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Podcast: US ramps up efforts to keep tech out of Huawei's hands
Broadband World News Video 5/19/2020 Post a comment
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 Morris and Phil Harvey discuss this latest move and wonder at what point does the Chinese government retaliate against other, unrelated companies and industries as a way of challenging the Trump administration.
BBWN Bites: AT&T suggests stronger appetite for fiber
Broadband World News 5/15/2020 Post a comment
Also in this roundup: New subsea cable network will span Africa, the Middle East and Europe; Adtran, Openreach partner to expand full fiber across UK; Ofcom shares its glimpse into pandemic-level broadband activity; and US ISPs turn to Congress to pay the broadband bills.
Comcast sees spike in 'xFi' usage
Jeff Baumgartner 4/23/2020 Post a comment
During the pandemic, cable op said it's seen a 57% increase in people tapping into a digital dashboard that helps broadband customers manage – and even pause – their home Wi-Fi network.
OneWeb turns to Chapter 11, seeks sale
Jeff Baumgartner 3/30/2020 Post a comment
Satellite broadband startup says talks to fully fund the company through deployment and commercial launch fell through, citing the financial impact caused by the spread of COVID-19.
Trump signs Broadband DATA Act
Jeff Baumgartner 3/24/2020 Post a comment
Initiative aims to improve FCC's outdated broadband maps, but Commission Chairman Ajit Pai warns it will be delayed unless Congress moves quickly to fully fund it.
Say hello to Ziply Fiber
Jeff Baumgartner 3/20/2020 Post a comment
That'll be the new brand for the northwest operations of Frontier Communications soon to be acquired by WaveDivision Capital.
There's no wireless without wires, no 5G without fiber
Fiber Broadband Association 1/30/2020 1 comment
Operators such as Verizon have committed to investing in thousands of miles of fiber to support their 5G infrastructures, a vital component of this next-gen cellular technology that's expected to transform the world.
Instead of staging our usual in-person conference in Denver, we will now conduct a free, digital event over two full days in late August.
New bill arrives as FCC Chairman's voluntary connectivity pledge with ISPs reaches its expiration date.
Cable operator has accelerated the rollout of an AI-powered system called 'Octave' to improve the efficiency of its access network.
Like Comcast and AT&T, Cox's business services unit has tailored its commercial offerings to suit customers that have been forced to support a growing remote workforce during the pandemic.
Overall peak usage on US cable networks continues to flatten out and even decline slightly, but sustained higher levels of usage on the upstream path have persisted, according to the latest data from the NCTA.
More Industry Announcements
- Everstream sells Rocket Fiber residential assets to Snip Internet
9 hours and 34 minutes ago
- Jonathan Haight named SVP at Lindsay Broadband
10 hours and 19 minutes ago
- FiberRise, ADTRAN help Alcorn County Electric deliver multi-gigabit rural broadband
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
- Pineland, Calix to deliver enhanced Wi-Fi experience to fiber subscribers
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
- NetIX expands its US East Coast presence
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
- L3Harris launches US Air Force satellite
Monday, July 6, 2020
- Virgin Media launches gigabit services in Edinburgh and Liverpool
Thursday, July 2, 2020
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 ...
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 ...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
11:00 a.m. New York / 3:00 p.m London
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.
Key topics will include:
- Current network infrastructure and the move to virtualization
- Benefits and challenges of network virtualization
- How providers can get started
- Service provider success stories: the decision to virtualize, the solution, and results
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 ...