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Key developments from the passive optical network sector, including WDM-PON and NG-PON2.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/18/2018
Comcast says speed is still key, but emphasis is shifting to whole-home connectivity, control and the broader consumer experience.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/18/2018
Facebook's Terragraph technology may have a hard time against 5G in the markets it hopes to address.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/12/2018
Deutsche Telekom becomes the first European operator to make a firm 5G coverage commitment.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/11/2018
With latest batch of rollouts, MSO says DOCSIS 3.1 has been deployed to more than 95% of footprint.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/11/2018
Deutsche Telekom claims 80% of its mobile network is 5G ready as it prepares for a 2020 commercial launch, but the transition to full-blown 5G will require a lot more effort.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/3/2018
European service provider says it is in talks about fiber partnerships that could speed up network rollout.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/3/2018
An Italian auction of 5G spectrum raises $4.6 billion more than its government had budgeted. That's great news for the government, but not so good for Italy's operators.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/20/2018
UK mobile operator plans a 5G launch in cities and rural areas next year and aims to have 1,000 5G sites in operation by 2020.
By Steve Saunders, Founder, Light Reading, 9/14/2018
After almost two decades at Light Reading, it's time for a different optical adventure.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/13/2018
Deutsche Telekom lashes out at regulatory objections to the proposed deal and says the combined entity would bring 5G to the Netherlands much faster.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/7/2018
Operating the core network and owning the SIM card will lead to lower churn, pave the path to more control of the service and offer other benefits, CEO says.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/4/2018
French operator turns its attention to more lucrative segments of the market as rivals fight back on low-cost deals.
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