Category Archives: Service Provider

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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Global Survey Confirms Telcos Embracing VDSL2 Vectoring

Broadbandtrends recently conducted a global service provider survey of Telco operators regarding their plans to deploy VDSL2 Vectoring.  VDSL2 Vectoring is a noise-cancellation technology that enables operators to significantly increase the speeds offered over their existing copper infrastructure. Key findings … Continue reading

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Let the Gigabit Wars Begin (at least in Austin, TX)

Google announced today (April 9, 2013) that Austin, TX would be the next Google Fiber city, with service expected by mid-2014. Google Fiber will utilize a similar build-out strategy in Austin (that was used in Kansas City), by dividing the … Continue reading

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Dear FCC: Stop Talking and Start Doing – Its Time to Put A PSTN Transition Plan in Place

The FCC held its first Technology Transition workshop on Monday March 18, 2013.  The purpose of the workshop was to solicit input on three critical ongoing transitions: 1) TDM to IP; 2) copper to fiber and 3) wireline to wireless. Per … Continue reading

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The Fixed versus Mobile Condundrum – Part II

I wrote about this topic back in January 2012 , but felt it was worth a revisit given this opinion piece that appeared in Forbes today titled “Why High Speed Broadband Fibre Is Becoming Irrelevant” In this article, the author … Continue reading

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