News & Views
Content posted in September 2013
News Analysis | 9/30/2013 | 10 comments
The US CableCARD mandate may be on the ropes, thanks to a new bill seeking to end the ban on embedded set-top security.
HP's Building an SDN App Store
News Analysis | 9/30/2013 | 4 comments
HP's looking to foster a SDN ecosystem and take the smartphone model into enterprise software-defined networking with a developers' kit and an app store. But is this an idea ahead of its time?
Open-Data: A No-Brainer for All
Column | 9/30/2013 | 6 comments
Telcos are well positioned to take advantage of the real opportunity in open-data: the creation of a thriving open-data ecosystem with a platform play.
The Top 10 Telecom Movies
Slide Shows | 9/27/2013 | 18 comments
Telecom isn't boring and neither are these movies inspired by, or heavily involving, technology from this fascinating industry.
Comcast TVE Unit Hugs Cloud
News Analysis | 9/26/2013 | 1 comment
Comcast's thePlatform video publishing unit launches cloud-based "Virtual TV Framework" for multi-screen video services.
WiFi Wars: San Fran Trumps NYC
News Analysis | 9/26/2013 | 9 comments
Data from WiFi curator Devicescape suggests that the West coast is better when it comes to the availability and openness of WiFi in businesses.
Small Cells Mean Big Backhaul Challenges
Que Sera Sarah | 9/25/2013 | 5 comments
Operators are making big bets on small cells, but first they have to work through the mobile backhaul challenges, which will be discussed at next week's Ethernet & SDN Expo in New York City.
Home Automation Wars Heat Up
News Analysis | 9/25/2013 | 5 comments
iControl partners with EcoFactor and Zonoff powers new Staples Connect offering as cablecos and retailers compete for smart home customers.
Adobe Boosts TVE Platform
News Analysis | 9/24/2013 | 3 comments
The digital media specialist adds new video analytics features and cloud DRM services and signs up Turner Broadcasting.
AT&T Strikes WiFi Deal With Fon
News Analysis | 9/24/2013 | 13 comments
Reciprocal deal gives Fon's international community of WiFi-sharing users access to AT&T's 30,000 hotspots and gives AT&T an international network of Wifi access points.
OSS Gets Sexy at ESDN
Rewired | 9/24/2013 | 10 comments
Operations issues are a major challenge for the SDN/NFV evolution, and they'll be a hot topic at the upcoming Ethernet & SDN Expo in New York City.
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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