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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/13/2021
A group of major US broadband service providers is under pressure from Democrats in the House Energy & Commerce committee for implementing data caps and usage-based policies and/or for raising service prices during the pandemic.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/8/2021
Self-installation kits (SIKs) have helped cable operators and their customers weather the pandemic. Now Hitron Technologies is expanding on those efforts with the launch of a low-cost coax outlet testing device designed to streamline the overall process and reduce operator capital expenditures.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/16/2020
Led by gains of 1.38 million subs by cable operators that offset a small loss from domestic telcos, US broadband service providers combined to add 1.32 million subscribers in Q3 2020, up from net adds of 947,000 a year ago, according to a new report form MoffettNathanson analyst Craig Moffett.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/14/2020
CommScope is taking aim at upstream upgrades on widely deployed hybrid fiber/coax (HFC) networks with new transmitters and receivers enabling a "high-split" that expands the spectrum available for the upstream to 204MHz.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/10/2020
Consumers still have a need for speed during the pandemic, but attributes such as latency and jitter are also important, particularly among online gamers.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/8/2020
Round one of the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) awarded some $9.2 billion, or 57.5% of what was available. And it's clear that Charter Communications and SpaceX are among those that made it into the RDOF winner's circle.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/2/2020
Total spending on broadband access equipment reached $3.1 billion in Q3 2020, up 1% versus the year-ago period, thanks in part to a rebound in cable network spending along with sustained spending on PON equipment, according to Dell'Oro Group.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/9/2020
A few months after launching 1-Gig residential broadband service on its DOCSIS 3.1 network, Canadian cable op Shaw Communications has taken another step forward with the debut of a tier that delivers up to 1.5 Gbit/s in the downstream.
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/2/2020
Even as it achieved improved overall financial results, Shaw Communications slogged through a disappointing summer on the broadband front as it shed high-speed data customers for the second straight quarter.
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Josh Hirschey, General Manager, Amphenol Broadband Solutions and Mette Brink, General Manager, Amphenol Procom & Amphenol Antenna Solutions EMEA & APAC, , 5/7/2020
The need to stay ahead of the technology curve is integral to developing networks that can meet or exceed the bandwidth demand of consumers. Within the broadband industry, we've seen first-hand the approach leading equipment providers have taken, which is to acquire companies that will help fill product or service voids and absorb them into their ...
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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 ...
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As the Senior Digital Experience Strategist at Canadian operator Rogers Communications, Lindsey Omelon build on her years of marketing experience to approach her strategy with a hybrid ...
There's certainly no shortage of hype around the use of AI in the telecoms sector, but fewer instances of real-world deployments. South Korean national operator KT is one of those ...
Do a Google search of 'artificial intelligence broadband' and you'll get more than 9 million results in less than a second: The sheer volume of content out there shouldn't surprise anyone ...
Comcast, like any other major communications service provider, is undergoing significant changes in the way it grows its business, how it runs its business and the technologies it uses to ...
Five years ago, NOS board member Manuel Ramalho Eanes banked big on smart homes and smart cities.
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Today’s access network architecture is under mounting pressure due to a continued surge in the number of connected devices, a proliferation of bandwidth-intensive customer applications and dramatic shifts in usage patterns related to the pandemic, such as work-from-home and e-learning.

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