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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 10/23/2020
Also in this roundup: USDA ReConnect Program commits over $560 million in second round broadband grants; Verizon, AT&T celebrate broadband subs; Virgin Media, Google bundle up.
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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 10/2/2020
Also in this roundup: Cable One's stake in MBI; high valuations for rural broadband; Starlink plays recovery role; Belgium gets more fiber.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 8/18/2020
The global "smart mobility" market - encompassing transportation apps, smart parking solutions and the infrastructure that supports them - is estimated to reach $70.46 billion by 2027, growing between now and then at a CAGR of 20.2%.
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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 8/6/2020
This week Virgin Media connected nearly a million additional homes in Leeds, Bradford and Glasgow to its Gig1 network, allowing the ISP to claim 3.6 million premises passed and therefore making it the "largest gigabit broadband network" in the UK, surpassing BT's Openreach.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 7/21/2020
Dublin, Ohio, is home to a new Smart Parking project, courtesy of technology from Fujitsu and as part of the city's burgeoning Connected Dublin initiative.
Phil Harvey, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 7/1/2020
The pandemic has been a wake-up call to broadband's overall importance in the US economy. While some big telcos are waiving data caps and other penalties to make it easier for consumers to stay connected, those companies are not necessarily speeding up their efforts to connect underserved and rural communities.
Phil Harvey, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 6/25/2020
Virgin Media said it has fixed an hours-long broadband network outage in London and surrounding areas affecting several thousand customers and keeping many of them from work all day. And that wasn't even the only outage affecting Virgin's UK network today.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 5/8/2020
Also in today's roundup: OpenVault reports COVID-19 Internet usage numbers; US House Democrats propose $86 billion broadband bill; ExteNet, Nokia help Cal.net reach rural Californians; and Google bails on Toronto smart city project.
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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 4/21/2020
If your smart city projects are being held up by broadband bottlenecks, you may want to skip complaining to your city council and find your Digital Town Square.
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Josh Hirschey, General Manager, Amphenol Broadband Solutions and Mette Brink, General Manager, Amphenol Procom & Amphenol Antenna Solutions EMEA & APAC, , 5/7/2020
The need to stay ahead of the technology curve is integral to developing networks that can meet or exceed the bandwidth demand of consumers. Within the broadband industry, we've seen first-hand the approach leading equipment providers have taken, which is to acquire companies that will help fill product or service voids and absorb them into their ...
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Ronan Kelly, ADTRAN CTO, EMEA & APAC, shares his thoughts on the regulatory and government policy, technology adoption and consumer services ...
Ronan Kelly, ADTRAN CTO, EMEA & APC, shares his thoughts on industry operators leveraging virtualization, disaggregation and open SDN control, ...
Network slicing promises to be a panacea, but the biggest hurdles are not technological. The grand ambition of enabling intelligent, adaptive, ...
F-Secure has been providing security for endpoints for 30 years, and using AI and machine learning algorithms, for example in the labs to automate ...
Fahri Diner, CEO and Co-founder of Plume, unveiled a new open source initiative, OpenSync, at Broadband World Forum 2018. Announced together with ...
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As the Senior Digital Experience Strategist at Canadian operator Rogers Communications, Lindsey Omelon build on her years of marketing experience to approach her strategy with a hybrid ...
There's certainly no shortage of hype around the use of AI in the telecoms sector, but fewer instances of real-world deployments. South Korean national operator KT is one of those ...
Do a Google search of 'artificial intelligence broadband' and you'll get more than 9 million results in less than a second: The sheer volume of content out there shouldn't surprise anyone ...
Comcast, like any other major communications service provider, is undergoing significant changes in the way it grows its business, how it runs its business and the technologies it uses to ...
Five years ago, NOS board member Manuel Ramalho Eanes banked big on smart homes and smart cities.
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