Transition report pursuant to Rule 13a-10 or 15d-10

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
Apr. 11, 2016
Document Information [Line Items]    
Document Type 10-QT  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2015  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Entity Registrant Name FTE Networks, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001122063  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --09-30  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Trading Symbol FTNW  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   46,586,220