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Internet, Modern Media

Why educational institutions need standardized wireless broadband solutions (Reader Forum)

November 7, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Digitalization is rapidly transforming education at all levels. In K-12 schools, colleges and universities, the evolution of data-driven technologies has opened the door to a host of compelling online learning and campus operations applications. To take advantage of these applications, […]


Internet, Modern Media

Huawei calls for joint collaboration to boost ‘ultra-broadband 5.5G’

October 31, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

What Huawei is calling “Ultra-Broadband 5.5G” is expected to radically transform areas like smart homes, smart campuses and industrial internet by 2030, according to David Wang, Huawei’s executive director of the board and chairman of the ICT infrastructure managing board. […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Thailand to reach 5G coverage of 85% by end-2022: True

October 25, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Thailand is expected to end this year with a 5G coverage of over 85% of the country’s population, local carrier True’s Co-Chief Commercial Officer, Tanaphon Manavutiveth, said. During a keynote presentation at Huawei’s 13th Global Mobile Broadband Forum (MBBF) being […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

One in five US households don’t have broadband. Most say they don’t want it.

October 13, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Over the past several decades, the U.S. Census Bureau or other agencies have been asking Americans about their use of computers and the internet. Broadband access and usage has increasingly come to represent full participation in the modern economy, from […]


Internet, Modern Media

Verizon expands free low-income fixed wireless access

October 10, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon has announced an expansion of free broadband connectivity services for low-income households. The company’s new Verizon Forward Program promises home internet service for qualifying households using 5G, LTE or Fios at no cost. Customers enrolled in the program do […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Accelerating fiber rollout using a digital workflow strategy

October 7, 2022

Via: Telecom Ramblings

The demand for broadband communication services has soared, with an increased focus on fiber internet connectivity. Major countries around the globe are aiming to deliver full-fiber broadband to millions of premises in the next 5-10 years. Also, the global pandemic […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Tiger Infrastructure Partners Announces £75 Million Investment in Rural Broadband Solutions Holdings Limited

October 7, 2022

Via: PR Newswire

Tiger Infrastructure Partners (“Tiger Infrastructure”) announced today a control investment of £75 million in Rural Broadband Solutions Holdings Limited (“RBBS”), a fast-growing provider of broadband services to residential and business customers in rural areas of the UK. RBBS initially provided […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Test and Measurement: Keysight, IBM aim to boost Open RAN in Europe

September 9, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Keysight Technologies has signed a memorandum of understanding with IBM focused on supporting Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) deployments in Europe. IBM plans to use Keysight’s tools for Open RAN testing and emulation at its Open RAN center of […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Five social and economic impacts of fiber

August 24, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

A new report on the status of U.S. broadband looks at how fiber deployments are correlated with several aspects of quality of life, and concludes that access to high-speed broadband is becoming increasingly influential in how people decide where to […]


Modern Media, Radio and television

Kagan: How TiVo is focused on growth in streaming TV services

August 23, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

TiVo contacted me to speak at their upcoming Pay TV Executive Summit. They wanted me to discuss the reemergence of Video over Broadband, and if done well, how it would help operators grow their business. While this is important, it […]


Modern Media, Worldwide equipment

The Sunday Brief: First quarter earnings review—when cable growth slows (Part 2)

May 23, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

May greetings from five states. Lots of miles in the last month traveling through amazing parts of the Midwest and South. The opening picture is of the Apple Man at the Fontanelle Orchard in Nebraska. Celebrating their 16th year, they […]


Internet, Modern Media

5G broadband goes to the stratosphere

March 3, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.K. telecoms tech developer Stratospheric Platforms announced this week a successful demonstration of 5G broadband connectivity using an airborne antenna. The company said it maintained a 5G signal for five hours from a “stratospheric 5G mast” operating at 45,000 feet […]


News

C Spire completes another Alabama fiber broadband network acquisition

December 28, 2021

Via: PR Newswire

C Spire today announced completion of its acquisition of Troy Cablevision, Inc., including Union Springs Telephone Company, Inc. Finalizing the agreement and receiving the necessary regulatory approvals allows C Spire to meet the growing need for broadband access and other […]


Internet, Modern Media

Apollo taps former Verizon execs to lead $2B fiber charge with Lumen assets

November 17, 2021

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Investment firm Apollo Global Management unveiled a plan to deploy fiber to 3 million locations across the 20-state ILEC footprint it acquired from Lumen Technologies earlier this year and installed a team of former Verizon executives to oversee the rollout. […]


Internet, Modern Media

AT&T adds 289K fiber subs in Q3, but supply chain issues resurface

October 21, 2021

Via: Fierce Telecom News

AT&T executives hailed continued momentum in its fiber broadband business in Q3 as the operator added 289,000 fiber customers in Q3, but CEO John Stankey acknowledged deployments continue to be plagued by smattering of supply chain issues. “Are we seeing […]


Worldwide equipment

Cutting Copper? You Better Have a Plan

June 23, 2021

Via: No Jitter

As many telco carriers are decommissioning their copper cable infrastructure, end users are forced to seek alternative solutions for these services. Network managers who have a solid transition plan can find services to fit their business needs. For a bit of […]


Internet, Modern Media

Broadband Options: Fiber, Satellite, and Wi-Fi, Oh My!

June 3, 2021

Via: No Jitter

Articles on the relatively low rank (between 15th and 24th depending on the report) for the percentage of U.S. homes served with broadband aren’t surprising given the free-market approach. It’s not an indictment of capitalism – just an explanation. Traditional […]


News

What Will Broadband Expansion Mean for the Enterprise?

May 14, 2021

Via: No Jitter

Republicans and Democrats in Washington are at each other’s throats, and that situation is replicated in many statehouses over many issues these days. But there’s at least one exception: broadband. The national debate on how to expand and speed up […]


Modern Media, Worldwide equipment

Frontier expanded its fiber reach to 60K homes in 2020

March 9, 2021

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Armed with new CEO Nick Jeffrey and incoming Executive Chairman John Stratton, Frontier Communications executives say the company is ready to complete its transformation into a data-focused provider of telecom services. During an update with investors, Frontier executives said that […]


News

Verizon Business serves up new bundle for small businesses

January 25, 2021

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic ramped up early last year, service providers and vendors have been fine-tuning their product and service offerings for small businesses. With shelter-in-place and quarantine policies, small businesses bore the brunt of Covid-19 as many of […]