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Australia’s NBN promises gigabit speeds

NBN Co – the Australian government-owned corporation tasked to design, build and operate Australia’s National Broadband Network – has revealed at Cable Congress in Brussels that it is set to become one of the first telecommunications companies in the world to introduce DOCSIS 3.1, which supports download speeds of up to 10Gbps and up to 1Gbps upstream and by delivering […]

2014 record year for broadband equipment

Technology market research firm Infonetics Research, now part of IHS, has reported that worldwide spending on broadband aggregation equipment rose 9 per cent in 2014, to $8.2 billion, driven by robust sales of Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) equipment, particularly in China. Infonetics’ early edition PON, FTTH, and DSL Aggregation Equipment report contains

102m ‘connected things’ in Nordics by 2018

The Nordic region is in pole position to capture ‘Internet of Thing’ (IoT) opportunities, driving business innovation and improving quality of life across the region. A report by TeliaSonera and Arthur D. Little expects there will be close to four connected devices per person in the Nordics by 2018, totaling

SatLink orders NovelSat Modems

NovelSat, a specialist in satellite transmission technology, has announced that satellite services provider SatLink Communications has acquired a sizable quantity of NovelSat NS300 satellite modems to enhance the satellite communications solution offering for their maritime customers. SatLink Communications, a global teleport, content management and HD Playout services provider, offers their maritime customers triple play solutions, broadcast and VNO services. NovelSat, […]

Arris E6000 router for Akado

Moscow Telecommunications Corporation COMCOR (the Akado Telecom brand) will deploy the E6000 Converged Edge Router (CER) from Arris to give its customers in Moscow access to a 200 Mbps high-speed Internet service. Moscow Telecommunications Corporation COMCOR will work with an existing Arris authorised channel member to deploy the Arris E6000 CER. The deployment at Moscow Telecommunications Corporation COMCOR will continue […]

FTTH nears 15m European homes

The number of fibre to the home (FTTH) and fibre to the building (FTTB) subscribers in Europe has soared, increasing by 50 per cent over the 12 months ending December 2014, according to the latest update to the FTTH Ranking announced at a press conference held at the FTTH Conference in Warsaw. There are now nearly

MaxLinear acquires Entropic in $287m deal

In a move that expands its strategic presence in broadband access and connectivity markets, integrated radio frequency and mixed-signal integrated circuits provider MaxLinear is to acquire Entropic Communications, a specialist in semiconductor solutions for the connected home. The boards of directors of both MaxLinear and Entropic have unanimously approved the transaction. Entropic shareholders will receive (i) $1.20 per share in […]

Intel to acquire Lantiq

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Intel is buying Lantiq, a supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals. Deal terms were not disclosed. “By 2018, we expect more than 800 million broadband connected households worldwide,” said Kirk Skaugen, senior vice president and general manager of Intel’s Client Computing Group. “Intel has been a global […]

Akamai: Internet evolves for connected lifestyles

Akamai Technologies, a provider of cloud services, has released its Third Quarter, 2014 State of the Internet Report. Based on data gathered from the Akamai Intelligent Platform, the report provides insight into key global statistics such as connection speeds and broadband adoption across fixed and mobile networks, overall attack traffic, global 4K readiness, and IPv4 exhaustion and IPv6 implementation. The […]

Cisco cloud for KD and Charter

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Cisco’s cloud-based offerings are gaining traction. Following its confirmation of a partnership with Kabel Deutschland, Cisco and Charter Communications, the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States have entered into a strategic agreement through which Cisco will supply key products in support of Charter’s breakthrough next-generation video solution. Cisco is to provide a new advanced TV platform for Vodafone-owned German […]

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