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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of fixed broadband services.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/23/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Salt's second quarter is no great shakes; Serbia Broadband extends gigabit service; Safaricom's bad apples.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/22/2019
Findings from university researchers and the WSJ could crash broadband's ARPU party as a growing number of subscribers upgrade to faster, more expensive high-speed Internet tiers.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/22/2019
A major bust-up between the Swiss telco and its biggest shareholder could sink the deal to acquire Liberty Global's Swiss cable business.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/21/2019
T-Mobile acknowledged that it recently resolved an issue affecting its video-throttling practice, a situation that arises amid a renewed debate around wireless operators' network-management efforts.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/21/2019
Around 80% of all mobile data traffic is consumed indoors and the fastest variety of 5G spectrum, millimeter-wave, won't get into your home or office in the near future.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/21/2019
Even if it had the spectrum, Russia's biggest operator says there is no demand for 5G and therefore no need for an aggressive expansion.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 8/20/2019
An advertising fracas over what counts as 5G draws attention to the industry's shortcomings.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/20/2019
The satellite network operator is looking to the Open Networking Automaton Platform (ONAP) to automate connecting its space-based network with terrestrial operators.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/20/2019
The smallest of the UK's four mobile operators is forging ahead with its rollout of a home broadband service powered by Huawei's 5G equipment, despite government concern about the Chinese vendor.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/20/2019
Taps into 60GHz millimeter wave spectrum to deliver new 300-Meg, uncapped symmetrical service for $49 per month to parts of the Bay Area.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/20/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia Denmark CEO leaves; EE irked by Three UK's 5G advertising; CK Hutchison billionaire fancies an Old Speckled Hen.
By Robert Clark, 8/19/2019
Australia's state-backed national wholesale network charges too much and provides shoddy service, say critics.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/19/2019
Dish has accelerated its pursuit of apartment service deals with a new offering that matches raw connectivity with a managed, property-wide WiFi network, IPTV services and, later, IoT capabilities.
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Nuclear Plant Security Compromised by Financially Motivated Insiders
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/23/2019
Equipment at a nuclear power plant in Ukraine was used to mine cryptocurrency.
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Larry Loeb, Author, 8/23/2019
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Study Crashes Broadband's ARPU Party
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Robot Wars: Telecom's Looming AI Tussle
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Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
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