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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 2/21/2017
A long-time staple of transportation, utilities and other services, the public-private partnership is new to the US broadband industry. That, however, is changing.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/20/2017
MARSEILLE -- FTTH Conference 2017 -- About 3,000 ultra-broadband industry professionals converged on Marseille in the south of France last week to discover and discuss the latest developments in the fiber-based fixed access sector and there was a notable buzz at the show that, at least in my opinion, hasn't been evident for a number of years.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 2/17/2017
As CEO of NTCA, Shirley Bloomfield represents more than 800 independent, community-based service providers in their efforts to deliver ultra-broadband to the most remote regions of the US.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/16/2017
MARSEILLE -- FTTH Conference 2017 -- So exactly how much would it cost to take fiber to the European Union's households? It depends who you ask. And everyone has a position to advance (or defend).
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/15/2017
MARSEILLE, France -- FTTH Conference 2017 -- The number of fixed broadband users hooked up to a fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) or fiber-to-the-building (FTTB) connection in Europe grew by more than 23% in the year to September 2016 to 44.3 million, up from 35.9 million a year earlier, according to the latest numbers from the FTTH Council Europe and its ...
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Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 2/15/2017
Comcast is investing heavily in expanding gigabit Internet services to homes and businesses in Huntsville, Ala.; Boston; Cambridge, Mass.; and Philadelphia in a push to deploy super-fast speeds quickly and reach a broader range of customers.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/14/2017
NG-PON2 reached another milestone Tuesday with the announcement that an open access wholesale operator in New Zealand has deployed the emerging ultra-broadband technology in its production network for live demonstrations.
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Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 2/14/2017
AT&T is extending gigabit service on its fiber network to five more major metro areas, with launches beginning this month, according to a release issued on Monday.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 2/13/2017
Reshaping the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) seems to happen with regularity every four or eight years at the start of a new US administration -- and this time around it's no different with regard to change. However, one massive difference between this administration change and the last is the birth of a global digital economy that relies on ...
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NG-PON2 broadband access technology is already in trials with multiple major network operators but is it too early for the commercial deployment of this next generation ultra-broadband technology? In this UBB2020 live radio show, ADTRAN's Kurt Raaflaub provides an update on NG-PON2 developments and chats to Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre about how this technology could play a role in production access networks in 2017.
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Per-Olof Gustafsson, Deputy CEO at AB Stokab, the wholesale fiber access network operator in the city of Stockholm, talks about the business case ...
This informative interview with Robert Conger, AVP, ADTRAN, highlights the reasons global service providers and cable network operators are ...
BT's Head of Research & Innovation, Prof. Tim Whitley, discusses 'Purposeful Innovation' and the future of communications.
Chris Mulley, Principal Architect at ZTE's CTO Group, discusses trends and innovation in fixed broadband access.
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