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Broadbandtrends gigabit broadband deployment drivers

Gigabit broadband driven by technology leadership desire survey says

Such deployments are moving forward despite doubts operators expressed about customer needs for such speeds, according to the market research firm’s 2014 "Global Service Provider Survey – Gigabit Broadband Services."


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Alcatel-Lucent unveils TWDM-PON

10/21/2014 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says it will offer a line card and complementary optical network termin...

Next Century Cities collaborate to promote gigabit broadband

10/20/2014 Thirty-two cities have launched a collaborative effort to promote deployment and use of gigabit-level broadband acces...

Macrocell mobile backhaul market growth slowing says Infonetics

10/20/2014 With operators increasingly turning their focus to small cell deployments, the market growth for macrocell mobile bac...

IBM to pay $1.5 billion to get rid of its semiconductor business

10/20/2014 IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced this morning that it wants so badly to divest its underperforming Microelectronics business...

euNetworks moves into Switzerland with Fibre Lac expansion

10/20/2014 European fiber-optic network services provider euNetworks Group Ltd. (SGX: 5VT.SI) has expanded its footprint into Sw...

XG-PON deployment by Telefónica supports 1-Gbps FTTH

10/17/2014 Spanish service provider Telefónica has chosen Huawei to supply 10-Gbps capable XG-PON equipment to support provision...

Dual micro integrable tunable laser touted by EMCORE

10/16/2014 Optical component and module vendor EMCORE Corp. (NASDAQ: EMKR) used last month’s ECOC event in Cannes, France to lau...

First G.fast customer connected by Telekom Austria's A1 as part of trial

10/16/2014 A1, the domestic service provider subsidiary of the Telekom Austria Group, says it connected the first customer in th...
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