x
Broadband services
All News & Views
Verizon Relaunches Fixed Wireless Service With 5G NR, DIY Installs

Verizon turns to self installations and the 5G NR specification for its refreshed 5G Home fixed wireless Internet service.

DT's Access 4.0 Team Loses Its Cherry & Hits the Eggnog

The German operator has a long list of vendors identified for its software-enabled broadband access project. What could possibly go wrong?

Broadband World Forum: What's Beyond the Fiber?

I've been in Amsterdam this week at the annual Broadband World Forum event – here's what sunk into my grey matter.

Juniper CTO Talks About the Company's 5G Aspirations

Juniper's CTO hails from Google, and is now working to steer the vendor through topics ranging from 5G to edge computing.

5G Signal Boosters Show Up Ahead of Regulations

FCC regulations haven't yet caught up with startups' 5G plans.

Verizon Wants a prpl Tinge to Its Residential Gateways

Verizon is keen on a set of standard APIs for residential gateways that will enable new services to be offered to broadband customers and it wants other operators to support developments underway at the prpl Foundation.

Telefónica's OnLife Is Growing Long in the Tooth

The Spanish operator's ambitious OnLife project is now in field trials with residential and enterprise customers – and several use cases already look compelling.

Eurobites: Our 5G Door Is Open, Germany Tells Huawei

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre wants to engage on UK's FTTH future; KKR buys majority stake in Hyperoptic; Eurofins targets media industry.

F5G: Huawei's Bid to Dominate Optical Access

The Chinese equipment giant has a new plan for shaping the development of optical access technology.

Comcast's Virtual Access Network Rolls Into Multiple Markets, Spans 100K+ Customers

Top Comcast execs discuss the benefits and capabilities of the company's new virtual access network and how Comcast is applying lessons from its cloud-based X1 platform.

Eurobites: Openreach Talks Up the Fiber Effect

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT launches 5G service; Amsterdam Internet Exchange upgrades with Pluribus; Ericsson helps fight diabetes in the UAE.

Comcast Blames Software Glitch for Broadband Data Meter Error

In a small edge case that affected about 2,000 customers, Comcast says it fixed the technical issue and is crediting affected accounts for any erroneous charges and giving those subs an additional $50 credit.

TM Pitches to Build Malaysia's National 5G Network

Malaysia's fixed-line incumbent wants to be the country's only operator of a 5G network.

Eurobites: Sunrise, Huawei Claim 5G Speed Record

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MVNO Effortel lands bank job; EU considers new 'security paradigm'; European lobby groups want more flexibility on privacy regulations.

Seven Things We Learned at Cable-Tec Expo

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.

Altice cooks up RDK-powered broadband gateways

Altice Labs has introduced a family of broadband gateways for DOCSIS and FTTP networks that utilizes an open source software platform managed by a joint venture of Comcast, Liberty Global & Charter.

China Optical Vendors Take a Hit From Fiber Glut

Fiber saturation has dampened demand this year, but the arrival of 5G means the downturn may be short-lived.

BT gives convergence another bash, but 'Halo' looks far from heavenly

A push into bundles is not going to guarantee success for the ailing UK telco amid a blizzard of competitive and regulatory challenges.

AT&T, Verizon Cheer Broadband Maps – Except for 5G

AT&T and Verizon have voiced support for the FCC's efforts to obtain accurate maps of broadband access in the US. But they argued 5G should not be included in those maps.

Eurobites: Telia & Nokia Launch 5G FWA in Finland

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.

News & Views Archive
HOME
Sign In
SEARCH
CLOSE
MORE
CLOSE