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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/9/2017
While most cable technologists insist that the industry's HFC pipes still have long lives ahead of them, cable operators are installing more and more fiber strands in their networks. ...
By Light Reading, 10/23/2017
DENVER – The SCTE Cable-Tec Expo show in Denver takes LR's Alan Breznick to the next level.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/16/2017
Despite a relatively late start, the cable industry is now staking out its own turf in the software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) space, even leading ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 10/11/2017
With SCTE Cable-Tec Expo less than a week away, the time is right for a review of how distributed access architectures (DAA) have advanced in the last year. There are several reasons ...
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/11/2017
Making good on its promise to fast-track next-gen broadband standards this year, CableLabs has released the critical physical layer specifications for its new Full Duplex (FDX) DOCSIS ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 9/14/2017
Angling to branch out beyond its traditional European base, a major Scandinavian cable equipment vendor is making a play for the lucrative North American MSO market this fall.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 9/12/2017
After years of reaching for the cloud separately, ActiveVideo and Zodiac Interactive are now working together to offer cloud-based video services and advanced user interfaces to a wide ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 9/5/2017
US cable and telecom companies have been insistent about driving fiber deeper into their networks, but how much fiber investment is realistic, and how much is wishful thinking?
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 8/24/2017
Even as cable operators steadily accelerate their rollouts of the new, multi-gigabit-enabling DOCSIS 3.1 spec, leading industry engineers are pressing forward with two next-gen ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 6/19/2017
Seeking to carve out a bigger role in the expanding global broadband market and compete against other emerging access technologies like G.fast, the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) has ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 6/15/2017
Remote PHY appears to be the early distributed access architecture (DAA) approach of choice for cablecos on both sides of the Atlantic, due largely to its relative ease of deployment.
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TEOCO on Managing Enterprise Services & SD-WAN

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NEW YORK, 12/1/2017 -- At Light Reading's 'Future of Cable Services' event, Alan Breznick speaks with Dima Alkin, TEOCO VP of Service Assurance Solutions, about how cable operators are moving into the enterprise space with services like SD-WAN.
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A 5G Reality Check

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PRAGUE, 12/13/2017 – Following his 5G-focused presentation at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Prague, Heavy Reading analyst Gabriel Brown gives a down-to-earth overview on where the industry is right now in terms of bringing early 5G technology and services to market.
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ADVA on Optical's Critical Role in 5G

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With MRV on board to further boost its optical portfolio, its Ensemble virtualization business growing and its synchronization smarts in focus, ADVA can offer the foundations for a successful 5G network rollout, explains the company's Senior VP of Marketing and Investor Relations, Stephan Rettenberger.
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Hollywood & the VR Evolution

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Hanno Basse, CTO of 20th Century Fox, explains how storytelling intersects with the future of VR.
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Orange's SVP & the Digital Revolution

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Didier Duriez, SVP at Orange Global Solutions, talks about the tech benefits of the digital revolution.
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DT Aims for Aggregation With Huawei

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Deutsche Telekom's CTO, Bruno Jacobfeueuborn, explains that aggregation is DT's goal, and says they can accomplish it with the help of Huawei.
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The Importance of Content Availability

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President and Chair of the Ultra HD Forum, Thierry Fautier, discusses content availability and quality issues.
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RAD Shares Insights on Latest Developments in vCPE & SD-WAN, & the MEF17 Silver Award Winning PoC

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RAD's VP of Marketing and Business Development, Ilan Tevet, sits down with Light Reading's Editor-At-Large, Carol Wilson, to discuss the recent developments in vCPE and SD-WAN, along with how RAD's Flexible vCPE-Toolbox with its vCPE-OS for any server allows operators to deploy white boxes at the network's edge today. In addition, this talk also discusses the ...
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Skilled Women Can Fuel Tech Growth

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LONDON, 12/4/2017 – There are skill shortages in many emerging technology areas, such as artificial intelligence, notes Carolyn Dawson, managing director of the TMT unit for KNect 365, an Informa business. Attracting and training more women to the tech field will help the industry grow faster and better explore a broader range of possibilities. Dawson heads the ...
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Epsilon: Future Wholesale Markets Need Better APIs

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ORLANDO, 12/1/2017 – Wholesaler Epsilon developed its own internal system for delivering connectivity to CPaaS players and others, but longer term, the industry needs a plan, says Mark Daley, director of digital strategy and business development. Exposing individual functions within the networking environment is critical to the wholesale play, he says in an ...
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100GbE in Action & More at MEF17

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ORLANDO, 11/30/2017 – Light Reading Editor-at-Large Carol Wilson and John Hawkins, Ciena's resident Ethernet expert, discuss innovations, proof of concepts and how enhancements to Ciena's packet portfolio allows service providers to cost-effectively expand and scale their Ethernet Business Service offerings up to 10GbE and 100GbE for new and broader revenue streams.
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ADLINK Talks About OCP & Next Generation Telecom Infrastructure

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Jeff Sharpe of ADLINK sits down with Craig Matsumoto and shares insights on the leading edge computing platforms, the importance of OCP, SDN/NFV and Multi-Access Edge Computing in the telecom industry.