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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/25/2019
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) began accepting online applications for at least $600 million in first-round funding via its new ReConnect Rural Broadband Pilot Program on Wednesday. The program is aimed at promoting partnerships between the federal government, the private sector and rural communities to deploy infrastructure in areas with ...
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/23/2019
Also in today's roundup: Rogers Communications has mixed video results, the European Space Agency chooses a router partner and some new leadership takes over at a Vodafone subsidiary.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/18/2019
ADTRAN began 2019 with increased sales and revenue across an expanding geographic reach, coupled with reduced operating expenditures and a growing customer base.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/17/2019
By partnering with other groups across the company, AT&T's health care unit addresses the complex mix of medical customer communications, security and IT needs, according to Maria Lensing, vice president of Global Healthcare at AT&T, and this month's BBWN Radio guest.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 3/27/2019
Broadband Forum wants to facilitate broadband network gateway (BNG) scalability by creating a more agile architecture and protocols that simplify network operation, address increased bandwidth use and reduce operational expenses.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 3/26/2019
An influx of bright, new sparks of gigabit fiber-only broadband providers spreading connectivity from Lands End to John o' Groats may improve Britain's place in the world's FTTx standings. p> The nation certainly has a long way to go: FTTH penetration in the UK is a pathetic 1.3% of households (Spain, for example, was at 44% in 2018), according to ...
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 3/20/2019
Asia already leads the world in fiber and it's on track to become the world's largest 5G region, as well as a leader in new use cases, markets and opportunities within a few years.
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 3/20/2019
CBTS, the Cincinnati Bell subsidiary, claims it has a novel way to help carriers drive down the cost of ownership when they deploy fiber-fed broadband services.
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Daniel Grossman, Contributing Analyst, Heavy Reading, 3/19/2019
2019 is the year NGPON2 becomes almost real.
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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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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 ...
Talking to Light Reading's Iain Morris, Sebastian Richter from devolo explains why operators have to think beyond delivering high bandwidth and ...
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Just when you thought the answer to your next technology direction question was clear, the noise around multiple new technology options fills the Internet and airwaves. Multiple 5Gs are being deployed; there's CableLabs' 10G initiative; the ITU and IEEE are toiling around 50G PON – and we haven’t even talked about Wi-Fi6 yet! Is any of this real, do you have to pay attention or can you just let the dust settle and then decide?

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Alternative UK fixed-broadband network operator Community Fibre is deploying ADTRAN gear to take 10 Gbit/s to London users at aggressive prices.
At Broadband World Forum 2018 there's a lot of chat about the shift towards software-defined access networks, but how tough and how expensive ...
What are the hot talking points in the fixed broadband sector right now? Gigabit over copper as well as fiber, software-defined access and more, ...
Light Reading's pro-European, Berlin-lovin' editors Ray Le Maistre and Iain Morris discuss some of the hot topics from BBWF 2017, including Gfast ...
The UBB2020 community has had a great first four months thanks to a market that's on the up!
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