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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/26/2020
ETSI, one of the most respected specifications organizations in the communications networking industry, has launched a new group focused on the evolution of fixed networks in a move that highlights the importance of fiber architectures and in-building connectivity to a broader 5G world.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/25/2020
Also in this broadband market news roundup: KPN sounds death knell for copper; WOW gets friendly with OTTs; Humax targets the cable CPE sector; and more from around the globe. - Genesis Technical Systems has teamed up with Broadcom to launch a new set of Gfast products that, the vendor claims, can deliver Gigabit broadband speeds over copper lines ...
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Broadband World News, , 2/21/2020
The lines are blurring between streaming media and pay-TV devices and CSPs need to figure out how to manage that change, says Omdia analyst Paul Erickson.
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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/21/2020
The bill Charter Communications paid to acquire Time Warner Cable in 2016 just got a bit larger.
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Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/20/2020
Telefonica said capital expenditure was up more than 8% last year as it continued to pump money into the rollout of higher-speed fiber networks in core markets.
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The Staff, , 2/20/2020
Following a stellar year in the optical equipment market, Nokia has splashed some (unspecified) cash on Elenion Technologies, a US-based developer of silicon photonics technology. (See Nokia buys Elenion to target new markets with optical tech.)
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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/18/2020
California Bay Area wireless ISP Common Networks plans to offer Gigabit broadband services over unlicensed 60GHz spectrum using rooftop hardware based on the new 802.11ay standard.
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 2/13/2020
Like most of its cable peers, Altice USA is finally joining the gigabit gang in earnest, as it accelerates its upgrade to FTTH networks in much of its territory and rolls out DOCSIS 3.1 in the New York City metro area.
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Iain Morris, International Editor, 2/13/2020
German fiber network builder Deutsche Glasfaser has been acquired in a deal reportedly valued at euro 2.8 billion ($3 billion) by investment companies EQT and Omers, which have promised to invest more than euro 7 billion ($7.6 billion) in the rollout of high-speed broadband infrastructure in Germany following their takeover.
Pam Baker, Freelance Writer, 10/23/2019
Unlicensed 5G applications open a new world of benefits to enterprises large and small, given their use of exceptionally wide bandwidth or broad channels at a time when other spectrum is nearing exhaustion.
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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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The lines are blurring between streaming media and pay-TV devices and CSPs need to figure out how to manage that change, says Omdia analyst Paul ...
Omdia's principal research analyst, John Kendall, discusses whole home solutions and the importance of WiFi strategies to communications service ...
Ahead of Mobile World Congress, Omdia's principal research analyst, John Kendall, talks about developments in the broadband CPE market as WiFi 6.0 ...
At the recent Broadband World Forum, Alzbeta Fellenbaum, a principal analyst and manager of research at IHS Markit, discusses the broadband speed ...
At the Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam, Michael Philpott, senior practice leader of Ovum's Consumer Services team, outlines the key ...
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Thursday, March 19, 2020
10:00 am New York / 3:00 pm London

In addition to delivering gigabit broadband to homes and business, millimeter wave (mmWave) fixed wireless has emerged as a key fiber extension technology and enabler of 5G backhaul and access. Most of the mmWave discussion centers on licensed spectrum, but there also exists a promising unlicensed band in the 60 GHz range. Join Jonathan Brady, Director of Sales for North America, CCS and Michael Kletchko, Head of Market Development, ADTRAN as they provide an overview of the unlicensed 60 GHz technology including:

  • Technical Considerations
  • 60 GHz Use Cases
  • Compelling Economics of the Unlicensed Spectrum.
  • Fixed and Mobile Broadband Trends

Broadband World Forum Perspectives
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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In this insightful Light Reading radio show, Kurt Raaflaub, Head of Strategic Solutions Marketing, will outline the key service provider challenges, deployment considerations, next-gen Gigabit technologies, and service models to win market share in the rapidly growing MDU market.
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