U.S. broadband has reached the end of its growth phase. Now, the industry faces the challenge of shifting from building infrastructure and acquiring customers to creating sustainable business models. In a maturing market, how must operators adjust their service offerings in order to keep revenue on a growth track?
The adoption of broadband services, including DSL, cable and fiber to the premises, helped drive what Infonetics Research said was "the strongest year yet in 2012" for customer premises equipment.
Rival in-flight Wi-Fi and digital entertainment companies Row 44 and Gogo both announced deployment milestones this week.
Home automation as we know it has been around for two decades, but in 2013, it may finally come into its own, with analysts predicting a compound annual growth rate of as much as 45 percent. But what's driving the projected growth in home automation? And what could stop that growth in its tracks?
Cincinnati Bell ( NYSE: CBB ) on Tuesday named Ruckus Wireless as its WiFi vendor of choice, and will use its products to support three of its managed WiFi offerings: enterprise managed services, Wi-Fi hotspot and emerging metro public access.
Demand pushes Ethernet switches to the limit: As data centers migrate to 10G Ethernet for server access, demand for unique features in Ethernet switches is climbing, says Dell'Oro Group.
Aircraft manufacturer Boeing announced that by the end of 2013 it will be installing advanced communications connectivity systems on its 747-8 and 777 jet airliners during production.
The in-flight Wi-Fi business is picking up with JetBlue and ViaSat working to launch satellite-based broadband service next year and air-to-ground service provider Gogo expanding its partnership with Delta Airlines.
Cable operator Comcast switched on almost 2,500 Wi-Fi hotspots throughout eastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire, where it is offering free Xfinity WiFi service to its data subscribers.
The Consortium for Smart Energy Profile 2 Interoperability, which includes founding members HomePlug Alliance, WiFi Alliance and ZigBee Alliance, announced their formal incorporation on Tuesday.