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Podcast: US ramps up efforts to keep tech out of Huawei's hands
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5/19/2020   Post a comment
The US government has moved to block Huawei's access, not only to US technology but to any technology made with US expertise. Light Reading's Iain Morris and Phil Harvey discuss this latest move and wonder at what point does the Chinese government retaliate against other, unrelated companies and industries as a way of challenging the Trump administration.
Podcast: Orange Business Services CEO Helmut Reisinger on coping with COVID-19
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4/30/2020   Post a comment
OBS CEO Helmut Reisinger and SVP of Customer Services and Operations Aliette Mousnier Lompre discuss keeping customers connected and adapting quickly during the pandemic.
Why CSPs need to deal with video's blurring lines
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2/21/2020   Post a comment
The lines are blurring between streaming media and pay-TV devices and CSPs need to figure out how to manage that change, says Omdia analyst Paul Erickson.
Owning the Home Network
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2/11/2020   Post a comment
Omdia's principal research analyst, John Kendall, discusses whole home solutions and the importance of WiFi strategies to communications service providers.
MWC2020: WiFi 6.0 and the broadband CPE market
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2/5/2020   Post a comment
Ahead of Mobile World Congress, Omdia's principal research analyst, John Kendall, talks about developments in the broadband CPE market as WiFi 6.0 becomes a technology that can help counter smart home bottlenecks.
ADTRAN CTO Discusses How Gigabit Society Is Evolving From Vision to Reality
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10/25/2019   Post a comment
Ronan Kelly, ADTRAN CTO, EMEA & APAC, shares his thoughts on the regulatory and government policy, technology adoption and consumer services momentum driving the Gigabit Society. He also outlines use cases for combining 10G fiber and fiber-extension solutions, such as multi-gigabit mesh mmWave, that are helping make the Gigabit Society a reality.
IHS Markit's Fellenbaum on Speeds & Feeds, Rural Coverage & Customer Experience
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10/24/2019   Post a comment
At the recent Broadband World Forum, Alzbeta Fellenbaum, a principal analyst and manager of research at IHS Markit, discusses the broadband speed paradox, the challenge of delivering rural services and plans to measure broadband customer experience.
Ovum's Philpott on Hot Trends in the Connected Home
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10/23/2019   Post a comment
At the Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam, Michael Philpott, senior practice leader of Ovum's Consumer Services team, outlines the key developments in the smart/connected home market, with security, analytics and in-building coverage high on the list.
UNH-IOL Updates on CloudCO at #BBWF
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10/22/2019   Post a comment
At the recent Broadband World Forum 2019 event, Lincoln Lavoie from the University of New Hampshire Interoperability Lab (UNH-IOL) gives an update on the Cloud Central Office (CloudCO) initiative.
CORD Comes to Life at #BBWF
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10/16/2019   Post a comment
At the Broadband World Forum 2019 in Amsterdam, Light Reading's Iain Morris and Ray Le Maistre discuss some of the industry's hot developments, including the latest on CORD (Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter) and the importance of alternative broadband access technologies.
ADTRAN CTO Discusses Network Disaggregation Without Sacrificing Integrity
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11/13/2018   1 comment
Ronan Kelly, ADTRAN CTO, EMEA & APC, shares his thoughts on industry operators leveraging virtualization, disaggregation and open SDN control, along with open management and orchestration while maintaining network confidence.
BBWF Cloudstreet Highlights
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11/12/2018   1 comment
Network slicing promises to be a panacea, but the biggest hurdles are not technological. The grand ambition of enabling intelligent, adaptive, application-aware networks requires a wholesale operational transformation that will move the carrier from simply selling SIM cards to managing a spectrum of tailored services in an expanding ecosystem as we move to 5G. Cloudstreet founder and CEO Mika Skarp unpacks the challenges an enormous opportunities of this shift.
F-Secure's Mikko Hyppönen on IoT, 5G and Machine Learning
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11/9/2018   2 comments
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 malware detection, for the last 10 years. At BBWF18, F-Secure presented its Connected Home Security offering, an opportunity for service providers to protect their customers' smart homes by adding security to their home WiFi routers.
