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Have YouTube TV, Will Travel
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6/23/2017  |  Post a comment
YouTube TV hits the road.
Does AT&T Deserve Time Warner?
MariNation  | 
6/23/2017  |  2 comments
'Deserve' is such a strong word...
Eurobites: Sigfox Gets Its Teeth Into UK IoT
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6/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Free not happy with Netflix speed rating; Virgin Media customers put on hack alert; new CEO for Wind Tre.
WiCipedia: The Cool Tech Girl & Rallycross Racing
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6/23/2017  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Collete Davis runs the (startup) world; raising boys and girls differently; stop interrupting me!; and more.
Verizon Takes 'One Fiber' to More Cities
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6/22/2017  |  3 comments
Details on what Verizon gives and what it gains in a new agreement with the city of Sacramento.
Eurobites: UK UBB Providers Cry Foul Over 'Phony Fiber'
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6/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: du goes large with Massive MIMO; Free Mobile receives poor QoS review; Imagination Technologies puts itself up for sale.
Altice Raises $1.9B in US IPO
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6/22/2017  |  2 comments
IPO is the second biggest in the US market this year, with Altice planning to use funds to support further takeovers, according to press reports.
Charter M&A Mishap May Mean $13M Fee
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6/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Charter blames pole attachment problems for a delay in delivering broadband service to more New York homes following the company's acquisition of Time Warner Cable
Netflix's Lesson in Culture Expectation Settings
Que Sera Sarah  | 
6/21/2017  |  8 comments
Over-the-top content company cuts its famous 120-slide deck down to 10 pages to communicate its values and culture to those both inside and outside of its business.
Eurobites: DT Thinks Small on Big Data
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6/21/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: data privacy ding-dong continues; Sky/Fox merger latest; the Internet of Ships
Interactive TV: Do We Really Want It?
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6/21/2017  |  4 comments
Netflix has launched an interactive TV show with 'choice points' where viewers decide where to take the story next.
Ericsson Moves Closer to Media Business Sale – Report
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6/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Swedish vendor is reported to have hired banks to look at a divestment of its media business and says it has agreed to sell its power modules business to Asia's Flex.
G.fast, GPON & the Future of Gigabit Services
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6/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Although the access market is quickly turning to wireless connections, fiber still has its place and is a growing commodity for vendors.
Verizon, Comcast Prep for TV Ad Tech Wars
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6/20/2017  |  2 comments
With content and connectivity in their arsenals, Verizon and Comcast are putting new resources into advanced advertising tech.
Comcast Opens Up on Smart Cities & machineQ
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6/19/2017  |  2 comments
Comcast has big IoT plans for Philly, and every other city in its customer footprint.
MoCA Makes Play for Broadband Access
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6/19/2017  |  1 comment
The Multimedia over Coax Alliance is introducing a new broadband access technology to fill in the coverage 'gaps' left by fiber and coax networks.
Apple: 1000x Bitten, Never Shy
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6/16/2017  |  4 comments
Once more unto the breach.
Verizon Adds Cloud-Based VNFs
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6/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Initial offerings include the usual suspects: SD-WAN, security and WAN optimization, and the company expects most firms will go hybrid.
WiCipedia: 50 to Watch & the 'Sheryl Sandberg of Mexico'
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6/16/2017  |  1 comment
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: GTB releases list of 50 women in telecom to watch in 2017; She Loves Tech competes in Pakistan; Erica Baker is our new role model; and more.
Can Comcast Beat Customer Hate With a Private Cloud?
Wagner’s Ring  | 
6/15/2017  |  6 comments
Comcast is looking to a private cloud based on Cloud Foundry to turn around record bad customer satisfaction scores.
ISP Startup Targets Disruption in US Suburbs
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6/15/2017  |  10 comments
Former Square employees have launched Common Networks, an ISP startup that combines point-to-point wireless service with software defined networking.
Remote PHY Takes Early DAA Lead
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6/15/2017  |  4 comments
One of several DAA approaches that cable operators are exploring to feed more bandwidth to optical nodes and then customers, Remote PHY hogged the stage at the recent ANGACOM show in Germany.
Eurobites: Roaming Rumpus Isn't Over Yet
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6/15/2017  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia's sheep project raises the baa on NB-IoT; Sky and Virgin collaborate on TV ads; BT's new woman in the Americas.
Trump Names Democratic FCC Choice
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6/14/2017  |  1 comment
President Trump plans to re-nominate Jessica Rosenworcel as a Democratic Commissioner on the FCC, less than six months after she left the telecom agency.
Tracking TiVo's Ups & Downs
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6/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Who will take over the reins as TiVo CEO?
How VR Could Cut Toilet Roll Use
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6/13/2017  |  4 comments
VR better engages audiences and drives home important messages, according to Greg Furber, director of VR at content creation company Rewind.
Infinera's Metro Power Play
