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Gigabites: Survey Says Gig Service Is a Moneymaker
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2016  |  1 comment
Adtran finds the market for gigabit services has changed drastically in two years, with a number of operators even making money from gigabit broadband now.
Eurobites: Ericsson Eases Estonia's Public Sector Into the Cloud
News Analysis  | 
8/26/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE does deal with Apple Music; Vivendi looks to cut costs at pay-TV unit; TV content rights shake-up in the offing across EU.
The State of Gigabit Broadband
Infographics  | 
8/26/2016  |  Post a comment
Everyone's talking about gigabit broadband, but where in the world would you find such a service?
WiCipedia: Should Men Be Included? & Olympians Face Discrimination
WiCipedia  | 
8/26/2016  |  10 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Should men attend women's conferences?; women still minority in finance and advertising; sexism at Rio Olympics; and more.
Google Fiber Downsizing Not Confirmed
News Analysis  | 
8/25/2016  |  6 comments
Reports are mixed on whether Google Fiber is about to undergo significant downsizing.
Solving for the Next Netflix Effect
MariNation  | 
8/25/2016  |  2 comments
A look at what should be keeping network operators up at night.
US Makes Up Nearly Half the Pay-TV Market
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8/25/2016  |  Post a comment
A new report by NAGRA details what innovations are boosting pay-TV success in North America.
Imagine Enhances Video Playout Solution
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8/25/2016  |  Post a comment
Imagine Communications' Versio platform handles baseband, IP and hybrid playout scenarios.
Comcast & OpenStack by the Numbers
News Analysis  | 
8/24/2016  |  2 comments
Just how big is Comcast's OpenStack commitment?
Eurobites: Pressure Grows on Encrypted Messaging Services
News Analysis  | 
8/24/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Openet targets wholesale market; Nokia rolls out 4G in Myanmar for Ooredoo; Opera offers VPN for Android; Inea offers 1Gbit/s Internet in Poland.
Google's Dreaming of VR in September – Report
News Analysis  | 
8/24/2016  |  Post a comment
Who needs a widely adopted TV operating system when you can develop the next virtual reality OS?
Cloud, IP Shake Up Media & Broadcast IT
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/23/2016  |  2 comments
Just as telecom is moving toward virtualized data centers and SDN, the broadcast and media services industry are transforming core IT processes and moving to cloud and IP.
Arris Appoints Bruce McClelland CEO
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8/23/2016  |  Post a comment
Bob Stanzione will stay on as executive chairman.
SeaChange Continues Downward Spiral
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8/23/2016  |  Post a comment
The multiscreen video technology company continues to report disastrous quarterly results even as new CEO Ed Terino takes the helm.
BAMTech Invests in Live Streaming of College Sports
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8/23/2016  |  Post a comment
BAMTech is investing money and technology in Silver Chalice Ventures to help the company deliver new live streaming products for college sports fans.
CCIA Counter-Attacks on Set-Top Proposal
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8/23/2016  |  4 comments
Internet and CE companies say the problems of 'Unlock the Box' can be solved with digital certificates, and that the latest MVPD compromise proposal still doesn't do enough to promote competition.
Changes Ahead for New Charter Markets
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8/23/2016  |  4 comments
And customers aren't going to like them all.
NBCU Closes on DreamWorks Acquisition
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8/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Dreamworks purchase gives NBCU and parent company Comcast more ammunition to compete against ABC and its parent company Disney.
Rovi to Close on TiVo September 7
News Analysis  | 
8/22/2016  |  4 comments
Rovi signs patent licensing deal with Dish Network and pinpoints September 7 as the closing date for its acquisition of TiVo.
Eurobites: Telia Carrier Puts Göjeryd in Charge
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8/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Net Insight wins in Abu Dhabi; Square staffs up for Europe; Mediaset files suit against Vivendi; Pokémon GOes, but comes back.
What's Up With App Fatigue?
Column  | 
8/22/2016  |  2 comments
How cable operators and other pay-TV providers can differentiate themselves by helping customers find needles in haystacks. More is not always better.
How We're Energizing Savings With SCTE
Breznick Unbound  | 
8/22/2016  |  Post a comment
Light Reading and SCTE/ISBE are teaming up again to create multimedia content aimed at helping cable operators cut energy use and costs.
Gigabites: New Map Pinpoints 500+ Gig Sites
News Analysis  | 
8/19/2016  |  3 comments
Viavi's new Gigabit Monitor mapping tool is valuable, but far from complete.
Forum Highlights Growth Opportunities for Asia Pacific Pay-TV Providers
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Research paper shows a dramatic innovation gap between operators in Advanced Asia and Emerging Asia instigated by a long-standing economic and technological divide.
Ericsson Sets Out 'TV as a service' Vision at IBC
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Ericsson will showcase a series of new TV and media solutions, launches and innovation concepts spanning its software portfolio including next-generation playout solutions, augmented reality enriched experiences and immersive sports technologies at IBC 2016.
