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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/14/2019
Also today, Watch Communications and Ericsson heard it on the radio, Radwin tunes in to better TV white space, Hyperoptic gets new majority owner and more.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/11/2019
Also today, Comcast is really virtualizing, Verizon counts on emerging backhaul tech to cut 5G costs, Altice Labs gets results with RDK software, Openreach adds up broadband's benefits for Brits, BT boosts some rural speeds for free, Alcatel's submarine team buys a new-to-them ship, Comcast fixes minor glitch and Brits like broadband, bedrooms and ...
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/10/2019
Also today, Liberty LatAm to acquire AT&T's assets in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, another DirecTV scenario emerges, OTT's growth spurt and smart doorbells keep ringing.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/10/2019
Excluding Deutsche Telekom and Telmex, which took a purchasing hiatus in Q3, ADTRAN's business grew 20% over the prior quarter and generated an estimated $114 million, the company reported on Wednesday.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/8/2019
The US Department of Agriculture is investing $152 million to provide or improve rural broadband in 14 states, across 20 projects, the agency announced on Monday.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/8/2019
Also today, Verizon and NEC smarten up rush-hour traffic, DT dances with Netcracker, MediaKind sweeps in Broome as CTO, Comcast promotes Strauss, Ethiopans get their own TV and Wray Castle Group buys Wray Castle Holding.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/7/2019
Also, a rumor of Charter picking Plume for WiFi, Full Fibre wraps up Leominster, Arvig manages expectations with CrowdFiber and European Space Agency goes sky-high with Adesto.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/4/2019
Also today, Italy's Open Fiber and Wind Tre expand partnership, FCC considers whether SVoD is "effective competition" to Charter, Vodafone Germany gets even gig-ier and CBizz has a new name but nothing else changes.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/3/2019
Also today, Australia considers giving NBN penalties to the people, BT conquers Spanish government's contract, Prince Edwards Isle helps ISPs and Brits flunk cheesy broadband quiz.
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Pam Baker, Freelance Writer, 10/9/2019
Fifth-generation wireless technology promises to transform much more than communication: 5G is widely expected to change everything from leisure and healthcare, entertainment and business, in ways most of us cannot yet imagine. That is only, however, if operators prepare correctly, in time, with the appropriate technologies.
Broadband World Forum Perspectives
As the Senior Digital Experience Strategist at Canadian operator Rogers Communications, Lindsey Omelon build on her years of marketing experience to approach her strategy with a hybrid ...
There's certainly no shortage of hype around the use of AI in the telecoms sector, but fewer instances of real-world deployments. South Korean national operator KT is one of those ...
Do a Google search of 'artificial intelligence broadband' and you'll get more than 9 million results in less than a second: The sheer volume of content out there shouldn't surprise anyone ...
Comcast, like any other major communications service provider, is undergoing significant changes in the way it grows its business, how it runs its business and the technologies it uses to ...
Five years ago, NOS board member Manuel Ramalho Eanes banked big on smart homes and smart cities.
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Thursday, October 17, 2019
12 p.m. New York/ 5:00 p.m. London

The ongoing debate around GPON vs EPON can get as heated as discussions around politics and religion, but both technologies offer some advantages over the other depending on the needs your network is servicing.

In this webinar, we will focus on the facts around the GPON vs EPON debate and how that technological decision is almost always made based on factors outside the technology itself.

Key topics include:

  • GPON vs EPON Technologies Overview
  • GPON vs EPON Rates & Reach
  • ITU vs IEEE – Where’s the difference?
  • Future Growth

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In this insightful Light Reading radio show, Kurt Raaflaub, Head of Strategic Solutions Marketing, will outline the key service provider challenges, deployment considerations, next-gen Gigabit technologies, and service models to win market share in the rapidly growing MDU market.
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Ronan Kelly, ADTRAN CTO, EMEA & APC, shares his thoughts on industry operators leveraging virtualization, disaggregation and open SDN control, ...
Network slicing promises to be a panacea, but the biggest hurdles are not technological. The grand ambition of enabling intelligent, adaptive, ...
F-Secure has been providing security for endpoints for 30 years, and using AI and machine learning algorithms, for example in the labs to automate ...
Fahri Diner, CEO and Co-founder of Plume, unveiled a new open source initiative, OpenSync, at Broadband World Forum 2018. Announced together with ...
Talking to Light Reading's Iain Morris, Sebastian Richter from devolo explains why operators have to think beyond delivering high bandwidth and ...
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Alternative UK fixed-broadband network operator Community Fibre is deploying ADTRAN gear to take 10 Gbit/s to London users at aggressive prices.
At Broadband World Forum 2018 there's a lot of chat about the shift towards software-defined access networks, but how tough and how expensive ...
What are the hot talking points in the fixed broadband sector right now? Gigabit over copper as well as fiber, software-defined access and more, ...
Light Reading's pro-European, Berlin-lovin' editors Ray Le Maistre and Iain Morris discuss some of the hot topics from BBWF 2017, including Gfast ...
The UBB2020 community has had a great first four months thanks to a market that's on the up!
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