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6/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Optical vendor beefs up the metro platform it brought on board with the Transmode acquisition and says there are still plans to add PIC technology to the XTM system.
Eurobites: BT Soups Up Its Superchannel
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6/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT trials SDN for broadcast networks; EE demos balloon-based 5G backhaul; Altice hopes to raise $1.4 billion from US IPO.
Ruckus Lines Up Assets Ahead of Arris Sale
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6/13/2017  |  1 comment
Brocade is teeing up Ruckus Wireless and ICX switching technology products for sale to Arris with a combined wired/wireless network solution, but the Arris acquisition still has to wait until Broadcom closes its own deal for Brocade.
Verizon's OTT Buy, Partner & Build Strategy
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6/12/2017  |  Post a comment
At BCE, Jeff Geiser, vice president of Solutions Engineering at Verizon Digital Media Services, talked about the CSP's OTT content delivery strategy, including the Uplink acquisition and the release of MX Studio.
Calix Crafts 10G EPON Backing for Cable
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6/12/2017  |  Post a comment
Seeking to make a bigger splash in the global $2 billion cable access tech market, Calix has introduced a 10G EPON version of its AXOS virtualized network platform for MSOs.
Why You Can't Quit Cable TV
MariNation  | 
6/12/2017  |  22 comments
Cord-cutting is fast losing its price advantage.
Accept That Fiber Acceptance Needs to Improve
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
6/12/2017  |  1 comment
To offer high-level fiber quality assurance to the clients they are leasing to, network operators need to start looking into more comprehensive automated OTDR systems.
Eurobites: Merkel Urges New Data Diktat
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6/12/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU to probe Qualcomm/NXP deal; London Tech Week 2017 is up and running; Nokia wins big in China; mission-critical LTE tests planned; Dixons gives up on US.
Canadian Govt. Demands Lower Wireless Prices
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6/9/2017  |  2 comments
ISED Minister Navdeep Bains calls for carriers to offer cheaper wireless and broadband plans, shaking up the nation's three major telecom players.
WiCipedia: Setback to Success & the 'Dad Perspective'
WiCipedia  | 
6/9/2017  |  9 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Philly Tech Week appeals to minority youth; men bring the 'dad perspective'; the women of WWDC; and more.
Verizon: OTT on Tap as Yahoo Deal Nears Close
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6/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Verizon's Marni Walden confirms OTT plans once the company has closed on its deal to acquire Yahoo; a transaction which is now expected to be completed on June 13.
Calix Combines Edge, Access on AXOS
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6/8/2017  |  1 comment
New Subscriber Management Module (SMm) streamlines service activation and other functions in a centralized approach to policy.
Smart Cities Could Be Gold Mine for Telcos
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6/8/2017  |  6 comments
But this story will take years to write.
Big Names Board the ONAP Express
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6/8/2017  |  Post a comment
PCCW, VEON, Juniper, Red Hat and Accenture are among ONAP's new members, but it still doesn't have as many supporters as the Open Source MANO initiative.
Verizon Beta Tests IPTV, Stays Mum on Launch
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6/7/2017  |  3 comments
As new beta tests of Verizon's long-awaited IPTV service begin, rumor surfaces that a commercial launch has been postponed until at least September.
Amazon Joins Protest Supporting Net Neutrality
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6/6/2017  |  4 comments
A planned online protest in support of net neutrality is getting a high-profile backer in Amazon.
ANGACOM: Best of the Wurst
LRTV Documentaries  | 
6/5/2017  |  2 comments
Join Alan Breznick for a breezy tour of the hot technology exhibits at ANGACOM, Europe's largest cable TV and broadband show, as well as Germany's hot culinary treats.
Verizon Lays Out a Vision for Mobile, Fiber & Cloud
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6/5/2017  |  2 comments
In his BCE 2017 keynote, Verizon's Ed Chan discusses what it will take to deliver on 5G and IoT – and how that changes the priorities for a service provider.
Why Starman Switched to 10G EPON
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6/5/2017  |  Post a comment
Jaanus Erlemann, CTO at Estonia's Starman, explains why the cable operator opted to upgrade its broadband access network with 10G EPON tech.
Arris Has Designs on a Smarter Cable Edge
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6/2/2017  |  Post a comment
Cable network nodes are in for a major intelligence boost.
Eurobites: Vivendi Chief Adds Top Job at Telecom Italia
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6/2/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica trumps The Donald on climate change commitment; MegaFon rides the rails; Elisa joins Tampere smart city project; Google fine imminent?
WiCipedia: Best Initiatives for Women & Highest-Ranked Companies
WiCipedia  | 
6/2/2017  |  2 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: A roundup of the best initiatives for women in tech; women rank their companies; South LA on the rise; and more.
Is Ciena in Breakaway Mode?
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6/1/2017  |  11 comments
CEO sees today's positive financial results as proof its long-term investment strategy is paying off during an industry shakeout period.
Verizon Offered $100B+ for Charter – Report
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6/1/2017  |  5 comments
Months after it was first mooted, a new report suggests Charter has spurned a takeover bid from Verizon worth more than $100 billion.
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Kicking off BCE 2017, Light Reading founder Steve Saunders lays blame for NFV's slow ramp-up and urges telecom to return to old-fashioned standards building and interoperability.
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Charting the CSP's Future
Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.
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CenturyLink: Let's Get Past SD-WAN Hype

