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Indiana's Hoosier Net takes a crack at beefing up the middle-mile
CxO Spotlight | 6/29/2022

In this podcast, Rob Shema, CEO of Com Net Inc. and Hoosier Net, discusses a plan to interconnect telcos and electric cooperatives to beef up broadband quality and reliability amid the pursuit of federal funding for rural broadband.

CableLabs takes aim at network and service convergence
LRTV Interviews | 6/28/2022

In this podcast, Carmela Stuart, director of the future infrastructure group at CableLabs, discusses several projects underway to explore use cases and tech requirements for supporting 5G and DOCSIS at the network edge.

Bringing fiber to Alaska's 'Deadliest Catch' region
News Analysis | 6/27/2022

GCI's Heather Handyside and Mike Bertsch discuss the GCI Alaska United Aleutians Fiber Project, an effort that will deploy more than 800 miles of subsea fiber to help bring 2-Gig broadband to communities in one of the world's most remote regions.

The Divide: Ready's Scott Woods on what NTIA got right and wrong with BEAD
LRTV Interviews | 6/24/2022

Scott Woods, VP of community engagement at Ready, and a former NTIA official, joins the podcast to discuss the federal government's broadband grants and how Ready is helping ISPs prepare for funding opportunities.

Cisco's Jonathan Davidson: Working globally to connect more people
LRTV Interviews | 6/17/2022

Cisco EVP talks about the projects aimed at reducing the digital divide and how private 5G-as-a-service could help.

Podcast: Cisco's Masum Mir on the reality and hype of the metaverse
LRTV Interviews | 6/16/2022

In this podcast, Masum Mir, VP and GM of engineering at Cisco, discusses changes on the horizon for networks and network security to support the so-called metaverse, and how Cisco's relationship with the cable industry is evolving.

5G Americas on mile markers for 5G and the digital divide
LRTV Interviews | 6/13/2022

5G Americas' Chris Pearson provides an update on the global state of 5G and what's making a difference in lessening the digital divide.

What's the story? All roads lead to 10G
LRTV Interviews | 6/10/2022

The Cable Next-Gen Europe Digital Symposium will explore how European cable operators and their American counterparts are taking different approaches to reaching 10G.

Orange brings SD-WAN and AI to evolution of enterprise IT
LRTV Interviews | 6/9/2022

Orange Business Services executives discuss the SD-WAN deployment to nearly 1,200 Siemens sites plus the launch of Service Manage-Watch.

The five keys to unlocking Internet equity
LRTV Interviews | 6/8/2022

University of Chicago's Nick Feamster shares his team's work on mapping the digital divide with the Internet Equity Initiative.

Career assist: The evolution of the mentor/sponsor relationship
News Analysis | 6/7/2022

Experts from T-Mobile and Verizon share how relationships with mentors, sponsors and coaches evolve over the course of a career.

Nextlink plugs the power of 6GHz for fixed wireless access
CxO Spotlight | 6/7/2022

In this podcast, Claude Aiken, the new chief strategy officer and chief legal officer of Nextlink Internet, discusses the company trial of gigabit-class fixed wireless speeds over the 6GHz band. Aiken also offers an important update on how the regulatory landscape is shaping up in the band.

IndyCar and NTT take predictive analytics to the speedway
LRTV Interviews | 6/7/2022

Bennett Indart, VP of SMART world solutions for NTT, and IndyCar's SJ Luedtke join the podcast to explain what it takes from a network standpoint to collect and analyze the data produced during the race.

Overcoming the credibility conundrum
News Analysis | 6/6/2022

Executives from AT&T, MetTel and Boingo on accessing leadership and education programs, speaking up and taking credit for success, and identifying allies.

The 150-year march toward gender parity in telecom
News Analysis | 5/31/2022

Ericsson's Ciricia Proulx and Rogers' Tess Van Thielen weave statistics and real-world examples into the conversation to explain why there's still a long road ahead to achieve gender and diversity parity in business.

5G Open Innovation Lab links enterprises to new business benefactors
LRTV Interviews | 5/23/2022

The Lab is facilitating research and development of a number of 5G use cases around smart farming, AR for healthcare, mmWave and private networks and manufacturing.

US Ignite's Silbey: Wireless testbed research can help smash tech silos
LRTV Interviews | 5/20/2022

US Ignite's Mari Silbey discusses how public-private partnerships can help with some big 5G issues, like resolving the technical challenges in open RAN networks and feeding better network data sets to AI and machine learning engines.

