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Gigabites: Google Gigs Out in Nashville
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4/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Does four buildings a gigabit deployment make?
TWC Sees IP Video Progress
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4/29/2016  |  Post a comment
TWC Chairman & CEO Rob Marcus says early feedback from the MSO's trial of an IP-only TV service in New York is 'encouraging.'
AT&T Delivers Streaming Access for DirectTV NFL Sunday Ticket
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4/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Anyone who subscribes to DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket package will be able to stream every live out-of-market regular season game every Sunday afternoon.
Eurobites: Q1 Core Profits Down at Telefónica
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4/29/2016  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica upgrades metro networks with Huawei; Telenor execs cleared over Uzbekgate; MTS offers towers for rent.
Rovi Reels in TiVo for $1.1B
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4/29/2016  |  2 comments
Wedding complete. Rovi will take TiVo's name.
Juniper's 'Disappointing' Q1 Dogged by Slow Telco Spending
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4/29/2016  |  Post a comment
As telco capex spending falters, Juniper is focusing on SDN and greater diversification in a bid to drive new revenue streams through the rest of 2016.
TiVo Shares Rise as Rovi Delays Earnings
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4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Is a deal imminent?
Rutledge Sets Stage for New Charter
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4/28/2016  |  1 comment
Charter gained broadband and video subs in the first quarter.
Light Reading & NCTC Partner to Create Multimedia Cable Content
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4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Light Reading and the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) today announced a comprehensive partnership to create and market multimedia content for smaller and independent cable operators.
FCC Poised to Re-Regulate Wholesale Access
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4/28/2016  |  7 comments
Agency seeks industry input on rulemaking that would control pricing of the last mile links sold by incumbents in non-competitive areas.
Comcast Nabs DreamWorks for $3.8B
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4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Comcast races rivals with DreamWorks buy.
TWC Goes Out With a Bang
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4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
In what's very likely its last earnings report, Time Warner Cable notches healthy subscriber and revenue gains across the board.
Comcast Takes a (Tera)Byte Out of Caps
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4/28/2016  |  4 comments
Usage-based pricing is controversial for fixed-line broadband services, but Comcast's new 1TB data cap should be ample for most.
Charter Produces Solid Q1 Ahead of Mergers
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4/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Quarterly results include residential video and broadband subscriber gains for Charter.
ZTE Reports Q1
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4/28/2016  |  1 comment
ZTE reports net profit of RMB950 million in Q1, representing a 15.97% increase from the same period last year.
Eurobites: Hong Kong Operator Buys Europe's Linx Telecom
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4/28/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ESA, Viasat launch High Capacity Satellite Initiative; IoT collaboration in Belgium; Virgin Media's FTTP pledge; Telekom Austria's Q1; EE joins LTE Broadcast group.
Ultra-Broadband Summit, Hong Kong
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4/27/2016  |  56 comments
We're in Hong Kong for the first leg of the Ultra-Broadband Summit World Tour.
Twitter Fire Hose Now a Video Tsunami
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4/27/2016  |  3 comments
Twitter's video push is changing broadband dynamics.
Comcast Can't Be Beat on Broadband
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4/27/2016  |  3 comments
Comcast continues to build on its US broadband lead.
Cable's Mobile Enterprise Challenges
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4/27/2016  |  Post a comment
Cable operators have some key hurdles to overcome if they wish to fill the growing mobility needs of small and large businesses alike.
Evolution Digital Charts Success of Hybrid STB
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4/27/2016  |  Post a comment
Evolution Digital's hybrid set-top gets a new eBOX brand name.
TiVo Launches 1TB OTA DVR
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4/27/2016  |  Post a comment
New retail TiVo Roamio OTA will sell for a one-time price of $400 starting on May 2.
Comcast Soars in Q1
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4/27/2016  |  Post a comment
Comcast marked its best first quarter in years for both video and broadband subscriber growth.
Comcast Sniffing Around DreamWorks – Report
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4/27/2016  |  Post a comment
The entertainment giant is considering adding DreamWorks Animation as a sister company to its Universal Pictures unit. The price might be north of $3 billion.
AT&T Still Optimistic as Video Subs Fall
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4/27/2016  |  1 comment
A loss of video subscribers in Q1 still has AT&T optimistic about full-year growth.
StarHub Adds NAGRA's Netflix Solution for Set-Tops
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4/26/2016  |  Post a comment
NAGRA-powered platform enables StarHub to expand customers' choices by adding Netflix to the content line-up of its Fibre TV service.
Turner Plans New Streaming Movie Service
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4/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and the Criterion Collection collaborate to develop Turner's first domestic direct-to-consumer streaming product, launching in fall 2016.
Charter Jumps Gun on TWC Restructuring
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4/26/2016  |  4 comments
Restructuring plans surface before Charter acquisitions are a done deal.
Comcast Wins Ethernet Business In DC Suburb
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4/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Comcast is now providing Ethernet Dedicated Internet service to startup incubator Bethesda Green.
Eurobites: Orange on the Up in Q1 (Just)
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4/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE trials programmable network in Scotland; Nokia buys health wearables company; TalkTalk launches non-subscription video streaming service.
Comcast Brings Free WiFi to Wawa
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4/26/2016  |  Post a comment
In winning Wawa's WiFi business, Comcast will bring free wireless access to customers at more than 700 store locations.
Wheeler Recommends Charter Deals
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4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Wheeler says yes to New Charter.
Technicolor Modems Power Comcast D3.1 Service
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4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Technicolor's DOCSIS 3.1 modems are being used by Comcast to provide gigabit Internet service in Atlanta.
So... What Do We Do Now?
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4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
After a long hiatus, Max Dingman, the CEO of a GeeGhiz, returns for a motivational board room pep talk.
GoT Fans Curse HBO (Not Right) Now
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4/25/2016  |  7 comments
This is what it looks like when apps are the future of TV.
Cable's Mobile Enterprise Opportunity
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4/25/2016  |  Post a comment
With more and more businesses seeking mobility solutions, cable operators have the chance to carve out an even larger share of the commercial market.
Gigabites: Phoenix Wins Smart City Lottery
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4/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Phoenix finds a gigabit friend in Cox.
Cable Mines Big Data to Improve Performance
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4/22/2016  |  1 comment
Cable is going big with data analytics, digging into its big data stores, with the hope of garnering information, simplifying operations and improving services and customer care.
Analysts More Than Bullish on Comcast MVNO
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4/22/2016  |  5 comments
Analysts believe Comcast has the power to seriously disrupt the wireless market.
AT&T Launches Low-Income Broadband Tiers
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4/22/2016  |  1 comment
AT&T is joining other ISPs in offering cheap broadband services to low-income households.
Cox Funds Phoenix Smart City Push
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4/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Cox is providing a three-year grant to the city of Phoenix so it can join US Ignite's "Smart Gigabit Communities" project.
Study: Smart Home Market To Double this Year
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4/22/2016  |  Post a comment
A new study commissioned by Comcast and August shows growing interest in smart home products.
Verizon on Video: It's All About the Kids
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4/21/2016  |  21 comments
Verizon's catering to a young and younger audience with new video content and services.
NAB 2016 Highlights
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4/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick climbs down from the slots to tell us about the latest news in broadcast technology at NAB 2016 in Las Vegas.
Even with Sling TV, Dish Video Subs Fall
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4/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Sling TV can't make up the difference in Dish subscriber loss.
Eurobites: Hutchison Rules Out Further Concessions on 3/O2 Deal
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4/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sky profits up 12%; Orange complete DRC acquisition; Tele2 sees profits slip in Q1.
Wheeler Pushing Hard on ATSC, Auction
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4/21/2016  |  Post a comment
In his latest appearance at the NAB Show, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said he plans to put broadcasters' ATSC 3.0 petition out for public comment by month's end.
CableLabs Sets Up NFV Interop Lab
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4/21/2016  |  1 comment
With the blessing of its MSO members, cable's research arm is ranging farther afield with an NFV testing operation that is agnostic to network architecture or operator category.
Ericsson Announces New Top Team
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4/21/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson has revamped its Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and appointed regional heads, effective July 1, 2016, to tie in with its new organizational structure.
Comcast Answers the App Call
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4/20/2016  |  6 comments
With 'Unlock the Box' looming, Comcast announces Xfinity apps for Samsung and Roku hardware.
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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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    Unified Comms Finds Its Voice

