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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.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/7/2021
The speed performance of Starlink, SpaceX's budding satellite broadband service, has been inconsistent of late, according to a recent batch of Ookla Speedtest data.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/5/2021
US cable operators and other wired broadband service providers likely won't have to fret too much about SpaceX's Starlink in the coming years. But the emerging satellite broadband service is poised to play a significant role in providing service in rural US areas alongside opportunities in the much larger global market, according to one analyst study.
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, 3/9/2021
Even as Starlink pushes toward a commercial launch of its fixed broadband satellite service, its parent company, SpaceX, is also pursuing a plan to connect Starlink's network to trucks, planes, ships and other types of relatively large moving vehicles.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 2/26/2021
Also in this roundup: West Virginia demands documents from Frontier; hopes are high for Starlink; Nextlink to expand in 11 states; Alaska Communications gets Xtreme.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 2/19/2021
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.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 2/17/2021
Under the leadership of Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today announced a new task force dedicated to improving the agency's broadband data and mapping tools.
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 2/12/2021
Also in this roundup: Nokia projects fiber 'leading broadband technology' in India by 2025; Truespeed rolls out in Bath; Telesat taps Thales for satellite broadband network; and more.
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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 ...
Broadband World Forum Perspectives
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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