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FTTH in Latin America – Really?
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4/18/2014  |  1 comment
A new industry report suggests that the market for fixed broadband services in Latin America is about to grow dramatically, driven by fiber access, but I don't see it.
TWC & Charter Embrace Next-Gen WiFi
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4/18/2014  |  1 comment
Both large US MSOs move to offer higher-levels of WiFi service to customers as they boost broadband speeds and expand their hotspot coverage.
Cox Bets on Smart Homes in Vegas
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4/17/2014  |  6 comments
Cox expands smart home services into Las Vegas as broadband providers continue love affair with home security and automation.
Lightpath Fiber Lights 7,000 NY Buildings
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4/17/2014  |  4 comments
Cablevision's commercial services unit lights up 7,000th building in NYC metro area, after adding more than 1,000 locations to its fiber network in the past year.
Nagra Secures Dish's TVE Future
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4/16/2014  |  4 comments
Dish and Echostar select Nagra's DECE-approved persistent rights management (PRM) technology to secure Dish Anywhere multiscreen services.
Lightpath Announces 7,000 Lit Locations
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4/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Fiber network now connects more than 7,000 locations and spans more than 5,800 fiber route miles.
MultiChoice Picks Clearleap for Multiscreen
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4/16/2014  |  Post a comment
African pay-TV provider goes Clearleap route for management and delivery of content.
Quantenna Develops 'World's First' 10G WiFi
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4/16/2014  |  Post a comment
Novel architecture enables MIMO configurations up to 8x8, speeds up to 10 Gbit/s and universal support for MU-MIMO clients.
Cable Eyes Big Technology Shifts
LRTV Documentaries  | 
4/16/2014  |  4 comments
US cable engineers are facing a lot of heavy lifting in the coming years, notes Light Reading Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick.
Eurobites: Telefónica Bets on Mobile Ads
News Analysis  | 
4/16/2014  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BSkyB teams up with Twitter; Ericsson in OpenStack deal; Glastonbury latest!
Demythologizing Multi-Play
Column  | 
4/16/2014  |  1 comment
Not everything you thought you knew about multi-play services is necessarily so.
TWC Reveals RDK Set-Top Plans
News Analysis  | 
4/15/2014  |  1 comment
Time Warner Cable announces development plans for its first IP set-top box using the RDK software platform
Mohu Turns Over New Leaf for OTA TV
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4/15/2014  |  9 comments
Mohu introduces new Leaf Metro antenna and promises a device that will combine OTA and web-based video content.
Eurobites: BT's Rivals Go Ultrafast in York
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4/15/2014  |  11 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK's appetite for superfast; broadband Bolognese; the Nokia tablet that never was.
Maximizing Customer Experience & Assuring Service Delivery in an IP World
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4/15/2014  |  Post a comment
Steven Shalita, VP of Marketing, NetScout Systems, Inc., discusses the challenges cable/MSO operators face in assuring the delivery of new IP-based services. Key points include the value of proactively managing performance, and using rich analytics and operational intelligence to better understand service and usage trends, make smarter business decisions and improve the profitability of services delivered.
SCTE Seeks Corporate Buddies
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4/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Cable tech group launches corporate alliance program to hike membership and deliver more customized training and education for cable employees.
Vodafone Netherlands Rolls Out IPTV
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4/14/2014  |  1 comment
Vodafone Netherlands is partnering with Entone for set-tops and Divitel for systems integration in the launch of its new IPTV service.
EdgeConneX Ties Data Centers to Integra Fiber
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4/14/2014  |  Post a comment
Partnership combines extensive fiber network with Edge Data Centers in seven major metro markets.
Aereo Sets Chromecast Debut After Court Date
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4/11/2014  |  8 comments
Aereo plans to go live with Chromecast support on May 29, more than a month after the company will present its case against broadcasters to the Supreme Court.
Adobe & thePlatform Tie TVE Knot
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4/10/2014  |  1 comment
Comcast-owned media publishing unit teams up with Adobe to pitch multscreen video service packages to pay-TV and content providers.
AT&T's Going to Carolina With 1 Gig
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4/10/2014  |  29 comments
AT&T seeks to expand its 1-Gig fiber service to six North Carolina cities, as well as boost coverage in Austin, Texas.
Amid Hearings, Comcast Ups Speeds/Hotspots
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4/10/2014  |  5 comments
Comcast announces higher Internet speeds and more WiFi hotspots amid Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the proposed merger with Time Warner Cable.
SevOne Acquires Log Analytics Startup
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4/10/2014  |  1 comment
The RapidEngines acquisition ties real-time log analytics to performance metrics for a more complete network picture.
Eurobites: Eircom Joins Vectoring Club
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4/10/2014  |  4 comments
Also in today's regional roundup: Fiber network M&A activity in Spain; KPN chief gets vote of approval; BT, Unify team on unified communications.
