As part of its ambitious plan to provide ultra-broadband to 99% of Italy's population, TIM is transforming Turin into a 5G city.
Adam Dunstan, vice president of SDN/NFV engineering at CenturyLink, discusses the fixed-line operator's new ability to deliver broadband DSL over a CORD network and its goal of virtualizing its access network and central offices.
Despite efficiencies and cost-savings offered by connected thermostats, alarms and other systems, only 10% of households have plugged in to connected homes, Gartner finds.
As they transform their networks, service providers discover the beneficial impact virtualization has on customer experience, said Oracle executives such as CEO Mark Hurd during the company's annual Connect event in Orlando.
In his first formal speech as FCC Chairman, Ajit Pai shares his vision of the agency and its role in bringing broadband to all Americans.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Global communications service providers continue to evolve their networks to deliver the user-driven service models and higher bandwidths demanded by consumers. At the same time, 5G densification initiatives are top of mind around the globe, with hundreds of thousands of 5G small cells needing an open, programmable and highly scalable access technology to fuel the growing demand for connectivity. As a result, 5G densification projects will demand fixed-access networks, supporting fronthaul, backhaul and crosshaul applications that provide:
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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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