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Event Recap of Fiber Connect 2022

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella. We are at Fiber Connect 2022 in Nashville, Tennessee. This event is […]

ETI Named to FTTH Top 100

ETI Software is proud to be named a “FTTH Top 100 Company” again this year by industry magazine Broadband Communities. The annual award recognizes service providers, vendors and other organizations that advance the cause of fiber-based broadband. “ETI has a long history of provisioning fiber technologies for telcos, municipalities and utilities across North America,” said […]

How ETI Can Accelerate Calix Systems Deployment

Calix has partnered with ETI to help our joint customers turn up Calix equipment more rapidly using fewer people and, in less time, resulting in faster ROI, increased sales and higher customer satisfaction.  ETI’s Triad is a highly adaptable Operation Support System (OSS) platform that helps to reduce operating expense through automated fulfillment and service […]

Video Streaming Apps and Services, Bundled and Simplified

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch. The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Joe Coldebella: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. I’m Joe Coldebella. Joining me today is my colleague and co-host, Kaleigh Cox. Hey, Kaleigh. […]

Broadband Infrastructure: How SIP Is Driving The Future Of Broadband Technology?

The following transcript has been edited for length and readability. Listen to the entire discussion here on The Broadband Bunch.  The Broadband Bunch is sponsored by ETI Software. Pete Pizzutillo: Hello, and welcome you to another episode of the Broadband Bunch. My name is Pete Pizzutillo and I am joined today by David Gilford. David, thanks […]

Parks: DIY Security Systems Set to Pass Pro Installs

Half of security system sales during the past year were the do-it-yourself (DIY) type, according to Parks Associates

Telehealth is on the Rise, Comprised 5.4 percent of All Medical Claims in January 2022

FAIR Health’s monthly telehealth regional tracker projects telehealth utilization grew for the third straight month in January

Broadband Workforce Development: Is Investing in Employee Training The Key?

Steve Harris of SCTE makes us understand how broadband workforce management and training can help handle the rapid broadband growth.

Broadband Software: Introducing the Periodic Table of Broadband Tools

In this episode, Joe and Pete chat about the Periodic Table of Broadband Tools. One of the primary goals of the Broadband Bunch is to be a source that educates.

Broadband Forum Releases Phase 2 5G Convergence Standards

The Broadband Forum completed 2phase of 5G work, aimed at providing a seamless converged experience between wireless and wired networks

Augmented and Virtual Reality Market Growth Driven by Commercial Demand

According to the latest report Worldwide shipments of AR/VR headsets nearly doubled in 2021, growing 92.1% over the previous year

Low latency High Speed Broadband With Better Broadband Infrastructure

This episode features Dennis Kyle, SVP of the Zayo Group talking about what lies ahead for the Zayo Group and the broadband industry

Broadband Forum’s New Connected Home Standard: OB-USP-Agent

This article is all about the Broadband Forum’s fifth version of the connected home standard the Open Broadband-USP-Agent

Future of Work Study: Hybrid Home/Office the Norm in 2024

A latest survey by AT&T and the Dubber Corp reveals that hybrid work from home and office will be the default arrangement in 2024

Broadband Deployment Trends in Workforce Management

Let’s take a look at some viable options carriers, service providers, municipalities, technology equipment providers and professional service organizations can leverage to resolve labor constraints and meet deployment demands successfully. Broadband service providers must ask themselves how they will meet the demands of each phase of a project’s lifecycle from needs assessment, business case, design, […]

CTA Pegs Unlicensed Spectrum Value at $95.8 Billion Annually

Unlicensed spectrum generates $95.8 B annually in incremental sales value, according to the Consumer Technology Association’s report

Internet Satisfaction Report: 60% Very Satisfied with Their Service

The latest internet satisfaction report reveals sixty percent are satisfied and seven percent are not with their internet service

70% of U.S. Broadband Households Have Streaming Video Devices

New research from Parks Associations found 70% of U.S. broadband households now have streaming video devices connected to the Internet.

Study: 5G Technology in Cars Adds Value to Dealers, Manufacturers, and Consumers

A quick report on how the inclusion of 5G technology in cars pays off for manufacturers, consumers and dealers!

“We focus on narrowing the battlefield of cybersecurity”

This episode recorded live at the Mountain Connect 2021 features Kyle Glaeser of Underline discussing all things Broadband Security!

Pandemic-Driven Broadband Surge Appears to Be Ending!

Looks like the broadband additions returned to pre-pandemic levels in the third quarter of 2021!

