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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 4/7/2014
If it's early spring, then it must be timer to head to Denver for our annual Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies conference.
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 4/4/2014
Put the final nails in the coffin for OpenCable Application Platform (OCAP), the cable industry's one-time platform for next-gen video services.
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 3/28/2014
DENVER -- Cable Next-Gen Strategies & Technologies -- As the man affectionately dubbed the father of the Cable Converged Access Platform, it's appropriate that Comcast vice president of ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/28/2014
The once-combative stance between broadband service providers and over-the-top content and application providers has eased significantly over the past year, as both sides have come to ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 3/27/2014
DENVER -- Cable Next-Gen Strategies & Technologies -- Alan Broome, vice president of IP video engineering for Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), confirmed the MSO's next two cloud DVR launch ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 3/27/2014
DENVER -- Cable Next-Gen Strategies & Technologies -- It's been five months since CableLabs released the DOCSIS 3.1 specification, and a panel of speakers here, moderated ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/27/2014
DENVER -- Cable Next-Gen Strategies & Technologies -- The cable industry is well positioned to move to more simplified, distributed networks that may well break with the tradition of ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/27/2014
DENVER -- Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies -- Faced with the same challenges as their telecom rivals, cable operators are looking for advanced ways to add bandwidth to their ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/26/2014
DENVER -- Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies -- As it moves into the all-IP world, the cable industry is seeing a shift in both its technology and its services strategies, as well as ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 3/25/2014
Consumers Union, the activist group and policy division of Consumer Reports, thinks the latest poor showings by Comcast and Time Warner Cable in a customer satisfaction survey should ...
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LRTV Custom TV
VeEX – Live from the Show

8|21|14   |   5:58   |   (0) comments


An overview of VeEX Test and Measurement solutions including TX300S multi-service test set with VeExpress cloud-based management system, UX400 universal modular platform supporting 100G testing, and the redesigned RXT modular platform.
LRTV Custom TV
Transitioning CE 2.0 Networks Into the SDN & NFV Era With Telco Systems

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Telco Systems' Ariel Efrati (CEO) and Moshe Shimon (VP of Product Management) discuss virtualization and how the company's new Open Metro Edge solution utilizes the SDN and NFV concepts to accelerate and orchestrate service delivery through its innovative product portfolio and software applications.
LRTV Custom TV
NFV Myths: Is NFV Still Several Years Away?

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Some say that NFV (network functions virtualization) is still several years away from being implemented on mobile operator networks. This isn't the case. Operators can get started on their paths to NFV now, as this short video from Skyfire shows.
LRTV Custom TV
A New Security Paradigm in SDN/NFV

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Paul Shaneck, Global Director Network Solutions for Symantec, discusses the evolving virtualized network, explaining how Symantec is leading the security discussion as it relates to SDN and NFV, and helping to ensure the network is protected and compliant.
LRTV Documentaries
Sprint's Network Evolution

7|24|14   |   14:59   |   (0) comments


Sprint's Jay Bluhm gives a keynote speech at the Big Telecom Event (BTE) about Sprint's network and services evolution strategy, including Spark.
LRTV Documentaries
BTE Keynote: The Software-Defined Operator

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Deutsche Telekom's Axel Clauberg explains the concept of the software-defined operator to the Big Telecom Event (BTE) crowd.
Light Reedy
Numbers Are In: LR's 2014 Salary Survey

7|24|14   |   1:25   |   (7) comments


Our fourth annual Salary Survey paints a picture of who's hiring, firing, earning, and yearning for a change in the telecom industry.
LRTV Custom TV
Driving the Network Transformation

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Intel's Sandra Rivera discusses network transformation and how Intel technologies, programs, and standards body efforts have helped the industry migration to SDN and NFV.
LRTV Custom TV
Distributed NFV-Based Business Services by RAD

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With the ETSI-approved Distributed NFV PoC running in the background, RAD's CEO, Dror Bin, talks about why D-NFV makes compelling sense for service providers, and about the dollars and cents RAD is putting behind D-NFV.
LRTV Custom TV
MRV Accelerating Packet Optical Convergence

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Giving you network insight to make your network smarter.
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NFV-Enabled Ethernet for Generating New Revenues

7|15|14   |   5:49   |   (0) comments


Cyan's Planet Orchestrate allows service providers and their end-customers to activate software-based capabilities such as firewalls and encryption on top of existing Ethernet services in just minutes.
LRTV Custom TV
Symkloud NVF-Ready Video Transcoding, Big Data

7|9|14   |   3:41   |   (0) comments


Kontron and ISV partner Vantrix demonstrate high-performance video transcoding and data analytic solutions on same 2U standard platform that is ready for SDN and NFV deployments made by mobile, cable and cloud operators.