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Cox Set to Hit 99% Gig Goal in 2019
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Can 3 Techs Boost Quality of Service?
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ADTRAN Debuts Affordable CAF II Solutions for Rural Subs
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What's the Deal With WiFi 6 & Broadband?
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Brazil's Oi: Reusing Fiber for FTTH & 5G
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FTTH Council Tells EU 'No Fake Fiber Ads'
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FCC Finally Defines Broadband for All
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Mobile Operators Get Fiber Fix for 5G
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Cisco VNI: A Map to Many Operator Opportunities
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NTT Opens PoP at Equinix's Dublin Datacenter
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CenturyLink CEO Switch Moves Up 7 Months
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Fiber Wins at the Ballot Box
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Calix Profits Hit a 2-Year High
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ADTRAN CTO Shares Five Pillars of Networking: BBWN Radio
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Introducing the Gigabit Generation
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CenturyLink CTO Dugan Joins MEF Board
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Nokia Merges Fixed, Mobile Access Units
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FCC Plan: Faster Speeds for Rural Residents
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Next-Generation Networks Must Be Smart
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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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