Broadband-Only Subscribers are on the Rise, Forecast to Hit 54M by 2025

The Rise of MVPD-Free Households, a broadband-only Subscriber forecast by TDG Research.

Wi-Fi 6 Not Just for Consumer Market, Enterprise Sees Momentum

The latest ABI Research report reveals the estimated growth rate for Wi-Fi 6 shipments in the near future.

Consumer and Commercial Interest in VR is Rising

Spending on augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR) headsets, smart home devices and wearables is expected to reach $372.1 billion by the end of this calendar year.

Fiber Broadband is King in Speed Test

Data generated by HighSpeedInternet’s speed test tool has determined that Google Fiber – with an average download speed of 160.5 Mbps – is the fastest in the United States.

Broadband Industry Outlook – interview with Rick Talbot, ACG Research

A great discussion on how the industry is at a crossroads and how important it will be for the industry to get it right moving forward.

Fiber Connect 2021: Interview with Tom Counts, 3GIS

This podcast features the founder of 3GIS Tom Counts sharing with us the 3-GIS story from the Fiber Connect 2021.

ETI Releases Integration with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

ATLANTA, GA – September 14, 2021:  ETI Software Solutions today announced its integration with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, an all-in-one business management solution for small to midsize companies. “Digital Services Provider Billing for Dynamics 365” is tailored for telecommunication organizations and network operators. “By combining Microsoft Dynamic’s scalability, security, and reliability with TM Forum […]

Subscription Video Gaming on The Rise

Just over one third (36%) of US broadband households subscribe to or are in trials with a video gaming service, according to a new report from Parks Associates.

Broadband is Surging and 5G Fixed Wireless is a Rising Star

The worldwide residential broadband market grew 4.4% to 1.1 billion subscriptions last year compared to 2019, according to ABI Research. 5G Fixed Wireless growth is estimated at 71 percent.

Critical Broadband Infrastructure Trends: Interview with TM Forum Analyst Ed Finegold

This episode, features TM Forum analyst, Ed Finegold about his research into broadband as critical infrastructure and more.

Telco Accelerator: Pulling Back the Curtain

In this episode we take an in-depth look at Microsoft’s Telco Accelerator with Program Manager, Martin Wahl.

Wireless Network Infrastructure Building at a Blistering Pace

Alex Schwartz, VP of Business Development with Tillman Infrastructure talks in-depth about Wireless Infrastructure.

NoaNet: A True Leader in the Open Access Network Model

This episode features NoaNet’s Chief Security Officer, Mike Henson, and Marketing and Communications Manager, Claire Ward talking about how NoaNet helped facilitate over 600 free wifi hotspots across the state during the COVID-19 pandemic and their launch of a next generation 911 project.

ETI Partners with Invoice Cloud

ATLANTA, GA – May 11, 2021: In the midst of record demand exacerbated by the pandemic, broadband service providers have been seeking ways to simplify processes, improve technology and enrich the customer experience.  ETI Software, a global leader in service lifecycle management software, and Invoice Cloud, an EngageSmart solution for online bill payment services, have […]

ETI Leads with Microsoft’s new Telecommunications Accelerator

 ATLANTA, GA – May 3, 2021:  Microsoft partnered with ETI Software Solutions to expand its Common Data Model to include new industry-specific attributes based on the TM Forum Open Digital Framework. The collaboration extends the capabilities of Microsoft solutions for the telecommunications industry – enabling solutions that deliver new insights and more personalized customer engagements spanning the full subscriber lifecycle. […]

ETI Leads with Microsoft’s new Telecommunications Accelerator

Microsoft partnered with ETI Software Solutions to expand its Common Data Model to include new industry-specific attributes based on the TM Forum Open Digital Framework.

HomeGrid Forum Outlines the Case for G.hn

Technology vendors and service providers must work together to provide the market with interoperable standards-based networking solutions that leverage existing wired infrastructure, said HomeGrid Forum President Livia Rosu.

UK Broadband Infrastructure Leader Talks Digital Transformation

James Rogan, Digital and Future Cities, Sector Lead at Bechtel discusses their infrastructure projects and partnership with the UK’s CityFibre

Is Wireless the Answer to the Digital Divide?

This episode features Ely Compean, who thinks that wireless should play a vital role, in fact, when done properly, Ely believes wireless is the obvious answer in most rural areas. Listen to the conversation as our hosts Craig, and Jeff with Ely takes a deep dive into this very interesting discussion.

