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Demand Surges for On-Demand Ads
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5/5/2016  |  Post a comment
Ed Knudson, VP, Product and Strategy at Canoe Ventures, discusses the rising appeal of VoD ads and the challenges on inserting ads dynamically in live TV programming.
Testing When There's No 'There' There
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5/4/2016  |  1 comment
Light Reading was at NFV World Congress in Santa Clara, Calif., where we bumped into Mats Nordlund, CEO and co-founder of Netrounds, a Swedish company that was established to answer that very question.
Ditching the Slash & the Orchestration Wars
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5/3/2016  |  2 comments
Open Networking Foundation Executive Director Dan Pitt on the progression of hurdles in SDN/NFV, and why it makes sense to just call it 'SDNFV.'
Verizon Puts Gray Boxes in the Shade
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5/2/2016  |  1 comment
When it comes to the white box trend, "gray" boxes, which have a slight proprietary twist, don't give service providers and end users the advantages they're seeking, according to Verizon's Vice President of Product and New Business Innovation Shawn Hakl.
AT&T Expert on the Key Pillars of UC
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4/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Vishy Gopalakrishnan, AVP of product marketing at AT&T, talks about the three developments that are making unified communications and collaboration secure and reliable for enterprise users.
Unified Comms Finds Its Voice
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4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Peter Quinlan, VP of UCC Product Management at Tata Communications, talks about the evolution of the unified communications and collaboration services sector and how voice is now a big part of current developments.
Will NC Be First Gigabit State?
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4/15/2016  |  1 comment
Alan Fitzpatrick, co-founder of Charlotte Hearts Gigabit, spells out the state's progress in at least starting to wire nearly every major market for gigabit service.
AT&T's Big Plans for G.fast
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4/14/2016  |  2 comments
Eddy Barker, assistant VP of technical design & architecture for AT&T, outlines his company's intent to use new G.fast standard as well as next-gen PON to deliver gigabit service.
Going Gig Over Fiber & HFC
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4/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Matt Hayes, executive director of access engineering for Cox Communications, outlines Cox's plans to use both GPON over fiber and DOCSIS 3.1 over HFC to deliver 1-Gig speeds.
Fiber to the Beach House?
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4/13/2016  |  1 comment
MCNC President & CEO Jean Davis explains her group's quest to wire all of North Carolina with dark fiber for gigabit service, especially the state's rural and outlying areas.
Gigi Sohn Lays Out FCC Agenda
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4/12/2016  |  1 comment
Gigi Sohn, counselor to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, outlines the Commission's priorities for the next ten months and talks about the interplay between public and private broadband investment at Gigabit Cities Live in Charlotte, N.C.
Charlotte Not Resting on Its Gigabit Laurels
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4/12/2016  |  Post a comment
The city of Charlotte, N.C., is in the enviable position of having both AT&T and Google Fiber competing to provide gigabit services to residents in the region. CIO Jeff Stovall talks about the benefits of gigabit broadband, but also what else is needed to make sure gigabit services deliver economic and social benefit.
Level 3 Tackles Dynamic Services, Security & Data
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4/11/2016  |  Post a comment
SVP Lisa Miller provides updates on life at Level 3 post tw telecom merger, how the network operator is tackling data and delivering dynamic services on SDN and why security is top of mind.
Equinix: OCP Can Help IoT Ecosystem
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4/6/2016  |  Post a comment
Open Compute Project (OCP) developments can help network and data center operators deal with the demands of hybrid clouds, the Internet of Things (IoT) and other emerging ecosystems and platforms, says Equinix CTO Ihab Tarazi.
LinkedIn on OCP & Data Center Innovation
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4/5/2016  |  Post a comment
Yuval Bachar, LinkedIn's principal engineer, architecture and strategy, talks about how the Open Compute Project (OCP) promotes innovation and efficiency in the data center technology sector, allowing LinkedIn to focus on what it does best – software.
SanDisk's Nithya Ruff: Getting Women Into Open Source
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4/4/2016  |  3 comments
Women are notoriously under-represented in the tech industry, even more so in the open source community, but open source leaders can encourage diversity by setting behaviorial standards and becoming more inclusive, says Nithya Ruff, director, open source strategy office, at SanDisk.
How BT Deals With Security Threats
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4/4/2016  |  1 comment
Dr Ben Azvine, global head of security research & innovation at BT, talks about the various cybersecurity threats that major telcos have to deal with and the way that BT is using analytics to deal with those threats.
