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TiVo CEO Announces Retirement
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5/26/2017  |  Post a comment
Thomas Carson will exit the building.
WOW Prices IPO
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5/26/2017  |  Post a comment
It's $17 a share, if you're interested.
WOW Doesn't Wow Wall Street
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5/25/2017  |  Post a comment
IPO falls a bit short but CEO Steve Cochrane says the company is on track for growth and isn't shifting strategies.
Frontier Fast Tracks Gig Plans With G.Fast
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5/25/2017  |  Post a comment
Frontier is partnering with Nokia to take G.fast to the MDU and provide gigabit broadband speeds.
BT's McRae Sheds Light on 4K Strategy
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5/25/2017  |  Post a comment
At Light Reading's BCE 2017, BT Group's Chief Network Architect Neil McRae talks about what it took for BT to broadcast live sports in 4K.
Better Solutions That Address Growing Scale
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5/25/2017  |  Post a comment
For Comcast, the X1 rollout and 17-fold increases in broadband speeds in the past 16 years are among factors driving the need for Energy 2020 solutions that reduce cost and consumption, says Mark Hess.
Making Video a Basic Service
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5/25/2017  |  1 comment
It's time for reluctant telecom carriers to treat video as a core service offering so that it can generate plenty of fresh revenue and growth opportunities for them.
Data Is Currency in OTT Wars
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5/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Data will have a big role to play in OTT deals.
Vodafone Malta to Merge With Cable Operator
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5/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Melita and Vodafone Malta merger to create new fully integrated communications provider in Malta.
Eurobites: Vodafone to Bank €120M From Malta Merger
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5/24/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTS sees Q1 revenues decline; Sky extends A+E content deal; Orange widens accelerator program.
Mediacom Gigs Out in New Illinois Towns
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5/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Mediacom has launched gigabit service to more than 800 communities.
Cities Clamor for More Clout at FCC
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5/23/2017  |  18 comments
Who governs broadband in the smart city?
Altice Brands Global Presence
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5/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Altice is amping up its profile as a global telecoms company.
Eurobites: Nokia & Apple Bury the Hatchet
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5/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT faces tax trouble in Brazil; Irish providers grab 3.6GHz spectrum; Iskratel excites the cable guys.
Iskratel Unveils New GPON Products
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5/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Broadband infrastructure vendor Iskratel unveils new GPON OLT and software for the DOCSIS provisioning of GPON.
When Gig Speeds Alone Aren't Enough
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5/23/2017  |  5 comments
Bursty OTT traffic can cause a traffic bottleneck.
TPG Capital Catches Wave Broadband
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5/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Private equity firm swings $2.4 billion deal for Wave Broadband, adding it to the combination of RCN and Grande Communications to create the sixth-largest US cable operator.
What's Blocking 4K TV Today
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5/22/2017  |  12 comments
In a BCE panel session, experts say that high bandwidth requirements, a paltry supply of content and the cost and complexity of 4K set-tops are still holding back the adoption of UHD TV.
Eurobites: Telia Buys Into SME Cloud Services
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5/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ofcom proposes pain-free switching for mobile customers; French researchers find cure for WannaCry virus; Apple Pay on the march in UK; Ericsson monitors in Moscow.
Comcast Appears to Soft Launch First 4K DVR
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5/19/2017  |  3 comments
It looks like Comcast is rolling out its first 4K/HDR set-top from Arris.
Leading Lights 2017: Winners' Gallery
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5/19/2017  |  1 comment
Check out the pictures from this year's Leading Lights awards dinner.
WiCipedia: LL Awards, Tech Mom Returnships & How The Post Gets the Ladies
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5/19/2017  |  3 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: We celebrate our Leading Lights; tech careers for low-income moms; uncovering the visibility problem; and more.
AT&T's Donovan: Resistance to Change Is Futile
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5/18/2017  |  3 comments
Speaking at BCE, the top AT&T exec says there's no downside for companies that transform themselves and adopt open source software and plenty of downside for those that don't.
Net Neutrality: Before the Vote
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5/18/2017  |  2 comments
Three things to know.
Verizon on M&A: Who Needs a Cableco?
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5/17/2017  |  11 comments
These are not the fiber strands you're looking for.
EXFO's Active Assurance Addresses Network Latency
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5/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Real-time visibility into latency behavior enables operators to deliver better services.
Samsung Approves You.i Engine as App Development Solution
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5/17/2017  |  Post a comment
You.i Engine video app platform has been officially recognized by Samsung as an approved app development solution for the Tizen TV operating system.
Eurobites: MTN Goes LAA With Huawei & Qualcomm
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5/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: O2 splurges on small cells in London; Nokia trials public-safety innovations in Finland; Bouygues' numbers up.
