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Customers Want Internet of Solutions, Not Things
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Africa's FTTx Market Takes Off
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New Viavi Extension Gives Techs Same Tool for New 5G Tasks
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India Gets 1Gbps Broadband
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What's Up With Google Fiber?
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Calix' EXOS OS Integrates Smart Homes
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Altice Management Reorg Calms Investors... for Now
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XGS-PON Plugfest Shows Operators a Migration Path
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MEF 2017: Network Services Demand Access Choices
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Openreach Needs Fiber Partners for UK Rollout, Says Chairman
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Get Your All (SD-Access) Pass on UBB2020 Radio
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Altice USA & Sprint Sign MVNO Pact
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AT&T Adds AI Smarts to Microservice Speed
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Verizon's Vision: 'We Need a Better Network'
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ZTE on Future Networks
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Pattern Emerges for ADTRAN's Mosaic
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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
11:00 a.m. New York / 4:00 p.m London

The MDU market continues to face fierce competition among service providers due to tech-savvy residents (i.e., millennials), demand from building owners and management companies, plus the favorable economics of bulk contracts. However, no MDUs are the same, so service providers must use multiple technologies and inconsistent deployment models, increasing operational complexity and rollout costs.

The MDU market itself is evolving as residents adopt smart-home technologies, generating rising demand for smart apartments with built-in connected thermostats, keyless entryways and doors, and video doorbells. This evolution presents both new challenges and opportunities. In other words, service providers must consider innovative service-delivery strategies to compete and win.

In this Broadband World News and ADTRAN webinar, Kurt Raaflaub, Head of Strategic Solutions Marketing, will highlight emerging MDU broadband Internet trends and challenges. In addition, Kurt will outline the next-generation service creation and delivery platform, built on open standards, that allows service providers to connect millions of underserved MDUs, enables creation of user-driven services, and reduces operational complexity and costs.

Plus, special guest, Alice Lawson, Broadband and Cable Program Manager for the City of Seattle, will discuss Seattle’s B4B-Build For Broadband initiative that addresses best practices in planning for MDU telecommunication infrastructure.

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