Content tagged with Gigabit
Eurobites: BT, Virgin Form Unlikely Alliance
News Analysis | 3/31/2015 | 5 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Alcatel-Lucent prepares for submarine unit IPO; EchoStar takes a stake in Kudelski's set-top box arm; Ericsson extends services contract with Telenor Denmark.
True or False, Telecom-Style
Rewired | 3/26/2015 | 4 comments
Rutberg's Rejeev Chand gets FCC's Clbyburn plus Google Fiber and DISH execs to play the true-false game, with interesting results.
BT Backs G.fast for Backhaul
Shades of Ray | 3/25/2015 | 1 comment
British carrier really wants to sweat that copper plant and sees a real opportunity to use that asset for high-speed backhaul.
Comcast Puts DOCSIS 3.1 Live in the Field
News Analysis | 3/18/2015 | 2 comments
Comcast is running its first field tests of the next-gen DOCSIS 3.1 broadband spec, with the aim of deploying D3.1 and the gigabit services it will enable broadly, starting in 2016.
Cable Weighs Ways to Go Virtual
News Analysis | 3/17/2015 | Post a comment
Seeking to ease bandwidth pressures on their access networks, cable technologists are exploring various ways to virtualize headend equipment and network functions so they can expand capacity and cut costs.
NBN Takes DOCSIS 3.1 Down Under
News Analysis | 3/13/2015 | Post a comment
NBN Co., Australia's government-backed broadband operator, plans to join Comcast, Liberty Global and Cox in rolling out DOCSIS 3.1 over HFC lines, starting early next year.
UET Merges Albis With Elcon
News Wire Feed | 3/12/2015 | Post a comment
Company to team up with ELCON Systemtechnik, providing telecommunications service providers with comprehensive product portfolio that includes multimedia, access solutions and engineering services.
Cable Extends US Broadband Dominance
News Analysis | 3/6/2015 | 6 comments
Still showing no signs of slowing down, broadband subscriber growth surged again last year for US cable operators, even as their video customer totals kept plunging.
From The Founder
Networks of the future will rely on "white box" switches and servers rather than proprietary hardware and that's going to alter the shape of the communications industry. Who says so? John Chambers.
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More and more traffic is traveling within data centers, and operators need new networking approaches to manage this growth. Pica8's infographic shows how operators can confidently and painlessly deploy white box switches into existing networks today and leverage the benefits of SDN.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
LR CEO and Founder Steve Saunders sits down with the head of Qosmos to talk about the changing state of the art in deep packet inspection technology, including its role in SDN and NFV architectures.
Chattanooga’s EPB publicly owned utility comms company has become a poster child for how to enable a local economy using next-gen networking technology. Steve Saunders, Founder of Light Reading, sits down with Harold DePriest, president and CEO of EPB, to learn how EPB is bringing big time tech to small town America.
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