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Key developments from the fiber broadband sector.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 11/15/2018
Now that cable providers can deliver 1 Gbit/s download speeds to business customers on their hybrid fiber coax infrastructure, a panel of experts finds that more is needed to win sales over the long run.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 11/8/2018
Satya Parimi of Spectrum Enterprise, says managed SD-WAN services are coming shortly following trials that revealed the complexity of deploying this new service.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/7/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU approves Disney-Fox deal; Nokia helps create private LTE network for BMW in China, gets cozy with Infosys; Hyperoptic attracts Middle Eastern money; Three UK trumpets 5G progress.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/6/2018
Greg Mesch, founder and CEO at CityFibre, explains why wholesale fiber networks are relevant to cable operators, offering them a new network asset option outside their existing coverage areas.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/6/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia clears out of Kazakhstan; Openreach brings fiber to Nottingham and Belfast; EU divided over digital services tax.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/5/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hyperoptic extends Thurrock network; Synamedia appoints new CFO; streaming VoD turns into a torrent.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/2/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Safaricom comes on strong; Sweden approves Tele2/Com Hem deal; Spotify shares slump on margin-shaving plans; inventor of web says 'careful now.'
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/29/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia achieves 600Gbit/s 'milestone' with Infinera; Turin's 5G remote-controlled car; MTN user numbers up in Q3.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/24/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN slides in Q3 while Telenor holds steady; TIM tries out Amazon's Alexa; Huawei hopes new lab will win regulators' confidence.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/17/2018
New initiatives bring IP onto the platform for end-to-end services up to Layer 3 but also support remaining base of TDM offerings better.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/12/2018
The legislative environment now seems to have roadblocks up against fiber deployment, according to Brian Daniels, Zayo's senior VP of strategic networks. He said there's a need for standard fees and permanent processes to help multiple tenants use a city's light poles and other infrastructure so several carriers can efficiently provide competitive services in cities.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/10/2018
In a new report published in partnership with SCTE/ISBE, Light Reading spells out what cable operators are doing with fiber now and what they plan to do with it in the future.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/9/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EC approves Tele2-Com Hem merger; CityFibre/Vodafone rollout expands; Deutsche Telekom turns to AI for fiber rollout.
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