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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/11/2018
Nokia released three new products in two days, with all focused on addressing pain points operators and end customers have brought to the vendor's attention: Of note, Nokia brought network slicing to fixed access networks, a capability previously available only to wireless providers, and took the wraps off a solution designed to ultimately guarantee ...
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/10/2018
ADTRAN integrated second-generation Gfast products into its software-defined access line card, giving service providers a new path to gigabit-capable residential speeds.
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Niall Hunt, Digital Lead, Content & Communities for KNect365, 10/9/2018
Erling Gudmundsson has a lot of things to smile about. First, there's fiber in almost every Icelandic home largely thanks to the efforts of Gagnaveita Reykjavikur (Reykjavik Fibre Network), where Erling is CEO. And for the second consecutive year, Erling has been nominated for the Broadband World Forum's annual People's Choice Award.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/5/2018
Recently, Angola Cables fulfilled its goal of bringing together Angola and Brazil when it opened up the newly completed South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) to commercial traffic primarily for ISPs, telecom operators, cloud service providers and over-the-top (OTT) content providers.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/4/2018
A swathe of Internet service provider trade groups banded together on Wednesday to sue the State of California and its new net neutrality law.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 9/28/2018
Chorus, New Zealand's largest provider of fixed-line communications infrastructure, sings a five-part harmony about transforming the customer experience, enabling people, optimizing its performance, innovating through new services and doing everything digitally.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 9/27/2018
The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday stayed close to its philosophical roots and voted unanimously to stop using Form 325, its annual collection of cable operator data such as network structure, programming, number of subscribers and system-wide capacity for all systems that supported more than 20,000 subscribers.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 9/26/2018
More excited residential, SOHO and SMB customers can text, message, call and talk over hedgerows and fences about the imminent arrival or newly deployed fiber in their town, how it will change their lives and vastly improve their business or work habits.
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Kristell Janusz, VP Network Engineering, RCN Business , , 9/25/2018
When it comes to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, numbers matter. If they're off by just a fraction, data won't add up. Neither will the measurements or the formulas. Simply put, success rides upon the numbers being right.
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By Eddy Vergauwen, Lead for Global Services Marketing at Nokia Fixed Networks, , 10/10/2018
The biggest challenge facing fixed access network operators is keeping up with exploding demand for bandwidth. The second biggest challenge is demonstrating to stakeholders how they're keeping up. Investments to increase capacity, improve operations and delight customers must bring the returns they promise. But those same investments often increase ...
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