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Telcos Mount a Broadband Comeback
Carol Wilson  
8/15/2018   1 comment
After a long-running loss of broadband subscribers, AT&T and Windstream posted net adds, while CenturyLink and Verizon saw silver linings to their ongoing broadband loss clouds.
Gibson Connect Leverages Fiber Success for Bigger Buildout
Carol Wilson  
8/2/2018   2 comments
New subsidiary of rural electric cooperative has years of experience doing middle-mile fiber and now it's taking fiber all the way home.
Calix, GLDS Speed Up OSS/BSS Integration
Carol Wilson  
7/26/2018   1 comment
Calix AXOS platform enables turn-up of new interfaces in four weeks, rather than four to six months, the two vendors say.
Taking Fiber to the Fancier Farm
Carol Wilson  
7/25/2018   4 comments
Even wealthy farmers struggle to get connectivity, but Inyo is bringing gig speeds to an upscale Northern California region.
Open Source Is Reshaping SDOs
Carol Wilson  
6/12/2018   1 comment
ONAP's Beijing release is proof positive that standards development organizations are moving at the pace and in the manner of open source.
Spectrum's Meeks: Close the Fiber Gap
Carol Wilson  
5/16/2018   4 comments
The telecom industry needs to stop planning fiber builds based on connecting large buildings and start looking at applications that drive demand at smaller locations.
AT&T's Arnoldi: Data Drives Fiber
Carol Wilson  
5/15/2018   2 comments
AT&T uses its network data to determine how to efficiently deploy fiber and even dispatch its trucks.
Rural Hospitals Happy With Fiber for Now
Carol Wilson  
3/6/2018   3 comments
Research commissioned by Spectrum Enterprise show vast majority of rural healthcare facilities are content with current networks but may not be prepared for what's to come.
AT&T: SW-Defined Access Gets Real in 2018
Carol Wilson  
1/17/2018   9 comments
Multi-media, multi-service access architectures have been maturing, but the time is now, says AT&T, to get this ready for prime time.
CORD Promising 'Exciting' 2018
Carol Wilson  
1/16/2018   2 comments
Open source project claims it's nearly the de facto standard for telcos deploying edge computing, a $300 billion market opportunity.
Trump's Rural Broadband Picture Cloudy
Carol Wilson  
1/11/2018   43 comments
Both Trump and his USDA chief say better Internet connectivity is critical for economic development in rural US, but the picture of how that is funded remains cloudy.




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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.
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