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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/25/2018
A report on fiber's benefits conducted by a British sustainability consulting firm for CityFibre is ruffling some feathers across the pond.
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Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/25/2018
Don't tell Comcast executives that broadband growth is slowing down in the US.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/25/2018
A quarter of the world's service providers do not plan to have all or most of their networks automated by 2025, a new survey finds, despite the benefits automation delivers and enterprise customers' steadily growing use of service level agreements.
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Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/24/2018
Despite continuing losses on the video end of the business, Verizon's Fios platform keeps chugging away on the broadband side, picking up data subscribers for the seventh straight quarter.
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Iain Morris, News Editor, 4/24/2018
A group of investment funds backed by Goldman Sachs has made a GB pound 538 million ($730 million) bid for UK broadband specialist CityFibre, which is building fiber networks in competition with BT and Virgin Media in UK towns and cities.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/23/2018
Three years ago, physicians fought insurance companies for telehealth payment and patients were often reluctant to connect via laptop or phone, yet technologists, vendors and a few infrastructure companies heard the siren call of future adoption, profitability and demand. One of these early advocates was Cox Communications.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/20/2018
This fall, a once unserved region of Georgia will have an open access, terabit-ready all-fiber network available to service providers interested in selling residential, enterprise or mobile offerings.
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Niall Hunt, Editor, 4/19/2018
The challenge of monetizing high-speed broadband was the most crucial component of operators' business strategies, a 2017 worldwide survey of service providers discovered. With even more ultra-broadband networks available today, does this issue still worry operators most -- or has another hurdle replaced it?
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/18/2018
ADTRAN customers -- the great and small -- didn't spend as much as expected in the first quarter. CenturyLink's ongoing post-merger review, product availability issues for Deutsche Telekom and an overall spending slowdown by Tier 2 operators kept ADTRAN's first-quarter sales and earnings below expectations.
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
11:00 a.m. New York / 4:00 p.m. London

IPsec is an important security technology for virtually all communication service providers (CSPs). CSP requirements for IPsec are shifting away from proprietary gateways due to cost and other factors like vendor lock-in. CSPs now require high-performance IPsec on general-propose x86 servers as this move opens up their business to more vendors, and gives them greater control of their network, at a lower cost basis. CSPs are looking for IPsec vendor solutions where they can deliver server configuration options, which achieve their requirements for deployment in the central office as well as data center environments. This webinar will discuss IPsec performance on x86 COTS servers, covering:

  1. Use cases for IPsec, including high-throughput data center interconnect, enterprise VPN and mobile backhaul
  2. How high-volume enterprise IT economics can support a new cost model for high-performance IPsec
  3. Brand-new performance test results showing IPsec on COTS can offer over 120 Gbit/s of bidirectional throughput on industry standard servers
  4. The importance of selecting the right server to ensure high performance and manageability of CSP networks whether in the CO or the DC

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In this edition of BBWN Radio, Matthias Mieves, head of New Business, Sales and Marketing for Connected Home at Deutsche Telekom, will join BBWN Radio Editor Alison Diana to discuss the smart home market, the role of broadband and why service providers should roll out the welcome mat for this profitable market.
ZTE discusses the future of broadband networks and how we can be better prepared for the challenges they will bring.
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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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