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Logan Armendone-Mowbray, for BBWN, , 6/20/2018
Rack Centre -- which connects to more than 27 major carriers and ISPs in Africa, as well as all undersea cables serving the nation's south Atlantic coast -- must stay ahead of technological advances in order to serve customers via its Tier III data center.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/20/2018
Broadband providers are winning over urban CIOs and smart-city planners by using a cost-effective mix of access technologies to deliver Internet connectivity to high-margin and under-served, typically low income, regions.
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Logan Armendone-Mowbray, for BBWN, , 6/20/2018
When ancient Greek pundits predicted the future, they used omens culled from Mother Nature. Today, researchers turn to analysis of big data, market trends and surveys.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/19/2018
ADTRAN accepted the Open Networking Foundation's invitation to become a supply chain partner and strategic advisory board member, roles that will place the vendor at the forefront of ONF's development of a new reference design process for future networks.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/18/2018
With the July debut of its TV-as-a-Service multi-tenant managed streaming service, MobiTV Inc. expects broadband providers large and small to dive into the crowded live, streaming TV market to see if they can outshine Sling TV, DirecTV Now, YouTube TV, Hulu and PlayStation Vue and many more.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/18/2018
Thanks to reverse-powered Fiber-to-the-Curb, Australian wholesaler nbn is eliminating costly and disruptive trenching and using copper to deliver last-mile connectivity from sidewalk-based Distribution Point Units (DPUs) to homes.
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Adrian Pennington, for BBWN, , 6/14/2018
Innovative optical fibers and cabling may offer providers and enterprises substantial benefits for connecting data centers across a wide range of distances while simultaneously using newer technologies that reduce range.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/14/2018
Following five successive years of decline, overall PON revenue rebounded in the first quarter 2018, Dell'Oro reports.
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Logan Armendone-Mowbray, for BBWN, , 6/13/2018
The optical networking industry faces challenges related to bandwidth, costs and how to deliver more for less in order to serve growing demand for data, multiple-device connectivity and speed. Internet-based traffic, cloud services and TV-quality video streaming drive bandwidth growth of about 50% annually -- and pundits predict that demand will swell ...
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We will explore several fiber network environments, common vulnerabilities, and the business impact of failures. Fiber networks are typically a combination of owned and leased fiber. Learn how to reduce MTTR by up to 60% when an event occurs and how to detect degradation before it generates a service impact. Fiber monitoring of leased fiber helps ensure that the responsible party is dispatched for repair and SLAs can be managed. We will discuss both in service and out of service monitoring. Learn about the opportunities to improve business results in the following environments:

  1. Hyperscale datacenters- the business need for near 100% uptime
  2. 5G small cell combined with leased fiber - ensuring the SLA for leased fiber
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  5. Security- preventing fiber tapping and data theft

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