Bye-Bye DVD: Consumers Embrace Digital Video
LRTV Documentaries  | 
4/10/2014  |  7 comments
Veteran video analyst Colin Dixon, founder and principal analyst of nScreenMedia, says research shows 56% are using digital video already.
Businesses Face 'Fiber Gap': Report
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4/9/2014  |  24 comments
While fiber-connected businesses are increasing in numbers, they're still isolated islands.
Charter Boosts TV Everywhere Apps
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4/9/2014  |  1 comment
Playing catch-up with its fellow cable companies, Charter adds new content and platform support to its TV Everywhere apps.
Video Vendors Bet Big on 4K in Vegas
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4/9/2014  |  1 comment
Tech suppliers prep for Ultra HD future with flashy 4K video demos and displays at annual NAB convention in Sin City.
China's Innovation Deficit
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4/9/2014  |  24 comments
There are plenty of technology startups in China, but none of them are in telecom systems.
Huawei Announces Senior Management Appointments
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4/9/2014  |  Post a comment
Huawei announces the appointment of its Chief Strategy Marketing Officer, President of Products & Solutions, Vice President of the Carrier Business Group (BG), and Vice President of the Enterprise BG.
In Cable We (Anti)trust
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4/8/2014  |  14 comments
New antitrust concerns are emerging in the debate over the potential Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger, including fears of one entity controlling much of the TV viewed by Americans.
CHR Solutions Names New CEO
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4/8/2014  |  Post a comment
...and it's Dr. Arun Pasrija.
Video: TW Cable Puts Multicast Gateways to the Test
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4/8/2014  |  1 comment
Tom Gonder, a chief architect at Time Warner Cable, explains how its trial of multicast gateways is impacting IP-based video plans.
Ericsson Shares its Media Vision 2020
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4/8/2014  |  Post a comment
Ericsson predicts 8 million mobile broadband subscriptions and 1.5 billion homes with digital TV worldwide by 2020.
Will Google Fight Fire With Android TV?
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4/7/2014  |  4 comments
On the heels of Amazon's Fire TV launch last week, Google appears to be preparing its own Android TV product.
Frontier Buffaloes Social Media
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4/7/2014  |  16 comments
Frank the Buffalo is the popular face of Frontier on Facebook and elsewhere, even if his no-BS promise left some customers cold.
Photos: Cable Next-Gen Technologies 2014
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4/7/2014  |  7 comments
A record-breaking crowd flocked to Denver for our annual information-packed, tech networking schmoozeria in late March.
Frontier Pursues Broader Business Footprint
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4/7/2014  |  1 comment
Investment in upgrading Verizon properties starting to pay off for Frontier, as it prepares to add AT&T Connecticut footprint.
Cisco, Snell Team Up on IP-based Signal Routing
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4/7/2014  |  Post a comment
Snell and Cisco collaborate on IP-enabled broadcast production.
Vivendi to Sell SFR to Altice/Numericable
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4/7/2014  |  Post a comment
Cable group wins out over rival Bouygues bid.
Eurobites: Numericable Wins SFR M&A Tussle
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4/7/2014  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT's new TV sport chief; US disses Euro-Internet plan; Telecom Italia learns from AT&T.
Downloads Keep Highest-Value Customers Consuming
Column  | 
4/7/2014  |  6 comments
Those consumers who watch the most video on mobile devices may actually be willing to pay for it too.
Imagine Communications Acquires Digital Rapids
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4/7/2014  |  Post a comment
Imagine acquires innovator in IP and file-based media processing solutions and software-defined workflow management technologies.
Bye Bye OCAP, Hello RDK
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4/4/2014  |  1 comment
Deciding that it's time to leave OCAP behind, the cable industry is increasingly turning to RDK to take its place.
Eurobites: Vodafone Has M&A Issues in Egypt
News Analysis  | 
4/4/2014  |  6 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Turkish PM bristles at un-banning of Twitter; Allot lands $5 million Tier 1 deal; BT Sport joins Chromecast line-up; Google upsets Italians.
Comcast: Reshaping the Cable Network Architecture
LRTV Documentaries  | 
4/3/2014  |  8 comments
Shamim Akhtar, Comcast's architect and senior director of network strategy, explains why the cable company is moving to a more distributed network architecture.
Adtran Lowers Q1 Revenue Expectations
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4/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Adtran is citing slower domestic sales to Tier 2 and 3 carriers for a Q1 revenue droop.
Amazon Joins Video Streaming Wars
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4/3/2014  |  9 comments
In a long-awaited move, Amazon launches media streaming set-top to take on Apple TV, Roku, and Google's Chromecast in growing media streaming market.
Xilinx: An 'All Programmable' Strategy
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4/3/2014  |  6 comments
Acquisition strategies don't work for everyone, but chipmaker Xilinx appears to have devised an M&A plan that has paid off.
Ericsson Broadcasts its TV Anywhere Message
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4/3/2014  |  Post a comment
Will use NAB show in Las Vegas to strut its TV Anywhere stuff.
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Cable Eyes Big Technology Shifts

