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Hitron Deploys 'Gigabit' DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modems
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8/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Announces 'industry's first' DOCSIS 3.0 32x8 channel bonding modem to be commercially deployed in North America.
FCC Plan Could Stymie Rural Broadband
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8/3/2015  |  6 comments
Proposed model for cost recovery produces widely varying and unpredictable results, leaving rural companies uncertain about buildouts.
Hitron Snags 2 MSOs for New D3.0 Modem
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8/3/2015  |  1 comment
Equipment maker signs up Suddenlink & GCI for its new 'gigabit cable modem,' which bonds 32 channels to support downstream speed bursts as high as 1.2 Gbit/s.
TechTown Trains Future Techies
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8/3/2015  |  Post a comment
Best camp ever! Chattanooga is famous for its gigabit network, but it also just opened up a new TechTown facility for teaching kids how to code for Minecraft, use a 3D printer and more.
Gigabites: Tempe Tees Up for Google Gig
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7/31/2015  |  2 comments
Tempe Arizona wants to be one of the next Google Gigabit Cities, but Cox Communications has something to say about those plans.
China's Broadband Squeeze
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7/30/2015  |  4 comments
Broadband in China continues to lag behind other parts of the world despite some ambitious government plans.
Slumping Video Sales Hurt Arris Results
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7/30/2015  |  4 comments
Big communications equipment vendor sees revenue and income declines on year-over-year basis as both telcos and cable operators cut spending on video gear.
Eurobites: BT Trumpets Broadband, TV Growth in Fiscal Q1
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7/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT has to hand back taxpayer cash; Telefónica doubles net profits in first half; Telecom Italia does deal with Netflix; profits, revenue down at Russia's MegaFon.
AlcaLu Grows Profits Ahead of Nokia Deal
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7/30/2015  |  Post a comment
The equipment maker has reported a smaller net loss than in the year-earlier quarter despite a sales squeeze in North America and China.
Telecom Italia Taps Startups for 8,000 Ideas
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7/30/2015  |  3 comments
Head of TI Labs says the carrier has gotten 8,000 ideas, supported 300 projects and invested $6 million since it opened its startup accelerator in 2009.
Altice Sees Brighter Days in 4-Player France
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7/29/2015  |  4 comments
Drahi-owned business expects French market to remain home to four mobile operators but says revenue trends are getting better.
EPB: 10Gbit/s Service Feasible Within a Year
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7/29/2015  |  1 comment
EPB in Chattanooga says it will be ready to offer Internet speeds up to 10 Gbit/s within a year.
Ericsson's Tech for Good Could Be US-Bound
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7/29/2015  |  1 comment
The vendor's program to connect schools is bringing broadband to 22 countries, and the woman in charge says it could make its way to the US next.
Verizon Converts Energy to a Managed Service
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7/29/2015  |  3 comments
Carrier launches a smart grid-as-a-service platform for utilities looking to outsource their network modernization efforts.
DOCSIS 3.1 Seen Taking Off
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7/28/2015  |  1 comment
In its latest survey of cable operators, IHS finds that they expect to deploy DOCSIS 3.1 to about a third of their residential broadband subscribers by April 2017.
Videotron Catches Gigabit Fever
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7/28/2015  |  Post a comment
Large Canadian MSO becomes the latest North American broadband provider to rev up for gigabit speeds in Montreal pilot launch.
Comcast Expands Fiber Network in California
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7/28/2015  |  Post a comment
Expansion of Comcast's fiber network provides 10Gbit/s Ethernet services for Salinas businesses.
What's Next for the New AT&T?
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7/28/2015  |  1 comment
Now that AT&T has finally closed its $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV, what will it do with its new satellite TV prize?
Interoperability: Harmony in the Network
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7/27/2015  |  1 comment
Interoperability is the 'glue' that holds communications networks together, and it's as important as ever as new technologies such as enter the market.
AT&T Closes Acquisition of DirecTV
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7/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Becomes largest pay-TV provider in the world.
FCC Formally Approves AT&T/DirecTV Deal
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7/27/2015  |  Post a comment
As part of the merger, the combined company will be required to expand its deployment of high-speed broadband Internet access service to 12.5 million customer locations.
FWA to the Rescue Down Under
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7/26/2015  |  Post a comment
Australia's NBN project is seeing impressive results from its investment in TDD fixed wireless technology.
Can RJio Challenge India's Big 3?
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7/24/2015  |  5 comments
The new entrant has been making lots of noise about its forthcoming 4G launch, but how do its assets match up to those of its key rivals?
Gigabites: Wall Street Cheers EPB's Gig
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7/24/2015  |  3 comments
EPB's gigabit service in Chattanooga is more than a public relations success story; it's also a money-maker.
BT Split Could Spur Vodafone to Invest in Fiber – Colao
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7/24/2015  |  2 comments
Vodafone boss takes aim at BT's plans as mobile operator's share price rises on service revenue improvements.
Eurobites: Nokia Gets EC Green Light for AlcaLu Acquisition
