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Content posted in October 2017
ADTRAN Mosaic Open Network Alliance Adds 4 Members
Alison Diana  
10/31/2017   7 comments
Growing membership of ADTRAN's alliance helps vendor's initiative to increase adoption of open standards-based, software-defined networks and network functions virtualization solutions.
Calix's EXOS OS Integrates Smart Homes
Alison Diana  
10/30/2017   19 comments
The upcoming release of the EXOS operating system on next-generation GigaFamily gateways reduces the complexity of what Calix President and CEO Carl Russo calls the "Wild, Wild West" of IoT.
Quest for Converged Networks Fuels NG-PON2 Inquiries
Alison Diana  
10/27/2017   13 comments
Operators have questions about next-generation fiber technologies and Broadband Forum's BASE has answers, for those planning to be in Las Vegas on Sunday.
Tunisie Telecom Brings Next-Gen Broadband to Fiber-Unfriendly Regions
Alison Diana  
10/24/2017   Post a comment
By using sealed outside plant (OSP) DSLAM solutions, Tunisie Telecom can more rapidly and cost-effectively deploy broadband services in unserved and underserved regions of Northern Africa.
ADTRAN, CCS Help Operators Prep for 5G Densification
Alison Diana  
10/24/2017   Post a comment
ADTRAN welcomed Cambridge Communications Systems to its Mosaic Open Network Alliance and will now deliver CCS' self-organization mmWave technology for backhaul and access capabilities to both wired and wireless operators.
Calix Expands Gfast AXOS Platform
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10/23/2017   Post a comment
During Broadband World Forum, Calix unveiled two 48-port, Amendment 3 nodes, already undergoing trial at a Tier 1 operator's lab.
AT&T Exec Puts Access Space in Open Source Spotlight
Alison Diana  
10/19/2017   3 comments
The release of VOLTHE 1.0 earlier this month ushers in the next sphere of influence for SDN, NFV and open source and that's good, says AT&T's Eddy Barker.
Rhode Island: Fastest Broadband in the Land
Alison Diana  
10/18/2017   11 comments
After collecting 42 million speed tests for 12 months, Cable.co.uk analyzed the data to determine the fastest broadband in the United States, finding tiny Rhode Island led the way, followed by Washington and Massachusetts.
ADTRAN 10G-EPON Virtual R-OLTs Bridge Old & New Worlds
Alison Diana  
10/16/2017   1 comment
ADTRAN's 10G-EPON virtual R-OLTs deliver DOCSIS provisioning of EPON (DPoE), native software-defined network (SDN) integration and remote outside plant packaging, helping MCOs on their path to automation.
Google Fiber Team Digs Into BBWF
Alison Diana  
10/13/2017   7 comments
Google Fiber executives such as Cedric Lam will share insight into PON and smart cities during Broadband World Forum, providing a peek into the currently publicity-shy webscale communications disruptor.
Hey, Webscale Giants: Collaboration Beats Disruption
Alison Diana  
10/12/2017   7 comments
Webscale companies' $2.5 billion investment in communications technologies last year pales in comparison to established industry providers' $400 billion expenditures, and signals it's time for partnership, not oneupmanship.
Nokia Extends Virtualization Portfolio
Alison Diana  
10/11/2017   10 comments
Vendor offers new products for cable operators and communication service providers.
Full Duplex DOCSIS 3.1 Amps Upstream Capabilities
Alison Diana  
10/11/2017   6 comments
CableLabs today revealed the specifications for Full Duplex DOCSIS 3.1, which brings symmetric multi-gigabit services over existing hybrid fiber-coax technology and adds upstream capacity for operators.
To NG-PON2 or XGS-PON, That Is the Question
Alison Diana  
10/5/2017   8 comments
Respondents to an exclusive UBB2020 poll are almost evenly split between moving directly to XGS-PON or first to NG-PON2.
MSOs Increase Infrastructure Spend 25% Over 5 Years: Jeffries Report
Alison Diana  
10/4/2017   6 comments
Cable operators are making major capital investments designed to fully leverage DOCSIS 3.1 and drive additional, future subscriber growth away from competitors and into their coffers, a new report by Jeffries' George Notter determines.
Gfast Bridges Urban Digital Divide
Alison Diana  
10/3/2017   16 comments
Using Gfast, operators can economically and speedily bring ultra-broadband services to the many unserved and underserved city dwellers around the world.




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