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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/15/2021
Nokia will look to establish a more direct connection with hundreds of independent cable and broadband operators after striking a fiber-focused deal with the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC).
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/7/2021
If you have been wondering what the post-pandemic landscape will look like for broadband providers, you are not alone.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/6/2021
Minim is the first DOCSIS cable modem supplier to achieve CableLabs certification for a model that supports a fresh set of low-latency features that are now part of DOCSIS 3.1 as well as the new DOCSIS 4.0 specifications.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/6/2021
WideOpenWest (WOW) has begun to alert customers in the Chicago area that the competitive cable operator will start to impose data caps and usage-based broadband policies starting in June.
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.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/2/2021
Fueled by a pandemic that forced millions to work and school from home, 2020 was one for the history books in upstream data consumption, when data flows from the user to the network.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/23/2021
ATX Networks is starting to salt away cable network amplifier deals that stem from a licensing agreement with Cisco that the vendor struck more than a year ago.
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 3/19/2021
With its proposed $20.8 billion deal to acquire Shaw Communications earlier this week, Rogers Communications stands poised to become the dominant cable and broadband player in Canada, giving it huge sway over the market.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/12/2021
Reflecting data demands seen during the pandemic, cable operator spending on upstream channel purchases climbed 96% in Q4 2020 versus 2019, according to fresh data from Jeff Heynen, VP, broadband access and home networking, at Dell'Oro Group. By comparison, global spending on cable network downstream channel purchases climbed just 3% during the period. ...
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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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