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3Qs in the C-Suite: Swisscom CIO/CTO Heinz Herren
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7/12/2018   4 comments
Swisscom recently launched a new transport network that will run separately from the provider's services and products, the company's CIO/CTO Heinz Herren tells BBWN in a new series.
Three Questions for New Google Fiber CEO
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2/8/2018   15 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   41 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   14 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   10 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.




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Democratic candidate Christine Hallquist, herself a former CEO of Vermont Electric Cooperative, believes the state's digital divide will end if she wins and mandates that all utilities pay to deploy fiber, then sell their wholesale services.
In a new report produced in tandem with SCTE/ISBE, Heavy Reading spells out what cable operators are doing with fiber now, what they plan to do with it in the future and which challenges are the biggest.
Nokia kicks off a busy October by announcing a fixed access network slicing solution, PON interoperability approach and antennas that make a sound business case for 4G fixed wireless residential service.
With the availability of SD-Access products that leverage Amendment 3 Gfast capabilities like 212 MHz spectrum, DTA support and ability to deliver symmetric gigabit speeds, operators can quickly sate the needs of gigabit-hungry customers.
Given their complexity and the number of high-speed demands placed on them, operators could use a "medical checkup for the network," writes Eddy Vergauwen, who leads global services marketing activities for Nokia's Fixed Networks.
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