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Key developments related to Gigabit Cities.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 7/19/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre takes fiber gig into 14 more cities; Millicom boosted by M&A; Hungary kicks off 5G auction process; Qualcomm fined.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/17/2019
Australian government-backed wholesale broadband provider concludes successful D3.1 field trial on a retail operator's HFC network in Victoria, achieving download speeds of nearly 1 Gig.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/15/2019
As part of its broad product syndication deal with Comcast, big Canadian MSO is counting on new home WiFi app, DOCSIS 3.1 rollout and IPTV launch to trigger fresh subscriber and revenue growth.
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By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 6/26/2019
India's fastest-growing operator is preparing for an IPO, according to press reports.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/21/2019
Italy's biggest phone company is in talks with a government-backed broadband venture about tie-up options including a possible merger.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/19/2019
UK plans to provide universal fiber coverage by 2025 would be challenging, says Clive Selley, not least because the Brexit decision has made recruitment a lot harder.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/18/2019
The UK will desperately need better connectivity once it is outside the European Union, say technology leaders. Getting there is another matter.
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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.
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.
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