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Content tagged with IP/OPTICAL posted in October 2019
ADTRAN's Revenues Plunge in Q3
Alison Diana  
10/31/2019   Post a comment
Slowed or paused purchasing by two major international operators, DT & Telmex, causes ADTRAN's third-quarter revenues to fall 22.9%.
Verizon Touts Progress With NG-PON2
Alison Diana  
10/30/2019   Post a comment
Verizon and Calix bonded four wavelengths in the lab, bringing Verizon closer to its goal of one unified network for multiple services, says Kevin Smith, vice president of network planning at Verizon, during Calix ConneXions 2019 in Las Vegas.
GVTC VP: Managed WiFi Is a Must-Have Service
Alison Diana  
10/29/2019   Post a comment
Managed WiFi delivers so much value to subscribers and the provider that it's a mandatory part of the Texas telecom coop's Premium WiFi service.
BBWN Bites: 1.35M Video Subs Disconnect From AT&T in Q3
Broadband World News  
10/28/2019   Post a comment
Also today, CityFibre passes 100,000 premises, high-speed pic of USA, FCC gets accountable, Broadband Forum advances QoE, limelight on video binging, Apple TV+ says 'Nyet' to dubbing and Canal+ closes door on VoD.
Calix Q3 Earnings Show Transition Is (Slowly) Underway
Alison Diana  
10/25/2019   Post a comment
Calix must overcome ties to its hardware-based past and return to positive earnings, something CEO Carl Russo predicts will happen soon -- pointing to the vendor's flat Q3 earnings and uptick in Verizon orders as positive financial indicators.
BBWN Bites: Corner Office Changes at Telia, Safaricom
Broadband World News  
10/25/2019   Post a comment
Also, CAF changes may mean big opportunities for small carriers, KPN earnings out, Comcast flexes family muscle, Virgin Media and Eir disagree and holiday shopping may strain more than family budgets.
BBWN Bites: Broadband Hits a Homer for Comcast in Q3
Broadband World News  
10/24/2019   Post a comment
Also, all US classrooms connect, FCC says all is well, Eutelsat looks into satellite issue, UK ISP hires ex-Virgin guru, South African broadcaster aims at Netflix and Russians devour SVoD.
BBWN Bites: Free Disney+ for Verizon Subs, But It May Not Matter
Broadband World News  
10/23/2019   Post a comment
Also, Rogers Communications' broadband earnings boost, Nextlink OKs new opportunity, Telenor's Q3 results, Telia assuages shareholders, Paris court says 'Oui' to Free and Maine adds surcharge to expand broadband coffers.
BBWN Bites: New Broadband Map Uses Census Blocks, Adds Prices
Broadband World News  
10/22/2019   Post a comment
Also, TM Forum tackles IoT interop; city gets giggy; Virgin Media makes Manchester greater; mixed reality forecast; groups agree on open-source standards; smart-home buys; Liberty-Sunrise deal still in hot water & BICS' fiber expansion.
BBWN Bites: Verizon Remodels 5G Home With Chicago Launch
Broadband World News  
10/21/2019   Post a comment
Also, TIM nets new chairman, Sky's Gfast service flies, Arizona wants broadband pitches, USDA funds FTTH future, coop to enter wholesale biz, UK town gets FTTH for Xmas, cops swarm pirates and OTT for female footie fans.
What Service Providers Should Know About WiFi 6
Partner Perspectives  
10/18/2019   Post a comment
With WiFi 6, service providers are equipped to give subscribers high-quality support without the overhead associated with truck rolls or technician visits, writes Greg Owens, senior director of product marketing at Calix.
BBWN Bites: Connecting Africa to Cost $100B – World Bank Report
Broadband World News  
10/18/2019   Post a comment
Also today, Sparklight Business brightens enterprise WiFi, Eir bites into Apple TV, UK's small businesses suffer with poor broadband, Vatican on demand and CityFibre inks deal with DWS.
Comcast Business Crosses Canadian Border With iTel
Alison Diana  
10/16/2019   Post a comment
Comcast Business Enterprise Solutions will support US-based Fortune 1000's branch offices with northern neighbor through partnership with iTel, SVP and GM Glenn Katz explains.
BBWN Bites: SpaceX Asks to Send Up 30K More Broadband Satellites
Broadband World News  
10/16/2019   Post a comment
Also today, toob rolls out fiber fast, consumers are overwhelmed by steaming options, using NEXTGEN TV to connect rural US, new FWA stats, 5G for home broadband generates consumer interest and TalkTalk is now a Northern Powerhouse.
BBWN Bites: Verizon, Spectrum Top Netflix Tier-One Speed Rankings
Broadband World News  
10/15/2019   1 comment
Also today, Boris's broadband goal gets no love in Parliament, Roku delivers for Apple fans, Tubi targets UK and kids, Rakuten TV brings freebie ad-supported service, Chile seeks tenders for national fiber infrastructure project and meet Net Insight's new CEO.
BBWN Bites: Alternative Access Techs Advance
Broadband World News  
10/14/2019   Post a comment
Also today, Watch Communications and Ericsson heard it on the radio, Radwin tunes in to better TV white space, Hyperoptic gets new majority owner and more.
BBWN Bites: Consumer Tech Spending to Climb to $2.06T by 2023 – IDC
Broadband World News  
10/11/2019   Post a comment
Also today, Comcast is really virtualizing, Verizon counts on emerging backhaul tech to cut 5G costs, Altice Labs gets results with RDK software, Openreach adds up broadband's benefits for Brits and BT boosts some rural speeds for free.
BBWN Bites: 60% of US Farmers Have Inadequate Broadband — Study
Broadband World News  
10/10/2019   Post a comment
Also today, Liberty LatAm to acquire AT&T's assets in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, another DirecTV scenario emerges, OTT's growth spurt and smart doorbells keep ringing.
ADTRAN Warns of Tier 1 Slowdown, but Other Biz Grows 20% in Q3
Alison Diana  
10/10/2019   Post a comment
Excluding DT and Telmex, which were on a purchasing hiatus in Q3, ADTRAN business grew 20% over the prior quarter and generated an estimated $114 million.
Turning the Keys to State-of-the-Art 5G mmWave
Partner Perspectives  
10/9/2019   Post a comment
'Millimeter wave is key to 5G, a path to extending the reach of wireless broadband service – and opening new opportunities for operators around the globe,' says Anders Storm, CEO at Sivers IMA.
USDA Sows $152M Crop of Rural Broadband Funds
Alison Diana  
10/8/2019   Post a comment
The US Department of Agriculture is investing to provide or improve rural broadband in 14 states, across 20 projects.
BBWN Bites: US Ponders Financing Huawei's European Rivals – Report
Broadband World News  
10/8/2019   Post a comment
Also today, Verizon and NEC smarten up rush-hour traffic, DT dances with Netcracker, MediaKind sweeps in Broome as CTO, Comcast promotes Strauss, Ethiopians get their own TV and Wray Castle Group buys Wray Castle Holding.
BBWN Bites: Openreach Aims to Accelerate Fiber Rollouts
Broadband World News  
10/7/2019   Post a comment
Also, a rumor of Charter picking Plume for WiFi, Full Fibre wraps up Leominster, Arvig manages expectations with CrowdFiber and European Space Agency goes sky-high with Adesto.
BBWN Bites: India's Top Carriers Could Shell Out $30B for 5G
Broadband World News  
10/4/2019   Post a comment
Also today, Italy's Open Fiber and Wind Tre expand partnership, FCC considers whether SVoD is 'effective competition' to Charter, Vodafone Germany gets even gig-ier and CBizz has a new name but nothing else changes.
Virtual Routing Software on Open Network Switches Delivers ROI Punch
Alison Diana  
10/3/2019   Post a comment
Volta Networks' cloud-native virtual routing software now runs on Edgeware Networks' AS7316-26XB cell site gateway switch, the first step in a partnership the two vendors hope will accelerate CSP adoption of white box technologies across providers' networks.
BBWN Bites: Telus to Buy ADT Canada
Broadband World News  
10/2/2019   Post a comment
Also, T-Mobile's new fixed wireless service, cable won't let DOCSIS die and TiVo's new streaming service and hardware.
Overwhelmed by Growing SVoD Fees & Choice, More Subs Become Pirates
Alison’s Wonderland  
10/2/2019   Post a comment
As more streaming video providers enter the market and consumers find it harder to locate content, they're returning to piracy.
BBWN Bites: Court Upholds Most FCC Net Neutrality Moves
Broadband World News  
10/1/2019   Post a comment
Also today: a decision on DOCSIS 4; broadband households and 5G; WOW! likes OpenVault; Southern Cross spans ocean; and alleged Polish content pirate convicted.

