Which Route Delivers 5G for All?
Flash Poll 9/6/2018 Post a comment
Most nations agree they are investing heavily in future-ready fiber infrastructure, in part to prepare for next-generation wireless. What is the best approach for countries to take for nationwide deployment of 5G?
Connecting the Digital Divide
Flash Poll 7/18/2018 3 comments
Which technology or mix of technologies will be most likely to end the digital divide by delivering high-speed broadband to rural regions?
Finding the Biggest Opex Expense
Flash Poll 5/23/2018 4 comments
In addition to seeking new forms of revenue-generating opportunities, service providers want ways to curtail operational expenditures. Which is the biggest drain on your budget – and, perhaps, customer experience?
The Real Deal on 5G
Flash Poll 4/18/2018 4 comments
Providers are spending big on fiber, partly in preparation for 5G. Is this a wise use of their financial and fiber budgets? Let us know your view on 5G.
Who Holds the Smart Home Control?
Flash Poll 1/4/2018 5 comments
The battle over the smart home is heating up, as cable operators and telcos want to leverage their almost ubiquitous residential footprint into control over Internet of Things devices designed to make households more efficient, convenient and enjoyable. Simultaneously, webscale giants such as Amazon and Google, along with vendors like Apple and Samsung, are upping the ante with increasingly popular hub products. Who will win the battle?
Ping PON Ploys
Flash Poll 8/23/2017 1 comment
While Verizon is moving directly to NG-PON2, other telcos are adopting XGS-PON with plans to upgrade to NG-PON2 in the unspecified future. Which strategy do you think is best-suited for success?
Upping Your Home's IQ
Flash Poll 4/19/2017 26 comments
Which of the following smart-home devices do you currently own or plan to buy in the next 12 months? (Please check all applicable answers.)
As MSOs add networking equipment to support the growing number of node counts, rack space and power-cooling capacities at hub sites, DAA technologies such as Remote PHY become even more attractive, writes Viavi's Jim Walsh.
The Dutch telecom market boasts one of the most mature broadband sectors in the world, with fiber battling cable to be the leading network technology.
Just as some cable operators are entering the world of wireless services, a growing number of mobile carriers are heavily investing in fiber to support 5G, video and other data-intensive services.
In a first, Light Reading will tackle the big technology and business challenges facing the European cable industry at our Cable Next-Gen Europe conference in London on Nov. 6.
During prepared comments to a conservative group in Maine, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai outlined his concerns with several states' independent moves to reinstate the 2015 laws governing the Internet.
More Industry Announcements
- Globe Telecom Improves Digital Home CX With Incognito
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
- UAE Telco du Enters Up-Market Dubai International Financial Centre
Monday, September 17, 2018
- Arris Joins Linux Networking Fund
Friday, September 14, 2018
- Calix Marketing Cloud Adds Insights to Boost Providers' Customer Engagement
Friday, September 14, 2018
- Microsoft Airband Adds Network Business Systems for Rural Coverage
Thursday, September 13, 2018
- Ex-Ericsson COO Heads New Sandvine Customer Success Divison
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
- Verimatrix Debuts Viewthority, PaaS OTT Content Distribution Solution
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Thursday, September 27, 2018
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Fast, reliable broadband is essential to how we live, work and play today – and the upcoming arrival of 5G will only further increase demand and reliance on fiber infrastructure. Already viewed by consumers as intolerable, delays, outages or the regular maintenance difficulties associated with operating a network will become further exacerbated when residential subscribers further rely on connected devices for day-to-day life. Just as providers deploy network automation tools to reduce operational issues, they must take similar care to manage consumer expectations when they roll out fiber or new services. This webinar features leaders who will discuss how to manage marketing and consumer expectations at every stage of the network lifecycle. Marketing professionals, c-level executives and policymakers interested in drumming up fiber envy should attend.
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