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Key developments from the passive optical network sector, including WDM-PON and NG-PON2.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/14/2018
LONDON -- 5G World Summit 2018 -- BT plans to switch off its UK 3G network by 2022, relying on a mixture of 2G, 4G and 5G technologies to serve mobile customers, and ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/13/2018
LONDON -- 5G World Summit -- Forthcoming 5G technology may replace fixed broadband for some of Telenor's Norwegian customers as the former state-owned monopoly ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/12/2018
Soon-to-quit BT CEO Gavin Patterson says he is passing the UK telco onto his successor in a "good state" following the 2016 takeover of EE and the development of ...
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/5/2018
Regulatory shortcomings could leave the UK trailing the rest of Europe on the rollout of 5G networks in a post-Brexit future, and also threaten Vodafone's ability to ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/4/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: GSMA trumpets NB-IoT roaming breakthrough; new CTO at Orange Belgium; ETNO fears intra-EU call regulation; Stirling work for ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/29/2018
Spectrum Enterprise chief Phil Meeks spells out how his cable unit is addressing the connectivity and customer experience needs of businesses.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 5/25/2018
It's a rare thing to see FCC Commissioners Michael O'Rielly and Jessica Rosenworcel in agreement with each other. But when it comes to unlicensed spectrum policy, ...
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/23/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTN and Huawei share spectrum in South Africa; big 5G news for little San Marino; Telia Carrier PoPs into Serbia.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/17/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Zuck to face Eurocrats over data privacy shenanigans; MTS claims LAA breakthrough; ADVA's encryption wins.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 5/14/2018
AT&T and the city of San Jose pulled off a major feat late last month. In a new agreement, the network operator agreed to pay the city approximately $5 million over ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 5/10/2018
The FCC has announced that the Restoring Internet Freedom Order, a ruling that rolls back net neutrality regulations put in place in 2015, will go into effect on ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/10/2018
BT is to slash 13,000 back-office and middle management jobs in the next three years as it tries to boost efficiency and redirect spending into the rollout of ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 5/9/2018
CHICAGO -- International Telecoms Week -- Among the hundreds of network operators here for this massive deal-making event are at least a couple newer disruptors who ...
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Tesla Lawsuit Claims Insider Breached Company Security
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 6/22/2018
Tesla has filed a lawsuit against a former employee, claiming he violated company ...
Google, Roku, Sonus Rush Out Patches for DNS Vulnerability
Larry Loeb, Author, 6/22/2018
DNS rebinding might be ancient in security terms, but it's scary enough that ...
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Google in 'The Case of the Minimal Microtrenching'
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/22/2018
Savings money on micro trenching doesn't count if you have to come back and pay ...
Frontier CFO Resigns, Stock Price Drops
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/21/2018
With the resignation of R. Perley McBride, Frontier stock drops to lowest point ...
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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 ...
The Growing Pains of 5G
Iain Morris , News Editor , 3/15/2017
The hype surrounding 5G reached fever pitch at the recent Mobile World Congress, ...
G.fast Could Use a Boost
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Technological progress will vastly improve the capability of G.fast technology ...
Don't Put a Cap on Capex Just Yet
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 9/15/2016
Vendor forecasts suggest capex spending in the telecom sector is still headed up, ...
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