News & Views
Content posted in March 2017
Orange's Bellego: Bullish on Spanish Broadband
Alison Diana 3/29/2017 8 comments
During the next three years, Orange Spain will invest more than $3 billion in the European nation's infrastructure. Company Director Yves Bellego discusses where and how that money is spent in this UBB2020 interview.
Meet the Broadband Forum Fockers
Alison Diana 3/29/2017 11 comments
The Broadband Forum's Circle of Excellence was a lot more welcoming to innovative members than Robert DeNiro's 'circle of trust' in Meet the Parents.
Get 'Dig Once' Out of Its Rut
Alison Diana 3/27/2017 20 comments
Bandied around for more than a decade, a federal 'Dig Once' law places conduits in all new and repaired roads, sidewalks and other construction, cutting the cost of fiber installation by up to 90%.
CenturyLink VP: CORD Benefits Exceed Expectations
Alison Diana 3/23/2017 21 comments
Adam Dunstan, vice president of SDN/NFV engineering at CenturyLink, discusses the fixed-line operator's new ability to deliver broadband DSL over a CORD network and its goal of virtualizing its access network and central offices.
ADTRAN Hits 10M DSL Vectoring Milestone
Alison Diana 3/14/2017 11 comments
ADTRAN says it has passed the 10-million mark in shipments of its DSL and VDSL vectoring solutions, designed to accelerate operators' existing infrastructure's bandwidth speeds.
FTE Adds Construction to Its Fiber Diet
Alison Diana 3/10/2017 17 comments
FTE Networks acquired construction management services firm Benchmark Builders in order to provide service provider and cable operator customers with one source for fiber, networks and new buildings.
Hong Kong Blazes an Ultra-Broadband Trail
Elliot Richards 3/1/2017 11 comments
Gary McLaren, CTO and co-owner of Hong Kong Broadband Network, talks to us about why Hong Kong is more forward-thinking than other cities and what others can learn if they want to lead a smarter future.
Here's where you can find episode links for 'The Divide,' Light Reading's podcast series featuring conversations with broadband providers and policymakers working to close the digital divide.
As we have for the past two years, Light Reading will present our Cable Next-Gen Europe conference as a free digital symposium on June 21.
Charter has sparked RDOF work in all 24 states where it won bids. The cable op booked about $19 million in RDOF revenues in Q1, and expects to have about $9 million per month come in over the next ten years.
As we have for the past two years, Light Reading will stage the Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies conference as a free digital event over two half-days in mid-March.
Launch of 2-Gig and 5-Gig FTTP tiers in 70-plus markets puts more pressure on cable ops to enhance their existing DOCSIS 3.1 network or accelerate their upgrade activity centered on the new DOCSIS 4.0 specs.
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