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Cisco Rolls Out New CCAP Chassis
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5/6/2015  |  Post a comment
Playing comeback against Arris and Casa, Cisco finally launches its new cBR-8 CCAP box with announced deployments by Comcast and Numericable.
Comcast Readies D3.1 & RDK-B
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5/5/2015  |  Post a comment
Comcast reveals new details on its DOCSIS 3.1 trial plans and RDK-B devices.
Cablecos Going Gaga Over Gigabit
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5/5/2015  |  3 comments
Cox and Comcast reveal new gigabit plans at INTX.
CSG Extends Charter Deal by Five Years
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5/5/2015  |  Post a comment
BSS vendor extends relationship with cable operator.
Comcast Seeks to Leave TWC Behind
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5/5/2015  |  Post a comment
Comcast officials say they have now moved on after the collapse of their $45.2 billion deal to buy out Time Warner Cable two weeks ago.
Chambers's Legacy: A Resurgent Cisco
Wagner’s Ring  | 
5/5/2015  |  3 comments
John Chambers leaves Cisco challenged by SDN and NFV, but in a good position to compete.
Cable Cozies Up to TiVo & OTT
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5/5/2015  |  Post a comment
The cable industry is showing its newfound love for both TiVo and OTT services at this year's Internet & Television Expo in Chicago.
Next-Generation CCAP: Cisco cBR-8 Evolved CCAP
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5/5/2015  |  Post a comment
John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explained the innovation design of Cisco's cBR-8, the industry's first Evolved CCAP, including DOCSIS 3.1 design from ground-up, distributed CCAP with Remote PHY and path to virtualization.
A Cable Show By Any Other Name?
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5/5/2015  |  Post a comment
As the cable industry continues to consolidate, NCTA launches rebranded Cable Show as INTX in Chicago to stave off further attendance declines.
Amdocs: Pay-TV Can Play With OTT
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5/5/2015  |  1 comment
A new study by Amdocs and IE Market Research finds that pay-TV providers could better retain subscription revenue by offering unified search and discovery for pay-TV and OTT services.
Alcatel-Lucent Extends Ultra-Broadband Reach of Cable Operators
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5/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent introduces new product to extend the ultra-broadband reach of cable operators.
Espial Introduces New STB Clinet
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5/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Brings unprecedented freedom to create immersive, engaging subscriber viewing experience.
Aria Systems & UXP Systems Partner
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5/4/2015  |  Post a comment
UXP Systems and Aria Systems partner to enable cable operators to monetize every end-user relationship.
Cablevision Talks Up Internet in Q1 Earnings
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5/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Cablevision stresses connectivity first as video subscriber numbers continue to slide.
Ciena's Cyan Buy: It's All About the Software
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5/4/2015  |  6 comments
Ciena looks to buy its way into the SDN/NFV revolution by acquiring fellow packet-optical vendor Cyan.
Cisco's Robbins to Replace Chambers as CEO
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5/4/2015  |  8 comments
After years of talking about it, Cisco CEO John Chambers will finally retire this July, to be replaced by Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations Chuck Robbins.
Cisco Taps Robbins to Succeed Chambers
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5/4/2015  |  Post a comment
Long-time CEO becomes executive chairman on July 26, to be replaced by 18-year vet who most recently headed worldwide operations.
INTX: A Viewing Guide to Cable's New Show
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5/4/2015  |  Post a comment
As INTX -- formerly known as The Cable Show -- opens its doors in Chicago this week, here are some of the hot technologies to watch for.
Women's Media Consumption Habits
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5/4/2015  |  1 comment
A study run by Insights in Marketing and commissioned by Meredith shows the devices, channels and ways in which women are consuming content.
Charter Explores OTT Options
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5/1/2015  |  1 comment
Fourth-largest US MSO is investigating ways to use skinnier OTT-based video bundles to draw in more cable subscribers.
NCTA & ACA Petition FCC to Stay Title II
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5/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Filing does not ask Commission to stay bright-line open Internet rules.
Arris, Charter Complete Acquisition of ActiveVideo
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Arris, Charter complete acquisition of ActiveVideo.
Sling TV Launches Latino Add-On Packs
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5/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Viewers can add Spanish-language sports and entertainment programming to "Best of Live TV" core package.
Bright House May Be Kingmaker
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5/1/2015  |  1 comment
The sixth-largest US MSO has now emerged as a key player in cable's ongoing M&A soap opera as both Charter and TWC try to woo it.
Meeting the Demands of Bandwidth & Service Group Growth
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5/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Jorge Salinger, Comcast's Vice President of Access Architecture, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 and multi-service CCAP can meet the demands of the bandwidth and service group growth.
Eurobites: KVH Props Up Colt's Q1