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7/24/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: cable consolidation in northern Spain; Telekom Austria's new CEO; Rovi loses appeal against Virgin Media; UK broadband providers may have to fund 'final 5%'.
AT&T U-verse TV Hits the Skids
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7/24/2015  |  9 comments
AT&T’s fiber-fed platform loses video customers for the first time as the company drops price discounts and focuses more on high-end customers and profitability.
Verizon Builds Driverless Cars Their Own City
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7/23/2015  |  6 comments
Carrier joins consortium to study how cars can talk to other cars, pedestrians, infrastructure and more in mock city in Michigan.
Comcast Plots First DOCSIS 3.1 Trials
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7/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Comcast plans to test the new cable broadband spec in pilot markets this fall as it places even greater emphasis on broadband products and services.
RJio Prepares for Take-Off
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7/22/2015  |  1 comment
Plotting its launch of 4G services in December, RJio is busy adding new technology capabilities to its résumé.
Huawei Working Hard for Rural Success
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7/22/2015  |  11 comments
Aggressive sales strategy starting to gain traction as world's largest GPON maker focuses on the many hundreds of smaller rural players.
Midco Deploys Cisco's cBR-8 CCAP
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7/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Midcontinent improves network capacity with Cisco's converged broadband access platform.
Wheeler Blesses AT&T-DirecTV Deal
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7/22/2015  |  2 comments
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is seeking Commission approval of AT&T's proposed $48.5 billion deal to buy DirecTV with several major conditions.
FCC Green-Lights AT&T/DirecTV Merger
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7/22/2015  |  Post a comment
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler gives the deal his blessing.
Tele2 Earnings Suffer on Dutch 4G Costs
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7/21/2015  |  Post a comment
Pan-European operator blames broadband woes and expenditure in the Netherlands for an earnings slide, as sales rise on mobile customer growth.
Eurobites: Telefónica Offloads Towers to DT
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7/20/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT boss threatens legal action over proposed Openreach split; BT's trials; Tele2 does broadband deal with KPN.
Avago Looking to Acquire Marvell – Rumor
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7/17/2015  |  6 comments
Light Reading has learned that Avago is looking to acquire Marvell, fresh off the semiconductor vendor's other acquisitions of Broadcom, Emulex and LSI.
BT Unveils UHD TV Prices in Challenge to Sky
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7/17/2015  |  7 comments
The UK telecom incumbent hopes to lure customers from Sky with a competitively priced UHD TV service it claims is Europe's first.
Comcast Powers Florida Businesses With Multi-Gigabit Comcast Ethernet
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7/16/2015  |  Post a comment's data center utilizes Comcast's Ethernet to connect to its customers with high reliability and performance to support large file transfers and bandwidth-intensive applications.
Gigabit Europe: Where Beer & Broadband Come Together
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7/16/2015  |  2 comments
Munich will host a classic combination of broadband, business cases and beer during this year's Oktoberfest.
Eurobites: Qualcomm Probed by EC Over Sales Tactics
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7/16/2015  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: some call them TIM; CityFibre makes progress in Aberdeen; BT accused of phone-box neglect.
Tele Columbus Bulks Up With $775M Acquisition
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7/16/2015  |  2 comments
Germany's third-largest cable operator buys the number four player, PrimaCom, to gain scale and help ward off unwelcome bids.
Ofcom Could Still Make BT Do Splits
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7/16/2015  |  2 comments
The UK's regulator has indicated that it is still pondering a break-up of BT in order to improve conditions in the broadband sector.
Israeli Satellite TV Service Provider Joins MoCA
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7/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Yes joins MoCA as associate member.
Comcast Plays Games With X1
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7/15/2015  |  1 comment
Comcast finally launches the long-awaited beta trial of a video game service with EA that streams to the MSO's X1 IP video set-tops.
TWC Maxxing Out 2 More Markets
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7/14/2015  |  4 comments
Time Warner Cable extends its network upgrade program to two more North Carolina metro areas as it continues to roll out all-digital and faster broadband services.
Study Backs Title II's Negative Impact
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7/14/2015  |  7 comments
Georgetown Center publishes what it calls an empirical look at the impact of regulation on broadband investment and concludes Title II rules will hurt.
Competify Campaign Hopes to Cure Broadband Blues
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7/13/2015  |  7 comments
Group including BT, Level 3, Sprint and XO launches campaign to encourage the FCC to adopt rules that would protect smaller broadband competitors against "huge Internet gatekeepers."
Comcast Trots Out Gigabit Pro… at a Price
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7/13/2015  |  5 comments
Comcast debuts testing of its new multi-gigabit service in a number of markets around the US but prices service much higher than rivals.
Suddenlink Goes Full Blast
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7/10/2015  |  4 comments
Suddenlink launches new 1 Gig service in its first four markets, rolling out service in sections of Missouri, North Carolina and Texas as part of Operation GigaSpeed.
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Huawei shows at Open Networking Summit 2015 in Santa Clara how its SDN and NFV solutions embrace openness.
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End-User or Enterprise Benefits to the New IP

