Category Archives: Service Provider

The State of Gigabit Broadband – Jumping on the Gigabit Bandwagon?

Last week, Broadbandtrends published its 2014 Global Operator survey on Gigabit Broadband Services Strategies (http://www.broadbandtrends.com/2014_reports) .  We had tremendous participation on this survey – over 120 operators – but through a very stringent screening process – which focuses  responses to … Continue reading

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Technology Leadership Perception Drives Gigabit Broadband Deployments

Broadbandtrends recently conducted a global service provider survey of broadband operators regarding their plans to offer Gigabit Broadband Services.  The 2014 survey analyzes results from 88 interviews with ILEC, CLEC, Municipalities, Utilities and Alternative over-builders in all four major regions. This … Continue reading

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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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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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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  http://blog.advaoptical.com/conscious-uncoupling-and-broadband/

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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 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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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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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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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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