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Impacts of COVID-19 and Developing Post-Pandemic Consumer Broadband Strategies
LATEST REPORTS & ANALYSIS
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Huzhou Mobile Improves Broadband User Satisfaction with Huawei SingleFAN Pro Solutions
As a leader in providing high-quality broadband services in Zhejiang province, Huzhou Mobile first launched the "Happy i Home" smart home service brand in 2021. Focusing on the broadband rate, O&M service, and smart home, Huzhou Mobile comprehensively builds the "speed+, service+, and smart+" capabilities to provide users with gigabit premium service experience and build the reputation of mobile home broadband, achieving success in both user base growth and service quality improvement.
Full-fiber Broadband Service with Huawei SingleFAN Pro Solution, Brings New Digital Life Experience
Following the "Fast network construction" principle, Huawei updated its SingleFAN Pro solution with digital capabilities, consisting of Huawei OptiXaccess series Blade OLTs, Digital QuickODN (DQ ODN), OptiXstar series ONTs and iMaster NCE. Huawei SingleFAN Pro solution will provided full-fiber broadband services for the new digital life experience.
Telco Smart Home Strategies
The smart home is a market segment that many broadband service providers (SPs) have been eager to capitalize on for a long time. However, as most have found out, the creation of an attractive product and service proposition for the smart home is not an easy task and many challenges remain.
Smart WiFi ensures that fixed-line providers have a crucial role in the smart home market, however there remains competition from the likes of Amazon and Google. Service providers must offer smart Wi-Fi platforms and position Wi-Fi more as a service.
Next-Gen PON enables fixed-line providers to serve more than just the consumer market. Service providers should capitalise on the component, equipment and infrastructure markets to drive new revenues
Post-Pandemic Cable Broadband Access:
In the midst of the pandemic, cable operators fulfilled these bandwidth demands in real-time, using centralized-based and tapping into DOCSIS 3.1 capabilities to meet urgent bandwidth capacity demands. With the pressure on the home network lessening and many major cable announcing PON migration plans, The global cable broadband access equipment market will peak at $1 billion in 2024 but begin a slow decline
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR: CONNECTED HOME: PARTNERSHIPS POST COVID-19
In 2020, working from home became a mandate rather than an employee perk and the demand on home networks and service providers has been unprecedented.
LATEST ARTICLES FROM TELECOMS.COM AND LIGHTREADING.COM
Covering a range of topics, Light Reading and Telecoms.com's articles offer expert insight into technology trends, challenges and the latest news in the telecommunications industry today.
Charter exploring targeted 'high-split' upstream upgrades
Charter Communications has shed a bit more light on its future "high-split" upgrades that will beef up the amount of capacity dedicated to the upstream on today's DOCSIS 3.1 networks and, down the road, on its future DOCSIS 4.0 networks.
Ofcom upbeat on UK fibre growth but it’s all relative
Almost a quarter of UK households now have access to full fibre broadband and Ofcom is pretty excited about that.
The UK telecoms regulator’s latest ‘Connected Nations’ update puts full fibre coverage at 24%, with 6.9 million homes passed, as of May 2021.
'Inefficient' NBN Co ARPU is 50% too high, say Australian ISPs
In their latest salvo against NBN, Australia's biggest retail ISPs claim its ARPU is up to 50% higher than it should be.
The five largest broadband retail providers are demanding a restructure of current NBN wholesale pricing and an end to the contentious connectivity virtual circuit (CVC) charge.
No Covid hangover in US broadband market…yet
The US is still experiencing robust growth in fixed broadband connections, driven predominately by the cable market, according to new industry figures published this week.
The country recorded 945,000 wired broadband net additions in the second quarter of this year, data from S&P Global Market Intelligence’s Kagan media research group shows.
New map shows 60M Americans lack Internet
On this episode of Light Reading's The Divide, we hear from Eric Frank, CEO of LightBox, a real estate information and technology platform, on the company's new nationwide Internet connectivity map. While the FCC's most recent estimate shows 14.5 million Americans lacking Internet access, LightBox today puts that number at a much larger 60 million, or one in six Americans.
US China spat is Balkanising even subsea cables
Recent developments in the subsea cable game suggest we’re moving towards a time when China and the US operate their own distinct internet backbones.
LATEST REPORTS & ANALYSIS
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Security in Open RAN
Discover how telecom service providers can adopt an Open RAN architecture without compromising on security. This whitepaper demonstrates how, by adopting a zero-trust security framework, an Open RAN architecture provides a path to a more secure open networks and open interfaces over what exists today. Despite misconceptions, open interfaces, defined in the O-RAN technical specifications, provide increased independent visibility and the opportunity for an overall enhanced and more secure system.
What is the Impact of COVID-19 on the Broadband Services Industry?
This e-book examines the impact of COVID-19 on the broadband services and optical industry today. With exclusive content on the challenges faced in the marketplace today, including home broadband becoming the lifeblood of the economy, the technology-focused companies set to benefit, how service providers can respond to fast-changing consumer demands and more.
Connectivity as a Service
As the world becomes more autonomous, ISPs are challenged as the quintessential intersection for home connectivity while providing the best subscriber experience. Keeping up to date with the latest technologies and managing subscriber devices can be time-consuming and resource-intensive. Mercku enables ISPs with the tools to accelerate product offerings and empowers users and support teams alike with simple and robust remote management options.
