Contributors   |   Messages   |   Polls   |   Resources   |   Register for newsletter
Broadband World News Article Comments
Message Boards posted in September 2017
EU's UBB Transformation Is Well Underway: Report
Last Message: 9/30/2017
  Comments: 6
Call Flow: In XGS-PON for the Long Haul
Last Message: 9/30/2017
  Comments: 5
Ping PON Ploys
Last Message: 9/30/2017
  Comments: 1
Comcast Constructs Smart Home Business
Last Message: 9/30/2017
  Comments: 19
Net Neutrality Talks Stay Behind D.C. Doors
Last Message: 9/30/2017
  Comments: 31
Workflow Automation Is Just the Start for Telcos
Last Message: 9/30/2017
  Comments: 15
Calix Adds Lawful Intercept to AXOS
Last Message: 9/29/2017
  Comments: 9
Safaricom Brings Lots More FTTH to Kenya
Last Message: 9/29/2017
  Comments: 14
Broadband Forum Adds More Openness & Standards
Last Message: 9/26/2017
  Comments: 17
Verizon Exec: NG-PON2 Leaves Lab in Early 2018
Last Message: 9/25/2017
  Comments: 8
Finding ARPU at World's Biggest Fixed-Network Event
Last Message: 9/25/2017
  Comments: 6
DOCSIS 3.1 WiFi Mesh Network: Boon for Smart Homes?
Last Message: 9/25/2017
  Comments: 10
Vodafone to Bring Gigabit to 13.7M German Premises
Last Message: 9/25/2017
  Comments: 11
Operators Want You: UBB Creates Lots of Jobs
Last Message: 9/25/2017
  Comments: 28
Comcast Business SD-WAN: Built for the Enterprise
Last Message: 9/25/2017
  Comments: 22
The Case for Converged Access Networks
Last Message: 9/24/2017
  Comments: 8
Sckipio Unveils Speedy Next-Gen Gfast Chipset
Last Message: 9/21/2017
  Comments: 6
Colt Exec: 'Fiber is Our DNA'
Last Message: 9/15/2017
  Comments: 9
Gigabit Availability Around the US – Report
Last Message: 9/15/2017
  Comments: 11
Build-Your-Own Bundle Builds Momentum
Last Message: 9/13/2017
  Comments: 42
DT Rolls Out FTTH Gigabit Service
Last Message: 9/12/2017
  Comments: 8
Certified Gfast Products Triple in 3 Months
Last Message: 9/12/2017
  Comments: 9
Gfast: The Fix for Ubiquitous Broadband
Last Message: 9/7/2017
  Comments: 7
Openreach Builds Greenfield Fiber With Contractors
Last Message: 9/3/2017
  Comments: 15
Saudi Telecom Woos Turk Telekom Shareholders
Last Message: 9/1/2017
  Comments: 19
2017: The year of NG-PON2
Last Message: 9/1/2017
  Comments: 124




Latest Articles
Vendor expands focus into MSOs and utilities, increases fiber sales and extends efforts in global territories, as part of initiative to decrease reliance on CSPs.
Some operators expand existing D3.1 infrastructure, while others discover fiber-only is too slow and expensive to meet subscribers' needs quickly enough to keep them happy.
Piracy and account sharing are taking a sizable bite from operators' content revenue, with incumbents and OTT startups feeling the financial hurt.
The FCC drafts changes to accelerate its satellite review process about a week after Amazon's Project Kuiper files an application with the agency in the fast-moving space broadband race.
Federal agency suggests that mandating competition and infrastructure sharing will discourage MDU buildouts and perpetuate the digital divide.
Partner Perspectives - from our sponsors
Radio Shows
In this insightful Light Reading radio show, Kurt Raaflaub, Head of Strategic Solutions Marketing, will outline the key service provider challenges, deployment considerations, next-gen Gigabit technologies, and service models to win market share in the rapidly growing MDU market.
Sponsored Video
Ronan Kelly, ADTRAN CTO, EMEA & APC, shares his thoughts on industry operators leveraging virtualization, disaggregation and open SDN control, ...
Network slicing promises to be a panacea, but the biggest hurdles are not technological. The grand ambition of enabling intelligent, adaptive, ...
F-Secure has been providing security for endpoints for 30 years, and using AI and machine learning algorithms, for example in the labs to automate ...
Fahri Diner, CEO and Co-founder of Plume, unveiled a new open source initiative, OpenSync, at Broadband World Forum 2018. Announced together with ...
Talking to Light Reading's Iain Morris, Sebastian Richter from devolo explains why operators have to think beyond delivering high bandwidth and ...
All Videos
Information Resources
All resources
Flash Poll
Webinars
ARCHIVED
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.

Video
Alternative UK fixed-broadband network operator Community Fibre is deploying ADTRAN gear to take 10 Gbit/s to London users at aggressive prices.
At Broadband World Forum 2018 there's a lot of chat about the shift towards software-defined access networks, but how tough and how expensive ...
What are the hot talking points in the fixed broadband sector right now? Gigabit over copper as well as fiber, software-defined access and more, ...
Light Reading's pro-European, Berlin-lovin' editors Ray Le Maistre and Iain Morris discuss some of the hot topics from BBWF 2017, including Gfast ...
The UBB2020 community has had a great first four months thanks to a market that's on the up!
All Videos
Broadband World News
About Us     Contact Us     Help     Register     Twitter     Facebook     RSS
Copyright © 2019 Light Reading, part of Informa Tech,
a division of Informa PLC. Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | Terms of Use
in partnership with