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Key developments from the cable networking sector, including DOCSIS, RDK, cable business services, gateways/STBs and more.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/13/2017
In today's EMEA regional roundup: FTTH boost for north-west Germany; Orange Digital Ventures invests in mobile marketing automation startup; Bharti Airtel staying put ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 12/13/2017
In a not-so-subtle jab at competitors, Arris CEO Bruce McClelland says that while other companies are trying to reposition themselves as software vendors, Arris is ...
By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 12/12/2017
Artificial intelligence (AI) is an important new technology for the telecom sector, drawing considerable investment and generating significant buzz in the past year. ...
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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 12/12/2017
Don't hold your breath for that new Fios IPTV platform. After months of delays and concerned rumblings, the Fios TV update now appears to be on permanent hold. Or ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/12/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Proximus seeks fiber experts; BT offers Symantec endpoint protection tech; Ericsson has seen the future, and it's wacky.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/12/2017
Optical equipment maker Corning is to splash $900 million in cash on a takeover of 3M's communications market business as part of an acquisition strategy aimed at ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 12/11/2017
Is FCC Chairman Ajit Pai trying to play the bad cop with Congress on the net neutrality issue?
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By Tony Susak, General Manager, Telecom, Avalara for Communications, 12/11/2017
It's not just cable providers that are being affected by the cord-cutting movement. As new advances in over-the-top programming push more consumers toward à la carte ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 12/11/2017
WOW began virtualizing network functions more than a year ago in a push to automate service provisioning, connection optimization and network security for business ...
By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 12/8/2017
One of Netflix's many accomplishments is really driving personalized recommendations for its viewers. Given the growing breadth of digital libraries, navigation and ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 12/8/2017
The rumor mill is working overtime with reports that both Disney and Comcast are interested in buying up TV and film assets from 21st Century Fox. But a deal ...
By Mike Hollyman, Head of Consulting Engineering, Nokia Deepfield, 12/8/2017
For today's Internet subscribers, "slow" is the new "down" when it comes to streaming speed and quality of over-the-top (OTT) content traffic. This isn't limited to ...
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 12/8/2017
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Big names in fashion take over coding programs; Netflix leads race for innovation; how #metoo scandals affect tech and telecom; ...
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Juniper Automates to Speed Up Security
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 12/13/2017
Juniper is providing software to help enterprise networks automatically react to ...
AWS Opens Second Cloud Region in China
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 12/12/2017
Amazon Web Services is opening its second cloud region in China in partnership ...
Telco Transformation
Colt's Voltolini: Cloud Transformation Brings Agility, Alignment
Mirko Voltolini, Head of Network On Demand, Colt, 12/12/2017
In part one of this Q&A, Colt's Mirko Voltolini talks about why both cloud ...
Digital Maturity Models Drive Carriers' Transformations
Vishal Augustine, Manager and Lead Architect, Huawei BSS, 12/11/2017
One method for carriers to manage their legacy systems and newer technologies is ...
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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 ...
NFV's Major Movements
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 5/9/2017
Network operators need guidance on what to do about the MANO (management and ...
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
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