Comcast Woos the Enterprise With SD-WAN
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5/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Comcast gets the enterprise cloud services bug.
BCE Service Provider Keynote: CenturyLink
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5/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Aamir Hussain leads the Product Development and Technology organization at CenturyLink, which includes the company's information technology function.
WOW Announces IPO
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5/16/2017  |  Post a comment
IPO features 19,047,619 shares of its common stock, at a price to the public between $20.00 and $22.00 per share.
Comcast Begins SD-WAN Beta
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5/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Comcast is jumping on the SD-WAN bandwagon through a partnership with Versa Networks.
Eurobites: Indian Write-Down Sends Vodafone to €6.1B Loss
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5/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: SFR has a pop at Orange; Sparkle adds providers to Sicily hub; cable M&A action in northern Spain; Nokia hired for Rwandan smart city project.
Leading Lights 2017: The Winners
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5/15/2017  |  3 comments
Find out which companies have landed this year's Leading Lights Awards.
Light Reading Hall of Fame 2017
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5/15/2017  |  1 comment
Find out who made it into Light Reading's Hall of Fame this year.
Charter Cited in Skinny Bundle Talks – Report
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5/15/2017  |  1 comment
A recent content deal with AMC may be the precursor to a new skinny-bundle streaming service from Charter.
It's Time to Focus on One-Way Network Delays
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5/15/2017  |  6 comments
While service providers have traditionally relied on tracking two-way latency issues on their networks, switching to a superior one-way measurement approach would be far more effective.
Leading Lights 2017 Finalists: Outstanding Test & Measurement Vendor
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5/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Check out which companies made this year's Outstanding Test & Measurement Vendor shortlist and why.
Broadcasters Are the New TV Bundlers
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5/12/2017  |  5 comments
If content is king, content aggregation is a powerful queen.
Germany to Get 'Strong Fourth Player' With UI's Drillisch Takeover
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5/12/2017  |  5 comments
Deal to create bigger player with both fixed and mobile capabilities could add to competitive pressure on Germany's network operators.
Leading Lights 2017 Finalists: Most Innovative New Cable Product or Service
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5/12/2017  |  Post a comment
Benu Networks, Calix, Casa Systems, Exfo, Nokia and Verimatrix make this year's shortlist with standout cable products or services.
WiCipedia: Queen of Code, Female VCs & STEM Expectations
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5/12/2017  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Grace Hopper picture book is released; Israeli girls study more but expect less; female VCs come out on top; and more.
Altice Hopes Hubs Will Move Needle
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5/11/2017  |  Post a comment
Faced with stiffer competition from telco and satellite TV rivals in its US markets, Altice is betting that its upcoming rollout of video gateways will help cut churn and stoke new video sub growth.
CableLabs Takes On Network Virtualization
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5/11/2017  |  Post a comment
The cable association is eyeing the development of new interfaces in a virtualized cable access network.
Eurobites: Content Costs Drag on Telefónica's Q1
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5/11/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Altice's first quarter is a game of two halves; Openreach consults with CSPs on broadband future; GÉANT network draws on Dimension Data; Telia concern over Kazakhistan's snooping strategy.
DT Gets Familiar Earnings Boost From US Biz
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5/11/2017  |  Post a comment
German operator sees healthy growth in sales and earnings thanks to the continued progress of T-Mobile US, but registers marginal improvements in Germany and Europe.
FCC Net Neutrality Backlash Begins
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5/10/2017  |  15 comments
It doesn't match the uproar over, say, the president firing the head of the FBI, but the FCC is getting its share of criticism and activist response over changes to the telecom regulatory regime.
Big Data Analytics Improves Planning for Broadband Projects
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5/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Big data analytics can predict each potential customer’s interest in specific services and tiers, price sensitivity, budget, propensity to switch service providers, susceptibility to special offers -- and thus their value as a customer.
Cable Moves Toward Faster, Smarter Access
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5/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Cable's next-generation strategy for a smart cable access network is perhaps its biggest change in over 25 years, and it offers numerous options to increase Internet speeds and enable intelligent traffic routing and service management.
Eurobites: TalkTalk Dividend Cut Prompts Shares Dive
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5/10/2017  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Apple buys Finnish sleep-tracking startup; Vodafone's pager deal off the table; cloud services for healthcare; Virgin Vooms into Manchester.
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Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
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Charting the CSP's Future
Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.
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AT&T: Creating Dynamic Networks to Meet Business Needs

