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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 7/7/2020
BT-backed Openreach announced yesterday that FTTP service is officially live for 80,000 homes and businesses in Edinburgh.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 7/3/2020
Also in this roundup: Virgin Media launches gigabit services in Edinburgh and Liverpool; rural Mississippi gets the "equivalent of the initial delivery of electricity" with broadband legislation; and the Georgia Broadband Availability Map reveals huge disparities. - Virgin Media made progress on its plan to bring "gigabit-capable" speeds to more ...
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 7/3/2020
Sub-Saharan Africa is on track for mobile data traffic to skyrocket in the next five years, according to Ericsson's June 2020 Mobility Report. Meanwhile, fixed-broadband subscribers in South Africa have been declining.
Phil Harvey, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 7/1/2020
The pandemic has been a wake-up call to broadband's overall importance in the US economy. While some big telcos are waiving data caps and other penalties to make it easier for consumers to stay connected, those companies are not necessarily speeding up their efforts to connect underserved and rural communities.
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/1/2020
With COVID-19 still rampaging through the US, Light Reading plans to convert this year's Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies conference into a free, virtual event later this summer.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/30/2020
A new bill backed by Democratic lawmakers aimed at keeping US consumers connected during the pandemic emerged this week as FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's voluntary Keep Americans Connected Pledge with hundreds of ISPs approached its expiration date.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/29/2020
After deploying a new AI-powered system to boost downstream performance on the cable access network last year, Comcast fast-tracked a version of it focused on the upstream amid a pandemic that caused a spike in usage as consumers hunkered down at home.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 6/26/2020
Also in this roundup: Ofcom breaks down UK Internet activity during pandemic; some ISPs extend some of their COVID-19 measures; and the EFF urges US lawmakers to pass a universal fiber plan.
Phil Harvey, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 6/25/2020
Virgin Media said it has fixed an hours-long broadband network outage in London and surrounding areas affecting several thousand customers and keeping many of them from work all day. And that wasn't even the only outage affecting Virgin's UK network today.
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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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Ronan Kelly, ADTRAN CTO, EMEA & APAC, shares his thoughts on the regulatory and government policy, technology adoption and consumer services ...
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 ...
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The US government has moved to block Huawei's access, not only to US technology but to any technology made with US expertise. Light Reading's Iain ...
OBS CEO Helmut Reisinger and SVP of Customer Services and Operations Aliette Mousnier Lompre discuss keeping customers connected and adapting ...
The lines are blurring between streaming media and pay-TV devices and CSPs need to figure out how to manage that change, says Omdia analyst Paul ...
Omdia's principal research analyst, John Kendall, discusses whole home solutions and the importance of WiFi strategies to communications service ...
Ahead of Mobile World Congress, Omdia's principal research analyst, John Kendall, talks about developments in the broadband CPE market as WiFi 6.0 ...
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Over the next two years, approximately 60% of service providers (both large and small) will adopt virtualization on a wide scale across their networks, according to the latest survey report from Ovum. Why are providers making these moves? Is there an easy way to start?

Learn how and why service providers are using virtualization to transform their networks. This webinar will look at how providers are leveraging virtualization to create more flexible and agile networks while also providing a better customer experience. Expert speakers from netElastic and Heavy Reading will address the industry drivers for network virtualization, the benefits that can be realized, the challenges to face and the results of virtualization being achieved by providers today.

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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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