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Starlink moves on mobile connectivity
Broadband World News 3/9/2021 Post a comment
SpaceX is pursuing a plan to connect Starlink satellites to trucks, planes, ships and other kinds of moving vehicles. Meanwhile, SpaceX is engaged in regulatory battles with Viasat and Dish Network.
BBWN Bites: WISPA sets policy priorities
Broadband World News 2/19/2021 Post a comment
Also in this roundup: DayNet fiber build starts in Dayton, Texas; new report shows millions of Americans aren't getting advertised Internet speeds; TIM 'ends' digital divide in Apulia.
Starlink broadens its scope
Broadband World News 2/10/2021 Post a comment
Expanding on a more limited beta service launched last fall, satellite broadband upstart has opened up pre-orders that require prospective customers to front $99.
Cable tech chiefs target broadband moves
Alan Breznick 1/25/2021 Post a comment
CableLabs President and CEO Phil McKinney and SCTE/ISBE President and CEO Mark Dzuban say the now-merged organizations will spur cable's rollout of 10G, DOCSIS 4.0 and fixed-wireless, as well as efforts to bridge the digital divide.
Azure's cloud rolls into space
Jeff Baumgartner 10/20/2020 Post a comment
SpaceX's Starlink and SES are two key partners for Azure Space, a new, globally focused, integrated cloud platform that taps into both satellite and ground-based connections.
BBWN Bites: Starlink shows it's up to speed
Broadband World News 8/14/2020 1 comment
Also in this roundup: US broadband competition is lacking; Openreach connects Bedfordshire village of Cranfield; Bluebird builds fiber in Missouri; Charter preps Milwaukee for DNC.
Loon goes live in Kenya
Broadband World News 7/8/2020 Post a comment
Loon is now providing Internet service to Telkom Kenya subscribers, representing the first application of balloon-powered Internet in Africa.
BBWN Bites: BT eyes bucks from backup bandwidth
Broadband World News 6/12/2020 Post a comment
Also in this roundup: Starlink satellites meet minimum standards; CityFibre plans hiring spree for network expansion; FTTH Council Europe sets its priorities; and survey says US broadband is too expensive and slow.
BBWN Bites: FCC knocks Elon Musk back down to Earth
Broadband World News 5/22/2020 Post a comment
Also in today's roundup: Openreach taps non-Chinese equipment vendors to build out its network; the Swiss to get a $3.1B helping of fiber through a new JV; and SiFi Networks secures more capital from Smart City Infrastructure Fund to pursue FiberCity builds in the US.
OneWeb turns to Chapter 11, seeks sale
Jeff Baumgartner 3/30/2020 Post a comment
Satellite broadband startup says talks to fully fund the company through deployment and commercial launch fell through, citing the financial impact caused by the spread of COVID-19.
BBWN Bites: SpaceX and Amazon jostle in broadband's space race
Broadband World News 1/29/2020 Post a comment
Also in today's fixed-access broadband news, AWS and Iridium team on satellite-based CloudConnect to Amazon Web Services to 80% of the unconnected world; House Dems to unveil five-year, $760 billion, unfunded infrastructure program that includes broadband plan; Calix posts Q4 revenue rise; and more.
Silicon Valley startup signs up several small Brazilian ISPs for its virtual Broadband Network Gateway (vBNG), which helps service providers deliver speeds up to 1 gig.
According to a new batch of Ookla Speedtest data, median speeds for the satellite broadband service temporarily dipped then climbed again. Meanwhile, the service's burst speeds appear to be on the rise.
Federal and provincial governments plan to spend C$826.3 million to extend broadband to nearly 150,000 unserved Quebec households by September 2022.
Upstream consumption climbed 63% last year as peak usage shifted to business hours and away from a pre-pandemic surge typically seen during prime time. The nature of upstream usage has likely changed forever, OpenVault says.
Vendor says it already has commitments for the Total Access 5004 Micro-Cabinet, a product with big rural broadband ambitions.
More Industry Announcements
- TIM completes fiber rollout in Friuli Venezia Giulia
Monday, April 12, 2021
- Cable One awarded $1.4M grant for broadband in Arkansas
Friday, April 9, 2021
- Jurassic Fibre appoints Steve Garrood as Chief Commercial Officer
Thursday, April 8, 2021
- Eutelsat will bring satellite broadband to New Zealand's Chatham Islands
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
- GiGstreem secures $50M investment to deploy gigabit Wi-Fi for US properties
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
- MetroNet partners with Hickory, North Carolina, on fiber network
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
- HughesNet expands in Puerto Rico
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
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 ...
Thursday, December 17, 2020
12:00 p.m. New York / 5:00 p.m. London
Today’s access network architecture is under mounting pressure due to a continued surge in the number of connected devices, a proliferation of bandwidth-intensive customer applications and dramatic shifts in usage patterns related to the pandemic, such as work-from-home and e-learning.
Learn why now is the right time for cable operators to build greenfield networks or expand their existing networks with 10G PON, arming customers with high-speed symmetrical broadband. Gain a clear understanding of the drivers impacting the access network and the various approaches being considered to deliver higher speed services. Plus, find out the best practices that operators are employing as they leverage the latest in passive optical technology to future-proof their networks.
Topics to be covered include:
- Node + 0 (Fiber Deep)
- DOCSIS 3.1, DOCSIS 4.0 (FDX/ESD)
- FTTP and 10G PON
- XGS-PON, NG-PON2
- Provisioning 10G PON within a DOCSIS B/OSS environment