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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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Susan Fourtané, Science & Technology Journalist, 11/8/2017
BERLIN -- Broadband World Forum -- Previously held in London, Broadband World Forum (BBWF) relocated to Berlin this year for the first time. The new location brought 4,200 attendees from 79 countries, 1,500 companies and 300 speakers, in addition to a new partnership with Deutsche Telekom.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 11/7/2017
As Africa's service providers increase their fixed-broadband investments in order to develop new products and services, the number of subscribers connected via fiber will increase more than 400% between year-end and 2022, according to a report by Ovum.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 11/6/2017
While Sprint and T-Mobile made headlines this year with their on-again, off-again merger discussions -- now tabled -- Sprint quietly worked with cable operator Altice USA to leverage each other's strengths for the benefit of their customers (and their bottom lines).
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 11/6/2017
While the communications industry agrees on the need to transition from yesterday's monolithic, vendor-specific systems to disaggregated, modular, standards-based architectures, some question the path toward that destination. For many, the route includes software-defined access (SD-Access), an agile infrastructure truly transforming networks.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 11/3/2017
It's billed as the Internet of Things, but users want integrated solutions, not piecemeal devices for their smart homes.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 11/2/2017
Microservices pack a powerful punch, and AT&T expects its adoption of these software blocks will deliver lower costs, faster time-to-market and reduced risk, especially when coupled with artificial intelligence and machine learning.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 11/1/2017
LAS VEGAS -- Calix Connexions -- Jaws' Chief Martin Brody needed a bigger boat. Verizon needs a better network.
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Alison Diana, Editor, UBB2020, 10/30/2017
LAS VEGAS -- 2017 Calix Connexions -- This quarter, Calix plans to ship EXOS, an operating system for its GigaFamily home gateways that controls Internet of Things services throughout subscribers' homes.
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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

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