Content tagged with Gigabit
Grande Preps 1 Gig for San Antonio
News Analysis | 2/27/2015 | 1 comment
Getting the jump on its rivals again, the US competitive overbuilder plans to extend Gigabit service to a second large Texas market after launching similar service in Austin early last year.
Haiku | 2/27/2015 | 2 comments
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The Title II Ruling: A 'Wow' Moment
Shades of Ray | 2/27/2015 | 5 comments
Thursday February 26, 2015 will stand out in the US communications calendar as an historic day following the reclassification of broadband and imposition of net neutrality rules.
FCC Vote Shows Net Neutrality Strains
News Analysis | 2/26/2015 | 1 comment
In a historic move, the Commission adopts a Title II regulatory regime but agrees to forbear from many of the utility-style regulations that Title II embodies. Will that work? We'll see.
FCC Adopts Title II Rules
News Analysis | 2/26/2015 | 10 comments
Acceding to Obama's public request, the FCC has adopted the reclassification of broadband service as a Title II telecom service over both fixed broadband lines and mobile networks.
Cablevision CEO Shrugs Off Title II
News Analysis | 2/26/2015 | Post a comment
While other top US cable and telco executives fear the worst about the FCC's proposed Title II regulatory regime, Cablevision Systems CEO James Dolan is pretty blasé about it.
BTE 2015 Is Bigger & Even Better
LRTV Documentaries | 2/25/2015 | 4 comments
This year's Big Telecom Event (BTE) in Chicago is going to provide more opportunities than ever for networking, getting to grips with key industry challenges and opportunities and, equally as important, having some fun.
Is FCC Weighing Net Neutrality Changes?
News Analysis | 2/25/2015 | 9 comments
Democratic Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is rumored to have recommended last-minute tweaks to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's net neutrality proposal that would water it down a bit.
DT Expands Its Vectoring Commitments
Morris Lore | 2/24/2015 | 1 comment
Announcing new coverage targets for its vectored broadband service, German incumbent Deutsche Telekom is looking to 'super-vectoring' to fend off its cable rivals.
Liberty Global Digs Latin Beat
News Analysis | 2/18/2015 | Post a comment
Top international MSO sees strong potential for broadband and pay-TV growth in Latin America and Caribbean as it prepares to launch tracking stock for its growing LatAm cable assets.
G.fast Plugs the Gap for Gigabit Cities
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/17/2015 | 8 comments
The race to deliver gigabit broadband services is accelerating, and G.fast is a key technology that telecom service providers can deploy to compete successfully.
Can't Succeed Without Failing
Column | 2/17/2015 | Post a comment
When trying to develop innovative technologies, engineers must be willing to take risks, make mistakes and move ahead incrementally without having all the data.
Liberty Global Preps Broadband Blitz
News Analysis | 2/13/2015 | 1 comment
Top international MSO sees big opportunities for broadband growth in the UK and across Europe as it prepares to start trials of the new DOCSIS 3.1 spec in the second half of the year.
Muni Operators Split on Title II
News Analysis | 2/13/2015 | 5 comments
Municipal broadband providers are throwing their weight around in the heated debates over greater US regulation of the Internet but are at odds over the best course.
Arris: Don't Worry, Be Happy
News Analysis | 2/12/2015 | 1 comment
Arris CFO David Potts is optimistic about the Comcast/Time Warner Cable deal, unconcerned about net neutrality and bullish on his company's set-top future.
CenturyLink Eyes More Gig Launches
News Analysis | 2/12/2015 | 4 comments
With gigabit service already available in 10 major markets, the big US telco plans to expand its reach further in 2015 as it enjoys the 'Gigabit halo effect' in its initial regions.
Europe's FTTH Subs to Double by 2019
News Analysis | 2/12/2015 | 3 comments
The number of fiber-to-the-home customers in the European region is set to more than double during the next five years, but that will still only take penetration to about 19%.
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