The Cable Center CEO on how the industry must innovate from within to drive change
LRTV Interviews | 5/13/2022

In this podcast, Diane Christman, new CEO of The Cable Center, digs into the genesis, purpose and takeaways of the organization's first annual 'Intrapreneurship & Innovation Report,' and offers a look ahead to this year's Cable Hall of Fame event in New York.

What's the Story? Dish Network's unwavering optimism for 5G
LRTV Interviews | 5/13/2022

Mike Dano explains analysts' reactions to Dish's business projections, and what Dish has planned for the retail space and for private wireless for enterprise customers.

IQ Fiber's CTO talks about the startup's fiber foray in Florida
CxO Spotlight | 5/12/2022

In this podcast, new IQ Fiber CTO Aamer Abbasi digs into the greenfield opportunities the startup is pursuing in northeast Florida, thoughts about future multi-gig services and how government stimulus funding might fit into IQ Fiber's future game plan.

Omdia's Pablo Tomasi: A cautionary tale about private 5G networks
LRTV Interviews | 5/10/2022

Tomasi shares where service providers and enterprises are finding success in the private network market, and why private network players should be careful about the partners they choose.

What's the Story? Dano's deep dive on mobile service pricing
LRTV Interviews | 5/9/2022

Mike Dano explains why some service providers are increasing the price of mobile and fixed wireless services while others are announcing new deals for consumers, and what this means for the broader industry.

What's the Story? Elon Musk's mixed motives for buying Twitter
LRTV Interviews | 4/21/2022

Iain Morris explains Elon Musk's potential motives behind purchasing Twitter, what it might look like if he goes through with taking ownership of the social media outlet, and what impact that could have on Twitter's future revenues and profits.

The Divide: State Rep. Deb Ruggiero on fighting for broadband in Rhode Island
LRTV Interviews | 4/19/2022

Rhode Island State Rep. Deb Ruggiero joins the podcast to discuss the state's broadband needs and why she is trying to pass a bill to establish a broadband advisory council.

What's the Story? Tier 2s are bullish about 5G
LRTV Interviews | 4/19/2022

Mike Dano explains what smaller service providers are planning to do with federal infrastructure funds, and why they're showing a growing interest in utilizing public clouds.

The Divide: ACA's Matt Polka discusses unserved Americans' need for BEAD
LRTV Interviews | 4/18/2022

This week: Matt Polka, CEO of ACA Connects, on closing the digital divide in rural and suburban markets, and how the NTIA should write the final rules for its $42.45 billion BEAD grant program.

Tarana CEO Basil Alwan: Making WTF moments in FWA
CxO Spotlight | 4/15/2022

Tarana Wireless CEO Basil Alwan shares how his company, now worth more than $1 billion, has moved beyond small cell backhaul to helping service providers provide real broadband, all over the globe.

Juniper CEO: The new networking – experience, speed and scale
CxO Spotlight | 4/13/2022

Juniper's M&A strategy is helping it build a managed services arsenal that adds more value to service provider connectivity in the enterprise market.

Verizon's Maggie Hallbach on securing and connecting the public sector
LRTV Interviews | 4/4/2022

Hallbach discusses how her team works with Verizon Frontline to utilize technologies such as 5G to support first responders, and the learnings from Verizon's $119 million network investment in and around SoFi Stadium for Super Bowl LVI.

The Divide: Clearfield's Cheri Beranek on explosive fiber demand and building heterogenous networks
LRTV Interviews | 4/1/2022

This week: Cheri Beranek, CEO of Clearfield, on the state of the fiber industry and the supply chain's impact on broadband deployments, why she supports heterogeneous networks, the company's efforts in workforce training and more.

Ciena's Brian Lavallée on Tonga's tussle with a broken submarine cable
LRTV Interviews | 3/31/2022

Brian Lavallee joins the podcast to explain why this particular severing of an undersea cable had such an impact on Tonga's network, how satellite connectivity provided a temporary backup for the island state and advancements being made in submarine network services.

Nokia lab powers the future of PON, FWA
News Analysis | 3/30/2022

Nokia showed its lab to Light Reading and discussed its approach to 25G PON, beacon devices for mesh Wi-Fi home networks, fixed wireless access (FWA) technologies and more.

John Deere's Igino Cafiero: How agriculture is advancing with robotics, IoT
LRTV Interviews | 3/28/2022

Igino Cafiero explains how John Deere is working with farmers to deploy autonomous tractors and support connected farming.

