Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 9/16/2021
Just as COVID-19 ushered in an acceptance that broadband is essential, the concurrent era of a worsening climate crisis is also making clear just how vulnerable that critical infrastructure is.
Phil Harvey, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 7/29/2021
The US government's definition of broadband is broadening, but it doesn't appear to favor any particular access technology, according to the draft section of the new infrastructure bill.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 7/20/2021
Broadband may finally have its day in the US Congress, with the Senate set for a potential vote to move forward with its bipartisan infrastructure package on Wednesday.
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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 6/11/2021
Also in this roundup: the latest on broadband bipartisanship in DC; new laws in Vermont and Virginia; broadband equipment spending is up, says Dell'Oro.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/13/2021
In analyst day presentations brimming with baseball metaphors, DZS execs told investors and media that the company is geared up to play "long ball" as service providers pivot toward a converged future that will span both wired and wireless networks and be tied together with software and virtualization.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 4/27/2021
With Washington, DC, gearing up to spend billions on broadband, the debate amongst stakeholders rages on about where that money should go and what types of technologies it should cover.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 4/23/2021
Also in this roundup: Orange MEA sees big Q1 broadband growth; Fibrehop expands with CityFibre; Talk Straight taps ADTRAN for fixed wireless; Verizon reports Q1 Fios numbers.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 4/20/2021
During a congressional hearing on rural broadband before the House Agriculture Committee, industry stakeholders were asked by the committee chair, Rep. David Scott (D-Ga.) exactly how much it's going to cost to get broadband infrastructure where it's needed across the US. But panelists testified that the number is hard to pin down without accurate ...
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 4/2/2021
Also in this roundup: Trussville, Alabama, gets gigabit; Maryland commits $300 million to broadband; Texas senate bill would create broadband department; industry groups respond to Biden's $100 billion fund for broadband.
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Heather Gate, Vice President, Digital Inclusion, Connected Nation and CN Texas, , 5/6/2021
For most Texans, life without Internet access is unimaginable. The Internet has become embedded in every aspect of our daily lives - from streaming movies, working, running small businesses, attending virtual classrooms and taking part in telehealth visits. It has become impossible to efficiently access economic opportunity and basic resources without ...
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