Content tagged with Gigabit
FCC Sets 25/3 as New Broadband Bar
News Analysis | 1/29/2015 | 3 comments
The FCC has voted to raise the minimum broadband speed threshold from 4 Mbit/s downstream and 1 Mbit/s upstream (4/1) to 25 Mbit/s downstream and 3 Mbit/s upstream.
TWC Roars Back to Life
News Analysis | 1/29/2015 | Post a comment
Despite falling shy of Wall Street financial targets, the No. 2 US MSO enjoyed a resurgent quarter, adding broadband and voice subs by the bucket while sharply cutting video sub losses.
U-verse TV Growth Hits Skids
News Analysis | 1/28/2015 | 4 comments
AT&T's fiber-fed platform sees its growth slow down markedly in fourth quarter as company shifts focus to higher-end consumers and lower churn rates.
Optical Is Hot in 2015
LRTV Documentaries | 1/23/2015 | 2 comments
Optical comms technology underpins the whole communications sector and there are some really hot trends set for 2015.
FiOS Picks Up Pace Again
News Analysis | 1/22/2015 | 13 comments
Verizon's FTTP platform sees its growth re-surge in the fourth quarter as it continues to suck video subscribers away from cable operators.
Verizon CFO Slams Title II Regs for ISPs
News Analysis | 1/22/2015 | 2 comments
Clarifying his earlier remarks, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo ripped into proposals to reclassify ISPs under Title II of the Communications Act, arguing that such a move would jeopardize US private investment in broadband networks.
Obama Skips New Broadband Mandates
News Analysis | 1/21/2015 | 2 comments
Keeping his critics always on their toes, Obama surprised many observers by touching only very lightly on net neutrality in State of the Union address Tuesday night.
Cuomo Unveils Broadband Aid Program
News Analysis | 1/19/2015 | 15 comments
With an eye on a possible White House run, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces $500 million matching grant program for broadband providers willing to meet certain speed and other standards.
Toward Gigabit Community Unity
The Gigabot | 1/15/2015 | 4 comments
President Obama's stance on municipal broadband is politically polarizing – but could there be an upside for commercial service providers?
Obama Rocks Broadband World Again
News Analysis | 1/15/2015 | 26 comments
Terming high-speed broadband 'a necessity,' 'not a luxury,' for Americans, Pres. Obama calls for preempting state laws that ban municipally owned broadband networks.
Eurobites: Sunrise IPO on Horizon
News Analysis | 1/14/2015 | 2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Egypt signs wholesale deals; Telefónica boosts VoIP with Zaark; AlcaLu reaches vectoring milestone.
TWC Maxxes Out in KC
News Analysis | 1/13/2015 | 2 comments
Time Warner Cable continues its all-digital transition with a rollout of its TWC Maxx initiative in Kansas City, its fourth upgrade market.
From The Founder
It's clear to me that the communications industry is divided into two types of people, and only one is living in the real world.
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Alcatel-Lucent details the formats and protocols used for streaming IP video, which is gaining in popularity.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Weekly Executive Interview
Join us live for Light Reading's interview with Jay Samit, the newly appointed CEO of publicly traded SeaChange International Inc. With a resume that includes Sony, EMI, and Universal, Samit brings a reputation as an entrepreneur and a disruptor to his new role at the video solutions company. Hear what he has to say about the opportunities in video, as well as the outlook for cable, telco, OTT and mobile service providers.