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Report: Broadband access equipment spend declines

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 decreased to $4.1 billion (€3.8bn) in Q3 2023, down 14 per cent year-on-year. The lone bright spot this quarter was spending on Fixed Wireless CPE, […]

December 8, 2023

Wireless Broadband Alliance: Wi-Fi predictions for 2024

Following the release of the WBA Annual Industry Report 2024, Tiago Rodrigues, CEO of the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), has revealed ten predictions for 2024 and beyond that he believes will change the way wireless technology is used by communities and businesses across the world, including improved connectivity, efficiencies and new consumer experiences. 10 Wi-Fi […]

December 7, 2023

Harmonic considers video business future

Broadband and media technologist Harmonic is undertaking a review of its video business, citing the need to better position Harmonic for long-term shareholder value creation. It revealed the move as it released its Q3 figures, which saw revenue down to $127.2 million (€120.5m), compared to $155.7 million in the prior year period. Broadband segment revenue […]

November 1, 2023By Colin Mann

Fibrus, eero offer Wi-Fi enabled echo dots

Fibrus, the Northern Irish broadband provider, has partnered with eero to offer customers eero Built-in capable routers, giving them greater coverage at no additional cost. The offer which runs until November 5th, also includes a free echo dot allowing customers to increase their eero coverage with their Echo device in just a few simple steps.  […]

October 30, 2023

Vantiva to acquire CommScope Home Networks

Connected technology specialist Vantiva, formerly known as Technicolor, has entered into a call option agreement with comms technologist CommScope to acquire CommScope’s Home Networks division, a provider of devices that supply residential connectivity and video set-top box solutions. The planned acquisition of CommScope Home Networks represents a transformational transaction for Vantiva, as it would significantly […]

October 3, 2023By Colin Mann

Plume, NOS launch new connectivity solution

Network services and consumer experience specialist Plume and Portuguese service provider NOS have expanded their partnership, to launch a new service, Wi-Fi Pro, powered by Plume WorkPass. This new offering provides small business owners (SBOs) with a cloud-driven suite of connectivity, productivity, and security services to optimise network performance and provide the operational insights needed […]

August 17, 2023

Openreach: SHE tech saves £10m PA build costs

According to UK digital infrastructure provider Openreach, its roll-out of Full Fibre technology saved £10 million (€11.6m) in build costs in Fiscal Year 22/23, while extending Full Fibre broadband to remote communities that were previously out of commercial reach. The company is deploying ‘SHE’ (Subtended Headend) where new fibre-optic cables can be built out from […]

August 3, 2023By Colin Mann

Forecast: Broadband equipment spend over $120bn to 2027

According to a report by Dell’Oro Group, a source for market information about the telecommunications, security, networks, and data centre industries, cumulative broadband equipment spending is expected to exceed $120 billion (€109.8bn) between 2022 and 2027. The sales of PON equipment for fibre-to-the-home deployments, cable broadband access equipment, and fixed wireless CPE will show a […]

August 3, 2023

Satcom Direct, Gilat IFC agreement

Business aviation solutions provider Satcom Direct and satellite networking technologist Gilat Satellite Networks have signed a strategic agreement to develop and supply new ultra-low profile electronically steered antennas (ESA) to support in-flight connectivity (IFC) for business, government, and defence. Available from 2025 and designed for optimised compatibility with the OneWeb low earth orbit (LEO) constellation, […]

August 2, 2023

Telecentro selects Airties for smart Wi-Fi deployment

Managed Wi-Fi solutions provider Airties, has confirmed that Argentine multiplay telco Telecentro has deployed its portfolio of Smart Wi-Fi software and services to cable and fibre broadband subscribers across Argentina. Telecentro has also now deployed Airties’ Smart Wi-Fi SaaS offering, which includes Airties Edge smart Wi-Fi software for gateways; Airties Cloud, a Wi-Fi management platform […]

July 25, 2023