& cplSiteName &
Content tagged with Gigabit
Page 1 / 2   >   >>
Verizon Takes 'One Fiber' to More Cities
News Analysis  | 
6/22/2017  |  3 comments
Details on what Verizon gives and what it gains in a new agreement with the city of Sacramento.
Comcast Business Finalizes Fiber Network Expansion in New Haven
News Wire Feed  | 
6/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Nearly $1.7 million investment to expand high-performance network provides Connecticut businesses with Ethernet, Internet, WiFi, voice and video services.
Eurobites: UK UBB Providers Cry Foul Over 'Phony Fiber'
News Analysis  | 
6/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: du goes large with Massive MIMO; Free Mobile receives poor QoS review; Imagination Technologies puts itself up for sale.
Altice Raises $1.9B in US IPO
News Analysis  | 
6/22/2017  |  2 comments
IPO is the second biggest in the US market this year, with Altice planning to use funds to support further takeovers, according to press reports.
Lightower Focusing on East Coast Cable Landings
News Wire Feed  | 
6/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Company pledging to increase fiber connectivity to cable landing stations on the US Eastern Coast.
Calix Claims G.fast Certification First
News Wire Feed  | 
6/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Company claims first two end-to-end solutions to meet Broadband Forum's new G.fast certification requirements.
G.fast, GPON & the Future of Gigabit Services
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
6/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Although the access market is quickly turning to wireless connections, fiber still has its place and is a growing commodity for vendors.
MoCA Makes Play for Broadband Access
News Analysis  | 
6/19/2017  |  1 comment
The Multimedia over Coax Alliance is introducing a new broadband access technology to fill in the coverage 'gaps' left by fiber and coax networks.
Telecom Italia in Broadband Clash With Govt – Reports
News Analysis  | 
6/19/2017  |  Post a comment
Italy's government is said to be at loggerheads with the country's biggest operator over broadband investment in rural areas.
Eurobites: Sunrise Sunsets 2G Network
News Analysis  | 
6/19/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hull may can the copper; new CMO for Altice; Deutsche Telekom rocks – in 360 degrees!
Gigabit Access: The Last-Mile Pipe for All Future Services
LRTV Custom TV  | 
6/19/2017  |  Post a comment
A Gigabit access platform being deployed today must be able to deliver all types of services to an increasing number of devices.
Can India's RJio Succeed in Broadband?
News Analysis  | 
6/16/2017  |  Post a comment
India's disruptive new entrant is planning on carrying its mobile revolution into the broadband sector.
Eurobites: Orange Pushes On With LoRa
News Analysis  | 
6/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 3 fined for emergency services failing; Nokia wins Polish fiber deal; VR gets a call-up for Finnish soccer broadcast.
ISP Startup Targets Disruption in US Suburbs
News Analysis  | 
6/15/2017  |  10 comments
Former Square employees have launched Common Networks, an ISP startup that combines point-to-point wireless service with software defined networking.
Remote PHY Takes Early DAA Lead
News Analysis  | 
6/15/2017  |  4 comments
One of several DAA approaches that cable operators are exploring to feed more bandwidth to optical nodes and then customers, Remote PHY hogged the stage at the recent ANGACOM show in Germany.
MoCA Introduces New Broadband Access Spec
News Wire Feed  | 
6/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Leveraging its inherent strengths in high performance and high reliability, the Multimedia over Coax Alliance is introducing MoCA Access.
Eurobites: BT Soups Up Its Superchannel
News Analysis  | 
6/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT trials SDN for broadcast networks; EE demos balloon-based 5G backhaul; Altice hopes to raise $1.4 billion from US IPO.
Ruckus Lines Up Assets Ahead of Arris Sale
News Analysis  | 
6/13/2017  |  1 comment
Brocade is teeing up Ruckus Wireless and ICX switching technology products for sale to Arris with a combined wired/wireless network solution, but the Arris acquisition still has to wait until Broadcom closes its own deal for Brocade.
Calix Crafts 10G EPON Backing for Cable
News Analysis  | 
6/12/2017  |  Post a comment
Seeking to make a bigger splash in the global $2 billion cable access tech market, Calix has introduced a 10G EPON version of its AXOS virtualized network platform for MSOs.
China Mobile Deploys Nokia's FTTH ONTs
News Wire Feed  | 
6/12/2017  |  Post a comment
Nokia home gateway deployed in fiber networks in 29 provinces across China.
Accept That Fiber Acceptance Needs to Improve
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
6/12/2017  |  1 comment
To offer high-level fiber quality assurance to the clients they are leasing to, network operators need to start looking into more comprehensive automated OTDR systems.
Eurobites: Merkel Urges New Data Diktat
News Analysis  | 
6/12/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU to probe Qualcomm/NXP deal; London Tech Week 2017 is up and running; Nokia wins big in China; mission-critical LTE tests planned; Dixons gives up on US.
Eurobites: Ericsson Lands Spanish Core Network Deal
News Analysis  | 
6/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: FTTH Council Europe calls for investment-friendly regulation; Nokia upgrades Swiss air traffic control network; online giants could face police data grab; Telefónica plugs in to renewables.
