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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/16/2018
We often talk about the densification of networks in telecom, but that idea of tightly packed connectivity and computing intelligence is only a follow-on to the ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/16/2018
Altice hailed signs of progress at its business in France following a recent group restructuring and greater focus on customer service, as it reported an earnings ...
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This week in our WiCipedia roundup: IWD2018 makes a statement; Facebook's 'secret courts'; a VC accountability list; and more.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/15/2018
Few companies can capitalize on video the way that Amazon can, with its massive retail distribution infrastructure and access to consumer wallets. But just how much ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/15/2018
After Washington became the first state in the nation to pass its own net neutrality law last week, California has now introduced a bill in an effort to do the ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/14/2018
Mediacom CEO Rocco Commisso is one of the great characters in the cable industry narrative of the last few decades, and now, according to a profile piece in Forbes, ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/13/2018
Amazon isn't the only one playing with programming at the network edge. Content delivery network operator Cloudflare is introducing a platform today that lets ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 3/12/2018
The White House issued an order late Monday blocking Broadcom from acquiring Qualcomm for $117 billion.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/12/2018
SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- OFC 2018 -- Following a tough couple of years, Infinera appears to be back in the optical transport saddle and ready to ride into town (well, San ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/12/2018
The media merger environment is a lot like middle school: both rely on he-said/she-said gossip that's difficult to ignore.
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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/12/2018
Not one to mince words, AT&T has submitted a pre-trial brief laying out its arguments against the federal government in the lawsuit that has the Department of ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/12/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia targets the enterprise with SBC; the state of OTT video in MEA.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/12/2018
Semiconductor giant Intel is reported to have considered making a bid for chipmaker Broadcom, which is trying to buy mobile chips company Qualcomm in a $117 billion ...
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Palo Alto Builds Automation, Compliance Muscle With $300M Evident.io Buy
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 3/16/2018
Palo Alto Networks expects to seal the deal to buy the five-year-old security ...
FBI & DHS Accuse Russia of Hacking Critical Infrastructure
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 3/16/2018
In a report from US-CERT, the FBI and DHS accuse Russia of trying to hack ...
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Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 3/16/2018
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Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 3/15/2018
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Atrinet Pivots, Tackles Hybrid Network Headaches
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/13/2018
Network management vendor revamps its strategy to promote itself as a telco cloud ...
TCS Pivots to Products, Plans M&A
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/6/2018
Systems integration giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is transforming itself ...
Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
Europe's Backhaul Black Hole Looms Above 5G
Iain Morris , News Editor , 9/18/2017
The poor availability of fiber for mobile backhaul spells trouble for some of ...
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