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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  |  3 comments
Ciena looks to buy its way into the SDN/NFV revolution by acquiring fellow packet-optical vendor Cyan.
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  |  7 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.
ThinkAnalytics Hits 20M OTT Subscribers
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4/27/2015  |  Post a comment
ThinkAnalytics, developer of the world's most deployed multiplatform TV search and recommendations engine, today announced that it now serves over 20 million OTT subscribers worldwide, a figure that has doubled in the last 12 months.
Altice Picks Cisco for CCAP, DOCSIS 3.1
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4/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Altice aligns with Cisco to deliver advanced consumer and business services with multi-gig bandwidth capacity.
Marvell Goes 4K With Android TV Chipset
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4/27/2015  |  1 comment
Marvell's new Ultra HD chipset is a high-powered SoC that supports Android-based TV services and the cable industry's RDK software stack.
Eurobites: Orange Sees End to Price War
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4/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BlackBerry considers closure of Swedish office; Sky Italia receives rebuff from Mediaset; TeliaSonera updates on its workers in Nepal.
Cox Eyes Cloud-Based Home Networks
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4/27/2015  |  Post a comment
Cox's Jeff Finkelstein explains how moving services to the cloud will let cable deliver services faster and eliminate constant hardware replacements.
Comcast Formally Ends Its Bid for TWC
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4/24/2015  |  23 comments
Comcast has officially terminated its bid to acquire Time Warner Cable.
Eurobites: Metroweb Spurns Telecom Italia Advances
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4/24/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 3 adds VoLTE; Telefónica's Canal+ buy cleared; Virgin Media makes workers stand up for six months!
Juniper Sees Second-Half Optimism
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4/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Cost-cutting and cable/cloud customers help vendor exceed analyst expectations despite revenue slide.
CableLabs' Clarke Updates Cable Virtualization
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4/23/2015  |  1 comment
Former BT exec now leading CableLabs' NFV and SDN efforts explains key role of open source and updates efforts to virtualize the home network.
Cablevision 'Cord Cutters' With New Package
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4/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Cablevision is packaging Internet service with a digital antenna for off-air channels to target cord-cuttings unwilling to pay higher prices for cable TV.
Comcast Reportedly Dropping $45B TWC Bid
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4/23/2015  |  28 comments
Sources tell Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal that Comcast is prepared to walk away from its bid to buy TWC after pressure from the DOJ and threat of an FCC trial.
Arris & Pace: More Than Just a Set-Top Deal
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4/23/2015  |  Post a comment
Arris wants Pace for more than just its set-tops.
5 Things to Know About Today's WiFi
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4/23/2015  |  Post a comment
The Wi-Fi Alliance talks up the global progress of 5Ghz dual-band WiFi devices.
Arris to Acquire Pace for $2.1B
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4/22/2015  |  Post a comment
Arris has announced it intends to acquire competitor Pace in a deal worth $2.1 billion in stock and cash.
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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

4|28|15   |   10:32   |   (3) comments


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

4|23|15   |   05:41   |   (1) comment


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

4|23|15   |   09:27   |   (3) comments


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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AlcaLu + Nokia: The New Uber-Vendor

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Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the technological and competitive opportunities and challenges if a merger between Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia comes to pass.
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