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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 12/15/2017
A map last updated in June 2014 is the most recent pictorial representation from the Federal Communications Commission of where the nation's fiber cable is deployed. Not only is it out of date, it's inaccurate, and that could be preventing regions from getting funding for high-speed broadband, the president of the Fiber Broadband Association says.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 12/14/2017
As expected -- and forewarned -- the Federal Communications Commission today voted to repeal the 2015 Open Internet Order, replacing it with the Restoring Internet Freedom Order.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 12/14/2017
Back in 2009, ITS Telecom opted to equip each residence in its footprint with fiber-to-the-home. That strategy continues to pay off as the Florida operator now implements a smart home policy that combines high-speed broadband capacities with mesh network capabilities to offer customers a fully managed smart home experience.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 12/13/2017
Competition to enable full-duplex links for cable increased this week when Intel Capital threw its weight behind startup GenXComm, a chip-maker looking to open up operators' entire spectrum for 5G, mobile and cable networks.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 12/13/2017
NTT and the Broadband Forum have teamed up to standardize the virtualization of operators' PON networks to support time-critical applications including 5G fronthaul.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 12/12/2017
AT&T's ongoing investment in software-defined networks, cloud, virtualization and open source is helping the service provider win global managed network contracts, such as a new multi-year contract with long-term client Shell.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 12/11/2017
With today's unveiling of CORD 4.1, the Open Networking Foundation boosts the ability of the Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter to support all of an operator's subscribers via one open platform for multi-access cloud.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 12/8/2017
Within three years of its five-year "Essentiels2020" strategy, Orange is 12 months ahead of its plan to deploy high-speed, fiber-based broadband across much of its European footprint.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 12/7/2017
4K video is showing up in more content and on more devices and displays, but a lack of reliable, affordable high-speed broadband is preventing a more widespread ultra-high definition audience.
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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Growing bandwidth demand, competitive pressures, and ambitious political and regulatory goals promoting the Gigabit Society are forcing service providers to expedite their technology investments and place bets on the right technology choice. With a growing number of trials and start of commercial deployments, Gfast has emerged as the smart, pragmatic and future-proof solution to delivering on Gigabit Society goals.

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  • Improving network economics and services agility using SD-Access

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