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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 10/19/2015
Light Reading's cable guy picks out the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo highlights.
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 ...
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Between the CEOs
Centec on Ethernet Switching

11|26|15   |   09:58   |   (0) comments

Centec CEO James Sun talks to Steve Saunders about Ethernet switching and the white box revolution.
LRTV Custom TV
Delivering Service Agility in the Virtualization Era

11|25|15   |   5.41   |   (0) comments

Interview with Massimo Fatato, WW OSS Business Lead, Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Wagner’s Ring
How Might Open Source Fail?

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Open source, SDN, and NFV are looking inevitable – but performance, standards proliferation and regulatory capture could derail the movement.
LRTV Custom TV
NFV Lifecycle Orchestration – a Fresh Vision for Telco

11|23|15   |   6.40   |   (0) comments

Simon Osborne, CTO Comptel, and Heavy Reading's Caroline Chappell reveal the business impacts of new SDN and NFV, and what the term service orchestration actually means. Together they define Lifecycle Service Orchestration and how the virtualized future will look for telecoms operators.
Between the CEOs
Cisco's Virtual Role in Saudi

11|20|15   |   12:15   |   (2) comments

Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders talks with Zayan Sadek, Regional Manager at Cisco Systems, about the competitive communications services market and advance of virtualization in Saudi Arabia.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Leads With Kubernetes for Cloud PaaS

11|19|15   |   08:26   |   (0) comments

Huawei is looking to Kubernetes as a key tool for building robust open source technologies for customers and partners, said Ying Xiong, chief architect of cloud platform at Huawei, in an interview with Light Reading West Coast Bureau Chief Mitch Wagner at the recent Kubecon conference.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
WiC in London: The Highlight Reel

11|19|15   |   5:33   |   (1) comment

NetCracker's Mervat El Dabae headlines an inspiring morning in London with help from leading women from Vodafone, TalkTalk, Hyperoptics and Ciena.
LRTV Documentaries
Why Saudi's So Hot for New Tech

11|19|15   |   05:07   |   (0) comments

Light Reading's Steve Saunders reports from Saudi Arabia, a hyper-competitive market desperate to embrace the next generation of communications technologies and services.
LRTV Custom TV
Why Data Models Deliver More Value Than Information Models

11|19|15   |   5.08   |   (0) comments

Stefan Vallin argues that more automation is needed to manage end-to-end services and the hybrid networks they run on, and that data models are key to achieving this.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
SDN Management & Orchestration in the WAN

11|17|15   |   7.20   |   (0) comments

Carol Wilson and Packet Design CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu discuss CSPs' SDN service delivery and assurance requirements. Learn about a modular approach to building automated control, orchestration and management functions for the WAN that are policy- and analytics-driven.
LRTV Custom TV
Flash Networks: Optimizing for Radio Spectral Efficiency

11|17|15   |   3:34   |   (0) comments

Today most optimization vendors only focus on optimizing voice or data. Ofer Gottfried, Flash Networks' CTO, shows how improving data throughput and maximizing spectral efficiency reduces capital and operating expenses while also providing a platform for user engagement.
LRTV Custom TV
Making Pay-TV User Experiences Millennial-Friendly

11|16|15   |   6:42   |   (0) comments

The unique challenge of reaching and engaging Millennials is driving pay-TV video experience transformation that can include higher quality UIs, viewing of multiple content streams at once and seamless transitions between handheld devices and the television.