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Report: Broadband equipment spend at record levels in Q3

According to a report from Dell’Oro Group, a source for market information about the telecommunications, security, networks, and data centre industries, total global revenue for the Broadband Access equipment market increased to $4.7 billion (€4.4bn) in Q3 2022, up 17 per cent year-oon-year. Spending on PON equipment continues to fuel the overall market, with revenue […]

December 8, 2022

Satellite broadband trial for rural UK

A trial has been launched to establish the extent to which satellites can be used to deliver high-speed connections to more than a dozen ‘very hard to reach’ UK locations – the less than one per cent of sites which are too difficult to upgrade via expensive physical cables in more extreme locations such as […]

December 1, 2022By Colin Mann

Vantiva powers Bouygues Telecom next-gen gateway

Connected technology specialist Vantiva, formerly known as Technicolor, has partnered with French multiplay telco Bouygues Telecom to be one of the manufacturers of the Bbox Wi-Fi 6, an eco-designed customer premises equipment (CPE) that supports fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband access for Bouygues Telecom’s subscribers. The Bbox Wi-Fi 6 is the first Green Product Mark-certified gateway to […]

November 30, 2022

CMA probes Broadcom, VMware merger

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is investigating the anticipated $61 billion (€57bn) acquisition by semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions specialist Broadcom of enterprise software provider VMWare. The CMA is considering whether it is or may be the case that this transaction, if carried into effect, will result in the creation of a relevant […]

November 22, 2022By Colin Mann

Vodafone UK, VANTIVA deploy Wi-Fi 6E gateway

VANTIVA (formerly known as Technicolor) and Vodafone UK have teamed up to deploy Ultrahub, a Wi-Fi 6E gateway. Ultrahub is a premium customer premise equipment (CPE) device that allows Vodafone to offer next-generation managed services for in-home wireless connectivity. Outfitted with the latest tri-band radio technology, Ultrahub supports multiple extenders to provide connected homes with […]

October 19, 2022

Vodafone, Altice in German fibre JV

Telcos Vodafone Group and Altice are creating a joint venture (FibreCo) to deploy fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) to up to 7 million homes over a six-year period. Vodafone’s next generation broadband network in Germany currently offers up to 1Gbps connections to over 24 million homes. This partnership with Altice is complementary to Vodafone’s clear upgrade plans for […]

October 17, 2022By Colin Mann

SoftAtHome powers Swisscom’s Wi-Fi 6E Box

SoftAtHome, an independent software company for broadband, video, and analytics, has played an active part in Swisscom’s new WLAN-Box 3, based on Wi-Fi 6E. The added radio spectrum and automatic tri-band steering between 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, and 6 GHz bands drastically reduce network saturation to improve network experience while working from home or enjoying […]

September 26, 2022

Harmonic, Hitron Technologies partner

Harmonic is offering a new fibre solution for cable operators in collaboration with Hitron Technologies, the DOCSIS customer premise equipment manufacturer. The joint offering combines Harmonic’s CableOS FTTx solution with Hitron’s NOVA-2002 and NOVA-2004 optical network units (ONUs), creating a cloud-native infrastructure for sustainable delivery of 10G symmetrical services. Nelson Cable in Virginia has successfully […]

September 20, 2022

Research: Honest claims most valued by media tech buyers

Broadcast and media technology buying decisions are being driven by a search for vendors who are honest and open, according to the findings of research commissioned by specialist PR and marketing company Bubble Agency. The research reveals that buyers prioritise products meeting today’s needs from vendors they can trust, a factor which translates into a […]

September 16, 2022

Technetix acquires Lindsay Broadband

Technetix Group, a broadband technology provider, has confirmed the acquisition of Lindsay Broadband.Technetix says the acquisition will enable significant growth and market traction, expanding its footprint in the Americas and offering its customers a broader range of solutions for HFC, fibre and mobile networks.Technetix will add Lindsay’s HQ site in Canada located in Peterborough, covering […]

September 6, 2022