NASA asks satcom players to cooperate, interoperate
LRTV Interviews | 3/25/2022

NASA is putting together a new kind of public-private partnership that seeks global connectivity and cooperation from satellite communications (satcom) providers.

Globalstar's IoT ambitions: two-way tech and more carrier partners
LRTV Interviews | 3/24/2022

Globalstar's Vice President of IoT, David Haight, hopes to bring big partnerships and new services to the satellite provider's IoT business.

Telstra talks about its ground game in a decade-long deal with OneWeb
LRTV Interviews | 3/23/2022

Vish Vishwanathan, vice president, wholesale and satellite, Telstra America, talks about the size and scope of the telco's deal with OneWeb and how telcos and satellite firms are helping one another with market expansion.

The Divide: Sacred Wind's John Badal on bringing broadband to Navajo Nation
LRTV Interviews | 3/18/2022

This week: John Badal, founder and CEO of Sacred Wind Communications, on how his company is closing the digital divide on Navajo lands in rural New Mexico.

What's the Story? The splinternet is coming
LRTV Interviews | 3/15/2022

Mike Dano discusses his recent coverage of the 'splinternet' and what it means for the industry at large.

OFC 2022: Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin coherently talks about pluggables
LRTV Interviews | 3/11/2022

As OFC 2022 wraps up, Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin weighs in on IP-over-DWDM and why it's really working this time. We also discuss market components upstart EFFECT Photonics and its noteworthy deal with Viasat.

OFC 2022: Cignal AI's Andrew Schmitt on what's hot in optical
LRTV Interviews | 3/11/2022

Andrew Schmitt, founder and directing analyst at Cignal AI, helps us wrap up a few key topics from OFC 2022 and talks about what he's looking forward to in the optical networking space.

PMC CEO David Somo: MEMs the word
CxO Spotlight | 3/10/2022

Preciseley Microtechnology Corporation (PMC) President and CEO David Somo took a moment to talk about his company's optical components and which end markets are hot right now.

OFC 2022: Omdia analysts size up the PON market
LRTV Interviews | 3/10/2022

Omdia analysts Julie Kunstler and Jaimie Lenderman discuss the growth of fiber access, new operator concerns about power consumption and the glut of fiber funding that's just around the corner.

Infinera's Rob Shore: Optical engine revving at OFC
LRTV Interviews | 3/9/2022

Rob Shore, Infinera's SVP of marketing, discusses three announcements covering Infinera's most recent technology and market moves in optical transport, pluggable optics and a partnership that will unlock private networking and edge computing deployments for a major US service provider.

GF's new platform takes aim at exploding data volumes, power consumption
LRTV Interviews | 3/9/2022

Anthony Yu, VP of computing and wired infrastructure at GlobalFoundries (GF), joins the Light Reading podcast on the show floor at OFC to discuss his company's GF Fotonix announcement, the partners involved and the timing of the markets it is addressing with silicon photonics.

What's the Story? Iain Morris escapes robot dogs to bring MWC recap
LRTV Interviews | 3/8/2022

Iain Morris shares his take on Mobile World Congress, discusses themes that emerged at the event such as the metaverse and explains why he's still waiting on a drink from a 5G-powered barman.

The Divide: What Starry has learned about connecting low-income communities
LRTV Interviews | 3/4/2022

This week: Virginia Lam Abrams, co-founder and SVP of government affairs and strategic advancement at Starry, returns to the podcast to discuss updates on the fixed wireless provider's Starry Connect program for affordable and public housing developments, and how federal subsidies are helping some Starry customers get broadband at no cost.

What's the Story? Dano dishes on 5G cell site tour
LRTV Interviews | 3/3/2022

Mike Dano tours a Dish 5G cell site in Las Vegas.

The Divide: STL's Ankit Agarwal on what's prolonging the digital divide globally
LRTV Interviews | 2/17/2022

Ankit Agarwal, managing director at STL (aka, Sterlite Technologies Limited), joins the podcast to discuss STL's perspective on the digital divide based on its work delivering network solutions in over 100 countries, including what the ongoing connectivity challenges are worldwide and where government plans are making a difference.

What's the Story? Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies conference
LRTV Interviews | 2/16/2022

Cable Next-Gen is a free digital event that will focus on a range of cable tech topics, including 10G, DOCSIS 4.0, PON, DAA, 5G, the cloud, Wi-Fi 6 and related technologies, platforms and services, as well as COVID-19's impact on the broadband landscape.