Paymentus and ETI To Partner

 ATLANTA, GA – March 22, 2021: ETI Software Solutions, a global leader in communications technology and services and Paymentus, the leading developer of ebilling and payment solutions, announced a partnership to help broadband service providers improve subscriber experiences by including innovative ebill presentation and payment to ETI’s intelligent service management platform.  The combination of the […]

Benefits of SDN and OpenDaylight

This episode features Robert Varga, one of the early and major contributors to the OpenDaylight Project taking about SDN, Kubernetes and more

Digital Transformation for Broadband Service Providers

Can all service providers, regardless of size, realize the promise of the digital transformational vision? Digital transformation is not a destination but a journey and it’s a journey that service providers must go through to stay successful.

Wi-Fi Alliance Enhances Wi-Fi Certified Optimized Connectivity

The Wi-Fi Alliance has added features to Wi-Fi Certified Optimized Connectivity, a certification program that helps ensure users’ ability to discover Wi-Fi networks and select access points.

Utopia Fiber: America’s Largest Open Access Network

In this episode, we speak with Roger Timmerman, CEO and Kim McKinley, CMO of Utopia Fiber, an Open Access Network model that promotes competition in all telecommunications services. There are currently 17 retail service providers on the UTOPIA network. UTOPIA’s 15 service areas, represent nearly a third of all communities in the United States that can enjoy 10 gigabit service via a publicly owned network – 100 times faster than the national average.

Fiber Broadband Infrastructure Construction with a Platform that Digitizes Workflows End-to-End

Our guest on today’s podcast is Bryan McIver, the CEO of Vitruvi which provides Infrastructure Construction Management Software. Bryan talks with us about how he got his start in “horizontal” construction and the challenges that led him to develop Vitruvi’s platform. He tells us how the platform brings fiber broadband infrastructure construction project teams, processes and real-time data together – for efficiency and control.

High Speed Fiber Broadband – “Let’s Wire Up the World”

Join us as we speak with Brian McCullagh, Director of Business Development with Vianet, a fiber broadband service provider in Ontario, Canada. Brian shares with us the challenges to closing the broadband gap in Canada. He also talks about expanding fiber broadband infrastructure around geographic limitations, the need for government funding and public-private partnerships.

Expediting Broadband Deployment: Creating Incentives For Investor-owned Utilities

We are talking today with Heather Burnett Gold and Karen Jackson about their research paper on Expediting Broadband Deployment: Creating Incentives for Investor-owned Utilities (IOUs). They also talk about their decades long experience in the fiber broadband industry and mission to help bring reliable, high-speed and affordable broadband access to all.

Ericsson Predicts Workplace of the Future

Ericsson predicts that by 2030 almost 60% of white-collar work will happen outside the company premises.

What You Should Know about Network Function Virtualization (NFV)

What is NFV? ETI Software’s VP of Engineering, David Tidd, discusses the benefits of Network Function Virtualization and how ETI is working with providers to implement it.

Report: Average U.S. Internet Speed is 42.86 Mbps

A blog about the implications of the CBRS spectrum allocation and how WISPs can manage SAS info and SINR.

“I’m tracking lasers on maps. How cool is that?”

Our guest on today’s podcast serves as a partner manager with Esri, and it is a pleasure to welcome Jason Hart to the Broadband Bunch.

Wi-Fi 6E Certification Will Cause Device Surge

Wi-Fi 6E Certification from Wi-Fi Alliance will Drive Dramatic Uptick in Compatible Devices

ETI Joins TM Forum

ATLANTA, GA – January 12, 2021: ETI Software Solutions, a global leader in communications technology and services, announced that they have signed the TM Forum Open API Manifesto and are committed to using TM Forum’s established Frameworx standards in developing its Service Management Platform (SMP).  TM Forum’s Open APIs are REST-based APIs that enable rapid, […]

Broadband Strategies!

Our guest today is Doug Maglothin, the Chief Strategy Officer of Leverage Broadband Strategies who discusses a number of items including Electric Cooperatives in rural areas, their growth, and their development in regards to 5G.

2021 Broadband Access – Closing the Homework Gap

Our guest today is the Founder and CEO of EducationSuperHighway, Evan Marwell. After a quarter century spent as a serial entrepreneur in the telecom, software, and hedge fund industries, Evan founded the EducationSuperHighway which has embarked on an initiative, K-12 Bridge to Broadband, to help connect students to broadband for remote learning.

