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Three Questions for New Google Fiber CEO
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2/8/2018   14 comments
Google Access, the division that includes Google Fiber and Webpass, names ex-TWC COO Dinni Jain CEO.
Ultra-Broadband: The Gift That Keeps on Giving
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12/21/2017   41 comments
High-speed broadband investments may appear expensive, but their value keeps growing as providers gain invaluable new revenue streams, cut operational costs and improve CX.
Broadband World Forum 2017 in Pics
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11/8/2017   40 comments
BBWF was jam-packed with new technologies, industry bigwigs and product demonstrations. Page through this slideshow to recapture memories or see what you missed and plan next year's visit to Berlin.
5 Things to Do in Berlin (After BBWF)
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9/27/2017   9 comments
After exploring network connectivity at Broadband World Forum, why not spend time touring Germany's historic capital?
Providers Respond to Net Neutrality 'Day of Action'
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7/12/2017   20 comments
Although most did not participate in the Internet-wide Day of Action designed to demonstrate widespread support for net neutrality and Title II, several CSPs and operators used the event to promote their views on the topics.
6 Reasons Smart Homes Are Smart Business
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6/5/2017   11 comments
With ultra-broadband, service providers pour the foundation of smart homes. But the key to unlocking this opportunity lies in demonstrating the value-add that IoT delivers to households.
New OTT Entrants Shake Up Broadcasting
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4/3/2017   6 comments
Verizon is delving into the competitive OTT market, where cable operators, CSPs and less traditional businesses vie for subscribers and eyeballs.
7 Best Practices for Broadband Public-Private Partnerships
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2/21/2017   14 comments
As government agencies consider P3s, they can learn from other markets and nations while crafting agreements that speak specifically to current and future broadband needs.
FTTH Conference 2017: Fiber Fun in Marseille
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2/20/2017   6 comments
The FTTH community headed to Marseille in France for its annual European gathering and heard a lot about technology evolution, demand drivers and (of course) the operational challenges facing network operators.
The Broadband Bunch: 5 People Reshaping the FCC
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2/13/2017   9 comments
Reshaping the FCC seems to happen with regularity -- every four or eight years at the start of a new US administration -- but this time, the impact could be greater than ever before.




Latest Articles
A report by a sustainability consulting firm, hired by CityFibre, determines Britain's lack of an all-fiber strategy restricts the nation's ability to reduce carbon emissions and reverse climate change. Your turn, BT.
Even though broadband penetration appears to be nearing the saturation point nationally, Comcast execs believe they still have plenty of room to grow.
A new study finds 75% of service providers expect all or most of their networks will be automated within a few years. This will help them meet enterprise SLAs but puts their vendors in direct competition with IT powerhouses.
Fiber-fed broadband service generates bigger customer gains for big US telco in the first quarter even as it keeps shedding more Fios video subscribers.
A private equity takeover of the UK fiber operator could help it to realize its FTTH plans and maintain pressure on UK broadband incumbents.
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
11:00 a.m. New York / 4:00 p.m. London

IPsec is an important security technology for virtually all communication service providers (CSPs). CSP requirements for IPsec are shifting away from proprietary gateways due to cost and other factors like vendor lock-in. CSPs now require high-performance IPsec on general-propose x86 servers as this move opens up their business to more vendors, and gives them greater control of their network, at a lower cost basis. CSPs are looking for IPsec vendor solutions where they can deliver server configuration options, which achieve their requirements for deployment in the central office as well as data center environments. This webinar will discuss IPsec performance on x86 COTS servers, covering:

  1. Use cases for IPsec, including high-throughput data center interconnect, enterprise VPN and mobile backhaul
  2. How high-volume enterprise IT economics can support a new cost model for high-performance IPsec
  3. Brand-new performance test results showing IPsec on COTS can offer over 120 Gbit/s of bidirectional throughput on industry standard servers
  4. The importance of selecting the right server to ensure high performance and manageability of CSP networks whether in the CO or the DC

Radio Shows
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.
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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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