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Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/11/2018
It's no secret that cable operators can't get enough fiber in their diets these days.
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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/9/2018
Frontier Communications has added symmetrical 1-Gig service to its broadband arsenal, along with a nimble 200 Mbit/s introductory speed tier, as the telco continues to battle against cable operators and braces for a new wave of fixed 5G competition.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/4/2018
A swathe of Internet service provider trade groups banded together on Wednesday to sue the State of California and its new net neutrality law.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/3/2018
When Atlantic Broadband finalized its acquisition of FiberLight's South Florida fiber network today, the Cogeco Communications subsidiary more than doubled its existing fiber footprint and vastly increased its capacity to serve data center customers in the region.
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Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/2/2018
Although not nearly as quickly as it has in North America, DOCSIS 3.1 is clearly starting to catch on in Europe.
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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/28/2018
Cable's remote PHY era is in the early phases, but Comcast has been taking heed of the lessons it has learned from the field as it prepares to scale up deployments that will lead to distributed access architectures and lay the groundwork for Full Duplex DOCSIS.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 9/27/2018
The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday stayed close to its philosophical roots and voted unanimously to stop using Form 325, its annual collection of cable operator data such as network structure, programming, number of subscribers and system-wide capacity for all systems that supported more than 20,000 subscribers.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 9/26/2018
More excited residential, SOHO and SMB customers can text, message, call and talk over hedgerows and fences about the imminent arrival or newly deployed fiber in their town, how it will change their lives and vastly improve their business or work habits.
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Kristell Janusz, VP Network Engineering, RCN Business , , 9/25/2018
When it comes to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, numbers matter. If they're off by just a fraction, data won't add up. Neither will the measurements or the formulas. Simply put, success rides upon the numbers being right.
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By Eddy Vergauwen, Lead for Global Services Marketing at Nokia Fixed Networks, , 10/10/2018
The biggest challenge facing fixed access network operators is keeping up with exploding demand for bandwidth. The second biggest challenge is demonstrating to stakeholders how they're keeping up. Investments to increase capacity, improve operations and delight customers must bring the returns they promise. But those same investments often increase ...
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Fast, reliable broadband is essential to how we live, work and play today – and the upcoming arrival of 5G will only further increase demand and reliance on fiber infrastructure. Already viewed by consumers as intolerable, delays, outages or the regular maintenance difficulties associated with operating a network will become further exacerbated when residential subscribers further rely on connected devices for day-to-day life. Just as providers deploy network automation tools to reduce operational issues, they must take similar care to manage consumer expectations when they roll out fiber or new services. This webinar features leaders who will discuss how to manage marketing and consumer expectations at every stage of the network lifecycle. Marketing professionals, c-level executives and policymakers interested in drumming up fiber envy should attend.

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