Huawei has launched the industry’s first smart optical line terminal (OLT) with distributed architecture, the SmartAX MA5800, at Broadband World Forum 2014. As the first OLT to integrate distributed architecture, the SmartAX MA5800 is designed for the rapid creation of new network services as fixed broadband increasingly shifts from home access to multi-service access (e.g. […]
China Unicom and China Telecom reportedly have applied to the country’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) for a third batch of hybrid (TDD-FDD LTE) 4G network trials that would extend coverage to a total of 237 cities. Expanding the trials means the number 2 and 3 players can move aggressively to build out […]
Two in five Poles (42%) would like to watch programmes on TV sets with access to the internet, according to a report undertaken by Market Research for UPC Polska, the country’s leading cable operator. Based on the findings of a poll of a representative sample aged 15-50, the report adds that apart from TV sets, […]
64% of US broadband households have an internet-connected CE and 55% have an OTT service subscription, according to Parks Associates. The connected TV area is poised for strong growth especially following HBO’s announcement that it will launch a stand-alone HBO Go service.
Britain’s biggest mobile operator, EE, saw its 4G customer base grow by 1.4m during the third quarter to 5.6m total subscribers. The growth puts EE on track to beat its 2014 goal of signing up 6m customers to its superfast offering, the largest 4G network in Europe.