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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 12/14/2016
The City of Atlanta will wrap up three Requests for Information (RFI) next week, including queries on a planned municipal fiber build, a new WiFi deployment and a smart city project that ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 8/18/2016
It's sometimes hard to see the method in the madness of local government, but a renaissance in city planning is creating shape around strategies that municipal governments are using to ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 5/5/2016
The push to deploy fiber in the local loop is accelerating, given all the gaga over gigabit, but network operators are still facing definite and sometimes difficult choices about when to ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/4/2016
Just in case you missed the formal announcement late last month, Light Reading and NCTC have struck a deal to create and market multimedia content for smaller and independent cable ...
By Light Reading, 4/15/2016
Venessa Harrison, president of North Carolina for AT&T, tells how the company will expand its GigaPower service beyond the seven N.C. cities it already serves.

  • This blog, sponsored by AT&T, is the second part of a ten-part series examining next-generation broadband technologies titled "Behind the Speeds."
  • By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/14/2016
    Eddy Barker, assistant VP of technical design & architecture for AT&T, outlines his company's intent to use new G.fast standard as well as next-gen PON to deliver gigabit service.
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    By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/13/2016
    Matt Hayes, executive director of access engineering for Cox Communications, outlines Cox's plans to use both GPON over fiber and DOCSIS 3.1 over HFC to deliver 1-Gig speeds.
    By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/13/2016
    MCNC President & CEO Jean Davis explains her group's quest to wire all of North Carolina with dark fiber for gigabit service, especially the state's rural and outlying areas.
    By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/12/2016
    Gigi Sohn, counselor to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, outlines the Commission's priorities for the next ten months and talks about the interplay between public and private broadband investment at Gigabit Cities Live in Charlotte, N.C.
    By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/12/2016
    The city of Charlotte, N.C., is in the enviable position of having both AT&T and Google Fiber competing to provide gigabit services to residents in the region. CIO Jeff Stovall talks about the benefits of gigabit broadband, but also what else is needed to make sure gigabit services deliver economic and social benefit.
    By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/8/2016
    Welcome to a very special episode (er, edition) of Gigabites. This week, EPB lays out its 100-Gig roadmap, schools study their options for gigabit applications, Santa Cruz preps for ...
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    Expectations & Challenges for Early Commercial Deployment of 5G

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    The challenges which 5G early commercial deployment will face, and one analyst's recommendations for dealing with them.
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    Peter Zhou Introduces Huawei's Commercial 5G Products for MWC2018

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    This year at MWC2018, Huawei will announce end-to-end products to support commercial 5G, including the core network, transmission, radio and terminal.
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    The Telecoms.com Podcast: A Little Ray of Sunshine

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    This week's podcast had to battle the odds to take place at all, with Jamie and Iain both on holiday and Telecoms Towers undergoing refurbishment, but Ray from Light Reading found a window in his hectic schedule to keep Scott company. First we heard about Ray's trip to sunny Valencia to learn all about the state of European fiber. He expressed frustration at the ...
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    Digital India Is Coming... but When?

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    Join Light Reading's Tien Chi Fu for a fun trip in India that includes some telecom insights, local street foods and some very heavy traffic.
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    Huawei Pre-MWC 2018 Media Analysts Briefing Highlight

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    Huawei held Pre-MWC Briefings in Beijing and London, where they set out their 2018 goals in detail.
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    MWC 2018: How AI Is Impacting Telecom

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    Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw looks at the impact artificial intelligence is already having on the telecom sector and how it could drive revenues as well as help reduce costs.
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    The Telecoms.com Podcast: Let's Get Digital

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    Scott and Jamie are joined by special guest Paul Nolan from PR agency CC Group, who tells us about a bit of research his company commissioned into how operators are going about the macro trend that is digital transformation and what vendors are doing to help them. Spoiler alert -- it's complicated.

    Scott tells us about his week in San Diego with ...

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    A World Made Possible by the Promise of the Pervasive Network

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    This new video will inspire companies to reimagine their business for success in a world where connectivity is more than a commodity.
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    MWC 2018: Ovum IDs the IoT Hotspots

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    Ovum's Head of IoT, Alexandra Rehak, uncovers the hot IoT topics for MWC, including LPWAN commercialization, use cases for 5G, the use of artificial intelligence in IoT deployments and more.
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    MWC 2018: Tackling the SME Market

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    Ovum senior analyst Alex Harrowell discusses they key challenges facing SMEs, including security, digital transformation and customer relationship management, that could be addressed by managed services and a more focused offer from network operators.
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    It's Time to Enter the Leading Lights

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    If your company excelled during the past year, you need to be submitting your entry for this year's Leading Lights awards. Get the full details by clicking on this link.
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    MWC 2018: Has OpenRAN Come of Age?

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    The disaggregation of the radio access network has been on operator agendas for some years, but will 'best of breed' mobile broadband access network models take off in 2018? Or is this just an R&D dream?