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 BBWN Radio: AT&T Global VP Prescribes Transformation for Healthcare
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4/23/2019   6 comments
In this insightful Light Reading radio show, Kurt Raaflaub, Head of Strategic Solutions Marketing, will outline the key service provider challenges, deployment considerations, next-gen Gigabit technologies, and service models to win market share in the rapidly growing MDU market.
 BBWN Radio: Orange Business Services' Isch on Realities, Myths & ROI of SD-WAN
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2/14/2019   10 comments

Tune in to Broadband World News Radio on February 14 at 11 a.m. ET / 8 a.m. PT / 4 p.m. UK when John Isch, Practice Director of the Network and Voice Center of Excellence at Orange Business Services, discusses use cases, ROI and misconceptions of software-defined wide-area networks, virtualization and cloud.

 The Five Pillars of Network Integrity
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11/1/2018   45 comments
Tune in to Broadband World News Radio on Thursday, November 1 at 8 a.m. PT, 11 a.m. ET, 3 p.m. UK as Ronan Kelly, CTO, EMEA & APAC Regions at ADTRAN, explores the five pillars of network integrity -- a topic he discussed during his recent Broadband World Forum keynote. Register now!
 Winning the MDU Battle: What’s in Your Broadband Toolkit?
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6/19/2018   52 comments
In this insightful Light Reading radio show, Kurt Raaflaub, Head of Strategic Solutions Marketing, will outline the key service provider challenges, deployment considerations, next-gen Gigabit technologies, and service models to win market share in the rapidly growing MDU market.
 Cox's Advanced Tech Exec: Building the Future Today
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5/24/2018   58 comments
Join us when Jeff Finkelstein, Executive Director of Advanced Technologies at Cox Communications, is BBWN Radio's guest for a wide-ranging conversation about the cable operator's strategic network direction, DOCSIS 3.1, digital transformation and more. Bring your curiosity and questions when our distinguished guest speaks with Broadband World News Editor Alison Diana on May 24 at 1 pm ET; 10 am PT; 6 pm BST.
 DT Exec: Welcome to the Smart Home Opportunity
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4/24/2018   65 comments
In this edition of BBWN Radio, Matthias Mieves, head of New Business, Sales and Marketing for Connected Home at Deutsche Telekom, will join BBWN Radio Editor Alison Diana to discuss the smart home market, the role of broadband and why service providers should roll out the welcome mat for this profitable market.
 AT&T AVP Barker: Lessons Learned Trialing XGS-PON on a Virtualized, Open Source Network
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3/20/2018   40 comments
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.
 Virtualizing the Subscriber Experience
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2/21/2018   47 comments
Listen to this archived radio show for a look into the state of multi-vendor, multi-domain SDN-based controllers and SD-Access architectures.
 CenturyLink SVP: Why SD-WAN Is Vital to Success
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2/7/2018   20 comments
During the show, CenturyLink's SVP of Network Architecture, Andrew Dugan, will discuss his new role, the benefits SD-WAN delivers, its role as a transformational technology and why service providers and their customers can begin deploying SD-WAN today. Bring your questions!
 All Access Pass: The Role of SD-Access in Next-Gen Architecture and Business Ops
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11/7/2017   100 comments
Listen to this archived radio show for a fascinating look into the world of SD-Access and the complementary technologies creating the digital revolution. Bring your questions and your curiosity to be part of the conversation.
 2017: The Year of NG-PON2
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1/12/2017   124 comments
NG-PON2 broadband access technology is already in trials with multiple major network operators but is it too early for the commercial deployment of this next generation ultra-broadband technology? In this UBB2020 live radio show, ADTRAN's Kurt Raaflaub provides an update on NG-PON2 developments and chats to Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre about how this technology could play a role in production access networks in 2017.
 The State of Ultra-Broadband
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12/22/2016   85 comments
In this UBB2020 radio show, Light Reading's Editor-in-Chief Ray Le Maistre will discuss some of the key broadband industry developments with Jack Zhu from the Access Network division of Huawei Technologies, and reflect on some of the key takeaways from this year's Broadband World Forum.




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