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STC, Comcast and NTT Communications are among the operators interested in using Cisco's Silicon One, part of the vendor's newly unveiled unified single silicon architecture for routers that is designed to slash testing costs and time.
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European cable operator partners with SAM Seamless Network to provide residential customers with software-based cybersecurity solution for all connected devices.
Many Tier 1 MSOs have yet to choose between EPON and GPON, and their natural ties to IEEE standard-based technologies plus EPON's accelerated future timeline, could make this an attractive standard for large cable ops, ADTRAN engineering exec Jess Beihoffer tells BBWN.
The federal watchdog agency recommends the FCC consider eliminating the old cost-accounting program since it's more prone to fraud than the alternative reimbursement method among small, rural providers that receive about $2.5 billion annually to deploy broadband.
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Alternative UK fixed-broadband network operator Community Fibre is deploying ADTRAN gear to take 10 Gbit/s to London users at aggressive prices.
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Thursday, October 17, 2019
12 p.m. New York/ 5:00 p.m. London

The ongoing debate around GPON vs EPON can get as heated as discussions around politics and religion, but both technologies offer some advantages over the other depending on the needs your network is servicing.

In this webinar, we will focus on the facts around the GPON vs EPON debate and how that technological decision is almost always made based on factors outside the technology itself.

Key topics include:

  • GPON vs EPON Technologies Overview
  • GPON vs EPON Rates & Reach
  • ITU vs IEEE – Where’s the difference?
  • Future Growth

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