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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/18/2022
Elon Musk's nascent broadband will need to radically accelerate the rate of satellite launches and navigate tricky supply chain logistics if it's going to come close to fulfilling its global ambition.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/30/2021
Charter tells FCC that 'timely and non-discriminatory access' to utility poles is critical for RDOF buildouts. Meanwhile, Charter and an electrical co-op don't see eye-to-eye on a pole-related issue that has surfaced in Kentucky.
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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/22/2021
Performance data from Comlinkdata/Tutela indicate that T-Mobile Home Broadband and Starlink are as good as VDSL, stomp on DSL, but generally fall short of terrestrial HFC and fiber services.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2021
Launched in parts of northern New England, the new brand offering features symmetrical 1-Gig service starting at $70 per year paired with a whole-home Wi-Fi platform powered by Plume.
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/9/2021
Big US cable provider reports that 13.3% of customers who can get it now take 1-Gig service, with 46% of new high-speed data subs signing up for it in Q3. Those numbers translate to 580,000 gig customers.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/3/2021
Frontier added a record 185,000 new fiber locations in Q3. The company's stock rose despite a revenue miss, illustrating the weight investors are putting into Frontier's aggressive FTTP buildout strategy.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/1/2021
Comcast confirmed it will soon upgrade all Gigabit Pro subs to symmetrical speeds of 3 Gbit/s. Gigabit Pro, an FTTP service for residential customers, originally offered symmetrical speeds of 2-Gig.
Nicole Ferraro, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/26/2021
Speaking to shareholders, Calix CEO Carl Russo was optimistic about the company's ongoing success with small ISPs. But he notes Calix is experiencing the 'direct effects' of low global vaccination rates.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/22/2021
Key cable supplier has teamed up with two tech partners to develop silicon and a network architecture for DOCSIS 4.0. The move aims to expand the ecosystem for vendors and operators, but should also keep Broadcom in check.
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Heather Gate, Vice President, Digital Inclusion, Connected Nation and CN Texas, , 5/6/2021
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