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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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Nicole McCormick, , 4/18/2018
The gigabit era has well and truly landed. Now the debate has moved beyond 1Gbit/s, 2Gbit/s and even 5Gbit/s services. Indeed, fixed broadband front-runners -- including those in Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore -- already have deployed 10Gbit/s services.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/18/2018
Since it first rolled out the welcome mat about two years ago, Deutsche Telekom has opened its doors to the expanding ecosystem and opportunity surrounding smart homes.
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Gautam Borah, VP Customer Operations, Vodafone India, , 4/17/2018
What's lurking on the horizon? What can businesses expect at a time when so much is in flux? I've gleaned some insight from unexpected, diverse sources recently.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/16/2018
ADTRAN today debuts its cloud-managed whole home mesh WiFi, an offering that could give operators the ability to improve their residential broadband services, reduce costs and upsell service enhancements to customers.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/13/2018
Despite competitive concerns, the UK's alternative broadband providers are projected to dramatically increase the population's connectivity -- including high-speed broadband, a new study finds.
Flash Poll
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
11:00 a.m. EST / 4:00 p.m. London

Interoperability and field-test procedures accelerate time to revenue and ensure good service.

As fiber moves deeper into the access network and is married with Gfast copper technology to deliver gigabit services, there are several key test considerations that ensure success.

Attend this webinar and learn:

  • Advantages of combining GPON and Gfast
  • Gfast features
  • GPON construction and activation test
  • Upgrading and testing for Gfast
  • Speed testing to validate service and TCP efficiency

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In this edition of BBWN Radio, AT&T's Assistant Vice President of Access Architecture and Design, Eddy Barker, will discuss the service provider's experiences with XGS-PON, including its trials with a 10Gbit/s XGS-PON virtualized network using Open Source Access Manager Hardware Abstraction (OSAM-HA), formerly VOLTHA – another way it's providing lightning-fast Internet speeds to subscribers.
ZTE discusses the future of broadband networks and how we can be better prepared for the challenges they will bring.
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!
Per-Olof Gustafsson, Deputy CEO at AB Stokab, the wholesale fiber access network operator in the city of Stockholm, talks about the business case ...
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