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Verizon says FCC should avoid increasing broadband reporting requirements

October 13, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon says that the FCC should not force wireline broadband operators to develop reports of availability under the census-block level because such requirements would be challenging to support. At issue is the FCC’s Form 477 data collection program. This program requires broadband […]


Modern Media, Radio and television

Effectiveness: why the pendulum is swinging back to TV

October 11, 2017

Via: Media Week

It is EffWeek, so it is fitting that news of investment returning to TV advertising should be in the air. There is a lot less Eff without TV. No TV makes Eff weaker. Post-recession, TV advertising in the UK had […]


Networks & Systems

Three steps you can take now for more secure mobile IoT

October 11, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Cisco Visual Networking Index reports that almost half a billion (429 million) mobile devices and connections were added in 2016. Smartphones made up the bulk of this growth, followed by M2M modules. These devices, self-driving cars, mobile-connected tablets and […]


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Underwater wireless optical communications system for streaming high quality, live video

October 11, 2017

Via: Phys.org

A flexible and cost-effective technology for streaming high-quality underwater video images has been developed by researchers at KAUST by improving the bandwidth to achieve better video quality. Oceans cover more than two-thirds of our planet and are a major source […]


Internet, Modern Media

Frontier to connect up to 100K homes to fiber through 2018

October 11, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Frontier is taking a bullish stance on rolling out FTTH with plans to roll out service to 50,000 to 100,000 over the next two years. The service provider’s network expansion is just one of several moves it has planned following […]


Networks & Systems

Business Broadband: The Answer to Your Networking Needs

October 11, 2017

Via: No Jitter

All enterprises should be making the most of business broadband (BB) Internet transport services. BB will enable cloud networking and seamlessly connect an enterprise’s users together while replacing much more expensive and complicated technologies like MPLS. After all, BB connects […]


Modern Media, Radio and television

Television like you’ve never seen before

October 11, 2017

Via: Nokia Networks

The Nokia video team have been imagining the future. Working with industry experts, researchers and innovators to evaluate technology and commercial innovation, we have looked forward to a radically different video market in 2025. A new and more ambitious vision […]


Networks & Systems

We’re no longer looking at cable acquisitions to bolster the fiber network

October 10, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon is no longer considering a large-scale acquisition of a major cable MSO as a way to get the fiber infrastructure it needs to support a multipurpose fiber network for 4G and 5G wireless and enterprise services. While he did […]


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How to build the next generation of telco sales leaders

October 10, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

The consumer market for telcos has reached a saturation point. Millions of homes are equipped with cable and streaming services, and consumers are using mobile devices to instantly access entertainment on-the-go. As a result, telco executives are challenged to continue […]


Internet, Modern Media

Uniti’s Wallace: Tier 2, Tier 3 market dark fiber, small cell activity is rising

October 10, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Uniti says dark fiber and managed service small cell backhaul requests from the nation’s largest wireless operators in the Tier 2 and Tier 3 markets it serves are growing. Uniti Fiber has continued to expand its fiber network through a […]