Hindsight is 2020: Broadband Bunch Highlights

The Broadband Bunch 2020 Year in Review features hosts Craig Corbin, Pete Pizzutillo and Brad Hine discussing notable interviews over this remarkable year.

5G Transformation in Scotland

The Scotland 5G Centre was established with a mission to enhance opportunities going forward with 5G. Our guest today is the CEO of The Scotland 5G Centre, Paul Coffey.

AT&T – A Connectivity Company at its Core

Our podcast guest today has spent more than two decades in technology development, and has been part of the design and initial service launch of every major technology upgrade for AT&T going back to GSM Edge and LTE. It is a pleasure to welcome the Senior Vice President for Broadband Product Management and Strategy at AT&T, Cheryl Choy.

Transforming the Customer Experience for Telcos

Today’s podcast features Rick Lievano, who serves as the Worldwide Director of Industry Technology Strategy for the Microsoft telecommunications industry. RIck works to develop solutions and reference architectures to address the rapidly changing needs of telecommunications providers.

Wi-Fi Roaming Survey Finds Support for WBA Standard

Seventy-nine percent of service providers, equipment manufacturers and enterprises have or plan to adopt the Wireless Broadband Alliance’s OpenRoaming Wi-Fi standard, according to a Wi-Fi roaming survey from WBA.

One Antenna and a Dream

In this podcast, we travel 7 time zones to speak with the Founder and CEO of Cosmos Wireless, William Demetriou. William is located on the island of Cyprus and started his wireless journey with a simple, yet inspiring thought. “One tower and a dream.”

Software-Defined Networks, OpenDayLight & Legacy Networks

This week ETI is “geeking out” and featuring our very own David Tidd, VP of Engineering. He takes a look at SDN, OpenDayLight and its how it affects overall architecture.

2020 CBRS Auction – Game Changer for WISPs

Our guest today is the founder and CEO of one of the winning bidders, Etheric Networks, based in the San Francisco Bay area. With a quarter century of experience in telecommunications, Alex Hagen has been a true technology pioneer.

New Broadband Forum Aims to Make Networks More Open to White Box Solutions

Release 4.0 of the Broadband Forum’s Open Broadband – Broadband Access Abstraction (OB-BAA) aims to enhance network flexibility.

2021 Broadband Infrastructure & Climate Change

In an age where our dependence on the internet has never been greater, one innovative company has taken the lead in addressing internet vulnerability. Climate Resilient Internet based in Boston earlier this year announced the world’s first internet service certified for the extremes of climate change.

Mountain Connect 2020 – Focus on Broadband & Community Development

Our guest on The Broadband Bunch is the Chief Executive Officer of Mountain Connect, Jeff Gavlinski.

EMC Broadband Goes Beyond the Traditional Investment Analysis

The business case for broadband network investment by Electric Cooperatives is unique; here are the questions to ask.

UTC – Focus on Utilities & Broadband Technology

The Utilities Council has evolved into a dynamic organization representing electric, gas, and water utilities, along with natural gas pipelines, critical infrastructure companies, as well as other industry stakeholders. Our guest today on The Broadband Bunch podcast is Sheryl Riggs, who was named president and CEO of the Utilities Technology Council in June of this year.

A Closer Look at Spectrum Allocation for CBRS: Moving Forward

CBRS Spectrum Auction winners must now evaluate the best methods to move forward. While the new CBRS rules may seem daunting at first, they are just like any new project.  Initially, identify your existing network. 

On a Mission to Deliver Reliable Broadband in the Caribbean – Partnering with Microsoft

Over  the last  decade, VPNet, based in Puerto Rico, has grown into a dynamic provider of telecommunications, cyber security, cloud services, consulting in maintenance, as well as disaster recovery. Our guest on The Broadband Bunch is the Founder, President and CEO of VPNet, Felipe Hernandez.

USDA Community Connect Applications Due by Dec. 23

Applicants for U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utility Service Community Connect program have until Dec. 23, 2020 to apply for grants for the 2021 fiscal year. The

A Closer Look at Spectrum Allocation for CBRS

A blog about the implications of the CBRS spectrum allocation and how WISPs can manage SAS info and SINR.

Building & Scaling Shared Broadband Infrastructure

On this edition of The Broadband Bunch we talk with Jessica Collins, a Vertical Markets Manager at Crown Castle, responsible for leading the ongoing growth and development of fixed wireless, regional carriers, and broadcast market segments.

