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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/6/2015
What's the relationship between online video distributors (OVDs) and multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs)? In the immortal words of the Facebook status line: It's ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 4/6/2015
With Gigabit Fever still running rampant in broadband circles, the rollout of DOCSIS 3.1 is considered the highest next-gen technology priority for the cable industry this year.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/2/2015
Move over, DOCSIS. In its first gigabit service deployment, Comcast will start rolling out a symmetrical 2Gbit/s residential broadband service next month over a fiber-to-the-home ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/30/2015
The FCC is finding it difficult to recommend an industry-wide downloadable content security strategy at a time when both content and security are rapidly changing.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/27/2015
Nearly six years after the concept was first introduced, TV Everywhere finally appears to be getting somewhere.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 3/26/2015
While the telcos have made a lot more noise about SDN and NFV, the cable industry is quietly making strides on virtualization as well, focusing mainly on incorporating open standards and ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/20/2015
Call it a collective science experiment. Pay-TV providers are testing multiple combinations of broadband, traditional television and over-the-top (OTT) video services to see which ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/19/2015
With more reason than ever to reclaim analog bandwidth, Cox Communications is now extending its transition to all-digital TV beyond its launch market in Connecticut to systems in Rhode ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/19/2015
DENVER -- Cable Next-Gen Technologies and Strategies -- Service assurance becomes even more essential in virtualized networks, and it must be expanded to cover both physical and virtual ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/18/2015
DENVER -- Cable Next-Gen Technologies and Strategies -- Although it's called the Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP), there hasn't been much convergence of data and video in CCAP ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/18/2015
DENVER -- Cable Next-Gen Technologies and Strategies -- If there were any questions about how quickly DOCSIS 3.1's development has progressed, Comcast Vice President of Access ...
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LRTV Custom TV
End-User or Enterprise Benefits to the New IP

7|30|15   |   04:27   |   (1) comment


Andrew Coward discusses what the New IP means to end users or enterprise customers. He explains compelling reasons, including how every customer can get their own network, from the transformation to the New IP.
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Network Visibility & the New IP

7|30|15   |   02:23   |   (0) comments


Mukund Srigopal provides an explanation of what network visibility is and how it is essential as service providers transition to the New IP. In addition, the importance of the network packet broker is discussed.
Between the CEOs
Video Exclusive With Basil Alwan, Alcatel-Lucent

7|24|15   |   26:44   |   (5) comments


Basil Alwan, President of IP Routing & Transport at Alcatel-Lucent, discusses virtualization, cultural challenges, the capex crunch and more with Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders.
LRTV Custom TV
VDF: Enable the Financial With Mobile Money

7|20|15   |   06:53   |   (0) comments


Ian Ravenscroft discusses how operators can expand to occupy the entire digital services value chain through service innovation.
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Telefónica on OSS Transformation

7|20|15   |   06:01   |   (0) comments


Jose Gonzales discusses the details of Telefónica's operation transformation program.
LRTV Custom TV
Judi Achmadi on Huawei's Cloud Storage Solution

7|20|15   |   03:33   |   (0) comments


Judi discusses the key business goals of TelekomSigma's public cloud service and how Huawei's solution helps them address challenges.
LRTV Custom TV
KPN Enlightening Digital Business & IT Transformation

7|20|15   |   06:19   |   (0) comments


Rob de Beer discusses the changes that operators need to make with service innovation now coming from the Internet world.
LRTV Custom TV
Stratus Telco-Grade Cloud Solutions & NFV

7|20|15   |   07:34   |   (0) comments


Ali Kafel from Stratus Technologies addresses high-availability concerns within the telco industry with a solution that enables telcos to provide high-availability and stateful fault-tolerance using a software-based approach.
LRTV Documentaries
The Six Million Dollar Business Man

7|20|15   |   01:52   |   (0) comments


Steve Saunders, publisher. A man barely alive after an acquisition malfunction imploded the company he founded. Gentlemen, we can rebuild Light Reading. Better, faster, stronger.
Between the CEOs
CEO Chat With Anukool Lakhina, Guavus

7|20|15   |   38:51   |   (1) comment


Guavus CEO Anukool Lakhina talks to Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the role of operational analytics in the communications services and networking sectors, particularly in relation to IoT.
LRTV Custom TV
IBM's Flash Storage With Intel QuickAssist

7|20|15   |   03:18   |   (0) comments


Intel's Bev Crair and IBM's Eric Herzog discuss how IBM's V9000 Flash Storage System has helped customers around the world. Featuring real-time compression powered by Intel QuickAssist Technology, the V9000 is a next-gen flash storage solution.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Thailand's AIS: Transforming to an FMC Operator

7|17|15   |   4:53   |   (0) comments


Saran Phaloprakarn, Senior VP of Fixed Broadband Business Management of Thailand's AIS, was a keynote speaker at the first Asia-Pacific Ultra Broadband Summit in Bangkok. In this video, he talks to Heavy Reading about transforming into an FMC (FBB+MBB+Content) operator.