NTT on the security and business case for private 5G networks
LRTV Interviews | 2/14/2022

NTT executives explain why nearly 25% of organizations are piloting private 5G networks.

Verizon's Frontline team suits up for Super Bowl LVI
LRTV Interviews | 2/11/2022

Cory Davis provides an on-site video tour of Verizon's network-monitoring command center in SoFi Stadium at Super Bowl LVI.

The Divide: Where fiber broadband deployment is (and isn't) progressing worldwide
LRTV Interviews | 2/11/2022

Michael Philpott, research director at Omdia, joins the podcast to discuss Omdia's 2021 Global Fiber Development Index, including where fiber is being deployed the fastest and why speed inequalities are growing as countries work toward closing their connectivity divides.

Nokia Bell Labs' Peter Vetter: 6G will unite the physical and digital worlds
LRTV Interviews | 2/10/2022

Commercial deployments of 6G will begin in 2030, but it will take ten years to prepare for 6G, explains Nokia Bell Labs' Peter Vetter.

Verizon's Aparna Khurjekar guides SMBs through the security labyrinth
LRTV Interviews | 2/8/2022

Khurjekar works closely with small and midsized businesses with ten to 1,000 full-time employees on delivering communications, security and "other above the network services."

Lumen's Chris McReynolds on edge computing
LRTV Interviews | 2/2/2022

In addition to building out edge computing locations to 'cover 95% of enterprises in North America,' Lumen has invested in its network and compute layers and 'automated a lot of the network over the past three or four years for an SDN-enabled network,' said Lumen's Chris McReynolds.

What's the story? T-Mobile pursues purchase of 2.5GHz spectrum
LRTV Interviews | 2/1/2022

Light Reading's Mike Dano breaks down the bidding wars over 2.5GHz spectrum.

Sandvine's CSO warns of terabyte 'power' users
CxO Spotlight | 1/31/2022

The amount of data and applications consumed by 'power users' and tech company giants is skyrocketing, according to a Sandvine report on Internet data usage.

The Divide: How FibreONE is helping bring broadband infrastructure to rural Canada
LRTV Interviews | 1/28/2022

This week, Tim Emoff, vice president of the telecom division at Sales Outsource Solutions, joins to discuss FibreONE: a coalition of telecom companies that have partnered to help deliver fiber infrastructure across rural Canada.

10G, FARMSIS and the future of cable broadband
CxO Spotlight | 1/27/2022

Phil McKinney, president and CEO of CableLabs, joins the Light Reading podcast to discuss where the cable industry is on the path to 10G and how CableLabs is stoking interest and innovation with its 10G Challenge.

NTT Security's Greg Garten on cleaning up 'dirty networks'
News Analysis | 1/25/2022

Garten says there's a misconception in the industry that traditional approaches to security can be applied easily to the cloud.

Ciena's Gina Nienaber on IP/optical convergence
News Analysis | 1/24/2022

Gina Nienaber explains service providers' priorities for IP/optical convergence, and she shares insights from a recent Heavy Reading survey on the topic.

Omdia's Andreas Olah on IoT and edge services for 5G
News Analysis | 1/21/2022

Andreas Olah explains how service providers can deliver AR/VR, edge computing, IoT and intelligent automation capabilities as-a-service to enterprise customers, and how both parties can benefit from the as-a-service delivery model.

Verizon Frontline and THOR tap 5G for disaster response
LRTV Interviews | 1/19/2022

Verizon Frontline tackles first responder challenges with a prototype response vehicle that operates on a 5G network.

What's the story? Astound and Atlantic Broadband rebrand
News Analysis | 1/18/2022

Jeff Baumgartner explains what the rebranding of two cable companies means for the customers and markets they serve.

Omdia's Pablo Tomasi: Why 2022 won't be the year of 5G private networks
LRTV Interviews | 1/11/2022

The industry will have to resolve itself to the idea that 2022 isn't the year of 5G for private networks, says Omdia Analyst Pablo Tomasi.

Windstream's Mike Frane forecasts enterprise networking and security trends for 2022
News Analysis | 1/10/2022

Returning guest Mike Frane discusses the top-of-mind trends for enterprises this year around securely connecting the distributed workforce.

What's the story? 5G networks on C-band spectrum stalled
News Analysis | 1/6/2022

Mike Dano discusses the latest developments in Verizon and AT&T's efforts to deploy 5G networks on the C-band spectrum, and why those efforts have been mired in delays.