Facebook: Why We Built Our Own Tech
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4/1/2016  |  Post a comment
Facebook developed its own hardware and software to gain the agility and efficiencies it needs to support Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp, Instagram, streaming video and more on a global scale, says Network Team Manager Omar Baldonado.
Charting SDN's Maturation at ONS
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3/31/2016  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Carol Wilson and Mitch Wagner discuss how industry leaders such as AT&T and Facebook are making making SDN (as Wilson says) 'day-to-day deployable.'
Frontier Checks Out CORD, SDN
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3/31/2016  |  Post a comment
Frontier Communications is checking out the potential of open networking as it seeks to scale its triple-play network without adding more boxes, says David Curran, director of strategic planning.
CORD Helps SK Telecom's User Responsiveness
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3/30/2016  |  Post a comment
SK Telecom is mobilizing Central Office Re-architected as a Data Center (CORD) to take advantage of virtualization, faster responsiveness to user needs, reducing the load on the backhaul and moving content closer to the network edge, says Kang-Won Lee, SVP of Research and Development at SK Telecom.
AT&T: White Box Will Deliver Agility
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3/29/2016  |  Post a comment
AT&T's Ken Duell explains how white box switches and routers based on merchant silicon will deliver a 'huge payoff' for the operator.
Taking the All-Video Approach
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3/28/2016  |  Post a comment
NCTC's John Childress discusses how smaller cable operators are integrating OTT video, multiscreen and TiVo apps into their offerings.
Microsoft: Open Source Means Meeting Customers Where They Are
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3/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Microsoft has made the transition from denouncing open source to fully embracing it. Mike Schutz, GP cloud platform product marketing, talks about the transition, and expanding its commitment from software to open source hardware through the Open Compute Project.
Talkin' 'Bout Next-Generation DOCSIS
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3/21/2016  |  1 comment
Cox's Jeff Finkelstein offers his views on DOCSIS 3.1, Full Duplex DOCSIS and Distributed Access Architecture.
New SCTE CTO Talks D3.1, WiFi, 4K
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3/18/2016  |  Post a comment
In this LRTV interview, new SCTE CTO Chris Bastian shares his insights on three hot tech topics in the cable sphere.
Comcast's Next-Gen Playbook
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3/16/2016  |  1 comment
Comcast's Rob Howald spells out the MSO's focus on DOCSIS 3.1, DAA and deep fiber technologies.
Leveraging Open Source for the Telco Data Center
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3/11/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson's Patrick Jestin and Netronome's Nick Tausanovitch explain how their companies are working together to develop open source-based solutions for more efficient telco data center deployments.
Testing Cisco's Virtualized Security Products
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3/4/2016  |  3 comments
Security is top of mind for service providers all over the world. At Mobile World Congress, Steve Saunders caught up with Cisco and EANTC about their recent round of testing of Cisco's virtualized security solutions.
Inside the GSMA
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2/17/2016  |  Post a comment
The GSM Association's CMO Michael O'Hara talks to Light Reading about the evolution of Mobile World Congress and the other work that goes on at the industry body.
Ireland's Data Dream
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1/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Host In Ireland president Gary Connolly tells Light Reading's Steve Saunders about the role Ireland is playing in hosting data for the world's largest organizations.
Looking Beyond DOCSIS 3.1
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1/11/2016  |  Post a comment
Cox's Jeff Finkelstein discusses where cable is heading with DOCSIS, SDN, NFV, software-based networking, 5G, open source and other new technologies.
SCTE Chief Sets Goals for 2016
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1/8/2016  |  Post a comment
In this video interview, SCTE President & CEO Mark Dzuban discusses DOCSIS 3.1 training, energy standards, virtualization and much more.
The Key Role of Analytics
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12/29/2015  |  1 comment
Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Jim Hodges explains why analytics tools and big data strategies are going to play an increasingly important role as communications service providers transform their businesses.
Getting to Grips With Mobile Edge Computing
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12/28/2015  |  1 comment
Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown and Light Reading's Carol Wilson discuss the potential of mobile edge computing.
DT Has High Hopes for the NIA
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12/24/2015  |  1 comment
Vendor-independent testing is a very important task for the New IP Agency (NIA) to perform, with interoperability as stage 1 in the overall cycle, says Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg.