Calix Combines Edge, Access on AXOS
News Analysis  | 
6/8/2017  |  1 comment
New Subscriber Management Module (SMm) streamlines service activation and other functions in a centralized approach to policy.
Calix Adds Subscriber Management to Access Edge
News Wire Feed  | 
6/8/2017  |  1 comment
New AXOS Subscriber Management Module (SMm) for its software-defined access system eliminates need for broadband network gateway.
Smart Cities Could Be Gold Mine for Telcos
Column  | 
6/8/2017  |  6 comments
But this story will take years to write.
CenturyLink: SD-WAN No Quick Fix
News Analysis  | 
6/7/2017  |  Post a comment
The hot new service is actually part of broader customer networking transformation that needs to be planned and plotted long-term.
Verizon Beta Tests IPTV, Stays Mum on Launch
News Analysis  | 
6/7/2017  |  3 comments
As new beta tests of Verizon's long-awaited IPTV service begin, rumor surfaces that a commercial launch has been postponed until at least September.
SK Telecom Moves Closer to 1Gbit/s 4G
News Analysis  | 
6/5/2017  |  Post a comment
South Korean operator claims to launch a 900Mbit/s service and says gigabit-speed 4G connections are coming early next year.
Why Starman Switched to 10G EPON
LRTV Interviews  | 
6/5/2017  |  Post a comment
Jaanus Erlemann, CTO at Estonia's Starman, explains why the cable operator opted to upgrade its broadband access network with 10G EPON tech.
SoftBank Suffers Satellite Strategy Setback
News Analysis  | 
6/2/2017  |  1 comment
A proposed merger of SoftBank-backed satellite operator OneWeb and Intelsat has fallen through – now SoftBank is expected to look elsewhere for a tie-up.
Is Ciena in Breakaway Mode?
News Analysis  | 
6/1/2017  |  11 comments
CEO sees today's positive financial results as proof its long-term investment strategy is paying off during an industry shakeout period.
Verizon Offered $100B+ for Charter – Report
News Analysis  | 
6/1/2017  |  5 comments
Months after it was first mooted, a new report suggests Charter has spurned a takeover bid from Verizon worth more than $100 billion.
Ownership Reform Won't Save Unicom
News Analysis  | 
6/1/2017  |  1 comment
A scheme to revitalize China's weakest telecom operator seems unlikely to succeed.
Why India's RJio Wants to Lease Dark Fiber From Govt.
News Analysis  | 
6/1/2017  |  Post a comment
Could RJio's sudden interest in serving rural communities spark a rush into India's hinterland?
What's at the End of the CORD?
News Analysis  | 
5/31/2017  |  1 comment
Tales from the trenches: What's happening in the next-generation telco central office and cable headend.
Survey Says: SD-WAN No Panacea
Rewired  | 
5/31/2017  |  2 comments
SD-WAN market set to surge but it's not replacing MPLS anytime soon, and there will be security and operational challenges ahead, according to a 451 Research survey.
Data Center Trends
LRTV Custom TV  | 
5/31/2017  |  Post a comment
Rich Soucie, VP of ARRIS Cloud and Enterprise Services, discusses the trends in data center and fiber network planning and operations as well as the resource and cost challenges these new trends pose for network operators.
Google Taking 3.5GHz Tests to NASCAR
News Analysis  | 
5/30/2017  |  5 comments
Google now describes 3.5GHz CBRS wireless as part of a 'secret commercially valuable plan' for the company.
Orange Sees 'Peak' Capex in 2018/19, Ups 2017 Guidance
News Analysis  | 
5/30/2017  |  Post a comment
French telecom incumbent is looking at increasing investments where it says there is an opportunity for a quick return.
Ericsson Designates Erik Ekudden as New CTO
News Analysis  | 
5/30/2017  |  Post a comment
Ericsson announced today that Erik Ekudden will take over as Group CTO and head of Technology & Architecture, as of July 1.
Engineering the Wireless Networks of the Future
LRTV Custom TV  | 
5/30/2017  |  Post a comment
P3 Communications CEO Dirk Bernhardt describes how P3 engineers are addressing three critical gaps in the US wireless network testing and measurement ecosystem to boost network performance and improve the customer experience.
Adtran Intros Innovative RFoG Tech
News Wire Feed  | 
5/30/2017  |  Post a comment
Adtran RFoG solution includes Optical Beat Interference (OBI) mitigation that doesn't require new centralized cabinet construction.
Cisco Demos Full Duplex
News Analysis  | 
5/30/2017  |  Post a comment
Cisco's Full Duplex tech is a preliminary step toward delivering symmetrical 10-gigabit broadband speeds over legacy HFC networks.
Adtran Announces RFoG for Cable MSOs
News Wire Feed  | 
5/30/2017  |  Post a comment
New option speeds up FTTH initiative by supporting reuse of existing CATV assets within both the headend and home.
Casa Demos PON Remote PHY Tech at ANGA
News Wire Feed  | 
5/30/2017  |  Post a comment
Casa's 10G EPON portfolio, GPON solutions and Remote PHY technology are on display at ANGA.
Cisco Debuts Remote PHY Solution
News Wire Feed  | 
5/30/2017  |  Post a comment
New "Infinite Broadband" solution includes Remote PHY device and automation software
Arris Wins Remote PHY Deal With Stofa
News Wire Feed  | 
5/30/2017  |  Post a comment
Danish operator Stofa has signed on to deploy Arris' DOCSIS 3.1 and Remote PHY solutions.
The Cable DAA Vendor Race Begins
News Analysis  | 
5/30/2017  |  5 comments
Cable Remote PHY deployments have begun, and it's just the start of a massive transformation process in the access network.
Verizon's Ed Chan on the New World for Networks
LRTV Documentaries  | 
5/29/2017  |  1 comment
At BCE 2017, Verizon discusses the coming world of sensors and the smart edge, powered by new spectrum and faster fiber uploads.
Page 1 / 2   >   >>


