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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 1/13/2017
Network operators could start deploying NG-PON 2 technology in their networks by mid-year, giving them an efficient, interoperable migration path that opens doors to new business and revenue opportunities, a senior ADTRAN executive told UBB2020 Radio.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/12/2017
Verizon has put its full weight behind efforts to create an interoperable, multi-vendor NG-PON2 technology market by conducting an interop test that included two optical line terminal (OLT) vendors -- ADTRAN and Calix (with partner Ericsson) -- and two optical network terminal (ONT) vendors in the form of chip vendors Broadcom and Cortina.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/11/2017
A majority of operators with central office (CO) facilities are planning to adopt some sort of Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter (CORD) architecture in their facilities during the next two years, according to a survey of operators conducted by research firm IHS Markit.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/10/2017
Ultra HD video is the "killer application" for gigabit ultra-broadband services, according to the results of a poll conducted on UBB2020.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/9/2017
Per-Olof Gustafsson, Deputy CEO at AB Stokab, the wholesale fiber access network operator in the city of Stockholm, talks about the business case for running a citywide dark fiber access network.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/6/2017
Buried in the smartphone, IoT, virtual reality and 5G noise coming from CES in Las Vegas this week was an update from AT&T of its ultra-broadband developments.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/5/2017
This informative interview with Robert Conger, AVP, ADTRAN, highlights the reasons global service providers and cable network operators are evaluating SDN for their broadband and Ethernet access networks.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/4/2017
Overall telecom and cable operator capital expenditure is set to shrink in 2017 but investments in fixed line infrastructure will see an uptick, according to the analyst team at industry and equity research firm MKM Partners .
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 1/3/2017
The number of homes passed by a fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) connection in Africa has soared during the past year, exceeding 1 million during 2016, and is set to ramp further and break the 2 million barrier during 2017, according to a new industry report.
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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.
Cox Communications Executive Director of Network Strategy Jeff Finkelstein talks about how cable networks need to transition during the next 10 ...
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