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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/23/2018
Expanding on its investment in cloud and virtualization infrastructure, submarine cables and financial expertise, Orange Business Services this month teamed up with Additiv to offer financial institutions digital wealth management as-a-service.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/20/2018
Those dwelling far from the maddening crowds of Manhattan or the traffic in LA still pay for their unspoiled views. Residents in the more rural areas of the US pay up to 40% more to charge their laptop or cellphone, a new study suggests.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/19/2018
Chinese mobile operators are unlikely to create the volume necessary to decrease NG-PON2 prices, but could 5G generate enough shipments to hit a price point more in line with operators' budgets?
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/18/2018
Just as company executives predicted three months ago, ADTRAN's overall financial metrics improved over its second quarter, putting the network access vendor further along the path to stronger revenue and margins.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/17/2018
Wireline or wireless, as long as consumers can do what they want online, it does not matter whether their data travels via LTE or fiber.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/16/2018
Ten-year-old British wireless ISP County Broadband has shifted technological direction, and now plans to deploy full gigabit fiber, not fixed wireless access networks, to customers in rural England.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/13/2018
Service providers' road to fiber deployment may have gotten a little faster this week, thanks to two unrelated developments in the public and private sector.
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Logan Armendone-Mowbray for BBWN, , 7/13/2018
With many vendors now introducing fifth-generation coherent interfaces, which will support 400G to 600G on one wavelength, some industry executives predict line rates of 400G and higher will become more power efficient in 2019 and 2020, driven by by the 400G-ZR standard.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/12/2018
In April, Swisscom launched a new IP core network, deploying a new architecture for a transport network that will run separately from the provider's services and products. The goal is to reduce complexity in order to attain higher availability, improve efficiency and reduce costs. Separating the transport network also empowers Swisscom to ...
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Huawei, , 7/2/2018
Huawei's optical networks have gone through three generations, from 2.5Gbit/s and 10Gbit/s to 40Gbit/s, before finally achieving good market share in 2008. However, they still have a higher goal: In the era of 100Gbit/s and beyond, Huawei will provide customers with industry-leading solutions.
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