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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 4/15/2021
As the Biden/Harris administration continues to seek and build support for its $2 trillion American Jobs Plan, the White House issued a series of report cards for individual states, grading their overall infrastructure and outlining weaknesses in specific categories, including broadband.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/15/2021
Nokia will look to establish a more direct connection with hundreds of independent cable and broadband operators after striking a fiber-focused deal with the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC).
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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 4/15/2021
This week, David Gilford, co-founder of the Broadband Equity Partnership, on what local government and nonprofit broadband leaders need from a national broadband stimulus.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 4/13/2021
Taking another step to develop maps that accurately reflect the state of broadband in the US, the FCC on Monday issued a statement calling on the public to download and use their Speed Test app to measure their broadband speeds.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/13/2021
Frontier Communications has tapped former AT&T exec Veronica Bloodworth as EVP and chief network officer, an appointment that comes as Frontier moves through the Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring process.
Robert Clark, , 4/12/2021
The Biden Administration's $100 billion broadband plan marks the end of an era.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 4/9/2021
Also in this roundup: 'Connect New Mexico Act' becomes law; Altice USA and Morris Broadband become one; C-Spire releases rural broadband report; T-Mobile teams with Open Dutch Fibre.
Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/8/2021
The knives have come out in a fight over government money meant to fund the construction of broadband networks in rural areas.
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/8/2021
While it still doesn't boast any major customers, netElastic Systems is starting to assemble a group of smaller operators around the world for its carrier NFV products.
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Josh Hirschey, General Manager, Amphenol Broadband Solutions and Mette Brink, General Manager, Amphenol Procom & Amphenol Antenna Solutions EMEA & APAC, , 5/7/2020
The need to stay ahead of the technology curve is integral to developing networks that can meet or exceed the bandwidth demand of consumers. Within the broadband industry, we've seen first-hand the approach leading equipment providers have taken, which is to acquire companies that will help fill product or service voids and absorb them into their ...
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