Charter Surges in Ethernet Services
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8/19/2016  |  1 comment
Charter surges ahead of Verizon into third position due to its acquisitions of Time Warner Cable and Bright House.
Kudelski Reports Half-Year Results
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
The Kudelski Group, a leading provider of media content protection and value-added service technology, announced today its 2016 half year results.
OPNFV Seeks More CSP Input
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
New advisory group will gather requirements even from non-member companies.
Discovery Channel Lands on Roku
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8/19/2016  |  Post a comment
Roku users now get access to select Discovery Channel TV Everywhere programming.
Eurobites: Ericsson Chairman in the Firing Line
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8/19/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Volvo and Uber team up on self-driving cars; BT tries out long-range VDSL; Virgin Media to raise fees, again.
Netflix App Coming to More Hotels
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8/18/2016  |  Post a comment
New agreement with hospitality company Enseo will expand Netflix reach to more hotel properties.
Dish to Mix OTA & OTT in Sling AirTV – Report
News Analysis  | 
8/18/2016  |  1 comment
New AirTV box reportedly set to launch in September.
Virtualization Won't Kill Hardware Test Tools
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/18/2016  |  4 comments
As network functions virtualization (NFV) brings changes and challenges to the market, it is opening up numerous opportunities for test and measurement (T&M) vendors.
US Ignite Sets Stage for Smart Cities
News Analysis  | 
8/18/2016  |  Post a comment
From its Smart Gigabit Communities initiative to the new Advanced Wireless Consortium, US Ignite is in all the right places to make smart city dreams come true.
Verizon Lures SMBs With Mobile-First Plan
News Analysis  | 
8/18/2016  |  Post a comment
New OneTalk service unites wireless and wireline voice in an offer that Verizon claims is more elegant and efficient than current plans.
BT, Ofcom & the Battle of Britain
Prime Reading  | 
8/18/2016  |  2 comments
The structural separation of BT would not have propelled the UK up international broadband charts: To achieve that, regulators need to look at fresh ways of bolstering infrastructure-based competition.
Slow Roll Builds for DOCSIS 3.1
News Analysis  | 
8/17/2016  |  6 comments
The DOCSIS 3.1 deployment plans are piling up.
Comcast to Power WiFi for Houston's NRG Stadium
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8/17/2016  |  Post a comment
Comcast adds NRG to a growing list of stadium WiFi clients.
J:COM Takes Casa Integrated CCAP
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8/17/2016  |  Post a comment
J:COM converges data and video services on Casa's integrated CCAP platform.
AT&T Launches GigaPower in Cleveland & Sacramento
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8/16/2016  |  Post a comment
Speeds up to 1 Gigabit per second available on the AT&T GigaPower and AT&T Business Fiber Networks.
You.i TV Hires First COO
News Wire Feed  | 
8/16/2016  |  Post a comment
You.i TV hires COO to drive operational scale and address customer growth.
Could Netflix Someday Cache at Home?
MariNation  | 
8/16/2016  |  6 comments
Video delivery is more efficient when you can cache content at the network edge.
Eurobites: BT Attacks 'Orwellian' Rivals
News Analysis  | 
8/16/2016  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional round-up: Sky launches superfast broadband; HMD Global recruits Rantala as CMO; EU proposes spectrum-licensing changes; Argela demos network slicing.
TPG's Slice of the Cable Market Still Small
News Analysis  | 
8/15/2016  |  4 comments
While they operate in attractive markets, RCN and Grande Communications have fewer than 600,000 residential customers altogether.
Technetix Unveils DOCSIS 3.0 Transponder Unit
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8/15/2016  |  Post a comment
Technetix launches innovative DOCSIS 3.0 transponder unit.
Alticast Approved for Certified Widevine Implementation Partner Program
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8/15/2016  |  Post a comment
Alticast today announced that it has become a member of the 'Certified Widevine Implementation Partner Program,' a designation that is intended to expand content security options for pay-TV operators worldwide.
Viavi Deploys Gigabit Monitor
News Wire Feed  | 
8/15/2016  |  Post a comment
Global Gigabit Monitor maps out wireline and wireless installations that deliver Internet 159 times faster than the global average.
How CSPs Are Competing in Rio
Column  | 
8/15/2016  |  2 comments
With the Summer Olympics now halfway over in Brazil, CSPs and other tech providers are competing fiercely for their own gold, silver and bronze medals.
TPG Capital to Buy RCN Telecoms, Grande Communications
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8/15/2016  |  Post a comment
TPG Capital is to acquire RCN Telecommunications and Grande Communications for $2.25 billion to create a combined high-speed data services provider.
TPG Splashes $2.25B on RCN & Grande
News Analysis  | 
8/15/2016  |  2 comments
Private equity player to create a top 10 US cable player with the acquisition of RCN Telecom Services and Grande Communications Networks from Abry Partners.
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CEO Chat: UXP Systems' Gemini Waghmare