Plume on OpenSync
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11/5/2018   1 comment
Fahri Diner, CEO and Co-founder of Plume, unveiled a new open source initiative, OpenSync, at Broadband World Forum 2018. Announced together with consumer electronics giant Samsung, OpenSync is set to accelerate Learn more: www.opensync.io/
Trends in Home Networking & 3 Keys to High-Performing Networks
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10/30/2018   Post a comment
Talking to Light Reading's Iain Morris, Sebastian Richter from devolo explains why operators have to think beyond delivering high bandwidth and outlines why coverage across the entire home and ease of use are key to the customer experience.
Challenges in the Virtualization (SDN/NFV) Market
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10/29/2018   2 comments
Aricent on the SDN/NFV market and addressing its challenges with SD-vAS and uCPE solutions.
Community Fibre Brings Affordable 10G Broadband to London
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10/24/2018   5 comments
Alternative UK fixed-broadband network operator Community Fibre is deploying ADTRAN gear to take 10 Gbit/s to London users at aggressive prices.
BBWF 2018: The Economics of SD-Access
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10/23/2018   3 comments
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 might it be to integrate and run best-of-breed, virtualized broadband networks?
A World Made Possible by the Promise of the Pervasive Network
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2/13/2018   2 comments
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ZTE on Future Networks
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10/30/2017   6 comments
ZTE discusses the future of broadband networks and how we can be better prepared for the challenges they will bring.
Broadband's Hot Topics
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10/27/2017   17 comments
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, as Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre divulges from the Broadband World Forum 2017 show floor.
Chewing the Broadband Fat at BBWF 2017
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10/26/2017   2 comments
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 and automation -- and manage not to get too distracted by a giant blue fluffy head.
Why Ultra-Broadband Is Thriving
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2/1/2017   9 comments
The UBB2020 community has had a great first four months thanks to a market that's on the up!
Stokab on The Dark Fiber Business Case
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1/9/2017   1 comment
Per-Olof Gustafsson, Deputy CEO at AB Stokab, the wholesale fiber access network operator in the city of Stockholm, talks about the business case for running a citywide dark fiber access network.
ADTRAN On SDN in the Access Network
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1/5/2017   3 comments
This informative interview with Robert Conger, AVP, ADTRAN, highlights the reasons global service providers and cable network operators are evaluating SDN for their broadband and Ethernet access networks.
BBWF 2016 Keynote: BT's Tim Whitley on 'Purposeful Innovation'
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12/14/2016   8 comments
BT's Head of Research & Innovation, Prof. Tim Whitley, discusses 'Purposeful Innovation' and the future of communications.
BBWF 2016 Keynote: ZTE On the Future of Fixed Broadband Connectivity
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12/14/2016   Post a comment
Chris Mulley, Principal Architect at ZTE's CTO Group, discusses trends and innovation in fixed broadband access.
BBWF 2016 Keynote: Cox's Access Network Strategy Overview
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12/13/2016   Post a comment
Cox Communications Executive Director of Network Strategy Jeff Finkelstein talks about how cable networks need to transition during the next 10 years.
BBWF 2016 Keynote: ETSI CTO Dispels 5G Myths
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12/12/2016   Post a comment
ETSI CTO Adrian Scrase tackles some 5G myths and lays out the facts about the why, when, where and what of 5G standards.
BBWF 2016 Keynote: Openreach CEO on Maintaining Britain's Digital Leadership
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12/8/2016   5 comments
Clive Selley, CEO of BT's access network division Openreach, delivers a strategic update entitled 'Better, Broader, Faster: Connectivity to Maintain Britain's Digital Leadership.'
BBWF 2016 Keynote: Huawei on How To Improve Revenues, Improve Bandwidth, Reduce Costs
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12/8/2016   Post a comment
Huawei's head of access network marketing Jack Zhu discusses the steps the supplier is taking to help network operators and service providers increase revenues, boost bandwidth and reduce costs.
BBWF 2016 Keynote: Liberty Global Tackles the Myths About Cable Broadband
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12/6/2016   1 comment
Neil Geary, Technical Strategy Consultant (CPE & Network) at Liberty Global's Chief Architecture Office (CAO) department, dispels some myths about cable's broadband speeds and discusses cable's access network evolution options, including DOCSIS 3.1.
BBWF 2016 Keynote: ADTRAN On Enabling Communities, Connecting Lives
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12/5/2016   1 comment
Gary Bolton, VP of Global Marketing at ADTRAN, discusses the 'third wave' of the Internet and the importance of high-speed broadband services to community development.
