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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/23/2020
Comcast will ring in the new year by broadening the reach of a usage-based residential broadband data policy that puts a cap on monthly usage and features a more expensive unlimited data option.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 11/20/2020
Also in this roundup: Viasat bets on European broadband; Nokia intros 25G PON; signs of broadband boost under President-elect Biden.
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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 11/17/2020
This week: Jeff Baumgartner on the state of satellite broadband and what differentiates existing competitors.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/16/2020
The percentage of "power" broadband users - defined as those who consume at least 1 terabyte of data per month - and the number of customers who take 1-Gig speed tiers jumped in Q3 2020, according to OpenVault's latest "Broadband Insights" report.
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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 11/13/2020
Also in this roundup: TIM reaches 3,000 with ultrabroadband; CityFibre and Openreach make fiber progress; AT&T teams with Connected Nation to connect students.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/12/2020
Adtran will forge a stronger fiber connection to hundreds of US cable operators and telcos after striking a partnership with the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC).
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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 11/10/2020
As the dust from last week's US general election continues to settle (or get further kicked up/tossed in each other's faces), at least one thing is clear: Voters in two major cities demonstrated overwhelming support for municipal broadband programs.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/9/2020
A few months after launching 1-Gig residential broadband service on its DOCSIS 3.1 network, Canadian cable op Shaw Communications has taken another step forward with the debut of a tier that delivers up to 1.5 Gbit/s in the downstream.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 10/30/2020
Also in this roundup: Starlink to connect Texas school district; FCC earmarks $9B for mobile broadband; one third of UK households overpay for broadband.
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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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By Josh Hirschey, General Manager, Amphenol Broadband Solutions and Mette Brink, General Manager, Amphenol Procom & Amphenol Antenna Solutions EMEA & APAC
What Service Providers Should Know About WiFi 6
By Greg Owens, Senior Director, Product Marketing, Calix
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