Meaning : Fiber to the building
Category : Telecommunications
Sub Category : Networking
What does FTTB mean or stand for ?
Fiber optic cables are used nowadays for high speed data transferred across networks for providing Internet Broadband services.In the past these cables were only made of copper,but now they are partly copper and for the major portion is Fiber optic.
FTTB refers to the portion of the cable from the service providers node to the building where the end subscriber lives.This means that this portion will be comprised of fiber wire and the rest of the portion maybe made of copper.
Fiber cbale is preffered over copper for the main reason that it is cheaper to produce compared to copper,since these calbes run into many miles from sourrce server to destination.