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Smart Pet Accessories Complement Smart-Home Market: Research
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10/31/2018   Post a comment
The global pet accessories market will increase at CAGR of almost 7% between 2019-2023, Technavio says, bolstered by the new arena of smart pet toys that complement smart home solutions.
Orange & PCCW Global Partner on PEACE Sub Cable
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10/24/2018   Post a comment
The CSP and telecommunications integrator are teaming up on a new 12,000 km, privately owned system they expect to be ready for service in 2020.
DT Global Carrier Uses Ciena's WaveLogic Ai to Expand Network
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10/23/2018   Post a comment
Wholesaler optimizes network with greater agility and programmability to accommodate higher-bandwidth applications and quickly monetize services.
ADTRAN Pitches Into SEBA Demo
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10/23/2018   2 comments
ADTRAN's OLT and ONU gear is part of an SDN-Enabled Broadband Access (SEBA) demonstration being shown off by the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) at the Broadband World Forum event in Berlin.
ADTRAN Lands 10G Gear Deal With Community Fibre
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10/23/2018   Post a comment
UK alternative fiber broadband network operator will deploy ADTRAN kit to offer 10Gbit/s services in London.
ZTE Defines Its Role as a 5G Infrastructure Expert in Broadband
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10/23/2018   Post a comment
ZTE is using its portfolio of products to now position itself as an expert in 5G infrastructure and design.
Teleste Remote PHY ICON9000 Gets Full Duplex Treatment
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10/22/2018   Post a comment
Teleste's new full-duplex compatibility for its intelligent Remote PHY ready node, the ICON9000, provides cable subscribers with symmetrical, 10-gigabit-grade speeds.
Italian Wholesaler Picks SM Optics for FTTH & FWA Services
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10/22/2018   Post a comment
SM Optics optical transport gives operators flexibility, small footprint and ability to address limited-space deployment.
BBWF Survey 2018 Reveals Rosy Outlook for Broadband Operators
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10/19/2018   Post a comment
In Broadband World Forum's annual survey of operators, ISPs and other industry organizations, 69% of respondents reported positive growth over the past 12 months.
Kentucky Cable Provider Upgrades to IPTV
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10/18/2018   Post a comment
Foothills Communications uses Innovative Video solution to be more competitive and expand its service offerings.
BEK Communications Cuts Costs, Boosts CX With Calix Support Cloud
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10/18/2018   Post a comment
CSP gains deep visibility into service issues, drastically reducing opex and enabling remote troubleshooting to curtail truck rolls.
ADTRAN Reports Earnings for 3Q 2018
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10/17/2018   Post a comment
ADTRAN released its third-quarter 2018 earnings after-hours on Tuesday, with quarterly sales of $140.3 million.
Dali Wireless Joins Telecom Infra Project
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10/17/2018   Post a comment
Soon after two global operators sought RFIs for Open RAN, Dali joined the Facebook-founded open, ecosystem-driven initiative.
Facebook Connects to Telecall's Fiber Network
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10/16/2018   Post a comment
Facebook partners with Brazilian provider, Telecall, and will connect to the Latin American provider's regional high-capacity fiber optic network.
ADTRAN 10G PON Clears Path to 10G Everywhere for Everyone
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10/16/2018   Post a comment
Release of SDX-21X expands ADTRAN's 10G Fiber-to-the-Premises (FTTP) portfolio to enable the Gigabit Society.
Corning Halves Energy Intensity at Fiber, Cable Factories Worldwide
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10/16/2018   Post a comment
Sustainability milestone reached through technology upgrades and equipment optimizations.
OpenVault Hits Home IoT With ACS WiFi Insider
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10/16/2018   Post a comment
With its newest product, OpenVault wants to arm operators with tools to manage and analyze in-home Internet of Things devices.
Ciena Promotes Jefferies to VP, GM EMEA
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10/16/2018   Post a comment
Jamie Jefferies, who led Ciena's team on Verizon's One Network initiative, will be based in London.
ZTE Focuses on 5G at BBWF
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10/15/2018   Post a comment
ZTE will display its 5G end-to-end solutions, including RAN, converged core network solution 5G Common Core, Flexhaul and management orchestration, at the Broadband World Forum 2018 event in Berlin.
Orange & Google Partner on New Submarine Cable Across Atlantic
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10/12/2018   Post a comment
Orange and Google team up to deploy Dunant, a 6,600 km submarine cable that will connect the US and the French Atlantic coast by 2020.
1NCE Launches IoT Partner Ecosystem, Powered by DT
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10/11/2018   Post a comment
IoT provider 1NCE, which has a flat-rate service, today launched a partner program for its DT-powered network and future-proof enabling technologies.
Edgecom Debuts Disaggregated PON OLTs
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10/8/2018   Post a comment
Edgeware's disaggregated open OLT products let service providers deploy 10G PON and GPON services with the lower costs and greater software control of SDN-managed open network infrastructures.
Holston Coop Starts Broadband TVA With ADTRAN, FiberRise
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10/4/2018   Post a comment
ADTRAN partners with Holston Electric Coop and FiberRise to create gigabit broadband network for HEC members in Tennessee Valley.
Microsoft, Redline Pact Cuts Cost of Airband Initiative
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10/4/2018   Post a comment
By giving Microsoft Airband Initiative partners its Virtual Fiber radio technology in the TV White Space band, Redline drops the cost for cutting the digital divide.
Alaska Communications Brings Fiber Speeds to Tribal College
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10/3/2018   Post a comment
With fiber and VoIP, Alaska Communications brings world of connectivity to Iḷisaġvik Tribal College, students and residents.
Seliro Launches Managed WiFi Mesh Solution for Home Networks
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10/3/2018   Post a comment
Offering, which integrates with Qualcomm Mesh Networking Platform, will be part of Seliro's Broadband World Forum exhibit this month.
Intra Telecom of Greece Opens Spanish Subsidiary
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10/1/2018   Post a comment
Looking to serve a broader customer base, Intracom Telecom opened an office in Madrid.

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