Content tagged with Gigabit
Next Plugfest Gets G.fast Closer to Market
Brianiac | 1/13/2017 | 1 comment
The next G.fast plugfest will lead into the certification process for commercial products, which some service providers will start deploying shortly thereafter -- in just a few months' time.
Verizon Proves NG-PON2 Interoperability
News Analysis | 1/11/2017 | Post a comment
An interop test conducted by Verizon demonstrates the possibility of using multiple vendors in concert for NG-PON2 deployments. It's an important step for NG-PON2's viability as an upgrade to current PON technology.
How Cable Plans Symmetrical Gigabit via FDX
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 1/10/2017 | 1 comment
With cable operators facing challenges in the upstream return path, many are turning to Full Duplex DOCSIS (FDX) to address the issue. However, FDX likely won't be available until 2019 and will face its own challenges along the way, leaving the industry to make do until relief is available.
The More Things Change...
Rewired | 1/3/2017 | 10 comments
The telecom industry is in a period of rapid change, but then that's been true now for decades. The pace may change but the problems and even some of the solutions seem to repeat themselves.
Cable Will Keep Ruling US Broadband
News Analysis | 12/30/2016 | 20 comments
Despite more gigabit rollouts by rivals, cable operators continue to extend their dominance of the US broadband market and will likely keep doing so in 2017.
Mentor Monday: Meet the First 65
Mentor Monday | 12/26/2016 | Post a comment
Women may be underrepresented in the next-gen comms industry, but there's no shortage of smart, talented and inspiring ones making a difference. We've profiled 65.
Atlanta Shares Smart City Plans for 2017
LRTV Interviews | 12/22/2016 | 6 comments
At the recent Smart Cities Summit in Boston, Light Reading caught up with Torri Martin from the Atlanta Information Management Department to hear about the government's smart city plans.
Altice Spins Out Technical Workforce in US
News Analysis | 12/19/2016 | 1 comment
New spinout company will focus on fiber-to-the home deployments. According to Altice, the move will not impact the company's commitment to avoid layoffs in New York over the next four years.
Gigabites: XGS-PON Gets Its Day in the Sun
News Analysis | 12/16/2016 | Post a comment
XGS-PON got its first plugfest a few weeks ago with vendors, including Huawei, Nokia and Broadcom testing their gear for interoperability. The technology standard promises symmetrical speeds up to 10 gigabits per second.
Wheeler to Leave FCC Next Month
News Analysis | 12/15/2016 | 6 comments
Rather than try to hang on at the FCC after his chairmanship ends, Tom Wheeler plans to leave the Commission next month when the new president takes office.
NetLink Deploys Amdocs BSS, OSS
News Wire Feed | 12/14/2016 | Post a comment
Singapores nationwide infrastructure provider chooses Amdocs to deliver a next-generation business and operations support system to improve on its legacy systems.
AT&T: Mining the MDU Market
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/14/2016 | Post a comment
AT&T's Ed Balcerzak discusses his mission to provide the growing multi-family market with the best available broadband and video services using a range of technologies.
From The Founder
Cisco's Conrad Clemson, recently promoted to head up the company's Service Provider Apps & Platforms developments, talks to Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about how he's bringing cloud video, mobile and virtualization together to empower network operators.
Charting the CSP's Future
Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.
Everyone's talking about gigabit broadband, but where in the world would you find such a service?
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders chats with Sportlogiq CEO Craig Buntin about sports data analysis.
Eyal Waldman, CEO of Mellanox Technologies, speaks to Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, for an exclusive interview about the 100 GB cable challenge, cybersecurity and much more.