From The Founder
Kicking off BCE 2017, Light Reading founder Steve Saunders lays blame for NFV's slow ramp-up and urges telecom to return to old-fashioned standards building and interoperability.
Flash Poll
Live Streaming Video
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.
LRTV Interviews
CenturyLink: Let's Get Past SD-WAN Hype

6|23|17   |   04:02   |   (0) comments


Technology becomes a "shiny object" unless it's properly focused on solving business needs for enterprise customers, says Bill Grubbs, network solutions architect for CenturyLink. He explains to Light Reading why SD-WAN deployments have to be tailored to specific needs – and more.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Infinera's Sales Director Paints Tech's Big Picture

6|21|17   |   4:14   |   (1) comment


Shannon Williams, Infinera's director of sales, shares how she achieves work's many balancing acts -- between her role and the broader company, today and tomorrow's tech and more.
LRTV Custom TV
SD-WAN Innovation & Trends

6|20|17   |     |   (0) comments


Versa CEO Kelly Ahuja discusses with Carol Wilson the current status and trends in the SD-WAN market, Versa's innovation around building a software platform with broad contextualization, and the advantages that startups can bring to the SD-WAN market.
LRTV Interviews
Ovum's Dario Talmesio on 5G in Europe

6|20|17   |   02:16   |   (0) comments


At 5G World 2017, Dario Talmesio, principal analyst and practice leader on Ovum's fixed and mobile telecoms European team, explains the emerging trends amongst European operators as they prepare for 5G.
LRTV Custom TV
Putting Power on a Pedestal