BBWF 2016 Keynote: BT's CEO On The UK's Digital Future
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12/1/2016   1 comment
BT CEO Gavin Patterson talks about the UK's digital future, BT's role and the importance of fixed/mobile convergence.
BBWF 2016 Keynote: Huawei on Redifining the Network to Connect People and Things
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11/30/2016   13 comments
Xipeng Xiao, Head of the CTIO Office in Western Europe at Huawei, talks about how the ultra-broadband network is being redefined and how the Internet is not only making people smart, but things are also getting smarter as well.
BBWF 2016 Keynote: Vodafone On Fixed Access Network Sharing
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11/30/2016   3 comments
Vodafone' Head of Fixed Access Centre of Excellence, Gavin Young, chats about Fixed Access Network Sharing (FAN), a concept allows operators to collaborate and share their infrastructure.
BBWF 2016 Keynote: ADTRAN's Ronan Kelly on Open, Reliable, Affordable Internet For All
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11/29/2016   4 comments
ADTRAN's Ronan Kelly talks about the disruptive impact that the broadband revolution is having on the world and how it is enabling a new era of industrial innovation.
BBWF 2016 Keynote: Nokia on the Mass Rollout of Broadband
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11/29/2016   Post a comment
Federico Guillen, president of Nokia Fixed Networks, discusses the roadmap towards universal broadband.
How Balloons Can Play a Role In Broadband Delivery
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11/28/2016   12 comments
Mauro Goncalves Filho, Strategy and Operations at the X division of Google, provides an update on Project Loon, which aims to deliver broadband Internet access to users in remote areas.
How Fiber Plays a Key Role in Orange's Convergent Network Plans
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11/23/2016   5 comments
Alain Maloberti, Senior VP, Network Architecture & Design at Orange Labs Networks, talks about the network operator's investments in broadband technologies such as GPON and (soon) XGS-PON and how they fit into the bigger picture.
Broadband Forum CEO On The Potential of CORD
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11/21/2016   1 comment
Robin Mersh, CEO at the Broadband Forum, discusses the potential for the CORD (Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter) initiative as part of the access network virtualization trend.
Why Ucom Is Checking Out NG-PON2
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11/17/2016   8 comments
Alexandr Yesayan, business development director and co-founder at Ucom, explains why the Armenian operator is trialing NG-PON2 technology.
Verizon Makes Its NG-PON2 Case
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11/16/2016   13 comments
Vincent O'Byrne, director of technology at Verizon Communications, makes the case for NG-PON2 in both the residential and business services markets in the US.
Telefónica on FTTH in Spain
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11/15/2016   8 comments
Jose Luis Lozano from Telefónica discusses key developments in Spain's fiber to the home (FTTH) market.
Why Operators Are Re-Farming Their Central Offices
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11/15/2016   Post a comment
Jinn Xu, director of the Access Network Solution Sales Dept. at Huawei, talks about central office re-farming.
Arris on the Evolution of Cable CPE
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11/14/2016   Post a comment
Anthony Zuyderhoff, VP of CPE Sales & Sales Engineering, EMEA at Arris, talks about developments in the cable broadband customer premises equipment (CPE) market and Arris's latest portfolio enhancements.
Why BT Is Trialing Long-Reach VDSL
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11/14/2016   1 comment
Peter Bell, Network Portfolio CIO at BT's access business Openreach, talks about the operator's trial of a new broadband access technology called Long Reach VDSL.
Enabling Europe's Digital Single Market
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11/11/2016   1 comment
Anna Krzyzanowska, Head of Unit, Investment in High-Capacity Networks at the European Commission, talks about the role of ultra-broadband networks and services in enabling a Digital Single Market in Europe.
Why NBN Has a Multi-Technology Mix
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11/8/2016   1 comment
Daniel Willis, Principal Technology Officer at Australia's NBN, talks about the development of the national broadband network and why the wholesale operator is deploying a number of different access technologies.
Cox Communications on the Future of Cable Broadband
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11/7/2016   1 comment
Jeff Finkelstein, Executive Director of Network Strategy at Cox Communications, talks about the impact of DOCSIS 3.1 and virtualization in the cable access network.
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