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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/25/2019
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) began accepting online applications for at least $600 million in first-round funding via its new ReConnect Rural Broadband Pilot Program on Wednesday. The program is aimed at promoting partnerships between the federal government, the private sector and rural communities to deploy infrastructure in areas with ...
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/23/2019
Also in today's roundup: Rogers Communications has mixed video results, the European Space Agency chooses a router partner and some new leadership takes over at a Vodafone subsidiary.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/18/2019
ADTRAN began 2019 with increased sales and revenue across an expanding geographic reach, coupled with reduced operating expenditures and a growing customer base.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/16/2019
The Universal Services Administrative Co. recently updated the Connect America Fund Broadband Map to show more complete and current data about federally funded broadband initiatives across the United States' rural and under-served regions.
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Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/10/2019
Despite operating in few, if any, major US markets, Cable One is continuing to turn itself into one of the nation's biggest cable and broadband providers by scooping up smaller operators throughout the nation.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/8/2019
Customer satisfaction with in-home technician visits is on the rise, according to this year's J.D. Power U.S. Telecom In-Home Service Technician Study. The annual report on this aspect of telecom customer service pointed out that strong communication skills make all the difference when dealing with -- and keeping -- loyal customers.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/4/2019
Service providers continue to invest on broadband access equipment, with global revenue increasing to $3.4 billion in the fourth quarter 2018, up 8% from the same period in 2017, according to a recent Dell'Oro Group report.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/2/2019
Despite the upfront costs associated with fiber, it's the lowest-priced fixed-broadband technology option for subscribers, according to a newly released, searchable data set from BroadbandNow -- and that's bad news for rural regions, which typically have the least access to fiber or more than one choice of provider.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/1/2019
T-Mobile and Sprint, among others, expect fixed-wireless access to replace fiber-to-the-home and other fixed-access broadband technologies for rural customers. But these wireless solutions will not deliver the high-speed, high-availability, low-latency connectivity today's customers need to support the increasingly complex requirements of residential ...
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Plume, , 10/23/2018
For many of us, home WiFi systems continue to be a pain almost as often as they are a pleasure. For the operators however, they may just turn out to be an untapped window of opportunity.
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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 ...
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Tuesday, April 30, 2019
11:00 a.m. New York / 4:00 p.m London

Just when you thought the answer to your next technology direction question was clear, the noise around multiple new technology options fills the Internet and airwaves. Multiple 5Gs are being deployed; there's CableLabs' 10G initiative; the ITU and IEEE are toiling around 50G PON – and we haven’t even talked about Wi-Fi6 yet! Is any of this real, do you have to pay attention or can you just let the dust settle and then decide?

Since waiting is often not the best option, let’s demystify technology options, their impact on your business, and how to prepare for whatever the future brings.

In this webinar, Service Providers will learn:

  • Current state of 5G and how it affects everyone, not only mobile network providers.
  • Latest technologies being developed and how they will benefit their networks and subscribers.
  • How to prepare their networks for the future – whatever it may hold.

Alternative UK fixed-broadband network operator Community Fibre is deploying ADTRAN gear to take 10 Gbit/s to London users at aggressive prices.
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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!
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