News & Views
Content posted in October 2015
TWC Steps Toward All-IP TV
News Analysis | 10/29/2015 | 5 comments
Time Warner Cable is trialing an IP video service in New York City that is expected to eventually replace its traditional cable product.
Rovi Drops Fan TV Set-Top
News Analysis | 10/29/2015 | 1 comment
The company reportedly exits the hardware business, and separately reports Q3 results that featured a pair of body blows to its revenue.
Verizon Makes Major IoT Push
News Analysis | 10/28/2015 | 14 comments
New strategy includes ThingSpace, a web-based platform for developers, plus a new IoT network core and new modules for cheaper LTE-based devices.
Data Centers Suck In Chip Makers
News Analysis | 10/28/2015 | 2 comments
IoT, automotive, and data centers are all big drivers for IC companies, but it's the data center market that is affecting the chip industry the most profoundly.
Welcome to Silicon Wadi
LRTV Documentaries | 10/27/2015 | 6 comments
The Israeli next-gen comms scene is blisteringly hot. Steve Saunders meets some of its rising stars.
Comcast Confirms It Will Activate MVNO Deal
News Analysis | 10/27/2015 | 3 comments
Comcast said it will start testing its MVNO options during a quarterly earnings report that was also marked by slowing video subscriber losses and continued momentum behind the X1 video platform.
Is Verizon Giving AlcaLu the Long-Haul Boot?
News Analysis | 10/26/2015 | 3 comments
Analyst report suggests technical and delivery issues are leading Verizon to focus on Ciena as a single source of long-haul optica transport gear in the future, with Alcatel-Lucent shown the door.
Sorting Out Cable's Gigabit Strategy
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/26/2015 | 2 comments
Cable operators are exploring how to introduce gigabit services after vendors unveil the first DOCSIS 3.1 modems and related gear at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo.
How Cisco's NFVi Was Put to the Test
LRTV Documentaries | 10/26/2015 | 1 comment
Why should service providers care about the recent evaluation of Cisco's NFV infrastructure (NFVi) by independent test lab EANTC? Because the focus was on four key areas – performance, reliability, use cases and integrated management.
Mentor Monday: Cisco's Liz Centoni
Que Sera Sarah | 10/26/2015 | 1 comment
The chief of staff for Cisco's head of engineering and champion of women engineers at the networking giant shares her perspective and advice for women in comms.
Light Reading founder Steve Saunders grills Cisco's Roland Acra on how he's bringing automation to life inside the data center.
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