Author Archives: Teresa Mastrangelo

Global Survey Confirms Importance of DSL Acceleration Technologies to Telcos

Broadbandtrends recently conducted a global service provider survey of Telco operators regarding their plans to deploy VDSL2 Vectoring and G.fast.  Both DSL Acceleration technologies employ noise-cancellation technology that enables operators to significantly increase the speeds offered over their existing copper … Continue reading

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Is Google Fiber Coming To YOUR town? GoogleFiber Talks Expansion.

The pressure is mounting on incumbent operators to step up to plate with its broadband services – as Google Fiber announced that it was in early discussions with 34 cities in 9 metro areas around the United States to explore what … Continue reading

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1-800-FREE-DATA – The Future of Mobile Billing?

Broadbandtrends is guest blogging over at ADVA Optical’s blog “Technically Speaking”  on AT&T’s Sponsored Data Plan.  To read the post, please click here.

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2012 FCC Broadband Data: 55% of Fixed Broadband Greater than 10Mbps

The FCC issued its latest Internet Access Services report for the period ending December 31, 2012, which provide details on fixed and mobile broadband in the United States.  Total broadband connections were 261.7 million, consisting of 92.6 million fixed and … Continue reading

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The Latest Issue (Nov 21, 2013) of our newsletter “The Voice of Broadband” is available for download

The latest version of our  newsletter, “The Voice of Broadband” – Volume 8, Issue 8 and is available for download at http://www.broadbandtrends.com/newsletter This issue focuses on the following: Highlights from our Global Service Provider Survey on Smart Home Services Akamai’s … Continue reading

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Global Survey Confirms Smart Home Services Key to New Revenue Opportunities for Broadband Operators

Broadbandtrends recently conducted a global service provider survey of telecommunications operators regarding their plans to offer Smart Home and Premium IT Support services.  Many service providers are looking to offer new services that leverage their broadband infrastructure to drive new … Continue reading

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Do we really need Gigabit Broadband Speeds? Eventually.

The great debate continues on whether or not consumers really need gigabit speeds.  Let’s take a look back on a few other times the industry underestimated the market: “There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in … Continue reading

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Is VDSL2 Vectoring Destroying the FTTH Business Case?

This was the question posed on a recent Linked-In survey and it made me stop to think about the direction of the market. Alot has been written about the benefits of VDSL2 Vectoring ( I myself have written extensively about … Continue reading

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The Cable Show 2013: Too Legit To Quit

The 2013 NTCA Cable Show opened up with MC Hammer performing 2 Legit 2 Quit and while it was entertaining to most (except the gentleman sitting next to me with his fingers in his ears) the message was clear – … Continue reading

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Latest Issue (May 29, 2013) of “The Voice of Broadband” Newsletter is Now Available

The latest issue (May 29, 2013 Vol.8, Issue 4) of our monthly newsletter “The Voice of Broadband” is now available for download. In this issue we highlight the following: Global Survey Confirms Telco interest in VDSL2 Vectoring FCC Seeks Comments … Continue reading

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