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Key developments from the copper broadband sector, including xDSL, vectoring, and G.fast.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/15/2018
VALENCIA -- FTTH Conference 2018 -- As you'd expect at an event organized by an industry body that lives and breathes to promote fiber-to-the-home/building (FTTH/B), ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/15/2018
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/29/2018
Nokia sounded the bell for round one of the pre-MWC 2018 media coverage joust with the unveiling of a new dedicated 5G infrastructure chipset, dubbed (thrillingly!) ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/29/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VEON joins virtualization group; Vansbro goes Digpro; CK Hutchison enters the Matrixx.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/23/2018
Telecom giant Vodafone has revealed that its Greek subsidiary will acquire local rival Cyta Hellas in a €118 million ($145 million) deal that will strengthen its ...
By Simon Stanley, 1/18/2018
The latest Gfast chipsets, supporting Amendment 3 functionality, are offering a mature solution for gigabit broadband that is re-igniting the copper-versus-fiber debate.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/16/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom updates on vectoring rollout; Iliad Italy goes for youth; Orange deputy CEO on the move?
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/9/2018
Rural broadband has become a popular political talking point, but actually doing something to improve Internet connectivity in rural areas of the US seems to be, if ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/4/2018
A grassroots campaign is taking off to combat a new proposal at the Federal Communications Commission to redefine broadband using slower, more expensive cellular data ...
By Craig Matsumoto, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 1/4/2018
Light Reading's UBB2020 community is coming out in 2018 with a new name: Broadband World News.
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