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Key developments related to 4K and 8K video platforms and applications.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/14/2018
In a special NAB breakdast workshop, experts discuss what's happening in the emerging VR video market, what type of content works and what doesn't.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/7/2018
SVA's Jason Thibeault discusses the state of VR technology and business cases, the market hurdles and the direction he sees the industry heading.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/4/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTN thrives in Ghana and Nigeria; Telia concerned about government snooping; and royal wedding news!!!
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/2/2018
As usual, it's no easy task selecting a winner in the "Most Innovative New Cable/Video Product or Service" area because there are so many worthy candidates, ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/30/2018
If reality truly bites these days, then this seems an ideal time to start coming up with alternative versions of it.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/30/2018
In this interview, SES's Thomas Wrede discusses what the satellite operator has learned from its trials of VR video with SP customers.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/23/2018
Sky TV's Richard Mills explains how the British satellite operator is scoring with VR sports, dramas, highlights shows and other short-form programming.
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/17/2018
While one new video codec, High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), is still working to gain mass adoption by video providers and equipment makers, an even more ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/12/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google helps cut data use in Africa; Deutsche Telekom invests in Israeli IoT startup; Nokia and Telia put the 5G into Industry 4.0.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/6/2018
Will virtual reality video turn out to be the next 3D-TV fiasco for the video industry?
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 3/29/2018
Almost everywhere they look these days, Arris executives see the promise of steady growth.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 3/28/2018
Join Light Reading on April 9 at the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas for a FREE VR Video breakfast workshop, where we address the state of VR video, the technology opportunities/challenges and the path ahead.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/19/2018
Right, this is it. We've already extended the deadline, so no more extensions. This Friday, March 23, is the FINAL deadline for submissions to this year's Leading ...
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Microsoft Offering GDPR-Like Protection for All Customers
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 5/23/2018
Microsoft plans to expand GDPR privacy protections to all its customers, both ...
Spectre Number 4 Disclosure Raises Fresh Hardware Alarms
Larry Loeb, Author, 5/23/2018
The latest side-channel vulnerability, dubbed Spectre Number 4, is raising new ...
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Cox's Finkelstein: On Advanced Tech, DOCSIS 4 & More
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/22/2018
Jeff Finkelstein, executive director of Advanced Technology at Cox ...
Polish Pay-TV Provider Tunes Deeper Into Telco Business
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/22/2018
With its acquisition of Netia, Polish pay-TV provider Cyfrowy Polsat gains access ...
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Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
5G: Meet the Influencers
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