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Tech giants are battling it out to supply the global internet—here’s why that’s a problem

April 19, 2018

Via: Phys.org

The US Federal Communications Commission last month granted Elon Musk’s SpaceX permission to launch 4,425 satellites that will provide affordable high speed broadband internet to consumers. The Starlink network will be accessible in the US and around the world – […]


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From AT&T to Cable One: Who has the highest data caps in wireline, wireless and cable?

April 2, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

As consumers’ desire for content and other forms of entertainment served over the internet has risen, wireless and wireline service providers have looked for the best way to optimize their networks by implementing data usage caps. While the overall implementation […]


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Verizon network exec calls 5G ‘absolutely transformational’

March 28, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Carriers have invested heavily in the R&D that will result in the launch of commercial 5G services as soon as later this year. Seeking ROI on those investments, the industry-wide goal is rapid commercialization with the first use case shaping […]


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AT&T’s Donovan: Expanded $25B capex budget will fuel FTTH, 5G fiber expansions

March 6, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

AT&T’s newly expanded capex budget will focus on enhancing its fiber network to serve its ongoing FTTH and emerging 5G network deployments—two of the telco’s largest network initiatives for 2018. John Donovan, CEO of AT&T Communications, told investors at the […]


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Enterprise IoT security considerations

March 6, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Security concerns are regularly cited as the number one IoT deployment concern or barrier to adoption. “Security” covers a wide swath of considerations, both in terms of prevention and reaction. One of the first things that every expert acknowledges is that […]


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Four predictions for the cellular IoT market

February 27, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Internet of things devices with cellular connectivity make up a substantial portion of the overall IoT market, particularly in the enterprise space where wide-area connectivity and mobility are desired. Here are four predictions for the cellular IoT market: -Analyst firm […]


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CDN analysis sheds light on internet evolution

February 27, 2018

Via: Phys.org

CDNs have greatly improved our online experience. The CDN-H project has studied its implications for the internet’s structure and the relationship between stakeholders. Google has recently announced that page speed would now be a factor in mobile search ranking. This […]


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AT&T making the most out of copper infrastructure with G.fast

February 26, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

While the long-term movement in Tier 1 carrier networks is toward more and more fiber, many service providers maintain copper coaxial cable networks, which can be upgraded to provide increasingly fast broadband speeds. Particularly in the case of a multiple-dwelling […]


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Cincinnati Bell reaches 70% of Cincinnati’s homes, businesses with fiber

February 22, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Cincinnati Bell continues to make headway with its fiber network expansion, reaching 70% of the homes and businesses in greater Cincinnati. Leigh Fox, CEO and president of Cincinnati Bell, told investors during the telco’s fourth-quarter earnings call that its bet […]


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AT&T to shed another legacy Ethernet service, cites low usage, next-gen alternative service growth

February 21, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

AT&T has asked the FCC for permission to shut down an additional Ethernet service due to what the telco says is low demand and growing adoption of next-gen alternative fiber-based services. Like its ILEC brethren Verizon, AT&T has been continually shedding […]