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Andrew Coward discusses what the New IP means to end users or enterprise customers. He explains compelling reasons, including how every customer can get their own network, from the transformation to the New IP.
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Network Visibility & the New IP

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Mukund Srigopal provides an explanation of what network visibility is and how it is essential as service providers transition to the New IP. In addition, the importance of the network packet broker is discussed.
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Video Exclusive With Basil Alwan, Alcatel-Lucent

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Basil Alwan, President of IP Routing & Transport at Alcatel-Lucent, discusses virtualization, cultural challenges, the capex crunch and more with Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
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VDF: Enable the Financial With Mobile Money

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Ian Ravenscroft discusses how operators can expand to occupy the entire digital services value chain through service innovation.
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Telefónica on OSS Transformation

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Jose Gonzales discusses the details of Telefónica's operation transformation program.
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Judi Achmadi on Huawei's Cloud Storage Solution

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Judi discusses the key business goals of TelekomSigma's public cloud service and how Huawei's solution helps them address challenges.
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KPN Enlightening Digital Business & IT Transformation

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Rob de Beer discusses the changes that operators need to make with service innovation now coming from the Internet world.
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Stratus Telco-Grade Cloud Solutions & NFV

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Ali Kafel from Stratus Technologies addresses high-availability concerns within the telco industry with a solution that enables telcos to provide high-availability and stateful fault-tolerance using a software-based approach.
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The Six Million Dollar Business Man

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Steve Saunders, publisher. A man barely alive after an acquisition malfunction imploded the company he founded. Gentlemen, we can rebuild Light Reading. Better, faster, stronger.
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CEO Chat With Anukool Lakhina, Guavus

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Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the role of operational analytics in the communications services and networking sectors, particularly in relation to IoT.
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IBM's Flash Storage With Intel QuickAssist

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Intel's Bev Crair and IBM's Eric Herzog discuss how IBM's V9000 Flash Storage System has helped customers around the world. Featuring real-time compression powered by Intel QuickAssist Technology, the V9000 is a next-gen flash storage solution.
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