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Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders and UXP Systems CEO Gemini Waghmare discuss the strategic importance of digital identity for operators in the midst of transformation.
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F5 Virtual Network Function Integrations With Partner Orchestration Platform

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F5's Kishore Patnam, product manager for F5's service provider solutions, discusses why service providers are moving towards virtualization and how his clients are utilizing F5's solutions.
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CEO Chat: Intel's Alexis Black Bjorlin

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Accelerating Telecom Digital Transformation With Nominum DNS

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Light Reading's Steve Saunders gets an update from Nominum CEO Gary Messiana on how his company is helping carriers on the digital transformation journey.
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Reinventing Operations for a Virtual, Software-Defined World

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Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Jim Hodges speaks with Accenture's Larry Socher and Matt Anderson about what service providers must do to transform their business to get the benefits of SDN and NFV including: leveraging DevOps, introducing real-time OSS and implementing analytics.
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Fujitsu Sales Leader Shares Lessons Learned

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As Fujitsu's only female sales leader, Annie Bogue knows the importance of asking for what you want, being flexible (she's been relocated five times), keeping a meticulous calendar, 'leaning in,' working harder than everyone else around you, being aware and more.
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VeEX Test & Measurement Solutions

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Cyrille Morelle, president and CEO of VeEX Inc., talks test and measurement with Light Reading's Steve Saunders at BCE 2016. This includes innovative products such as VeSion Cloud-Based platform for network monitoring; MTTplus Modular Test platform for Access, Business, Carrier Ethernet, Transport and Core services; and OPX-BOX+ for Fiber Optics.
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VeEX: Live From BCE 2016

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VeEX's Senior Director of Business Development, Perry Romano, explains how VeEX provides tools to help install, maintain, monitor and manage network infrastructure efficiently and effectively. The portfolio of products on display include the RXT-6000, MTTplus and TX300s.
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Real-Time Telemetry & Analytics for Intelligent SDN Orchestration

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Packet Design CEO Scott Sherwood discusses how real-time network telemetry and analytics are enabling a new breed of SDN orchestration applications.
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The Russo Report: Driving Disruption

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In the first episode of a four-part series, Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders and Calix President and CEO Carl Russo drive around town discussing the disruptive mega-changes in the communications industry and where hope lies for service providers to meet the escalating demands of the cloud.
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NetScout: Maximizing Enterprise Cloud for Digital Transformation

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Light Reading Editor Mitch Wagner talks to NetScout CMO Jim McNiel about maximizing the benefits of enterprise cloud and digital transformation while minimizing potential pitfalls with a proper monitoring and instrumentation strategy.
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