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Technology becomes a "shiny object" unless it's properly focused on solving business needs for enterprise customers, says Bill Grubbs, network solutions architect for CenturyLink. He explains to Light Reading why SD-WAN deployments have to be tailored to specific needs – and more.
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Infinera's Sales Director Paints Tech's Big Picture

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Shannon Williams, Infinera's director of sales, shares how she achieves work's many balancing acts -- between her role and the broader company, today and tomorrow's tech and more.
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SD-WAN Innovation & Trends

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Versa CEO Kelly Ahuja discusses with Carol Wilson the current status and trends in the SD-WAN market, Versa's innovation around building a software platform with broad contextualization, and the advantages that startups can bring to the SD-WAN market.
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Ovum's Dario Talmesio on 5G in Europe

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At 5G World 2017, Dario Talmesio, principal analyst and practice leader on Ovum's fixed and mobile telecoms European team, explains the emerging trends amongst European operators as they prepare for 5G.
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Putting Power on a Pedestal

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ARRIS's John Ulm says a major accomplishment of SCTE•ISBE's Energy 2020 program is increased focus on power cost and consumption, including inclusion of energy requirements in operators' RFPs and RFIs.
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Gigabit Access: The Last-Mile Pipe for All Future Services

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A Gigabit access platform being deployed today must be able to deliver all types of services to an increasing number of devices. A non-blocking architecture is necessary to support the ever-increasing growth in bandwidth demand. The Huawei Gigabit access solution is based on a distributed design that is fully scalable to deliver a unprecedented performance.
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Key Factors to Successfully Deploy an SD-WAN Service

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As service providers transition their SD-WAN solution from trials and limited deployments into production at large scale, there are important considerations to successfully operationalize these solutions and realize their full potential, without adding complexity, introducing uncertainty or disrupting current business operations. Sunil Khandekar, CEO and Founder ...
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IoT Solutions: Rational Exuberance

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IoT solutions are morphing from hype into viable business opportunities. Huawei has the platform and ecosystem support to help carriers successfully address new business opportunities in the IoT space.
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Realizing ICN as a Network Slice for Mobile Data Distribution

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Network slicing in 5G allows the potential introduction of new network architectures such as Information-centric Networks (ICN) as a slice, managed over a shared pool of compute, storage and bandwidth resource. Services over an ICN slice can benefit from many architectural features such as Name Based Networking, Security, Multicasting, Multi-homing, Mobility, ...
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Ovum's Mike Roberts on 5G Uptake

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Mike Roberts, research director for Ovum's service provider markets group, explains why he has boosted his 5G subscriptions forecast.
LRTV Interviews
AT&T's Hubbard on Intersection of SD-WAN & MPLS

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Rick Hubbard, SVP of Network Product Management for AT&T Business Solutions, discusses how AT&T's approach to SD-WAN fits in with its overall virtualization strategy, explains how SD-WAN can improve enterprise customers' use of the cloud and addresses the intersection of SD-WAN and MPLS.
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Keep Connected IoT Devices Under Control With Allot

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Allot AVP of International Pre-Sales, Daniel Keidar, explains how communications service providers can protect infrastructure and service availability from flooding attacks caused by malfunctioning or bot-infected devices connected to their network.
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Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
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