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What's Stopping the Smart Home?
Last Message: 2/27/2018
  Comments: 13
Trump: Give Rural Broadband Billions to States
Last Message: 2/27/2018
  Comments: 25
Super Bowl Winner: Twin Cities' Enhanced Broadband
Last Message: 2/27/2018
  Comments: 18
Ultra Broadband Boosts Nokia's Bottom Line
Last Message: 2/27/2018
  Comments: 14
AT&T Uses Gfast to Dish Out Broadband to Boston
Last Message: 2/26/2018
  Comments: 12
Europe's FTTH/B Connections Grow 20% – Report
Last Message: 2/25/2018
  Comments: 6
Calix Hits Half-Billion-Dollar Revenue Mark in 2017
Last Message: 2/25/2018
  Comments: 7
Liberty Latin America Enters Costa Rica With Cabletica Buy
Last Message: 2/25/2018
  Comments: 5
BT & Openreach: Splitsville Ahead?
Last Message: 2/25/2018
  Comments: 4
Trump's Rural Broadband Picture Cloudy
Last Message: 2/22/2018
  Comments: 43
Virtualizing the Subscriber Experience
Last Message: 2/21/2018
  Comments: 47
Verizon Fios Slows Growth Pace
Last Message: 2/21/2018
  Comments: 31
Liberty Global Holds Back on DOCSIS 3.1
Last Message: 2/20/2018
  Comments: 2
Google Fiber Exits Beantown
Last Message: 2/18/2018
  Comments: 14
Altice Backs NG-PON2 to Enable 5G
Last Message: 2/14/2018
  Comments: 1
Charter Going Gig-Happy in 2018
Last Message: 2/13/2018
  Comments: 4
Pai Praises Himself in FCC Broadband Report
Last Message: 2/13/2018
  Comments: 4
BBWN Radio Brings Telco, Cableco Execs to the IP Airwaves
Last Message: 2/13/2018
  Comments: 3
East Asia Dominates FTTH Deployments
Last Message: 2/7/2018
  Comments: 16
CenturyLink SVP: Why SD-WAN is Vital to Success
Last Message: 2/7/2018
  Comments: 20
AT&T Goes Full Speed Ahead on Fiber
Last Message: 2/7/2018
  Comments: 6
Eir Drops Out of Ireland's Rural Broadband Plan
Last Message: 2/7/2018
  Comments: 9
Republican SubCommTech Members Tackle Broadband
Last Message: 2/6/2018
  Comments: 10
FCC: Mobile Broadband 'No Substitute' for Fixed Service
Last Message: 2/3/2018
  Comments: 16
Cox Revs Up Gigabit Rollout
Last Message: 2/3/2018
  Comments: 9
Unleashing the Power of the Single Access Network: Ovum
Last Message: 2/3/2018
  Comments: 4

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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.

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