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    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.
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    So... What Do We Do Now?

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    After a long hiatus, Max Dingman, the CEO of a GeeGhiz, returns for a motivational board room pep talk.
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    NAB 2016 Highlights

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    Light Reading's Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick climbs down from the slots to tell us about the latest news in broadcast technology at NAB 2016 in Las Vegas.
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    CEO Chat: Deepfield's Craig Labovitz

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    In this latest installment of the CEO Chat series, Craig Labovitz, co-founder and CEO of Deepfield, sits down with Light Reading's Steve Saunders in Light Reading's New York City office to discuss how Deepfield fits in with the big data trend and more.
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    Leading Lights 2016: Shortlists Announced

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    Introducing MulteFire – Qualcomm at MWC 2016

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    MulteFire is the latest option for using LTE in unlicensed spectrum. As oppose to its close 'siblings', LAA and LTE-U, MulteFire operates solely in unlicensed spectrum, which enables it to offer the best of two worlds – LTE-like performance with WiFi-like deployment simplicity. In this interview, Sanjeev Athalye, Sr. Director, Product Management at Qualcomm ...
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    CEO Chat: Grant Van Rooyen of Cologix

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    Grant van Rooyen, president and CEO of Cologix, sits down with Steve Saunders, founder and CEO of Light Reading, in the vendor's New Jersey facility to offer an inside look at the company's success story and discuss the importance of security in the telecom industry.
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    ONS 2016 – Demonstration of Huawei's NetMatrix Multi-Vendor SDN Orchestrator

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    This demonstration shows how Huawei's NetMatrix SDN Orchestrator (SDN-O) addresses an operator's core service agility needs for services spanning multi-domain, multivendor networks: it includes a demonstration of:
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    AT&T Wants to Own North Carolina

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    Venessa Harrison, president of North Carolina for AT&T, tells how the company will expand its GigaPower service beyond the seven N.C. cities it already serves.

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