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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/22/2019
Even as US broadband subscriber growth shows signs of slowing, the average revenue per unit (ARPU) among those customers continues to rise as consumers buy or upgrade to speedier, more expensive high-speed Internet service tiers.
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/21/2019
ADTRAN remains steadily focused on broadband access solutions and services, even while many competitors offer widening arrays of products, says company Chairman and CEO Tom Stanton. However, ADTRAN is expanding its reach into new territories, operators and client mix.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/19/2019
Also today, UK tourism office tempts conference centers to beef up broadband to attract international events, Dish segues into the apartment biz, Three UK switches on FWA, KCOM's sale is finally finalized and Nitro Circus gets its own OTT.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/19/2019
Illinois Governor JB Pritzker last week introduced the state's new Broadband Advisory Panel, comprising 25 private citizens and government agents who will work with ISPs to guide the state's $420 million investment in broadband infrastructure.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/16/2019
Also today, Canada's telecom regulator cut wholesale broadband pricing, Freenet could slam brakes on Sunrise's shiny new deal and Vodafone tries a new bundle for broadband and mobile.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/15/2019
Also today, Charter could be a key partner in the OTT market, New York State rural residents benefit from Verizon's CAF reversal, Vermont has grants for broadband biz plans, more Mississippi utilities tie into fiber, Swisscom's ray of earnings light and Quickline adds AirTies to get smart about connected homes.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/13/2019
ADTRAN today thrust open the door to smart homes for operators looking to build on their existing relationships with residential subscribers.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/12/2019
Also in today's roundup: Reliance Jio looks to shake up India's broadband, subscribers retreat from traditional pay TV, and Microsoft called more attention to rural broadband needs in Iowa.
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Fiber Broadband Association, , 8/12/2019
In today's tech-driven society, high-speed connectivity has never been more important -- from connected kitchen appliances to online banking to video conferencing, the Internet and our digital devices run our lives. Yet more than 19 million US residents still don't have access to high-speed broadband, most of them dwelling in rural regions of the country.
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Broadband World Forum Perspectives, , 8/19/2019
Five years ago, NOS board member Manuel Ramalho Eanes banked big on smart homes and smart cities.
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Five years ago, NOS board member Manuel Ramalho Eanes banked big on smart homes and smart cities.
Slovak Telekom and T-Mobile Czech Republic Chief Technology and Information Officer Branimir Maric is using his more than two decades' experience in telco, including 15 years in various ...
Operators cannot protect networks -- their own or their customers -- by building a hard shell around the infrastructure, given the sensitive data dwelling and being sent to and from edge ...
Communications service providers have long talked about improving the day-to-day experience of their customers, but have not always backed up their words with actions and resources.
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Network slicing promises to be a panacea, but the biggest hurdles are not technological. The grand ambition of enabling intelligent, adaptive, ...
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Fahri Diner, CEO and Co-founder of Plume, unveiled a new open source initiative, OpenSync, at Broadband World Forum 2018. Announced together with ...
Talking to Light Reading's Iain Morris, Sebastian Richter from devolo explains why operators have to think beyond delivering high bandwidth and ...
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Flash Poll
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
12:00 p.m. New York / 5:00 p.m. London

Wi-Fi is the foundation of the connected home for consumers; yet, it’s often a source of frustration. With the imminent release of the new Wi-Fi 6 standard – combined with a strong Managed Wi-Fi offer – service providers can reverse subscriber frustration while tapping into new revenue streams.

Key topics include:

  • What’s different about Wi-Fi 6 and why it matters to your subscribers
  • The importance of offering Managed Wi-Fi and its connection to Wi-Fi 6
  • How you can elevate your brand and gain a strong foothold in the home network.

Alternative UK fixed-broadband network operator Community Fibre is deploying ADTRAN gear to take 10 Gbit/s to London users at aggressive prices.
At Broadband World Forum 2018 there's a lot of chat about the shift towards software-defined access networks, but how tough and how expensive ...
What are the hot talking points in the fixed broadband sector right now? Gigabit over copper as well as fiber, software-defined access and more, ...
Light Reading's pro-European, Berlin-lovin' editors Ray Le Maistre and Iain Morris discuss some of the hot topics from BBWF 2017, including Gfast ...
The UBB2020 community has had a great first four months thanks to a market that's on the up!
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