New Broadband Forum UDP Speed Test Targets FTTP

The Broadband Forum is launching the User Datagram Protocol (UDP) Speed Test, an open source project that it says will provide more accurate speed assessments tools

CBRS Spectrum: The Innovation Band

A podcast with Martin Jensen, a preeminent solutions architect with extensive experience in private LTE, Citizens Broadband Radio Service, (or CBRS), Edge Cloud, Virtualization and 5G. Martin discusses the recent CBRS spectrum transition affecting WISPs nationwide.

Accurate Broadband Data Collection & Mapping

On this edition of The Broadband Bunch, we welcome two members of the Merit Network team, Vice President of Community Engagement, Charlotte Bewersdorff, and Pierrette Renee Widmeyer, Director of Marketing and Communications.

Better Fiber Infrastructure Ignites Digital Transformation

Marc Dyman, Chief Revenue Officer for FiberLight joins The Broadband Bunch podcast to discuss fiber design, operation and deployment tactics and elements.

Removing Policy Barriers to Fiber Funding and Deployment

This podcast features Tom Cohen, a partner in the law firm of Kelley Drye, who has 40 years of experience in the communications and telecommunications industry sector. Cohen discusses the latest regulartory policies and the role the Fiber Broadband Association plays in Washington.

Lack of Live Sports is Driving Cord Cutting

Nearly one in three U.S. TV households (32%) are cord cutters, according to the latest edition of Roku’s annual cord cutter study. Roku suggests that the COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating changes that already were well underway.

ETI Software – Committed to Customer Support & Quality Assurance

Branch Manager of ETI Software Solutions’ Bulgarian division, Chavi Bonchev joins the podcast and explains how ETI, a telecom software vendor based in Norcross, Georgia gained a division based in Kardzhali, Bulgaria. 

Conexon – Helping Electric Co-ops Build Fiber Networks

Our guest today on the Broadband Bunch is Steve Collier, Vice President of Business Development at Conexon, an organization working with rural electric cooperatives, embarking on the next great endeavor of bringing fiber optic internet to rural America.

DIY Smart Home Trend Helped by Pandemic

The ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will be felt in the smart home device market. This explosion of devices in the home gives CSPs a unique opportunity to meet customer expectations and build a better customer experience.

Pioneer Broadband – Bringing Fiber Broadband to Rural Maine

This episode features Tim McAfee, CEO, and Founder, Pioneer Broadband discussing the challenges they face with broadband technology in a state like Maine, which is more densely populated by trees than people?

Next Century Cities (NCC) – Advocates for Universal Fast, Affordable & Reliable Broadband Access

A podcast with Francella Ochillo, executive director of Next Century Cities. Francella is a truly passionate digital rights advocate, committed to the vision of expanding broadband access for underserved and unserved communities everywhere.

Underline – Building Intelligent, Economical Community Fiber Broadband Networks

Kyle Glaeser, the Director of Emerging Networks at Underline discusses a novel approach to software-defined networks (SDN) and open access networks.

New Data Highlights Enterprise Wi-Fi 6 and 5G Opportunities

Advanced wireless technologies are gaining in strategic importance, according to a report by management consulting powerhouse Deloitte.

Real-Time Device Monitoring & Management for WISPs

Today, increased dependence worldwide on the internet has placed a premium on real time proactive monitoring. ETI is introducing Unified Device Management, an innovative and award winning product that makes remote device management safer, quicker and more reliable.

Biarri Networks – Accelerating Deployment of Fiber, Broadband and 5G Networks

A podcast with Biarri Networks CEO, Paul Sulisz, about connecting the US through broadband fiber networks and the role of mapping analytics.

Underline – Open Access Fiber Networks Build Vibrant Communities

Bob Thompson, Founder and CEO of Underline discusses the mission that brought him to solving the problem of rural broadband connectivity in the US. He digs into open access networks and help mentions a different way to think about it from the historical view or the European view. He also talks about the importance of sustainable broadband.

WISPER ISP – Delivering Broadband Services, Focused on Customer Experience

The Broadband Bunch podcast interviews Nathan Stooke, CEO, who speaks about WISPER ISP’s mission and passion to provide connectivity through broadband.

Just How Fast is 5G, Really?

How fast is 5G really, in today’s numbers? Thanks to market research firm Opensignal, we have some actual market data.

Deploying Municipal Fiber Broadband Networks Economically

Brian Snider, CEO of Lit Communities talks about the mission and the origin of Lit Communities on this podcast. He discusses working with municipalities to think differently about network approaches, the value of broadband and funding for broadband initiatives.

