujitsu is an innovator in optical transport technologies, and is a market-leading provider of SONET, WDM, and packet optical networking solutions that improve performance and profitability. Fujitsu maintains a longstanding and highly-regarded position as a market leader by providing best-in-class data networking solutions optimized for Ethernet aggregation, transport and service delivery.
Huawei is a leading telecom solutions provider, owned entirely by its employees. Through continuous customer-centric innovation, we have established end-to-end advantages in Telecom Network Infrastructure, Application & Software, Professional Services and Devices. With comprehensive strengths in wireline, wireless and IP technologies, Huawei has gained a leading position in the All-IP convergence age. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 100 countries and have served 45 of the world’s top 50 telecom operators, as well as one third of the world’s population.
iPhotonix is a pioneer in the global Fiber Access market and one of the telecommunication industry’s leading vendor-independent providers of a broad array of home, business, multi-dwelling and custom designed Optical Network Terminals (ONT’s). iPhotonix also supplies our customers the industry’s broadest range of cost effective, high-quality telecom cabinet revitalization solutions. Our expertise in all facets of the optical access business provides a sound basis for the design and development of our product offerings.
Standing at the forefront of the digital era, KT has been spearheading advances in information technology in Korea since its inception in 1981. The first milestone at KT came in 1993 when the number of telephone lines surpassed 20 million. That was followed by the launch of Korea’s first telecommunication satellite in 1995. Leading “Broadband Wonderland”, our residential broadband subscriber base topped 6 million already in 2004 and we introduced the world’s first commercial WiBro (mobile WiMAX) service two years later. Following the merger with its wireless subsidiary KTF in 2009, we unveiled our vision to grow into a global ICT convergence leader and will focus on nurturing the fixed-wireless convergence business.
Microsemi Corporation offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor solutions for: aerospace, defense and security; enterprise and communications; and industrial and alternative energy markets. Products include high-performance, high-reliability analog and RF devices, mixed-signal and RF integrated circuits, customizable SoCs, FPGAs, and complete subsystems. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., and has approximately 3,000 employees globally.
OFS is a leading provider of fiber, gratings, photonic components and products geared towards the telecom industry. The Specialty Photonics Division (SPD) is one of the two divisions that comprise OFS Fitel, LLC. While its sister division develops and manufactures products for the the telecommunications and datacom markets, SPD focuses on unique, telco and non-telco fiber optic applications. OFS is incorporated in the United States and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Furukawa Electric Company of Japan. Our lineage is a complex one, a company born of mergers and acquisitions, and goes all the way back to Alexander Graham Bell.
Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with sales of 41 billion euros in 2013 and 159,000 employees worldwide at 30 September 2014, including 99,800 employees in France. Present in 30 countries, the Group has a total customer base of 240 million customers worldwide at 30 September 2014, including 182 million mobile customers and 16 million fixed broadband customers. Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services.
PMC-Sierra (Nasdaq:PMCS) is the premier Internet infrastructure semiconductor solution provider. The Company is a leading provider of broadband communications and storage semiconductors for metro, access, fiber to the home, wireless infrastructure, enterprise and channel storage, laser printers/enterprise markets and CPE. PMC-Sierra is a leader in the PON access market and provides SoC silicon solutions for OLTs and ONUs in deployment worldwide.
Tecom Co Ltd. manufactures and markets telecommunication, wireless solutions. The company produces private telephone switching systems, digital carrier terminals, smart home and office Broadband / Wireless communication systems, intelligent gateway platforms, dynamic services for enterprise, carrier and consumer markets.
The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) tests networking and data communications products.Since 1988, the laboratory has fostered multi-vendor interoperability while preparing students for careers in the industry. The laboratory has grown steadily into one of the industry’s premier independent proving grounds for new technologies.
Verizon Communications Inc., headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to mass market, business, government and wholesale customers. Verizon Wireless operates America’s most reliable wireless network, serving nearly 93 million customers nationwide. Verizon also provides converged communications, information and entertainment services over America’s most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers innovative, seamless business solutions to customers around the world.
Vodafone is one of the world’s largest total communications companies by revenue providing a wide range of services including mobile voice, messaging, data and fixed broadband across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the United States through the Company’s subsidiaries, joint ventures and investments. As of 31 March 2010 Vodafone has approximately 341 million registered proportionate mobile customers, and 5.6 million fixed broadband customers.
Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE) is a global leader in multi-service access platform (MSAP) solutions, serving more than 700 network operators worldwide. The company offers the industry’s only fully-integrated portfolio of MSAN, FTTx, EFM and Wi-Fi access technologies, enabling a full suite of services, including residential and business broadband, VoIP, and High-Definition IPTV. Zhone’s converged multi-service access platform helps operators rapidly deploy premium services using copper, fiber, and wireless while improving network agility and reducing costs. Zhone MSAP platforms are all manufactured in facilities that are emission, waste-water and CFC free.
As one of the first Chinese telecoms equipment provider to pursue business in overseas markets, ZTE now has about 62,000 employees and 10,000 of them are working in about 107 representative offices around the world.Since 1996, the company has provided products and services to 140 countries and regions, serving major telecoms operators in Asia Pacific, South Asia, North America, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Through a combination of strategic marketing, product differentiation, cost advantage improvement, human resources optimization and intellectual property management, ZTE has established firm commercial partnerships with over 500 operators around the world.