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Covering a range of topics, Broadband World Forum's articles and interviews offer expert insight into technology trends, monetisation opportunities, and challenges in the broadband industry today.
Hila Meller, VP of Security at BT, on Telecommunications Security
Anna Sliwon-Stewart, research analyst, security and building technologies at Omdia, caught up with Hila Meller, VP of Security at BT, during Broadband World Forum 2019 to discuss telco security and how conventional security perimeters are fading.
Jay Shah, Chief Data & AI Officer at MyRepublic on Artificial Intelligence in Telecom Companies
Anna Sliwon-Stewart, research analyst, security and building technologies at Omdia, caught up with Jay Shah, Chief Data & AI Officer at MyRepublic, during Broadband World Forum 2019 to discuss how telecom companies are using AI to support their networks.
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Connected Home Management Systems: What should you look for?
Hyper-connected homes are here, and consumers want systems that will deliver a superior broadband experience. They want homes that are better connected, more secure, and safe for family browsing. But how do you know if a connected home management solution is fit for your future needs? Before you select a system for your subscribers, future-proof your investments with this guide to the 5 fundamentals of connected home management.
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PREDICTING THE FUTURE WITH 2020 VISION
As consumers increasingly expect faster speeds and lower costs, technology is transforming at an ever-increasing rate. As a result, telcos are under the spotlight like never before as they move to aggressive commercial deployment of next gen broadband networks. From FTTH and 5G, to artificial intelligence, edge computing and virtualization, this report examines which up and coming technologies will continue to transform the telecommunications industry.
Your Role in 5G
This report helps you untangle the myths and get to grips with the real implications of 5G and beyond.
Across 26 pages, Broadband World Forum take the perspective of different operator types, from fixed and converged to mobile, cable and satellite. This report also sets out the issues of interoperability, and the need for greater collaboration and standards.
We have also teamed up with Nokia to include their white paper 5G Opportunities for Fixed Network Operators as part of this report. We are sure you will find it a fascinating and vital read.
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Case Study: How AI can solve Wi-Fi problems
This report looks at the product Domos developed, and the company's experiences at Broadband World Forum 2018. Examinig how they are ready to solve the world's Wi-Fi problems, download your complimentary copy today to discover how this start-up made an impact on the broadband industry.
Nokia Whitepaper: 5G Fixed Wireless Access for Fixed-Grade Gigabit Services
To address customer, competitor and regulatory pressures, broadband service providers need to increase both service speeds and coverage. Fixed wireless access (FWA) technologies are – at long last – a viable tool in the toolkit, thanks to a combination of technological advances and shifting market trends. This paper by Nokia outlines the developments that make FWA a compelling option for residential broadband and the technological and deployment considerations for 4G/5GTTH.
FREE DOWNLOAD: FIBER OPTIC CONNECTIVITY FOR THE NETHERLANDS
What is the current state of affairs regarding roll-out of optic fiber in the Netherlands?
Casa Systems: Achieve Unlimited Flexibility for Your Network
From Casa Systems, this paper describes the challenges faced today when introducing new network topologies and how disaggregating, separating, and virtualizing network elements and functions is a key step towards a network focused on the end-user experience, instead of the technology it is built on.
Broadband World Forum On-Demand Webinars
Covering a range of topics, Broadband World Forum's free webinars offer a fantastic insight into the world of the broadband industry... Covering everything from FTTH and WiFi, to PON and network security, they examine the current state of broadband and telecommunications today.
Why Telco's Should Embrace Innovation & Collaboration
Why should telco's embrace innovation and collaboration? Listen as tech, telco and disruptor giants discuss in hour-long interactive debate. Speakers include BT's Trevor Linney, Google's Crystal Eisinger, Nokia's David Eckard and event chair Alison Diana, editor of Broadband World News.
Telco Network Virtualization – What’s the Hold Up?
Network virtualisation, incorporating SDN & NFV is widely considered an essential part of network evolution, with a quarter of operators committing to a virtualisation strategy over the past 5 years. Despite this, we have yet to see any successful end to end deployment cases.
Defining Next Generation Networks
This panel - with leaders from Point Topic, Community Fibre and BT - looks at evolving network infrastructure, and identifying what the key building blocks for a ‘next generation network’ ready to deliver on the needs of the gigabit society really are.
Should Telco Own the Edge?
Who has ownership of the edge? Data Centre, Enterprise, Application providers? Telco? Listen as expert speakers from Deutsche Telekom, Mobile Edge X, Open Edge Computing Initiative and EJL Wireless Research discuss..
How Can Data Analytics be Used?
Network intelligence – How can telcos use data analytics and AI to improve network performance and increase customer satisfaction? In this webinar, Turkcell, SAP, Heavy Reading and Broadband World News deep dive into data analytics.
The more networks open up, the more complicated security becomes. This webinar explores what the future of network security will look like and the practical steps operators need to take to secure the next generation of networks.
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If you don't know your DOCSIS3.1 from your NG-Pon or get confused between NFV and SDN, this handy resource is your guide to the future of broadband network technology