News from the broadband forum A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Feb 04, 2016, 07:30 ET

Gigabit subscribers projected to be at least 100 million by 2020

 Many leading markets will adopt G.fast in the next five years, with coverage in some mature countries, potentially approaching 50 per...

Jan 06, 2016, 11:00 ET

Broadband Forum Chairman: "Deploy G.fast right or miss out on unique opportunity to bring showcase technologies at CES to the masses"

Operators need to get G.fast right if they want to take advantage of the huge opportunity available to enable and deliver up-and-coming...

Nov 24, 2015, 12:54 ET

Broadband Forum brings Fiber closer to home

Bringing optical fiber speeds and applications to customers around the world became significantly more achievable for service providers this week,...

Oct 20, 2015, 04:30 ET

Broadband Forum Announces First Demonstrations of G.fast as Initial Deliverable of Forum's New Broadband 20/20 Vision

 The Broadband Forum today announced the hosting of many new technologies on its Interoperability Pavilion at the Broadband World Forum event....

Sep 30, 2015, 05:30 ET

Broadband 20/20: a new world of communications

 The Broadband Forum today announced its new Broadband 20/20 vision. The vision is to enable new opportunities for profitable revenue growth by...

Sep 04, 2015, 03:00 ET

Broadband Forum Architects an Ultra-fast Future

 Important work that enables service providers in deploying ultra-fast broadband to homes and businesses around the world has been completed by...

Jun 16, 2015, 05:00 ET

Faster time to market for Ultra-Fast Broadband as Broadband Forum completes industry's first plugfest for G.fast DPU and CPE equipment

 Support for the implementation of the G.fast standard continues to accelerate, as the Broadband Forum has completed the industry's first...

Jun 12, 2015, 07:00 ET

TR-069's Pivotal Role in Internet of Things (IoT) and the Smart Home

 TR-069, the Broadband Forum standard which has already transformed the provision of communications services in the home, is set for a new era...

Mar 25, 2015, 12:30 ET

Ultrafast Broadband Market Impetus Accelerated by New Wave of Broadband Forum G-PON Certification

 As demand for broadband speed accelerates, interoperable solutions must be trusted to be compliant out-of-the-box as a prerequisite for rapid...

Mar 06, 2015, 05:21 ET

Broadband Forum Presents Standardization for the Virtualized Multi-Service Broadband Network

This week's annual Broadband Forum meeting in Shenzhen, China, sponsored by Huawei Technologies, covered important work to bring practical...

Feb 05, 2015, 08:00 ET

Operators' Need for Interoperability Drives Broadband Forum's G-PON Certification

As demand for broadband speed accelerates and network operators increasingly look for interoperable solutions for fiber networks, the Broadband...

Dec 11, 2014, 04:29 ET

Taipei Hosts Broadband Forum as Taiwan Broadband Penetration Marches On

Meeting for the first time in Taipei, the Broadband Forum's last quarterly meeting of 2014 this week turned into one of the highlights of the year...

Dec 08, 2014, 11:45 ET

G.fast Solves Ultra HDTV Bandwidth Bottleneck

The Broadband Forum, the leading global association of broadband service providers and technology vendors announced support for the new ITU-T ultra...

Oct 21, 2014, 04:09 ET

Dawn of Ultrafast Broadband Era

 Ultrafast broadband, that can enable the Internet of Everything, which includes 4K-video and cloud-based applications, is a growing presence...

Sep 18, 2014, 13:56 ET

Broadband Forum's Q3 Meeting Goes Beyond Broadband

 This week's quarterly Broadband Forum meeting in Dublin, sponsored by Axiros, highlighted how industries are starting to converge on the Smart...

Sep 15, 2014, 12:59 ET

Broadband Forum and NFV ISG (ETSI) Up the Ante for NFV

The Broadband Forum continues to collaborate with the European Telecommunications Standards Institute's (ETSI) Industry Specification Group for...

Jun 25, 2014, 10:00 ET

TR-069 Gears Up for Ten More Years as Device Management Evolves to Services Management

 TR-069, the provisioning tool that has revolutionized broadband device management for telecommunications operators worldwide, stands on the...

Jun 17, 2014, 08:00 ET

Vectoring Advances Need Best Practice Processes, Says Broadband Forum

 Vectoring has gone from the drawing board to vendor product, trials and deployment faster than most in the industry thought possible, but now...

Jun 03, 2014, 08:00 ET

Brazil Broadband Faces Its Biggest Challenge

 Broadband access in Brazil is facing a massive challenge as the country prepares to host the FIFA World Cup and the expected millions of...

Apr 09, 2014, 04:00 ET

40 Million New Broadband Subscribers and 14.1% Growth in IPTV Mark a Year of Steady Growth

Year-end figures for broadband and IPTV, published today by the Broadband Forum, show a slowing but steady growth in broadband subscribers with...