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Content posted in September 2016
du to Ditch Sub-100Mbit/s Deals in 2017
Iain Morris  
9/30/2016   8 comments
Middle Eastern operator to phase out lower-speed offerings in gigabit push.
Digicel Sprints at 10,000 Broadband Subs Per Month
Iain Morris  
9/30/2016   3 comments
Digicel's transformation into a fixed-line broadband operator has been almost as dramatic as an Usain Bolt sprint.
Denmark's TDC Is Becoming a CableCo, Says CTO
Iain Morris  
9/29/2016   11 comments
Danish telco is evolving into a cable company, according to its CTO, as it ramps up investments in DOCSIS 3.1 technology.
ITU Boss Berates Broadband Policymakers
Iain Morris  
9/29/2016   5 comments
Houlin Zhao says broadband funding may not be forthcoming without a more investor-friendly environment.
Generating Revenues From the Smart Home
Broadband World News Video  
9/27/2016   3 comments
Ahead of the Broadband World Forum, Michael Philpott, practice leader for consumer services at Ovum, talks about the prospects for generating revenues from the smart, connected home and identifies some of the companies taking the lead with their business plans.
CityFibre Puts Its Ducts In a Row
Ray Le Maistre  
9/26/2016   12 comments
UK alternative wholesale fiber network operator is growing aggressively as it aims to offer an alternative option to BT's Openreach.
BT & G.fast: A Mission Accomplished?
Ray Le Maistre  
9/23/2016   5 comments
The UK operator has taken G.fast from a niche opportunity to an industry gamechanger.
CEO Chat With Huawei's Zha Jun
Steve Saunders  
9/20/2016   2 comments
Steve Saunders, Light Reading's founder and CEO, hears from Zha Jun, President of Fixed Network Product Line at Huawei, on why he believes video is the next killer application.
Cable Still Counting on DOCSIS But...
Alan Breznick  
9/19/2016   19 comments
Whether it's the new DOCSIS 3.1 spec or the forthcoming Full Duplex DOCSIS spec, the cable industry is still looking mostly for DOCSIS to propel it into the ultra-broadband future.
Broadband's 'A Key & a Kite' Moment
Mari Silbey  
9/19/2016   43 comments
Why do we need gigabit broadband?
Welcome to the UBB2020 Community!
Broadband World News Video  
9/19/2016   1 comment
UBB2020 is on a mission to cover the ultra-broadband market 'end-to-end,' as marketing people would say...
Huawei Opens Up at ONS 2016
Broadband World News Video  
9/16/2016   1 comment
At ONS 2016 in Santa Clara, California, Huawei emphasized its cooperation with international partners to introduce a range of open solutions -- POF, ONOS and OPEN-O.




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