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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/13/2018
Long known for its use of microwave backhaul, Sprint increasingly leverages fiber to support its 5G vision -- a vital step in the move to disrupt rural services, reclaim a foothold in the enterprise and help vertical markets reinvent themselves, according to CTO John Saw.
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Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 8/10/2018
With its broadband subscriber growth showing signs of slowing down, Liberty Global is counting on further speed hikes to keep its momentum going.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/10/2018
With the launch of an aggregation line card for the AXOS E7-2 Intelligent Modular System, Calix is aiming to give service providers a way to more efficiently combine traffic from remote systems and reduce the number of required router ports at the service edge, thereby reducing network capex and increasing operational efficiencies.
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Iain Morris, News Editor, 8/9/2018
BT's Openreach business has confirmed plans to scale back its investment in Gfast as it focuses on the rollout of higher-speed all-fiber technology over the next two years.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/9/2018
Openreach is prepped to deploy fiber-to-the-premises to City of London businesses -- but only if landlords in the so-called "Square Mile" (London's financial district) give the wholesale provider permission, something an alarming number apparently have not yet done.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/8/2018
Competitors Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone Germany expanded their use of vectoring to reach potential subscribers unable to access their respective high-speed fiber networks, part of the two providers' ongoing battle for supremacy in the European nation.
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Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 8/8/2018
Subscribing to the "better late than never" school of thought, NBN has finally started deploying DOCSIS 3.1 technology on its HFC plant, about two and a half years later than originally planned.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/8/2018
A more diverse customer base, growing product sales and more cloud-based services propelled Calix's quarterly profits to their highest level in two years, as the vendor announced its second-quarter results on Tuesday.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/6/2018
To compete with heavyweight competitors like Amazon and Google in the battle for homeowners' hearts and wallets, telcos must break free of their traditional business models, focus on smart home platforms and be more creative in how they deliver and charge for services, concludes ABI Research.
Huawei, , 7/2/2018
Huawei's optical networks have gone through three generations, from 2.5Gbit/s and 10Gbit/s to 40Gbit/s, before finally achieving good market share in 2008. However, they still have a higher goal: In the era of 100Gbit/s and beyond, Huawei will provide customers with industry-leading solutions.
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