Prepping for DOCSIS 3.1
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12/24/2015  |  1 comment
Alan Glynn, head of network engineering at Virgin Media Ireland, talks about the cable operator's plans for DOCSIS 3.1 trials in 2016.
DT's Journey to a New IP World
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12/22/2015  |  4 comments
Axel Clauberg, VP of Aggregation, Transport, IP & Fixed Access at Deutsche Telekom, talks to Light Reading's Iain Morris about the operator's ongoing migration to an all-IP network architecture and the introduction of SDN and NFV capabilities across multiple territories.
Colt Lauds NIA's NFV Evaluation
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12/18/2015  |  1 comment
At Light Reading's Executive Summit in Dublin, Nico Fischbach, director of Strategy, Architecture and Innovation at Colt, talks about the importance of the NIA's NFV evaluation program.
For Mediacom, Gigabit Means Business
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12/18/2015  |  Post a comment
In this LRTV interview, Mediacom's Dan Templin discusses his company's rebranding efforts and moves into cloud-based, managed services.
Cisco Moves Forward With NFVi
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12/17/2015  |  Post a comment
At Light Reading's Executive Summit in Dublin, Cisco's senior director of Products & Solution Marketing, Sanjeev Mervana, talks about the impact of the recent independent evaluation of Cisco's NFV infrastructure (click here for the report).
Can Cable Ride Ethernet to Enterprises?
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12/17/2015  |  1 comment
Vertical Systems' Erin Dunne dissects cable's Ethernet success and examines the challenges operators face in the enterprise market.
NFV Interop Test: Key Takeaways
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12/15/2015  |  1 comment
Light Reading's CEO and founder Steve Saunders talks about the recent groundbreaking NFV interoperability evaluation with Editor-in-Chief Ray Le Maistre. The full test report is available now: Simply click on the following title, EXCLUSIVE! NFV Interop Evaluation Results .
Charter Sees Gold in Managed Services
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12/14/2015  |  Post a comment
With the fresh re-branding of its commercial services unit as Spectrum, Charter looks to build up its managed services portfolio for midsized and larger companies.
Putting NFV to the Test
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12/11/2015  |  1 comment
EANTC Managing Director Carsten Rossenhövel talks about the unique multivendor NFV interoperability test report that has just been published on Light Reading.
Cox Business Nears $2 Billion Revenue Goal
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12/11/2015  |  1 comment
Cox Business is closing in on its 2016 revenue target while prepping new services for both smaller firms and enterprises.
Pressure Growing on Cable Biz Services?
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12/10/2015  |  Post a comment
Wall Street analyst Craig Moffett says cable business services may have to grow even faster to make up for video losses and likely broadband growth slowdown.
TWC Biz Chief Has Enterprise in His Sights
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12/9/2015  |  Post a comment
Phil Meeks, EVP and COO of TWC Business Services, says mid-market, enterprise and carrier customers will generate over half of TWC's commercial revenues in 2016.
Dell Deep Dives on OPNFV
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12/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Dell's Wenjing Chu discusses the progress and long-term goals of OPNFV at Light Reading's White Box Strategies for CSPs event.
Colt: OSS Can Benefit From Microservice View
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11/12/2015  |  Post a comment
Malcolm Orr, senior platform architect at Colt, says OSSs don't have to be microservices themselves but need to adopt some of those principles.
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    Ed Knudson, VP, Product and Strategy at Canoe Ventures, discusses the rising appeal of VoD ads and the challenges on inserting ads dynamically in live TV programming.
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    Testing When There's No 'There' There

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    The benefits of SDN/NFV are well known, but the transition comes with some challenges, prominent among them is: how do you test a network that has been abstracted and has the potential to be endlessly reconfigurable? Light Reading was at NFV World Congress in Santa Clara, Calif., where we bumped into Mats Nordlund, CEO and co-founder of Netrounds, a Swedish ...
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    Ditching the Slash & the Orchestration Wars

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    SDN and NFV have been inextricably bound with each other for so long that on a conceptual level, smooshing them together into one catch-all phrase – SDNFV – is now justifiable, according to Dan Pitt, executive director of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF). Light Reading spoke to Pitt at the NFV World Congress, where he explained that the next ...
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    Verizon Puts Gray Boxes in the Shade

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    AT&T Expert on the Key Pillars of UC

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    Vishy Gopalakrishnan, AVP of product marketing at AT&T, talks about the three developments that are making unified communications and collaboration secure and reliable for enterprise users.
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