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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 1/18/2018
Access technology vendor ADTRAN's fourth-quarter revenue and profits were hit by one-time tax expenses and a purchasing slowdown by a major customer, but the company's full-year sales for 2017 were up and the CEO is upbeat about 2018.
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Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, Light Reading, 1/17/2018
Software-defined access will come of age in 2018, ready to support multiple media -- fiber, copper and wireless -- and the full range of residential, business and other services, an AT&T executive is predicting.
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Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, Light Reading, 1/16/2018
CORD, the open source project reshaping Central Offices into data centers, is expecting 2018 to be a big year for deployment, given the current edge computing drive and its own progress in creating a simpler unified platform.
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Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 1/16/2018
Cradlepoint is looking to make fixed cellular networks so easy to set up and configure that a fry cook can do it.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 1/15/2018
With the successful completion of phase one of its multi-vendor NG-PON2 interoperability trial, Verizon moved a giant stride closer to deployment of next-generation PON and operation of one network for multiple businesses.
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Susan Fourtané, Science & Technology Journalist, 1/12/2018
Deutsche Telekom closed 2017 with a record in broadband expansion -- and plans even stronger growth in 2018.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 1/4/2018
Cablecos and telcos will spend 2018 virtualizing, automating and moving everything possible to software as they optimize their networks to cost-effectively deliver high-speed, reliable broadband services to residential and enterprise customers.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 1/3/2018
Enterprises' hunger for cloud is fuel for their investments in gigabit broadband and service providers' deployments of high-speed fiber connectivity.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 1/2/2018
In 2017, service providers tested and trialed new access technologies such as Gfast, XGS-PON and NG-PON2, while cablecos vastly expanded their DOCSIS 3.1 deployments. This year, the results of operators' continuing investments pay off in new and enhanced services, reduced operational costs and the foundation of expanded next-generation technologies that ...
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Tuesday, January 30, 2018
11am ET

Consumers have always looked to the consumer electronics industry for cutting edge technology. Moving forward, service providers must reverse this pattern and move from defense to offense with the impending wave of IoT devices headed towards their subscribers' homes.

This webinar will focus on how service providers must leverage the hard-won position in the home network to fight off the web-scale competitors intent on relegating them in to wholesalers – wholesalers that would still bear the burden of the support calls.

Webinar speakers will highlight the new approaches that need to be taken in order to reduce the time required to get to market with new services and ensure always-on connectivity, including a managed WiFi offering, which provides a strong foundation and a springboard for the oncoming chaos of IoT.

In addition, the webinar will showcase what elements are required to give service providers an advantage in the in-home device battle to establish and own the strategic point of presence – including:

  1. 802.11ax WiFi technology
  2. Leading low-power IoT protocol support (e.g., BlueTooth, Zigbee and Z-Wave)
  3. MU-MIMO
  4. Voice recognition technology
  5. Advanced security

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