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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/7/2020
Broadband usage skyrocketed as millions of consumers stayed home to help slow the spread of COVID-19, but fresh data shows that this surge is starting to taper off.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/3/2020
On the cusp of a reorg and a possible bankruptcy filing, Frontier Communications acknowledged that a "significant under-investment" in fiber and an over-reliance on DSL played critical roles in putting the company in its currently tenuous position.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/2/2020
Multiple parties, from industry organizations and network equipment vendors to individual service providers, have been weighing in with data to illustrate how broadband networks are holding up amid a surge in day traffic as millions of consumers stay at home to work and study during the COVID-19 crisis.
Broadband World News, , 4/2/2020
Growth in the market for fixed access broadband equipment will be driven in the coming years by demand for passive optical network (PON) equipment, countering the declining demand for xDSL/Gfast gear, according to a forecast from research house Omdia.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/30/2020
OneWeb's plans to launch a global broadband satellite service have fallen back to Earth.
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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.
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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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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Ken Wieland, , 3/13/2020
US chipmaker Broadcom saw its share price tank after scrapping guidance for its full fiscal year, ended November 1, 2020.
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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