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Fiber Broadband Association, , 12/13/2018
By Lisa R. Youngers, President and CEO, Fiber Broadband Association A new neighbor is moving in down the street from my home in Northern Virginia: Amazon. Amazon just announced it will build a second set of headquarters in Crystal City, Va., and Long Island City, N.Y. In addition to a bevy of highly skilled tech workers and many transportation ...
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/12/2018
As British Prime Minister Theresa May battled today to keep alive her political career and, potentially Brexit, there's been one shining light in the morass that's become Britain's debate over staying in or leaving the European Union: High-speed broadband investment and deployment is getting more attention and investment.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/6/2018
Service providers' ongoing rollout of mesh networks and other solutions that leverage WiFi to strengthen home connectivity validate the important role WiFi 6 will play in smart homes, smart cities and other broadband deployments.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/5/2018
There is no dispute that consumers want voice-controlled solutions. They want connected, Internet of Things devices. And they want smart homes that are easy to use, powerful and don't run out of accessible broadband.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/5/2018
Latin American telco Oi already sees results from its plan to leverage the telco's fiber investment for both FTTH and later-generation mobile services.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/29/2018
Having deployed fiber-based gigabit broadband to residential customers around a city, what can a provider do next? In the case of one Tennessee utility, it added telehealth services to the resounding approval of a growing number of subscribers. Or is that patients?
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/28/2018
Those businesses willing to adequately budget for real digital transformations will reap the subsequent rewards, new research published today by Vodafone finds.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/27/2018
With today's release of its Visual Networking Index (VNI), Cisco once again introduced the world to the mind-boggling compilation of zettabytes and petabytes that the world's growing Internet base will soon be hurtling through from a growing array of devices and platforms.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/26/2018
By changing one of its operator-funding programs, the Federal Communications Commission expects to raise rural broadband's speed, encouraging operators to provide country subscribers with the same, higher Internet connectivity their urban counterparts enjoy.
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Plume, , 10/23/2018
For many of us, home WiFi systems continue to be a pain almost as often as they are a pleasure. For the operators however, they may just turn out to be an untapped window of opportunity.
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Consumers are buying millions of IoT devices, from smart thermostats and security systems to intelligent entertainment setups and furniture. Yet many of these devices remain isolated because home users are uncomfortable connecting them to each other or even their WiFi. After all, their WiFi network was probably designed only to handle a few laptops, a gaming system and a couple of smartphones. Now, demand on the network is surging and even though you're delivering 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps, that doesn't necessarily mean the broadband power is in the right place or reaches every corner of a home.

Even if WiFi coverage is sufficient, typing is not on trend. Voice is far more natural, easier and faster. Using a TV keyboard is archaic when more and more households have access to cloud-based voice services, like Amazon Alexa. This webinar will explore how service providers can create a comfortable, truly smart home for consumers simultaneously driving up margin and loyalty.

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