Mediacom is gearing up to roll out public Wi-Fi networks in select cities in Minnesota, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Georgia and elsewhere, and is hoping to potentially support roaming onto the Wi-Fi networks of other providers like Comcast and Charter Communications, the company said.
Spirent is helping service providers automate installation and troubleshooting of Wi-Fi services in-home Wi-Fi with its Tech-X Flex (Flex) Wi-Fi In-Home Test Suite. Available in release 6.50 of Spirent's Flex In-Home Service Assurance System, Tech-X Flex can certify the quality and performance of new installations and to automate complex troubleshooting processes, leading to fewer service calls and truck rolls, reduced on-site troubleshooting time and improved customer satisfaction.
Cincinnati Bell is going to offer free Wi-Fi to Newport, Ky., residential and business customers by getting local businesses to purchase managed services from the company.
Driven by the demand for connected devices among end users, particularly wireless devices, the global home networking device market is expected to reach a value of $23.2 billion by 2023, according to a new Transparency Market Research report.
Frontier Communications has committed to increasing the density of its fiber and copper-based broadband footprints when it completes its acquisition of Verizon's properties, enabling it to deliver 25 Mbps and up to 1 Gbps, but the real speed issue that continues to be a hindrance is the home network.
CenturyLink is helping the Denver Broncos deliver what it says is an "amazing" experience for its fans by installing an optical 10G backbone network between Sports Authority Field and the team training facility.
Bill de Blasio, New York City's mayor, said it will invest up to $10 million to deliver free broadband service to over 16,000 residents living in five public housing developments in Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens.
Cuba plans to begin offering a broadband service in two Havana neighborhoods as part of a pilot designed to give residential customers access in a country where there's been little, if any Internet service options.
Comcast Business has begun offering its small to medium business and enterprise branch office customers a Wi-Fi solution, playing into the growing BYOD (bring your own device) and Wi-Fi usage trends within businesses.
Velmenni is taking a bold stance on the emerging Li-Fi technology trend, announcing that it will deliver a line of LED light bulbs that will support multi-Gbps data speeds. A number of researchers say that Li-Fi has a theoretical top speed of 224 Gbps.