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Content posted in November 2014
CCAP Drives Cable Capex
News Analysis | 11/28/2014 | Post a comment
In its latest report, Infonetics Research finds that DOCSIS channel shipments nearly doubled on a year-over-year basis in the third quarter, thanks mainly to higher spending on CCAP gear.
Eurobites: Net Neutrality Battle Looms
News Analysis | 11/27/2014 | 29 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google under the EU microscope; Alcatel-Lucent offloads optical R&D staff; Monitise raises £49.2 million; Ericsson deploys Packet Core in Egypt.
TiVo Makes More Cable Gains
News Analysis | 11/27/2014 | 7 comments
DVR pioneer enjoys another strong quarter of MSO subs gains and stabilizes retail subs losses as it surpasses 5 million total customers for the first time in its history.
Seattle Warms Up for a Gig
News Analysis | 11/26/2014 | 2 comments
A city once scorned by a public/private partnership gone sour is re-exploring its option for bringing gigabit services to its residents.
Opera Builds App Store for Carriers
News Analysis | 11/26/2014 | 6 comments
Operators looking for a new way to get a cut of mobile apps can white label the browser developer's subscription app store and offer unlimited downloads for a weekly fee.
Why 5G Is a Different Beast
News Analysis | 11/26/2014 | 16 comments
What's being referred to as 5G is not just faster mobile broadband but a new way of thinking about connectivity and air interfaces.
Broadband Reigns Supreme for Cable
News Analysis | 11/25/2014 | 3 comments
Showing no signs of slowing down, broadband subscriber growth surged again in the third quarter for US cable companies, even as their video customer counts slipped again.
Congress Ends CableCARD Mandate
News Analysis | 11/24/2014 | 2 comments
Both houses of Congress have passed the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act Reauthorization Act, which includes a rider that will end the CableCARD mandate.
Hey US! Here Comes Tech Mahindra
News Analysis | 11/21/2014 | 6 comments
Acquisition gives Indian network services and software giant a play in the North American market, and it's banking on its software experience to make a difference.
Last Chapter (11) for Aereo
News Analysis | 11/21/2014 | 9 comments
Five months after halting operations, online video streaming company Aereo has now filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, seemingly putting its story to bed.
The New Wave of IP + Optical Integration
LRTV Interviews | 11/21/2014 | 8 comments
At the Alcatel-Lucent Technology Symposium, Heavy Reading senior analyst Sterling Perrin talks about how SDN has reshaped the discussion around packet and optical integration.
Huawei Targets 4.5G Mobile by 2016
News Analysis | 11/21/2014 | 7 comments
Chinese vendor is working on a '4.5G' mobile solution that can achieve 1Gbit/s throughput and deliver some 5G-like capabilities well ahead of 2020.
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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