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As enterprises need more dynamic networks, service providers need to deliver on-demand, virtual services to meet those needs. AT&T is creating a networking fabric to mix-and-match SDN technologies for enterprise customers, says Roman Pacewicz, AT&T senior vice president for offer management and service integration, in an interview at Light Reading's
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EdgeConneX on Industry Headwinds & Tailwinds

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At Light Reading's Big Communications Event 2017, EdgeConneX CTO Don MacNeil discussed the value of partnerships in the digital world.
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4 Steps Toward a Higher Network IQ

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At the Big Communications Event in Austin, Texas, EXFO CEO Philippe Morin explains how sensors and analytics can boost a network's intelligence and enable on-demand customer experiences. Find more BCE 2017 coverage here.
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BT's McRae Sheds Light on 4K Strategy

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At Light Reading's Big Communications Event 2017 in Austin, Texas, BT Group's Chief Network Architect Neil McRae talks about what it took for BT to broadcast live sports in 4K. Catch up with all our BCE coverage at http://www.lightreading.com/bce.asp.
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How the NIA Aims to Advance NFV

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Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
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Better Solutions That Address Growing Scale

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For Comcast, the X1 rollout and 17-fold increases in broadband speeds in the past 16 years are among factors driving the need for Energy 2020 solutions that reduce cost and consumption, says Mark Hess.
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Ethernity Network Delivers Instant Offloading of Network Functions With All-Programmable Intelligent NIC

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David Levi, CEO of Ethernity Networks, explains that programmability of the hardware makes the company's All-Programmable Intelligent NIC uniquely beneficial for communications service providers that need advanced data appliances with agile support of virtualization. Utilizing the company's patented network processing technology, Ethernity offers data path ...
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BCE 2017: Vodafone Gets Obsessed With Cloud-Native

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Vodafone's Matt Beal updates us on Project Ocean and explains why simple virtualization isn't enough of a goal for network transformation. Catch up with other BCE 2017 keynotes and news at http://www.lightreading.com/bce.asp.
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BCE 2017: Intel's Take on Network Transformation

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In this BCE 2017 keynote, Lynn Comp discusses Intel's vision for areas such as analytics, automation and service assurance. For more videos and BCE coverage, see http://www.lightreading.com/bce.asp.
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Order From Chaos: The Steve Saunders BCE Keynote

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Kicking off BCE 2017, Light Reading founder Steve Saunders lays blame for NFV's slow ramp-up and urges telecom to return to old-fashioned standards building and interoperability testing.
Think of this as the video sequel to the recent columns he's written about NFV and the prospect of a telecom app store. (See

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Service Provider Panel: Partnering in the Digital Era

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Coopetition has always been part of telecom, but the ecosphere now includes data centers, vendors, apps developers, cloud service providers and Internet content providers. This BCE 2017 panel explores the new attitudes among network operators as to the value and variety of ...
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Site Demo: AT&T's IoT Flow Platform

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At AT&T's R&D center in Tel Aviv, Israel, project leader Eyal Segev talks about the operator's Flow platform and how it helps to prototype IoT applications.
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TEOCO Founder and CEO Atul Jain talks to Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the challenges around cost control and service monetization in the mobile and IoT sectors.
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