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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/24/2018
Big Red pins residential broadband hopes on putting fiber in more markets as its Fios platform continues to score modest gains in data customers while its DSL sub base dwindles further.
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The City of San Jose is working with three carriers to unleash the best cell coverage and fastest download speeds its citizens have ever seen. Here's how it happened.
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Still playing catch-up ball with other major US MSOs, Charter extends DOCSIS 3.1 service to a dozen-plus new markets with more than 4 million homes.
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 6/29/2018
The operator launched full-fiber broadband and a fixed-mobile 5G trial in South Bend, Ind., bringing it up to 71 metro regions nationwide.
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Several major European cablecos are now rolling out or at least prepping for D3.1, following the broad rollouts in the US.
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In BBWN's latest poll about the cable industry's next-gen tech plans, constructing new FTTH networks scored as the top priority, followed closely by rolling out D3.1 and gigabit speeds.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/22/2018
In a BCE fireside chat, Cox's Jeff Finkelstein lays out his idea for a next-gen DOCSIS spec beyond Full Duplex that could enable symmetrical broadband speeds as high as 30 Gbit/s or even 60 Gbit/s over cable's HFC networks.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/10/2018
UK operator will cut thousands of jobs in middle management and back-office functions as it looks to boost earnings and prepare for a new round of network spending.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/3/2018
Light Reading's Mari Silbey interviews New Orleans CIO Kimberly LaGrue on broadband in the Big Easy.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/3/2018
Another city leader has parted ways with the FCC's Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/2/2018
In the US MSO's initial rollout of DOCSIS 3.1 across its footprint, more broadband subscribers than expected are signing up for 1 Gig packages even at high prices.
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