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Key developments from the copper broadband sector, including xDSL, vectoring, and G.fast.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/14/2018
In the spirit of German Christmas markets, where supersized hot dogs are sold from souped-up garden sheds in snow-starved town squares across Europe, today's Eurobites is mainly about Deutsche Telekom. Oh, and there's a bit about UK broadband.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/6/2018
New end-to-end view of customer network, including in-home WiFi, will speed troubleshooting and offer proactive service and sales potential, vendor says.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/3/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Accenture revives Telefónica; Telia's 5G robot; BT tees up new security boss; Deutsche Telekom digitizes breakdown recovery.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/29/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson extends connected car deal with Volvo; ASN boosts oceanic research; Nokia's Gfast first Down Under.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/26/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Openreach extends UK Gfast reach; Deutsche Telekom signs SmartConnect deal with iPass; Telecom Egypt hits 200G with Nokia; Phones 4u aftershocks continue.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/20/2018
Swiss telco led by Olaf Swantee plans to substitute 5G for copper-based broadband services in suburban and rural areas.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/6/2018
Investors in the US are queuing up to fund wholesale fiber specialists with nationwide plans, according to CityFibre boss Greg Mesch.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/5/2018
Figuring out what to do about the access infrastructure part of BT may be the biggest challenge that faces its next CEO.
By Robert Clark, 11/5/2018
The world's biggest mobile operator is now also its biggest provider of broadband services.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/31/2018
Executives from Australia's controversial wholesaler reject the accusation they are overcharging customers and insist the project is now on track to meet targets.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/25/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone second to claim UK 5G first; cost savings boost Orange earnings; Airtel Africa attracts $1.25 billion investment; and ADVA swings to third-quarter profit.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/24/2018
Government-backed wholesale operator says there would be more 'effective outcomes' if operators shared 5G infrastructure.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/23/2018
Mobile operator thinks 5G technology could be used to provide high-speed connectivity for a quarter of German properties.
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