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5/1/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Colt hires former Pacnet man; Sky invests in mobile advertising, extends deal with Viacom.
Public-Private Partnerships & the Gigabit City
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5/1/2015  |  3 comments
As the quest toward the Gigabit City continues, it is becoming clearer that public-private initiatives may be the key to success.
TWC Enjoys Victory Lap in Quarterly Results
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5/1/2015  |  2 comments
Strengthening its case for remaining independent or commanding a higher takeover price, the No. 2 US MSO racks up its best subscriber gains ever in first quarter.
No Service, No Problem: 5 Places That Want to Be Unconnected
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5/1/2015  |  20 comments
Take a walk on the unconnected side with a slideshow of five of the most technologically remote places in the US.
Cablevision Unveils Ad Planning Tool
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4/30/2015  |  Post a comment
GroupM, Horizon Media and Starcom MediaVest Group first to trial breakthrough platform.
CommScope Preps EPON Box for Cable
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4/30/2015  |  Post a comment
CommScope to showcase new optical solution for cable networks at INTX.
Arris Braced for Continuing M&A Headwinds
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4/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Big cable/telco equipment vendor now expects market sluggishness to last longer this year, after the collapse of the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger last week.
Eurobites: KPN Bombs in Business Sector
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4/30/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Megafon revenue falls; Jazztel's on the up; French government slammed over Dailymotion deal.
Amdocs Splashes $272M on Comverse's BSS
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4/29/2015  |  1 comment
Amdocs says it will get greater reach in Europe, Latin America and Asia-Pac and leave Comverse to focus on digital services.
DOCSIS 3.1: Transforming Cable From Hardware-Defined Network to Software-Defined Network
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4/29/2015  |  Post a comment
John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 can transform cable HFC network to a more agile software-defined network.
TWC Adds Live TV to TV App on XBox One
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4/29/2015  |  Post a comment
Customers can instantly watch up to 300 live channels at launch.
Cablevision Embraces OTT With Hulu
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4/29/2015  |  1 comment
Fifth-largest US MSO becomes the first pay-TV provider to strike a deal to distribute Hulu to its subscribers.
Espial Powers New Orange TV Stick
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4/29/2015  |  Post a comment
The new Orange TV Stick, which is now trialing in Romania, is an HDMI adapter powered by Espial.
Is TWC Sitting in Catbird Seat Now?
Breznick Unbound  | 
4/29/2015  |  2 comments
While Charter clearly still wants Time Warner Cable, TWC still may not want Charter, opening up some intriguing scenarios in US cable land.
Eurobites: 100G Rollouts Boost Transmode's Q1
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4/29/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone/Liberty merger talk resurfaces; Telefónica raises prices in Spain; eCall system becomes a reality.
Path 1 Teams Up With bitmovin to Enhance Video Streaming Quality
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4/28/2015  |  Post a comment
New PiXiE Player Decoder from Path 1 is now integrated with bitmovin's bitdash™ Suite of MPEG-DASH clients.
Kudelski Group & Disney Patent Licence Agreement
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4/28/2015  |  Post a comment
Kudelski Group and the Walt Disney Company sign patent license agreement.
Envivio Offers 4K TV Advice
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4/28/2015  |  Post a comment
Envivio cuts through standards confusion to lead the march to 4K TV and future ultra high-definition video delivery.
Bright House Introduces Hosted Voice for Hospitality
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4/28/2015  |  Post a comment
Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions introduces hosted voice for hospitality.
NAGRA Launches Next-Generation Connected Security Solution
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4/28/2015  |  Post a comment
NAGRA anyCAST CONNECT redefines video content security by integrating, in a single client, Conditional Access and Digital Rights Management functionality.
Cablevision Will Offer Hulu to Optimum Customers
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4/28/2015  |  Post a comment
Cablevision is first cable or satellite provider to announce plans to distribute Hulu.
Why Is Verizon Fighting With Programmers?
Breznick Unbound  | 
4/28/2015  |  12 comments
Industry analysts wonder why Verizon seems to be picking fights with ESPN and other major programmers over its new FiOS skinny TV bundle.
RDK Spreads Its Wings
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4/28/2015  |  1 comment
The number of licensees for the cable industry's Reference Design Kit (RDK) IP video software stack has grown by more than 60% over the last year.
Eurobites: Nokia Quashes Handsets Rumor
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4/28/2015  |  15 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 4G? Stuff it, says Turkey; Swisscom virtualizes with Netcracker; Google salves its news-content conscience.
NAGRA Aids CANAL+ Group Multiscreen TV
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4/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Nagra enables Canal+ Group in France to deploy multiscreen TV services on more than 1 million Android devices.
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Next-Generation CCAP: Cisco cBR-8 Evolved CCAP

