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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 4/9/2021
Also in this roundup: 'Connect New Mexico Act' becomes law; Altice USA and Morris Broadband become one; C-Spire releases rural broadband report; T-Mobile teams with Open Dutch Fibre.
Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/8/2021
The knives have come out in a fight over government money meant to fund the construction of broadband networks in rural areas.
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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 4/8/2021
This week, Scott Willis, CEO of DartPoints; and Bruce Garrison, chief revenue officer of Bluebird Network, on their connectivity work in rural Iowa and the collaboration required to tackle the digital divide.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 4/2/2021
Also in this roundup: Trussville, Alabama, gets gigabit; Maryland commits $300 million to broadband; Texas senate bill would create broadband department; industry groups respond to Biden's $100 billion fund for broadband.
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/2/2021
The US is not the only North American country looking to spur broadband coverage with a big national stimulus package. Up above the 49th parallel, Canada is seeking to do the same thing under plans recently announced by federal and provincial leaders.
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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 4/1/2021
This week, Gary Bolton, CEO, Fiber Broadband Association, joins the show to discuss why the US needs to put fiber first, why satellite broadband could be a 'disaster' for communities and more.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/31/2021
President Biden's massive, $2 trillion infrastructure-focused "American Jobs Plan" includes an outlay of $100 billion to bring affordable, reliable broadband to all areas while also putting high-speed Internet subsidy programs on notice.
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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 3/30/2021
US Ignite and the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced the winning projects of Project Overcome today, a $2.7 million effort to accelerate broadband delivery to unserved and underserved communities using novel broadband technology solutions.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 3/26/2021
Also in this roundup: MTA, ICA want FCC to reject LTD; Cincinnati Bell signs fiber deal with Boone County, Kentucky; OneWeb launches 36 satellites; Virgin Media, Openreach announce fiber accomplishments.
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Josh Hirschey, General Manager, Amphenol Broadband Solutions and Mette Brink, General Manager, Amphenol Procom & Amphenol Antenna Solutions EMEA & APAC, , 5/7/2020
The need to stay ahead of the technology curve is integral to developing networks that can meet or exceed the bandwidth demand of consumers. Within the broadband industry, we've seen first-hand the approach leading equipment providers have taken, which is to acquire companies that will help fill product or service voids and absorb them into their ...
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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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