Author Archives: Teresa Mastrangelo

AT&T Expands Digital Life Capabilities; Going International in 2015

AT&T showcased its Digital Life home (yes, the actual home!) at the 2014 CTIA show in Las Vegas, demonstrating its many capabilities beyond just Home Security and announcing that it would launch Digital Life care – a service focused on … Continue reading

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The Gigabit Conundrum

Check out our latest post over at ADVA Optical’s Technically Speaking blog.  We take a closer look at the current state of gigabit broadband click here to read

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When Politics and Progress Collide: The Battle for Community Broadband

Maybe “we the people, for the people” should read “I’ll scratch your back, if you scratch mine” – because the influence of politics on the progress of community/municipal broadband has never been more evident then in recent days. Last week, … Continue reading

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Netflix’s Plans for Global Domination May Hit a Few Speed Bumps

In its 2Q14 Earnings Release Netflix stated its plans for a major European expansion will begin in September 2014 – adding Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium and Luxembourg to its list of available countries.  By the end of 2014 – … Continue reading

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Conscious Uncoupling and Broadband

Check out our latest posting over at ADVA Optical’s Technically Speaking blog.  We are taking a look at uncoupling broadband from the bundle – what it means to operators and what they can do build customer trust and loyalty

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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  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 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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