What's the story? Streaming TV providers seek market stability
News Analysis | 12/22/2021

Light Reading's Jeff Baumgartner explains the challenges that streaming TV providers face in keeping subscribers while achieving profitability.

NTT's Bruce Snell on 'wide sweeping ramifications' of Log4j vulnerability
News Analysis | 12/20/2021

Snell covers some of the biggest cybersecurity trends of 2021 and has advice for how organizations can better manage and secure their data.

Lumen's Mark Dehus tracks DDoS threats
News Analysis | 12/16/2021

Mark Dehus shares highlights from Lumen's Q3 DDoS report, why voice and VoIP services were heavily targeted and his predictions for DDoS trends in Q4.

Juniper jumps on O-RAN bandwagon
News Analysis | 12/13/2021

Jai Thattil joins the podcast to discuss Juniper's efforts to develop RIC technology, and why partnerships with Intel and Rakuten are key to Juniper's open RAN vision.

MetTel CTO Ed Fox on clearing up confusion around SASE
News Analysis | 12/10/2021

Ed Fox explains how MetTel's own approach to SASE has evolved and which components are key to any SASE service, such as Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA). In addition, Fox shares how the service provider is working with customers making the shift from copper wire networks to fiber, cellular and VOIP networks.

The Divide: FBA's Gary Bolton on taking fiber advocacy to the states
Broadband World News | 12/10/2021

This week: Gary Bolton, president of the Fiber Broadband Association, returns to the podcast to discuss how the fiber industry's advocacy efforts are changing as the US implements its $65 billion broadband bill. We also discuss FBA's forthcoming fiber optic technician training program.

Omdia's Rik Turner on cloud permissions management
LRTV Interviews | 12/8/2021

During the podcast, Turner discusses how CPM addresses issues such as permission sprawl and orphan accounts, and how organizations can take a more proactive approach to managed cloud access permissions.

What's the story? Cable Next-Gen Business Services Digital Symposium
News Analysis | 12/7/2021

At this event, attendees will hear from cable experts about how cablecos can bounce back from the economic earthquake caused by COVID-19, how to handle co-opetition with cloud providers, and which platforms and technologies cable companies are banking on in the mobile services space.

What's the story? The $22 billion Andromeda spectrum auction
News Analysis | 11/26/2021

On this episode, we talk with Light Reading's Mike Dano about all things spectrum auctions, including the 'Andromeda' auction, which just wrapped up with $22 billion in bids. We also get into broadband mapping and how spectrum could be used to tackle the digital divide.

What's the Story?: Altice USA flip flops on fiber
News Analysis | 11/19/2021

Light Reading's Alan Breznick explains why Altice USA did a 180 on its broadband growth strategy.

Omdia's Nicole McCormick: How to really sell 5G to consumers
LRTV Interviews | 11/15/2021

Omdia analyst Nicole McCormick joins the podcast this week to discuss her latest research on 5G pricing and what seems to be catching on with consumers.

MWCLA 21: The Light Reading Recap
LRTV Documentaries | 10/29/2021

The Light Reading editorial team gathers for a recap of the of some of the issues that were scattered, covered and smothered at Mobile World Congress Los Angeles 2021.

Rakuten's Tareq Amin: Conducting Symphony but changing the music
CxO Spotlight | 10/28/2021

Tareq Amin, CEO of Rakuten Symphony and CTO of Rakuten Mobile, talks about his company's success in open RAN and how it plans to change the economics of building 5G networks for other operators.

The Divide: How LUS Fiber makes the muni model work in Lafayette, Louisiana
Broadband World News | 10/21/2021

This week: Ryan Meche, director of LUS Fiber, a municipal fiber provider in Lafayette, Louisiana, on why the city chose a municipal broadband model, how it's funded and how it works and the company's plans for a potential NTIA grant.

The Divide: What Viasat's Evan Dixon wants DC to know about satellite broadband
Broadband World News | 10/7/2021

This week: Evan Dixon, president of global fixed broadband at Viasat, discusses the company's role in tackling the digital divide in the US and abroad, and he pushes back on arguments from the fiber industry that satellite isn't 'future proof.'

Nokia Deepfield CTO: How DDoS attacks are changing
News Analysis | 10/7/2021

Just as connectivity is becoming more critical during the pandemic, the nature and types of DDoS attacks are more dangerous than ever, according to Nokia Deepfield's Craig Labovitz.

