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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 1/15/2021
Also in today's roundup: UK gets Starlink; US House Democrats demand answers from ISPs; Wisconsin and New York governors share broadband proposals at 'State of the State.'
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 12/23/2020
With the COVID-19 crisis shedding the brightest light on high-speed Internet's essential role in people's lives, the global gigabit market is projected for continued growth next year, according to a new report from the analyst firm Omdia.
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Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Editor, Light Reading, 12/21/2020
The United States Congress has agreed on a $900 billion COVID-19 relief package, which lawmakers say will include $7 billion in broadband funding.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/16/2020
Led by gains of 1.38 million subs by cable operators that offset a small loss from domestic telcos, US broadband service providers combined to add 1.32 million subscribers in Q3 2020, up from net adds of 947,000 a year ago, according to a new report form MoffettNathanson analyst Craig Moffett.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/14/2020
CommScope is taking aim at upstream upgrades on widely deployed hybrid fiber/coax (HFC) networks with new transmitters and receivers enabling a "high-split" that expands the spectrum available for the upstream to 204MHz.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/11/2020
A subsidiary of cable op Mediacom Communications has tossed the book at the city of West Des Moines, Iowa, over claims the council approved a sweetheart conduit network agreement with Google Fiber that violates state law.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/10/2020
Consumers still have a need for speed during the pandemic, but attributes such as latency and jitter are also important, particularly among online gamers.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/8/2020
Round one of the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) awarded some $9.2 billion, or 57.5% of what was available. And it's clear that Charter Communications and SpaceX are among those that made it into the RDOF winner's circle.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/7/2020
Comcast said it has extended two broadband-focused commitments through June 30, 2021, as millions continue to work and school from home through an unrelenting pandemic.
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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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Ronan Kelly, ADTRAN CTO, EMEA & APAC, shares his thoughts on the regulatory and government policy, technology adoption and consumer services ...
Ronan Kelly, ADTRAN CTO, EMEA & APC, shares his thoughts on industry operators leveraging virtualization, disaggregation and open SDN control, ...
Network slicing promises to be a panacea, but the biggest hurdles are not technological. The grand ambition of enabling intelligent, adaptive, ...
F-Secure has been providing security for endpoints for 30 years, and using AI and machine learning algorithms, for example in the labs to automate ...
Fahri Diner, CEO and Co-founder of Plume, unveiled a new open source initiative, OpenSync, at Broadband World Forum 2018. Announced together with ...
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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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