Navigating the Challenges of Last Mile FTTx Installs, Activations and Repairs: What You Need to Know

With FTTx deployments on the rise, sooner or later all last mile technicians and contractors will have to deal with PON. Demand for FTTx services is increasing pressure to do more installs and activations per day, and to ensure those activations happen successfully at the first visit with less repeats. In addition, ongoing evolution towards 10G PON (like XGS-PON) will bring many new opportunities but also new challenges.

Over a 3-part webinar series, VIAVI Solutions will guide you through the key essential tests required for successful installation, service activation and maintenance.


Webinar #1: How to get last mile FTTx installs right first time and be ready for migration to 10G PON

November 9, 8:00 AM Los Angeles | 11:00 AM New York | 4:00 PM London

This session will examine how coexistence of services can impact the simple task of power level measurement and why using a broadband power meter can lead to failed installs. Plus, learn how a simple test can prove you have the correct fiber drop to ensure first time install success.

Presenter: Niki Kirschenmann, Product Line Manager, VIAVI Solutions

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Webinar #2: How to manage customer expectations with high speed FTTx service delivery and distribution in the premises

November 30, 8:00 AM Los Angeles | 11:00 AM New York | 4:00 PM London

In this session, we will explore the issue of proving service speeds and managing/setting customer expectation when it comes to the in-premises distribution of their new highspeed FTTx service.

Learn how to quickly validate service speeds at the gateway and critical locations, as well as improving WiFi performance when necessary.

Presenter: Syd Kassim, Product Line Manager, VIAVI Solutions

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Webinar #3: How to become a Last Mile FTTx fault finding expert with best practices to identify and locate fiber faults within 1 minute.

January 20 | 8:00 AM Los Angeles | 11:00 AM New York | 4:00 PM London 

This session will discuss the challenges that can prevent last mile FTTx installations being successful on the first visit and examine best practice for identifying and locating a fiber fault accurately while avoiding guesswork.

Presenter: Justin Nagle, Product Line Manager, VIAVI Solutions

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