GIS and Mapping Data Analytics for Fiber Broadband Networks

Will Mitchell, CEO and co-founder of VETRO FiberMap explains why telecommunication is now moving towards map-based information. He helps us understand how network operators can benefit from intelligent maps.

Importance of ACS & TR-069 Device Management During COVID-19

The importance of remote device management, especially in this time of COVID-19, is discussed and features Greg Aston, Product Director for ACS and Device Management Solutions for ETI Software.

Accurate Broadband Mapping Vital to Address the Digital Divide

A podcast discussing the digital divide with Professor Sascha Meinrath, of Penn State, co-founder of Measurement Lab (M-Lab), a global online platform for researchers to deploy internet measurement tools regarding broadband connectivity.

ETI Featured in “Software for the Connected World”

A blog about the implications of the CBRS spectrum allocation and how WISPs can manage SAS info and SINR.

5G and Smart Cities – What’s Real Today with Conexcity

Chris Smedley, the General Manager of Conexcity, a wireless integration, small cell service company discusses issues around dense networks in the New York City metro area. He helps listeners also understand some of the hype and the reality around 5G infratstructure.

Utopia Fiber’s Open Access Fiber Broadband Network

This podcast features Kim McKinley, Chief Marketing Officer of Utopia Fiber. Kim provides a background on Utopia, one of the earliest open access networks in North America. We spend some time digging into the impact of the COVID crisis on their network. We spend time also talking about how municipalities and network operators can be thinking about this as an opportunity to build future-ready networks.

Podcast: How a Rural WISP Revitalized Their Area

In the latest episode of The Broadband Bunch, we speak with Casper Faust, Field Operations Manager of Paladin Wireless, a wireless internet service provider aka WISP, in northeast Georgia

Open Access Broadband: Driving Transformation

Bridging the Digital Divide in Washington State Pete Pizzutillo: Hello and welcome to another episode of The Broadband Bunch. Today we have the opportunity to speak with Dave Spencer, the CEO of NoaNet. He’s joined by Claire Ward, marketing and communications manager. They tell us more about the origins of NoaNet in the early days […]

Fixed Wireless: A Growing Opportunity

While fixed wireless broadband service has a long history here in the U.S. and across the globe, it’s seeing a bit of a renaissance these days. The economics have always been somewhat favorable, especially when compared with wireline broadband access alternatives, but the capabilities are also now rapidly improving. That’s caught the attention of policymakers […]

Using AI Best Practices to Solve Business Problems

ETI Software executives Pete Pifer, CEO and Tom Taylor, Chief Strategy Officer, recently attended the AI Summit for Business in New York. The mission? To learn about the latest events in the Artificial Intelligence world as well as to understand better how to position ETI to improve services for its customers. Many of the speakers […]

Driving Open Networks and SDN

In this episode of The Broadband Bunch, recorded at the Broadband World Forum 2019, we speak with Aseem Parikh, Open Networking Foundation, Vice President, Solutions and Partnerships. Aseem talks about the state of software defined networking, explains how to operationalize standards and offers his view of the industry today

Cutting the Hype around Open Standards

In this episode of The Broadband Bunch, recorded at the Broadband World Forum 2019, we speak with Robin Mersh, CEO of the Broadband Forum.  Robin shares the Broadband Forum’s vision, his observations on the state of collaboration in the industry and marketplace trends. 

The IOT Explosion

 The trend of connecting devices to the network, in the home, office, and even city is exploding. But the reality is, we’re just getting started!

Laying the Foundation for Smart Cities

The era of smart cities is upon us and it promises to change our everyday way of life. Smart cities leverage emerging technologies and data, also called the internet of things (IoT), to optimize the delivery of services to constituents, creating an ecosystem that contributes to improving city services, education, healthcare, economic empowerment, public safety, and an overall improved quality of life.

Broadband: The Fourth Utility

 Since broadband has become such an essential service to everyday life for both consumers and businesses, it’s often compared to electricity. As in, it’s the electricity of our day, and without it, life is simply not the same.

 

Cable’s Broadband Future Looks Bright

 With the upcoming Independent Show next week, we at ETI are reminded of the fast-paced evolution of the cable industry. So many interesting things are happening, but with one common theme – broadband.

BSS/OSS Requirements to Support FTTx

ETI’s Vision BSS is a complete billing and customer care software solution which supports all aspects of delivering broadband services,…