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Adtran Provides Confidence Boost for Ultra-Broadband Sector
Ray Le Maistre  
1/20/2017   2 comments
Vendor's financials point to a healthy market for ultra-broadband networking technology in 2017 and, perhaps, beyond.
Year of Network Infrastructure Investment for Cable Operators – Report
Alison Diana  
1/18/2017   3 comments
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.
Ultra-High Definition Video Will Be Gigabit's Killer App – Poll
Ray Le Maistre  
1/10/2017   27 comments
A UBB2020 reader poll IDs Ultra HD video as the application that will drive the greatest demand for gigabit broadband connectivity.
AT&T Plots G.fast Expansion As It Updates on Broadband Plans
Ray Le Maistre  
1/6/2017   14 comments
US giant reminds the world of its fiber rollout plans, talks G.fast expansion, hints at further trials of millimeter wave (mmWave) fixed wireless tech, updates on Project AirGig and more!
SDN in the Access Network
Flash Poll  
1/6/2017   Post a comment
When will SDN capabilities start to be deployed at scale in commercial fixed broadband access networks?
Capex Shifting to Fixed From Wireless in 2017: MKM
Ray Le Maistre  
1/4/2017   9 comments
The analyst team at industry and equity research firm MKM Partners predicts an overall decline in network operator spending but an uptick in fixed line capex.
BBWF 2016 Keynote: BT's Tim Whitley on 'Purposeful Innovation'
UBB2020 Video  
12/14/2016   8 comments
BT's Head of Research & Innovation, Prof. Tim Whitley, discusses 'Purposeful Innovation' and the future of communications.
New 500M Fund to Drive Europe's 'Gigabit Society'
Anne Morris  
12/13/2016   7 comments
New fund is expected to unlock additional investments of between 1 billion and 1.7 billion.
BBWF 2016 Keynote: Openreach CEO on Maintaining Britain's Digital Leadership
UBB2020 Video  
12/8/2016   5 comments
Clive Selley, CEO of BT's access network division Openreach, delivers a strategic update entitled 'Better, Broader, Faster: Connectivity to Maintain Britain's Digital Leadership.'
Ofcom Puts BT on Notice Over Legal Separation of Openreach
Anne Morris  
11/29/2016   17 comments
UK regulator puts pressure on telco to make greater inroads towards meeting its competition concerns.
BBWF 2016 Keynote: Nokia on the Mass Rollout of Broadband
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11/29/2016   Post a comment
Federico Guillen, president of Nokia Fixed Networks, discusses the roadmap towards universal broadband.
Europe Will Need Broadband Diversity, Finds Study, but Which Tech Wins Out?
Ray Le Maistre  
11/24/2016   104 comments
The European Commission's vision of a Gigabit Society will require the deployment of a broad range of ultra-broadband technologies across fiber, copper, HFC and wireless networks, finds study, but the question remains about which tech(s) will dominate.
G.fast Chipset Market to Hit $4.2bn by 2022 – Report
Elliot Richards  
11/11/2016   12 comments
The G.fast chip market is set to grow exponentially during the next five years.
Why NBN Has a Multi-Technology Mix
UBB2020 Video  
11/8/2016   Post a comment
Daniel Willis, Principal Technology Officer at Australia's NBN, talks about the development of the national broadband network and why the wholesale operator is deploying a number of different access technologies.
Swisscom Goes Faster With G.fast & Releases Solid Numbers
Elliot Richards  
11/4/2016   5 comments
Swisscom released its latest results this week and showed a solid performance as it becomes one of the first of the big telcos to start pushing out G.fast to customers.
NBN Must Speed Up to Hit 2020 Targets, Says Senior Exec
Iain Morris  
10/31/2016   14 comments
Australia's national broadband network is under growing pressure on the technical and commercial sides.
BBWF: G.fast, Video, NG-PON2 & a New Way of Thinking
Ray Le Maistre  
10/20/2016   8 comments
This year's annual broadband love-in has witnessed a broad range of operator access strategies and multiple reminders that video is the key immediate reason to be investing capex in ultra-broadband networks right now.
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.
Pushing Hard & Fast
Elliot Richards  
10/12/2016   20 comments
At Adtran's recent Connect event, the company showed off how it plans to keep G.fast at the forefront of broadband technology.
So Exactly What Is Ultra-Broadband?
Ray Le Maistre  
10/4/2016   13 comments
Let's define what we mean by ultra-broadband.
CityFibre Puts Its Ducts In a Row
Ray Le Maistre  
9/26/2016   12 comments
UK alternative wholesale fiber network operator is growing aggressively as it aims to offer an alternative option to BT's Openreach.
BT & G.fast: A Mission Accomplished?
Ray Le Maistre  
9/23/2016   5 comments
The UK operator has taken G.fast from a niche opportunity to an industry gamechanger.
CEO Chat With Huawei's Zha Jun
Steve Saunders  
9/20/2016   2 comments
Steve Saunders, Light Reading's founder and CEO, hears from Zha Jun, President of Fixed Network Product Line at Huawei, on why he believes video is the next killer application.
Cable Still Counting on DOCSIS But...
Alan Breznick  
9/19/2016   19 comments
Whether it's the new DOCSIS 3.1 spec or the forthcoming Full Duplex DOCSIS spec, the cable industry is still looking mostly for DOCSIS to propel it into the ultra-broadband future.
Welcome to the UBB2020 Community!
UBB2020 Video  
9/19/2016   1 comment
UBB2020 is on a mission to cover the ultra-broadband market 'end-to-end,' as marketing people would say...




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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.
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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 ...
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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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