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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/23/2021
Although the broadband element of the $1 trillion US infrastructure bill does not set superfast minimum speed requirements, it will help to accelerate the upgrade of copper-based network infrastructure to fiber, Charlie Vogt, CEO of network gear and software company DZS, said.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/6/2021
Having exited bankruptcy in late April, Frontier Communications is getting serious about its fiber upgrade plans.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/5/2021
Add Adtran to the long and growing list of suppliers that are trying to navigate supply chain constraints and fulfill orders in what's rapidly become a high-demand market for broadband access gear.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/3/2021
Fueled by fiber and mobile transport orders, DZS notched its second-consecutive period of record orders in the second quarter of 2021. And while the company continues to field an influx of requests for proposal (RFPs), DZS, like most of its peers, continues to grapple with supply chain constraints.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/27/2021
Whether it's a program like the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) or even larger infrastructure bills that are now under debate, suppliers can count on a roller coaster ride of sorts, according to Calix CEO Carl Russo.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/27/2021
The Federal Communications Commission said Monday it is ready to authorize about $311 million in broadband funding across 36 states via the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) alongside several moves that aim to "clean up" certain aspects of the program.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/23/2021
Comcast is pushing fiber deeper into its network with a new distributed access architecture (DAA) and deploying fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) in a more targeted fashion. While the rollout will add critical capacity to Comcast's network as it pursues a broader "10G" initiative that will enable symmetrical speeds of 10 Gbit/s, it also presents the ...
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/29/2021
CABLE NEXT-GEN EUROPE DIGITAL SYMPOSIUM – With a pandemic-fueled capacity crunch now largely under control, cable operators are starting to rekindle next-gen projects, particularly around the distributed access architecture (DAA).
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/14/2021
ACA Connects, a pressure group focused on smaller, independent cable operators, and consulting firm Cartesian have put forth a study that, they believe, provides a framework for policymakers who are tasked with bridging the nation's broadband gap.
Perspectives: Opinion & Commentary
Heather Gate, Vice President, Digital Inclusion, Connected Nation and CN Texas, , 5/6/2021
For most Texans, life without Internet access is unimaginable. The Internet has become embedded in every aspect of our daily lives - from streaming movies, working, running small businesses, attending virtual classrooms and taking part in telehealth visits. It has become impossible to efficiently access economic opportunity and basic resources without ...
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