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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 1/21/2021
This week: Anna Read, research officer with the broadband research initiative at The Pew Charitable Trusts, discusses ongoing challenges to broadband access and how state programs and public-private partnerships are making a difference.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/20/2021
It didn't take long for new DZS CEO Charlie Vogt to swing his first deal.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/15/2021
Frontier Communications' planned exit from Chapter 11 restructuring cleared an important hurdle after its plan received the FCC's blessing on January 14.
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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 1/15/2021
Also in today's roundup: UK gets Starlink; US House Democrats demand answers from ISPs; Wisconsin and New York governors share broadband proposals at 'State of the State.'
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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 1/14/2021
On the first episode of 'The Divide' – a new series from the Light Reading Podcast – Ernesto Falcon, senior legislative counsel at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) talks with pod host Nicole Ferraro about the need for a commitment to fiber in the US and what's holding that up.
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.
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Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 1/6/2021
US Ignite's Mari Silbey shares how her organization is partnering across the industry to address broadband access in underserved areas.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/4/2021
Verizon has broadened the availability of Fios Forward, a low-cost broadband service for qualified households. The telco introduced the offering on a limited basis in April 2020.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 12/23/2020
With the COVID-19 crisis shedding the brightest light on high-speed Internet's essential role in people's lives, the global gigabit market is projected for continued growth next year, according to a new report from the analyst firm Omdia.
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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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What Service Providers Should Know About WiFi 6
By Greg Owens, Senior Director, Product Marketing, Calix
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