Mediacom Goes Big on DOCSIS 3.1 Upgrade
Elliot Richards 12/9/2016 13 comments
Mediacom Communications will be the first of the big five cable players in the US to upgrade its entire HFC broadband network to DOCSIS 3.1 and says it will complete this by the end of 2016.
Spark Launches an Almost Gigabit Service
Elliot Richards 12/7/2016 8 comments
When is a 'gigabit' service a gigabit service? New Zealand ISP Spark pushes ahead with its new Ultra Fast Fibre MAX broadband product offering near-gigabit speeds, but can't yet call it a gigabit service.
UK Gets a £400M FTTP Boost
Elliot Richards 11/22/2016 19 comments
The UK Government is to make £400 million of public funds available for investment in competitive fiber-to-the-premises access networks as part of a new Digital Infrastructure Investment Fund.
The UK Future Is Full-Fat Fiber
Elliot Richards 11/7/2016 9 comments
Matt Hancock, Minister of State for Digital and Culture, told us that the key to making Britain a digital leader lies in fiber and 5G, and not in half-step measures.
Embracing the Broadband Community
Ray Le Maistre 10/18/2016 6 comments
The three-day Broadband World Forum event in London is key for information sharing, networking and industry interaction in the ultra-broadband ecosystem.
G.fast – So Near, So Far
Ray Le Maistre 10/13/2016 5 comments
There's a lot of excitement around the G.fast market as tech developments expand the deployment options but there are hurdles to overcome.
Vendor's financials point to a healthy market for ultra-broadband networking technology in 2017 and, perhaps, beyond.
Iowa is the first stop in Mediacom's ambitious plan to bring high-speed broadband to all customers in its 22-state area.
Looking to improve the customer experience and compete head-on with telcos' investments in PON and G.fast, cable companies are spending big on dark fiber, DOCSIS 3.1 and other technologies, according to a report from Jefferies.
Interoperability is as important as ever as new broadband technologies enter the market, notes Broadband Forum CEO Robin Mersh.
Buoyed by successful trials, NG-PON 2 commercial rollouts could begin mid-year, ADTRAN executive Kurt Raaflaub tells UBB2020 Radio.
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.
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 ...