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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/15/2018
AT&T is grappling with a service outage in the Dallas-Fort Worth region Monday stemming from a facility fire apparently caused by a lightning strike.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/12/2018
The answer to resolving Vermont's digital divide? Make all electric utilities deploy fiber.
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Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/11/2018
It's no secret that cable operators can't get enough fiber in their diets these days.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/11/2018
Nokia released three new products in two days, with all focused on addressing pain points operators and end customers have brought to the vendor's attention: Of note, Nokia brought network slicing to fixed access networks, a capability previously available only to wireless providers, and took the wraps off a solution designed to ultimately guarantee ...
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/10/2018
ADTRAN integrated second-generation Gfast products into its software-defined access line card, giving service providers a new path to gigabit-capable residential speeds.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/9/2018
Broadband network infrastructure vendor Dasan Zhone is to acquire Germany's Keymile for an undisclosed sum from private equity owners Riverside and Halder.
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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/9/2018
Frontier Communications has added symmetrical 1-Gig service to its broadband arsenal, along with a nimble 200 Mbit/s introductory speed tier, as the telco continues to battle against cable operators and braces for a new wave of fixed 5G competition.
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Niall Hunt, Digital Lead, Content & Communities for KNect365, 10/9/2018
Erling Gudmundsson has a lot of things to smile about. First, there's fiber in almost every Icelandic home largely thanks to the efforts of Gagnaveita Reykjavikur (Reykjavik Fibre Network), where Erling is CEO. And for the second consecutive year, Erling has been nominated for the Broadband World Forum's annual People's Choice Award.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/8/2018
Telefonica Deutschland will leverage Deutsche Telekom's high-performance fiber-optic cable network to connect at least 5,000 mobile base stations to support 3G and LTE networks and prepare for 5G.
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By Eddy Vergauwen, Lead for Global Services Marketing at Nokia Fixed Networks, , 10/10/2018
The biggest challenge facing fixed access network operators is keeping up with exploding demand for bandwidth. The second biggest challenge is demonstrating to stakeholders how they're keeping up. Investments to increase capacity, improve operations and delight customers must bring the returns they promise. But those same investments often increase ...
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