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Broadband World News, , 1/17/2022
The city of Angers, France, has embarked on a 12-year contract with Engie Consortium to develop an 'intelligent territory' with several 'smart' initiatives that extend to street lights, waste, water and energy.
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Nicole Ferraro, Editor, Broadband World News, 1/13/2022
This week: Shirley Bloomfield, CEO of NTCA The Rural Broadband Association, on the challenges facing rural providers when it comes to network deployment and upkeep, and how federal funds from the infrastructure law can best be spent to close the digital divide in the most-underserved areas of the country.
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Nicole Ferraro, Editor, Broadband World News, 1/11/2022
New report outlines the potential for record fiber growth over the next few years, but the ultimate outcome depends on how federal funds get spent.
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The company did not announce any new broadband initiatives in concert with the branding change. But Breezeline estimates that 97% of its customers already have access to gigabit services.
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Nicole Ferraro, Editor, Broadband World News, 1/7/2022
Cedar Hills and Santa Clara are the latest cities in Utah to join UTOPIA's municipal open access fiber network, despite pushback from incumbents.
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/6/2022
In the midst of an aggressive FTTP buildout plan, Frontier's fiber subscriber customer additions in the period were a 50% improvement over the prior record of 29,000 net adds in Q3 2021.
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Nicole Ferraro, Editor, Broadband World News, 1/6/2022
The multi-part plan includes efforts already underway, as well as new grant programs designed to support and expedite rural broadband access.
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Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/4/2022
A new firm involving Cable One, GTCR, Stephens Capital Partners and The Pritzker Organization aims to accelerate the growth of a unit comprising Cable One's Clearwave and Hargray fiber businesses.
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Nicole Ferraro, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/30/2021
Key takeaways on industry infighting, muni networks, maps and more from 42 episodes of The Divide podcast.
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Wednesday, October 6, 2021
11:00 a.m. New York / 4:00 p.m. London

The demand for high-speed broadband services and hyperconnectivity has driven massive surges in network data usage like never before. Due to this trend, the networks of communications service providers (CSPs) are increasingly overburdened. Service providers need to optimize their networks to scale service delivery efficiently, while maximizing the opportunity to innovate at a rapid pace.

Learn how cloud-native containerized solutions can position CSP networks for long-term evolution and sustainable growth. Hear practical steps and flexible options for implementing a cloud-native PON solution in your network. Discover how to maximize operational resources and make way for enhanced applications, innovations and new use cases.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Microservices
  • Containerization
  • How to implement cloud-native containerized PON
  • The convergence of fiber and mobile networks

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