6|19|17   |     |   (0) comments


ARRIS's John Ulm says a major accomplishment of SCTE•ISBE's Energy 2020 program is increased focus on power cost and consumption, including inclusion of energy requirements in operators' RFPs and RFIs.
LRTV Custom TV
Gigabit Access: The Last-Mile Pipe for All Future Services

6|19|17   |     |   (0) comments


A Gigabit access platform being deployed today must be able to deliver all types of services to an increasing number of devices. A non-blocking architecture is necessary to support the ever-increasing growth in bandwidth demand. The Huawei Gigabit access solution is based on a distributed design that is fully scalable to deliver a unprecedented performance.
LRTV Custom TV
Key Factors to Successfully Deploy an SD-WAN Service

6|19|17   |     |   (0) comments


As service providers transition their SD-WAN solution from trials and limited deployments into production at large scale, there are important considerations to successfully operationalize these solutions and realize their full potential, without adding complexity, introducing uncertainty or disrupting current business operations. Sunil Khandekar, CEO and Founder ...
LRTV Custom TV
IoT Solutions: Rational Exuberance

6|19|17   |     |   (0) comments


IoT solutions are morphing from hype into viable business opportunities. Huawei has the platform and ecosystem support to help carriers successfully address new business opportunities in the IoT space.
LRTV Custom TV
Realizing ICN as a Network Slice for Mobile Data Distribution

6|19|17   |     |   (1) comment


Network slicing in 5G allows the potential introduction of new network architectures such as Information-centric Networks (ICN) as a slice, managed over a shared pool of compute, storage and bandwidth resource. Services over an ICN slice can benefit from many architectural features such as Name Based Networking, Security, Multicasting, Multi-homing, Mobility, ...
LRTV Interviews
Ovum's Mike Roberts on 5G Uptake

6|19|17   |   04:08   |   (0) comments


Mike Roberts, research director for Ovum's service provider markets group, explains why he has boosted his 5G subscriptions forecast.
LRTV Interviews
AT&T's Hubbard on Intersection of SD-WAN & MPLS

6|15|17   |     |   (0) comments


Rick Hubbard, SVP of Network Product Management for AT&T Business Solutions, discusses how AT&T's approach to SD-WAN fits in with its overall virtualization strategy, explains how SD-WAN can improve enterprise customers' use of the cloud and addresses the intersection of SD-WAN and MPLS.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Keep Connected IoT Devices Under Control With Allot

6|15|17   |     |   (0) comments


Allot AVP of International Pre-Sales, Daniel Keidar, explains how communications service providers can protect infrastructure and service availability from flooding attacks caused by malfunctioning or bot-infected devices connected to their network.
Upcoming Live Events
October 18, 2017, Colorado Convention Center - Denver, CO
November 1, 2017, The Montcalm Marble Arch
November 1, 2017, The Montcalm Marble Arch
November 30, 2017, The Westin Times Square
All Upcoming Live Events
Infographics
With the mobile ecosystem becoming increasingly vulnerable to security threats, AdaptiveMobile has laid out some of the key considerations for the wireless community.
Hot Topics
Netflix's Lesson in Culture Expectation Settings
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 6/21/2017
Kalanick Steps Down as Uber CEO
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 6/21/2017
BT Tech Chief Makes Plea to 5G Chip Vendors
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 6/20/2017
Buy American: Will It Affect the Telecom Sector?
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 6/21/2017
Like Us on Facebook
Twitter Feed
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
One of the nice bits of my job (other than the teeny tiny salary, obviously) is that I get to pick and choose who I interview for this slot on the Light Reading home ...
Animals with Phones
Live Digital Audio

Playing it safe can only get you so far. Sometimes the biggest bets have the biggest payouts, and that is true in your career as well. For this radio show, Caroline Chan, general manager of the 5G Infrastructure Division of the Network Platform Group at Intel, will share her own personal story of how she successfully took big bets to build a successful career, as well as offer advice on how you can do the same. We’ll cover everything from how to overcome fear and manage risk, how to be prepared for where technology is going in the future and how to structure your career in a way to ensure you keep progressing. Chan, a seasoned telecom veteran and effective risk taker herself, will also leave plenty of time to answer all your questions live on the air.