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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/14/2020
SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo - It's not quite the 31 flavors of ice cream offered by Baskin-Robbins, but cable operators do have plenty of choices and technical options in hand with respect to today's DOCSIS 3.1 technology and, further down the road, with DOCSIS 4.0.
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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 10/6/2020
As the pandemic continues to cast a brighter spotlight on the digital divide and its disastrous impact on communities, it's becoming clear that large-scale broadband builds are not addressing the problem fast enough. New and supplemental solutions may be needed to connect communities quickly and to meet individual challenges to getting people online: ...
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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 9/25/2020
Also in this roundup: NBN's fiber pivot; Virgin goes for 2 Gbit/s; old TV causes broadband wipeout.
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Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/22/2020
Virgin Media, which promised a gigabit-speed connection across its entire network by the end of next year, has already switched on a gigabit-speed service for about 3.7 million UK homes. But now technicians at the British cable operator see a way to double those speeds in what they are calling "Gig 2."
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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/15/2020
After forcing cable operators to upgrade their networks and accelerate the deployment of 1-Gig broadband services, Google Fiber is now poised to do the same with 2-Gig as it prepares to unleash a new, speedier service in two markets starting next month.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/28/2020
The DOCSIS 4.0 era will be years in the making, but operators and vendors say now is the time to start preparing the network for a new platform that will put 10-Gig downstream speeds within reach alongside improvements in areas such as network security, latency and reliability.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/13/2020
Thanks in part to local dominance by certain large cable operators and telcos, almost 50 million Americans live in areas with only one choice of broadband provider, claims a new study from the Institute for Local Self Reliance (ILSR).
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/3/2020
Global spending on broadband access and consumer premises equipment is expected to dip 7% in 2020, to $11.4 billion, before rebounding and rising 5% in 2021, according to a new forecast from Dell'Oro Group.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/28/2020
MaxLinear, a maker of silicon for DOCSIS modems and gateways, anticipates a busy third quarter of 2020.
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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 & APAC, shares his thoughts on the regulatory and government policy, technology adoption and consumer services ...
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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