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Key developments from the fiber broadband sector.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/19/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KCOM acquisition finalized; Telia issues Russian spying disclaimer; France's digital tax feels the heat in Washington.

By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/8/2019
Departure of long-time Arris exec Bruce McClelland comes about four months after acquisition and as the unit grapples with an expected temporary decline in cable operator capital spending.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/2/2019
Also in today's regional roundup: German broadband operators on the block; Android to get extra search tool options in EU; Brits lag on IoT; and more.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/1/2019
After a rough and tumble Q1, cable operators opened the spending spigots on network capacity a bit in Q2 even as many continue to explore and develop their next-gen access network strategies.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/25/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre sucks up to BoJo; O2 confirms 5G launch; Telefónica's net income slips in Q2, though its revenues rise.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/24/2019
Company executives say their forthcoming 'thin-client' streaming video service and intensified focus on digital assets and 'long-term value' customers will save the day. But analysts have their doubts.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/23/2019
Why more fiber? Cloud data center demand from webscale service providers, says CenturyLink's CTO.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/23/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Intracom Telecom lands Italian FWA job with Open Fiber; Openreach reduces wholesale FTTP prices; Ericsson and Swisscom join the 5G Dots.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/22/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Liberty Global to form JV to expand Virgin Media fiber network; Telefónica lands cybersecurity deal with Havas; Ofcom looks to protect mobile users, kicks off search for new boss.
By Tom Cloonan, Tom Cloonan, CTO of Network Solutions, CommScope, 7/19/2019
Operators are challenged with finding a tech-agnostic approach and a data-driven upgrade strategy that will stand the test of time.
By Light Reading, 7/17/2019
5G Man finds an unwelcome guest in his apartment...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/16/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Arcep sets out its ground rules for 5G spectrum allocation; Facebook exec moves to VEON; Eurofins lands smart-home testing deal.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/8/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN sells international assets; Telenet shares dented by wholesale access proposals; Huawei's position on Poland.
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Security Now
Fintech Startups Get Sloppy With Application Security
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2019
Some startups need to shape up or ship out.
New Industry Drives Renewed Interest in Embedded Security
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2019
Hardware for security may just get hot.
Broadband World News
ADTRAN CEO Tom Stanton Q&A: All Access All the Time
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/21/2019
In a one-on-one interview with Broadband World News, ADTRAN Chairman and CEO Tom ...
Why FTTH May Trump Fiber Deep for Cable
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 8/20/2019
In a provocative new BBWN webinar, Broadband Success Partners' Jack Burton will ...
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Prime Reading
Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
Europe's Backhaul Black Hole Looms Above 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/18/2017
The poor availability of fiber for mobile backhaul spells trouble for some of ...
Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
Having invested big bucks to become a software company, Calix seems poised for a ...
Russia's MTS to 'Sacrifice' Connectivity in Software Rebirth
Iain Morris , International Editor , 4/10/2017
Can Russia's biggest operator turn its connectivity eggs into service omelets?
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Three UK has just launched a major 5G-led assault on the living room. If all goes to plan, the smallest of the country's four mobile network operators will emerge ...
Dish Network's Charlie Ergen is poised to become a major new face in the 5G market.
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