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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 11/17/2017
While most, if not all, large telco and cable operators agree their network destinations must include SD-Access, the route is paved with multiple options, ADTRAN's Robert Conger said in a recent UBB2020 Radio show.
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Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/16/2017
For cable operators, there's no business like the commercial business. MSOs have built their commercial telecom services revenues from about $2 billion a decade ago to at least $14 billion last year, as tracked by Light Reading's research arm, Heavy Reading. In fact, Comcast and Charter, the two largest MSOs in the US, should each generate up to $6 ...
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 11/16/2017
Next month, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai will hold a final vote to eliminate Obama-era net neutrality laws and the reclassification of Internet service providers as utilities.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 11/15/2017
ORLANDO -- MEF 2017 -- Just as they're expending numerous resources to deploy fiber and transform their architectures, Tier One operators are investing big money to make themselves seem smaller.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 11/15/2017
Surging fiber demand and operators' efforts to prepare for the impending arrival of 5G is driving vendors to develop new tools for technicians tasked with deploying the cable that supports these transformative infrastructures.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 11/14/2017
ORLANDO -- MEF 2017 -- To meet enterprise customers' needs and build a strong foundation for new network services, operators must offer multiple access building blocks, a top Spectrum Enterprise executive told MEF 2017 attendees today.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 11/13/2017
Heather Burnett Gold, long-time president and CEO of the Fiber Broadband Association, will start her retirement process at the end of September.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 11/13/2017
The second-annual XGS-PON interoperability plugfest in France brought together 13 companies and a meeting of the minds, as participants accelerated PON technology development and mapped out a migration path for operators.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 11/10/2017
Altice NV Co-Founder and billionaire Patrick Drahi took back the reins of the financially troubled telco and cable operator, hoping to appease investors by reuniting his former c-suite team and build on the opportunities it's created through acquisition and fiber deployments across Europe and North America. So far, Wall Street approves.
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
10:00 a.m. EST / 3:00 p.m. London

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.

During this Webinar, Werner Heinrich, Director Portfolio Management Broadband Solutions at ADTRAN, will discuss:

  • The Ultra Broadband toolkit and Gfast evolution status
  • The economics driving FTTx adoption
  • Unleashing the power of symmetric broadband services
  • Latest in Gfast solution packaging accelerating Gigabit service coverage
  • Improving network economics and services agility using SD-Access

ZTE discusses the future of broadband networks and how we can be better prepared for the challenges they will bring.
What are the hot talking points in the fixed broadband sector right now? Gigabit over copper as well as fiber, software-defined access and more, ...
Light Reading's pro-European, Berlin-lovin' editors Ray Le Maistre and Iain Morris discuss some of the hot topics from BBWF 2017, including Gfast ...
The UBB2020 community has had a great first four months thanks to a market that's on the up!
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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