Using fiber provide all or part of the “last mile” portion of a provider’s network. In fiber to the home (FTTH), the network is made up of fiber all the way from the provider’s core network to the end-user's house or business. (Although fiber to the home—FTTH—is the common term, fiber to the premises (FTTP) is also used to include both homes and businesses.) Fiber to the curb means that fiber has been installed past the premise, but not up to the building, which is generally connected by copper. Fiber to the node means fiber has been installed or deployed to the network connection point in a neighborhood or community.