4|16|14   |   03:02   |   (4) comments


US cable engineers are facing a lot of heavy lifting in the coming years, notes Light Reading Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick.
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Maximizing Customer Experience & Assuring Service Delivery in an IP World

4|15|14   |   4:57   |   (0) comments


Steven Shalita, VP of Marketing, NetScout Systems, Inc., discusses the challenges cable/MSO operators face in assuring the delivery of new IP-based services. Key points include the value of proactively managing performance, and using rich analytics and operational intelligence to better understand service and usage trends, make smarter business decisions and ...
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Bye-Bye DVD: Consumers Embrace Digital Video

4|10|14   |   04:17   |   (7) comments


Veteran video analyst Colin Dixon, founder and principal analyst of nScreenMedia, says research shows 56% are using digital video already.
LRTV Documentaries
Video: TW Cable Puts Multicast Gateways to the Test

4|8|14   |   04:13   |   (1) comment


Tom Gonder, a chief architect at Time Warner Cable, explains how its trial of multicast gateways is impacting IP-based video plans.
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Managing & Monetizing Big Data in Operator Environments

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At Mobile World Congress, Gigamon's Director of Service Provider Solutions, Andy Huckridge, and Heavy Reading Analyst Sarah Wallace discuss the 'big data' issues facing carriers and operators today.
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Data Center Energy – Build Your Data Center in a Modular Way

4|7|14   |   2:13   |   (0) comments


Dr. Fang Liangzhou, VP Network Energy Product Line, shared his thoughts about the challenges for data centers during CeBIT 2014.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Agile Network Solution – An Overview of Huawei's Agile Network Solution

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Ajay Gupta, Director of Product Marketing, Networking Product Line, gives an overview of the Agile Network Solutions during CeBIT 2014.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei’s eLTE Voice Trunking, Video and Data Applied for Railways

4|7|14   |   1:38   |   (0) comments


Gottfried Winter is the Sales Director at Funkwerk, a German specialist in GSM-r terminals and a long-time partner of Huawei. At CeBIT 2014, Winter talks to Light Reading about this partnership and the integration of enhanced voice trunking, video and data functions.
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LeaseWeb Speaks Highly of Huawei's Datacenter Products

4|7|14   |   1:37   |   (0) comments


Rene Olde Olthof, Operations Director LeaseWeb, talks about the next data center transformation during CeBIT 2014.
LRTV Documentaries
Comcast: Reshaping the Cable Network Architecture

4|3|14   |   07:11   |   (8) comments


Shamim Akhtar, Comcast's architect and senior director of network strategy, explains why the cable company is moving to a more distributed network architecture.
LRTV Custom TV
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger at Mobile World Congress

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VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger speaks to Heavy Reading about the value of virtualization spanning from the data center to service provider networks to mobile devices.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Analysts' Impressions of Huawei SoftCOM at ONS 2014

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After visiting the Huawei booth at ONS, Lee Doyle of Doyle Research gives his appraisal of Huawei's SoftCOM solution.
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