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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/14/2018
The Federal Communications Commission tossed more money into the digital divide, and more importantly, finally delivered a uniform definition of broadband regardless of where people live.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/11/2018
When it comes to North American residential subscribers, in 2018 fiber take-rates outpaced DSL for the first time, according to research released today.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/7/2018
Ajit Pai awoke in a very bad mood on Wednesday. It would be difficult to smarm today, even if his Big Mug were full of something other than chamomile tea -- which, of course, it wasn't. Recently he'd been forced to share data about whether providers' services met their advertised speed, and show the technologies operators used -- fiber or DSL.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/5/2018
There is no dispute that consumers want voice-controlled solutions. They want connected, Internet of Things devices. And they want smart homes that are easy to use, powerful and don't run out of accessible broadband.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/5/2018
Latin American telco Oi already sees results from its plan to leverage the telco's fiber investment for both FTTH and later-generation mobile services.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/4/2018
Half the US population cannot access the Internet at broadband speeds, according to Microsoft, despite the Federal Communications Commission's oft-quoted report that 92% of Americans are connected at acceptable rates.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/3/2018
On the eve of voting on a new European Electronic Communications Code tomorrow, the FTTH Council Europe urged European Union member states, national regulatory authorities and telecom ministers gathered in Brussels to eliminate false and misleading advertising around the terms "fiber," "full-fiber" and associated phrases inaccurately used to convince ...
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/27/2018
With today's release of its Visual Networking Index (VNI), Cisco once again introduced the world to the mind-boggling compilation of zettabytes and petabytes that the world's growing Internet base will soon be hurtling through from a growing array of devices and platforms.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/26/2018
By changing one of its operator-funding programs, the Federal Communications Commission expects to raise rural broadband's speed, encouraging operators to provide country subscribers with the same, higher Internet connectivity their urban counterparts enjoy.
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Plume, , 10/23/2018
For many of us, home WiFi systems continue to be a pain almost as often as they are a pleasure. For the operators however, they may just turn out to be an untapped window of opportunity.
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Consumers are buying millions of IoT devices, from smart thermostats and security systems to intelligent entertainment setups and furniture. Yet many of these devices remain isolated because home users are uncomfortable connecting them to each other or even their WiFi. After all, their WiFi network was probably designed only to handle a few laptops, a gaming system and a couple of smartphones. Now, demand on the network is surging and even though you're delivering 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps, that doesn't necessarily mean the broadband power is in the right place or reaches every corner of a home.

Even if WiFi coverage is sufficient, typing is not on trend. Voice is far more natural, easier and faster. Using a TV keyboard is archaic when more and more households have access to cloud-based voice services, like Amazon Alexa. This webinar will explore how service providers can create a comfortable, truly smart home for consumers simultaneously driving up margin and loyalty.

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