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Fiber Broadband Association, , 3/25/2020
With the worldwide spread of COVID-19, we're facing unprecedented circumstances. The pandemic is forcing us to restructure education, businesses and the global economy entirely. As we practice social distancing and self-quarantine, the only way to maintain a semblance of normalcy is to connect online. And that is only possible with the correct devices ...
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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/24/2020
Hopping its latest hurdle, the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability (Broadband DATA) Act was signed into law late Monday by President Donald Trump. Now it just needs money.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/24/2020
Also in this roundup: Streamers ease off; Danes boost broadband availability; Veego teams up with Amdocs; Ukrtelecom takes GPON rural with Iskratel; and more.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/20/2020
Ziply Fiber has been tagged as the take-over brand for the northwest operations of beleaguered Frontier Communications to be acquired by WaveDivision Capital for about $1.35 billion.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/19/2020
Also in this roundup: RDK's popular; WBA assumes control of Cisco's OpenRoaming; Virgin Media offers Gigabit to 1 million homes; and more.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/17/2020
Also in this broadband sector roundup: European operators ask for the improbable; Calix boasts new deals; US firms react to COVID-19; UK new builds to get Gigabit minimum.
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Ken Wieland, contributing editor, 3/17/2020
If 2019 was pretty much a year to forget for cable equipment suppliers, 2020 need not be all doom and gloom. (See Cable access network spending dropped 30% in 2019 - Dell'Oro.)
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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/17/2020
Several US cable operators and telcos are temporarily lifting data caps and data overage charges to help deal the higher data demands expected from the COVID-19 outbreak that is forcing millions of people to work from home.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/12/2020
Also in this broadband sector roundup: Why the UK needs more than just fiber investment promises; CityFibre tackles "white finger"; FTTH dominates Portugal's fixed broadband lines.
Pam Baker, Freelance Writer, 10/23/2019
Unlicensed 5G applications open a new world of benefits to enterprises large and small, given their use of exceptionally wide bandwidth or broad channels at a time when other spectrum is nearing exhaustion.
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