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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 4/25/2019
Nokia reported a "weak" start to 2019 as it detailed its first quarter financials Thursday morning, and that slow start included the vendor's fixed broadband access business.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/25/2019
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) began accepting online applications for at least $600 million in first-round funding via its new ReConnect Rural Broadband Pilot Program on Wednesday. The program is aimed at promoting partnerships between the federal government, the private sector and rural communities to deploy infrastructure in areas with ...
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/25/2019
Also in today's BBWN Bites: Frontier may face some business challenges, but it's all-in with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Horizon Networks keeps on growing; and could operators soon enter the bot biz? It might be worth checking out.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/24/2019
Also in today's BBWN Bites, ACE charges Dragon Box in Omniverse-linked copyright lawsuit; Eastern European economy does not help pay-TV's already poor regional outlook; smart speakers, on the other hand, are hot and getting hotter; Hughes Network inks big-money, long-term deal with Canadian provider; Virgin Media to get a new CEO this summer; and Afghan ...
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/23/2019
Also in today's roundup: Rogers Communications has mixed video results, the European Space Agency chooses a router partner and some new leadership takes over at a Vodafone subsidiary.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/22/2019
Also in today's Broadband Bites, Algar Telecom digs into XGS-PON, career Chunghwa Telecom executive gets to the top of the ladder and nothing can stop smart speaker sales.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/19/2019
Also in today's roundup: Clikia leaves OTT, the FCC cracks down on shady boxes, Zone goes direct to viewers, Zzoomm and Jurassic Fibre almost ready to dig and Reliance Jio preps JioGigaFiber for India market.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/18/2019
ADTRAN began 2019 with increased sales and revenue across an expanding geographic reach, coupled with reduced operating expenditures and a growing customer base.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/18/2019
- Subscription video on demand (SVoD) is becoming an integral part of consumers' viewing lives. Today, SVoD reaches 60% of households in North America, 26% in Western Europe, 21% in Asia-Pacific and 19% in Latin America, according to a new report from Futuresource Consulting. Last year, consumers spent $29 billion on SVoD, up 38% from 2017, said David ...
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Plume, , 10/23/2018
For many of us, home WiFi systems continue to be a pain almost as often as they are a pleasure. For the operators however, they may just turn out to be an untapped window of opportunity.
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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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Tuesday, April 30, 2019
11:00 a.m. New York / 4:00 p.m London

Just when you thought the answer to your next technology direction question was clear, the noise around multiple new technology options fills the Internet and airwaves. Multiple 5Gs are being deployed; there's CableLabs' 10G initiative; the ITU and IEEE are toiling around 50G PON – and we haven’t even talked about Wi-Fi6 yet! Is any of this real, do you have to pay attention or can you just let the dust settle and then decide?

Since waiting is often not the best option, let’s demystify technology options, their impact on your business, and how to prepare for whatever the future brings.

In this webinar, Service Providers will learn:

  • Current state of 5G and how it affects everyone, not only mobile network providers.
  • Latest technologies being developed and how they will benefit their networks and subscribers.
  • How to prepare their networks for the future – whatever it may hold.

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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