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John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explained the innovation design of Cisco's cBR-8, the industry's first Evolved CCAP, including DOCSIS 3.1 design from ground-up, distributed CCAP with Remote PHY and path to virtualization. Cisco's cBR-8 Evolved CCAP is the platform that will last through the transitions.
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Meeting the Demands of Bandwidth & Service Group Growth

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Jorge Salinger, Comcast's Vice President of Access Architecture, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 and multi-service CCAP can meet the demands of the bandwidth and service group growth.
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DOCSIS 3.1: Transforming Cable From Hardware-Defined Network to Software-Defined Network

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John Chapman, Cisco's CTO of Cable Access Business Unit and Cisco Fellow, explains how DOCSIS 3.1 can transform cable HFC network to a more agile software-defined network.
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Predicting Traffic Patterns for Quality Mobile Broadband

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Accessing information ubiquitously creates complexity and creates heavy traffic onto the network, especially at large-scale events like sporting events or festivals. In this video, Huawei's Mohammad Hussain speaks to experts about how to predict traffic and improve user experience during periods of heavy traffic.
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Ciena CEO: The Web-Scale Revolution

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Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders goes head-to-head with long-time Ciena CEO Gary Smith to discuss the impact of the web-scale players, the New IP and 'white box' networks.
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Cox Eyes Cloud-Based Home Networks

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Cox's Jeff Finkelstein explains how moving services to the cloud will let cable deliver services faster and eliminate constant hardware replacements.
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CableLabs' Clarke Updates Cable Virtualization

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Former BT exec now leading CableLabs' NFV and SDN efforts explains key role of open source and updates efforts to virtualize the home network.
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Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. II

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In the second installment of an in-depth two-part interview, Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about cultural change, network slicing and technology advances.
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Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. I

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In the first installment of an in-depth two-part interview, Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about the incredible transformation underway in the communications networking industry.
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LTE Paves the Way for the 5G Revolution

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Håkan Andersson, head of 5G product strategy of the Radio Business Unit at Ericsson, discusses the role of LTE, the US and other industry verticals in building a true 5G ecosystem.
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The 3GPP's Road to 5G Standardization

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Satoshi Nagata, chairman of the 3GPP's TSG-RAN group and a manager at NTT Docomo, explains the standardization process for 5G, as well as the biggest challenges and opportunities.
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AlcaLu CTO Makes the Case for a New 5G Air Interface

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Michael Peeters, CTO of wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, explains why 5G will require a new air interface to meet its diverse performance targets.
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