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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/13/2018
Long known for its use of microwave backhaul, Sprint increasingly leverages fiber to support its 5G vision -- a vital step in the move to disrupt rural services, reclaim a foothold in the enterprise and help vertical markets reinvent themselves, according to CTO John Saw.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/9/2018
Openreach is prepped to deploy fiber-to-the-premises to City of London businesses -- but only if landlords in the so-called "Square Mile" (London's financial district) give the wholesale provider permission, something an alarming number apparently have not yet done.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/8/2018
Competitors Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone Germany expanded their use of vectoring to reach potential subscribers unable to access their respective high-speed fiber networks, part of the two providers' ongoing battle for supremacy in the European nation.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/8/2018
A more diverse customer base, growing product sales and more cloud-based services propelled Calix's quarterly profits to their highest level in two years, as the vendor announced its second-quarter results on Tuesday.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/6/2018
To compete with heavyweight competitors like Amazon and Google in the battle for homeowners' hearts and wallets, telcos must break free of their traditional business models, focus on smart home platforms and be more creative in how they deliver and charge for services, concludes ABI Research.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/1/2018
Partners including US Ignite and Northeastern University, with financial backing from the National Science Foundation, hope today's second-round request for proposal help position the United States as the world's leader in wireless technologies far beyond upcoming 5G deployments.
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Lincoln Lavoie, Senior Engineer, Broadband Technologies, University of New Hampshire, Interoperability Lab (UNH-IOL), 7/26/2018
In 2018, more users will connect to the Internet via WiFi versus trusty old cable, at least according to current predictions (measurements will tell the full story soon, but I doubt these predictions are wrong).
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/20/2018
Those dwelling far from the maddening crowds of Manhattan or the traffic in LA still pay for their unspoiled views. Residents in the more rural areas of the US pay up to 40% more to charge their laptop or cellphone, a new study suggests.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/18/2018
Just as company executives predicted three months ago, ADTRAN's overall financial metrics improved over its second quarter, putting the network access vendor further along the path to stronger revenue and margins.
Huawei, , 7/2/2018
Huawei's optical networks have gone through three generations, from 2.5Gbit/s and 10Gbit/s to 40Gbit/s, before finally achieving good market share in 2008. However, they still have a higher goal: In the era of 100Gbit/s and beyond, Huawei will provide customers with industry-leading solutions.
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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
12:00pm New York / 5:00pm London

Think about it: The access network touches every single one of your subscribers. Devices in the subscriber network are getting smarter because processing power has increased, and costs have come down. But how does the proliferation of intelligent devices at the edge affect your network? Your first thought is likely increased demand for bandwidth. True, but have you thought about how the increase in devices creates a need for a more secure network? Learn how you can simplify your network, reduce network elements and create a more secure network in the process.

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