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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 6/6/2019
Even though cable's 10-Gig-enabling broadband spec, Full Duplex DOCSIS, hasn't hit the streets yet, some leading industry engineers are already laying the groundwork for a future DOCSIS spec that would support symmetrical speeds of up to 25 Gigs.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/13/2019
Even as it carries out its phased retreat from the European continent, Liberty Global is trying to stem video sub losses and spur fresh revenue growth with a slate of new product and service offerings.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/16/2019
Google Fiber ceased service on Monday following decision to exit the market because of technical issues discovered with shallow trenching techniques it used there.
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 3/27/2019
The launch of Apple TV+ assumes great broadband service, and that buzz may help savvy service providers connect with new customers.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/25/2019
Spectrum Enterprise unit and non-profit group team on exploration and rollout of apps and services that use mix of wired and wireless connectivity options underpinned by a data management platform.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 3/1/2019
The Light Reading podcast, in video form, from the InterDigital booth at MWC19 in Barcelona. Phil 'Captain Jetlag' Harvey and Ray Le Maistre discuss telco business models and how the industry is changing, even without ubiquitous 5G.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 2/18/2019
Windstream may end up owing 310M to a hedge fund if a court ruling made on Friday is allowed to stand. That could force the company into bankruptcy.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/14/2019
Google's fiber initiative is almost exactly nine years old. Following its embarrassing setback in Louisville, here's a look back at Google Fiber's moments of hype, glory, achievement and disappointment.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/11/2019
Jan Geldmacher, president of Sprint Business, gets his customers ready for 5G applications with testbeds that help businesses put low-latency and high-bandwidth network applications to the test, giving them a leg up on IoT and other business deployments.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 12/11/2018
Verizon says charges on its Oath business and severance charges will be reported in Q4.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/5/2018
New tinier gateway is hardened for deployment on street furniture to provide backhaul for small cells, WiFi hotspots that will blossom with 5G densification, smart cities and more.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/6/2018
Greg Mesch, founder and CEO at CityFibre, explains why wholesale fiber networks are relevant to cable operators, offering them a new network asset option outside their existing coverage areas.
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