Consolidated CEO bets the house on fiber
News Analysis | 10/5/2021

There are some mobile or temporary use cases where fixed wireless access (FWA) is best, says CEO Bob Udell, but for the majority of customers, fiber is more cost-effective for Consolidated to deploy.

Verizon zeroes in on recovery efforts and network refresh
News Analysis | 9/30/2021

Sue Schnaars leads a team of project managers tasked with integrating new equipment into Verizon's network, and she explains how scope creep and vendor interoperability are among the challenges her team faces in updating the network.

BT on clearing up the cloudy relationship between telcos and hyperscalers
CxO Spotlight | 9/27/2021

BT's Chet Patel explains how telcos and hyperscalers can collaborate to provide a better cloud experience for enterprise customers.

The Leading Lights finalists: Part III
News Analysis | 9/24/2021

On this podcast, Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser, Fiona Graham and Iain Morris discuss trends they're seeing, what's happening in the awards categories that they're judging and what they've learned from the contest entries as they dig in and prepare to announce this year's winners.

The Leading Lights finalists: Part II
News Analysis | 9/23/2021

On this podcast, Light Reading's Phil Harvey, Jeff Baumgartner and Alan Breznick discuss trends they're seeing, what's happening in the awards categories that they're judging and what they've learned from the contest entries as they dig in and prepare to announce this year's winners.

Verizon's Shah on private networks, now and later
News Analysis | 9/22/2021

While AR, VR and robotics applications generate the most buzz, Anand Shah says many of those private network use cases are several years out. Currently, computer vision is one of the most widely used private network use cases.

Cisco siphons $20M into Rural Broadband Innovation Center
News Analysis | 9/21/2021

The $20 million Center was launched in mid-June under the umbrella of Cisco's Country Digital Acceleration program, and will focus on delivering high-speed Internet access to rural areas to lessen the digital divide.

The Divide: How Uprise Fiber seeks to solve what you hate about your ISP
Broadband World News | 9/16/2021

This week: Sam Sanders, CEO of Uprise Fiber, on how the company sets itself apart from traditional ISPs and seeks to build digital equity into broadband deployments.

Windstream CMO: SD-WAN stalled, not squashed, by pandemic
CxO Spotlight | 9/16/2021

Concerns around cost and ease of use stalled SD-WAN deployments for remote workers, but the tide is turning as remote access tools improve and enterprises budget for a long-term distributed workforce.

The Leading Lights finalists: Part I
News Analysis | 9/15/2021

Light Reading editors discuss trends they're seeing, what's happening in the awards categories that they're judging and what they've learned from the contest entries as they dig in and prepare to announce this year's winners.

Matrixx CTO: How modern charging, billing unlocks new mobile services
CxO Spotlight | 9/14/2021

Marc Price, CTO of Matrixx, talks about the possibilities that exist for network operators when they can more creatively charge for services and what new infrastructure unlocks those opportunities.

Big 5G Recap: Going hybrid in the mile-high city
LRTV Documentaries | 9/14/2021

Light Reading's Jeff Baumgartner and Mike Dano join Phil Harvey to recap the Big 5G Event and discuss what has happened lately with in-person events.

Light Reading Recap: Week ending Sept. 10
LRTV Documentaries | 9/13/2021

Last week's telecom news highlights included more trouble for Norwegian operator Telenor as it moves away from Myanmar. We also muse about the changing shape of Verizon's deal with the NFL and why 5G networks are still struggling to prove their worth to consumers.

The Divide: New map shows 60M Americans lack Internet
Broadband World News | 9/9/2021

This week: Eric Frank, CEO of LightBox, discusses the company's new nationwide Internet connectivity map which reveals that nearly one in six Americans is not connected.

Lumen's Mike Benjamin: An old RAT with new tricks
News Analysis | 9/7/2021

The new iteration of ReverseRAT includes web camera access and the ability to steal files via USB drives, explains Lumen's Mike Benjamin.

The Divide: MTA's Wanda Tankersley on Alaska's middle-mile problem
Broadband World News | 9/2/2021

This week: Wanda Tankersley, COO at MTA, a telecom co-op in Alaska, talks about the state's unique middle-mile challenges, the company's AlCan ONE fiber project, and more.

Dish's Stephen Stokols hints at what's next for Boost Mobile
LRTV Interviews | 9/2/2021

Stephen Stokols, the Dish Network executive in charge of the company's growing camp of mobile brands, said Dish might not be done buying MVNOs.

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