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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 9/18/2018
Sweeping changes are rocking the European cable industry these days, prompting cablecos to adapt their approaches or adopt entirely new, often divergent strategies to survive and thrive. ...
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/17/2018
Despite the rise of video cord-cutting and the ongoing saturation of the broadband market, the future of the US cable business still looks bright when viewed through an updated lens, ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 6/27/2018
Although it may not be happening as quickly as once predicted, Remote PHY is showing clear signs of becoming the next BIG thing in cable land.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 6/18/2018
COLOGNE, Germany -- A new initiative designed to vastly increase the fiber capacity of the cable HFC network is set to come out by the end of this month.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 6/13/2018
COLOGNE, Germany -- ANGA COM -- Following in the gigabit footsteps of their North American counterparts, several major European cable operators are now deploying the new DOCSIS 3.1 spec, ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 4/18/2018
Blind hiring, raising awareness, encouraging dialogue and ending binding arbitration agreements are a few ways the industry can thwart gender discrimination, says former Wall Street executive Karen MacFarlane.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 4/11/2018
Gender consultant and author Wendy Bohling shares her thoughts on why we need to create an atmosphere of transparency, authenticity and accountability to make sure the #metoo movement doesn't ultimately backfire.
By Light Reading, 4/9/2018
Alan Breznick, Light Reading's Cable Practice Leader, sits down with Dr. Vikram Saksena, CTO of Cable Markets for NetScout, at Light Reading's Cable Next-Gen Conference in Denver, Colo. Dr. Saksena discusses trends in the cable market, including cloud, virtualization and virtualizing the edge and SD-WAN.
By Light Reading, 4/5/2018
Adtran and Sumitomo Electric enter into a global alliance securing market-leading MSO EPON business. Adtran's VP of Cable & Wireless Strategy, Hossam Salib, explains the details of the Sumitomo acquisition, and how Adtran will assume sales, customer relationship, distribution, support, manufacturing and development rights for the industry-leading EPON solutions from Sumitomo.
By Light Reading, 4/5/2018
In today's highly competitive market, MSOs need to put the necessary foundation in place to offer the best customer experience possible. Ciena's Elias Cagiannos explains how MSOs need a new toolkit to evolve to a more adaptive network, ensuring they can meet constantly changing bandwidth demands and business dynamics.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/2/2018
Who knew 1 Gig services might turn out to be popular even when priced fairly high? Mediacom certainly didn't.
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Wirelessly Connected Cars Could Lead to Safer Roads

9|21|18   |   04:20   |   (0) comments


Qualcomm, Panasonic and Ford recently demonstrated 'cellular vehicle-to-everything' or C-V2X, which allows vehicles to remain in real-time communication with their environment. Some say this technology has the potential to reduce motor vehicles accidents by 80%. The recent demo was hosted at Panasonic's smart city in Denver, Colorado, where the stakes for ...
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Synchronoss CEO Glenn Lurie: Delivering the New Mobile OS

9|21|18   |   07:20   |   (0) comments


Glenn Lurie, CEO of software platform provider Synchronoss Technologies, has his work cut out for him. He's helping carriers navigate several possible growth opportunities, like IoT, messaging and personal cloud services. Check out this interview where Lurie discusses the company's newest partnership with AT&T and new proof-of-concept with a blockchain-based ...
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Open Radisys – Driving Disruption for the Global Telecom Industry

9|20|18   |     |   (0) comments


Brian Bronson, Radisys president and CEO, and Gabriel Brown, principal analyst at Heavy Reading, meet at MWC Americas to discuss the pending acquisition of Radisys by Reliance Industries and how it enables Radisys to accelerate its strategy to help global operators to disrupt their networks. Brian also discusses the future direction of disaggregated Open RAN and ...
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Affirmed: Becoming The Industry's First 'Mobile Core as a Service'

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Affirmed Networks' VP of Strategic Alliances and Systems Engineering, Amit Tiwari, talks to Light Reading's Phil Harvey about the availability of Affirmed's vEPC on AWS – the industry's first 'Mobile Core as a Service' – and how it represents a game-changer for mobile network operators and the industry.
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Taking 5G Indoors

9|20|18   |   04:27   |   (0) comments


Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown talks to Luigi Tarlazzi of Commscope about how to take 5G indoors with dedicated in-building small cell networks.
LRTV Interviews
Sprint's Ron Marquardt: Massive MIMO & Sprint's 5G Advantage

9|20|18   |   03:39   |   (0) comments


As Sprint upgrades its network to handle more capacity for LTE, it is deploying massive MIMO antennas that provide the carrier a software-upgradable path to 5G services. Sprint's VP of Technology Ron Marquardt fills us in on the very latest, including a bit about why Sprint can use normal form-factor handsets for its network when 5G arrives.
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Boingo Wireless CTO: Better Capacity Leads to Better Services

9|19|18   |     |   (2) comments


Heavy Reading's Gabe Brown and Boingo Wireless CTO Derek Peterson discuss Boingo's view of CBRS spectrum and why the opportunities are great because a whole ecosystem of companies can participate in shared spectrum offerings. He also discusses some augmentation use cases for 5G coming up soon.
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Qualcomm Is Mobilizing Millimeter Wave

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Qualcomm's SVP of Engineering, Alejandro Holcman, discusses how the company is actively overcoming the challenges of using millimeter waves to connect mobile users with cellular basestations, a big step in deploying commercial 5G services in the next few months. He said we will definitely see this technology in smartphones by the first half of 2019 and that ...
LRTV Documentaries
The Telecoms.com Podcast: 5G, IoT & Apple iPhone

9|18|18   |   63:07   |   (0) comments


The pod has a special guest this week in the form of telecoms consultant William Webb, who joins Scott along with the no-less special Iain Morris of Light Reading. They start by noting that, even by recent standards, the 5G hype reached hysterical levels in the build-up to MWC Americas. They move on to IoT and contemplate whether operators are even capable of ...
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How TIM's O&M Strategy Impacts Its Digital Transformation Program

9|18|18   |   06:12   |   (0) comments


At Huawei's OTF 2018 event, Paolo Chiozza, Assurance Senior Director of Wholesale Operations at TIM (Telecom Italia), talks about network operations and maintenance (O&M) trends and how the operator's O&M strategy plays a key role in its digital transformation program.
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MWCA Day 2 Recap: '5G' Rolls Out & We Roll On

9|14|18   |     |   (5) comments


Still weary from walking in LA, Light Reading's Phil Harvey and Dan Jones look straight into 5G and offer an artistic interpretation of carrier deployment strategies.
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Fortinet Addressing Security Challenges Around 5G

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Ronen Shpirer, Senior Manager of Solutions Marketing, EMEA at Fortinet, discusses how customers are dealing with a lot of change and uncertainty that is being brought about by digital transformation. Fortinet provides solutions to the challenges that Communication Service Providers and Managed Security Service Providers face, including some of the biggest security ...