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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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    MEF17: Breaking Down the Hot Topics

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    Light Reading Head of Video Dan Allen and Editor-at-Large Carol Wilson spent this week at MEF17 in Orlando. They took a closer look at the leading players and the biggest issues – including MEF 3.0, SD-WAN and the persistent challenges around rethinking the traditional telco culture.
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    Sprint's McClendon – Building for the Future, Learning From the Past

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    NEW YORK -- Sprint's Director of Technology Innovation & Architecture - Strategy, Planning and Development, Ginger McClendon, talks about how the future of network design will evolve with the advent of 5G and distributed architectures, while explaining the importance of learning from cellular surprises of the past.
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    The Third Wave of Telco Cloud Services for the Enterprise

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    Evan Kircheimer, Research Director Enterprise Services at Ovum, says the latest wave of operator cloud offerings for enterprise focus on connectivity and security as a service.
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    Intelligent Access: Make Your Networks Faster, Better & Smarter

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    In a world where data consumption continues to skyrocket, where homes are hotbeds of many devices, and where networks combine multiple technologies and traffic types, we need networks that are faster, better and smarter. Welcome to the world of Intelligent Access. For Gigabit-ready networks, explore:
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    Changing the Network With Intel

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    DENVER -- Krithika Moorti of Intel speaks to Alan Breznick about the evolving network technology and Intel's own platform for virtualization.
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    Sprint's McClendon – Trust Your Inner Voice

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    NEW YORK -- Sprint's Director of Technology Innovation & Architecture - Strategy, Planning and Development, Ginger McClendon, explains that while she's noticed more women at tech conferences, the telecom industry can still be a difficult place for women to break into and continues to have a culture of being cutthroat. McClendon discusses why listening to her inner ...
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    Connecting Regional Ireland

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    SIRO CEO Sean Atkinson describes how the Irish telco is bringing badly needed fiber connectivity to regional Ireland.
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    EE Looks Ahead to MBBF17

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    As we build up to Huawei's MBBF17 event in London, the CEO of the UK's largest operator EE, Marc Allera, gives his thoughts on the show and the value of its partnership with the vendor.
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    The Second Network Evolution

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    Andre Beijen, Head of Network Innovation at KPN, takes us through the telco's digital transformation program, aimed at ensuring its network becomes more customer-centric.
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    Huawei Tops Optical Networking Scorecard

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    The Chinese vendor's strong performance in market share, service support and R&D investment have pushed it to the top of the optical networking vendor table, says Heidi Adams, Senior Research Director for Transport Networks at IHS Markets.
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    Hong Kong’s Broadband Trailblazer

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    HKT Managing Director Engineering Peter Lam explains why the telco is now delivering a massive 10 Gbit/s to the home user.
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    LINX Talks About Open Networking & OcNOS

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    SILICON VALLEY, 11/9/2017 – Listen to Richard Petrie, CTO of LINX, explain how LINX is adopting a disaggregated format for their secondary London interconnect platform (LON2). They're leveraging IP Infusion's network operating system and hardware from Edgecore Networks. LINX, one of the largest operators of Internet Exchange Point (IXP) services connecting over ...