The German operator has a long list of vendors identified for its software-enabled broadband access project. What could possibly go wrong?
Declaring that local US governments are in 'dire need of universal fiber plans,' the Electronic Frontier Foundation props up FTTP as the 'superior choice for the 21st century.'
I've been in Amsterdam this week at the annual Broadband World Forum event – here's what sunk into my grey matter.
All major US mobile operators will carry the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL.
The Chinese equipment giant has a new plan for shaping the development of optical access technology.
Malaysia's fixed-line incumbent wants to be the country's only operator of a 5G network.
The 10G future is in sight, HFC has gas in the tank, Comcast is getting serious about network virtualization, DOCSIS's pioneers get recognized and more from last week's show in The Big Easy.
Fiber saturation has dampened demand this year, but the arrival of 5G means the downturn may be short-lived.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nuage Networks finds SD-WAN love in Bahrain; Vodafone closes stores, but not in the UK; MegaFon sets up e-commerce JV with Alibaba and friends.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UAE's du happy with Huawei; Vodafone trials OpenRAN in the UK; Ericsson upgrades in Madagascar.
Australia's national broadband network faces rising costs while customers remain unhappy.
Spain's fourth operator has upped its profit expectations after extending an agreement with Orange to cover the use of its 5G networks.
The Indonesian operator is making a counter-intuitive move with its deployment of broadband services in a mainly rural market.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK government promises £5 billion for broadband and mobile rollout in the sticks; private equity firms vying for Vivacom; Telefónica agrees deal with Spanish labor unions.
Decline driven by excess capacity, particularly in the downstream, amplified by recent indecision about the path forward on the cable access network, analyst says.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google to invest in Europe; Three pumps up the bandwidth; euNetworks adds fiber in Milan and Madrid.
Filipino operator Globe Telecom believes 5G could make a huge difference as a broadband technology in its home market.
Corning has dramatically reduced its sales expectations for fiber this year as carriers reduce spending. Does that mean 5G (which needs fiber) is in trouble? Not necessarily.
5G has come with business benefits for the South Korean operator but also led to more operational complexity.
A new ranking of maximum 5G speeds puts the UK right at the bottom, a familiar position for the Brexit-bound nation.