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Key developments from the cable networking sector, including DOCSIS, RDK, cable business services, gateways/STBs and more.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/27/2015
Ignore the chorus of naysayers: LTE-Unlicensed is an innovative technology that will play nice with WiFi and bring many benefits to consumers, and the FCC doesn't ...
By Robin Mersh, 7/27/2015
The recent hype around new G.fast plugfests, with our first ever equipment plugfest having no less than 14 vendors participating at the University of New Hampshire ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/27/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Facebook promises Internet.org expansion; Orange increases stake in Morocco's Méditel; Altice eyes French broadcaster.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 7/27/2015
Verizon has teased its mobile-first video service for years and, now that a launch is imminent, specific details on the OTT offering are finally starting to leak ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/27/2015
Ericsson is best known as an equipment vendor for the world's telecom service providers, but it's providing its technology for something else too: good.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 7/24/2015
Despite the much-ballyhooed unveiling of their new OTT service last week, Comcast officials don't expect Stream to be streaming lots of revenues for some time.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 7/24/2015
The Friday Gigabit Roundup is back. In this edition, Chattanooga's EPB enjoys unprecedented support from Wall Street, Cox takes its gigabit to Louisiana and more.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/24/2015
Vodafone has held out the possibility of becoming a bigger investor in fiber access networks in the UK should regulatory authorities move to address BT's dominance by ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/24/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: cable consolidation in northern Spain; Telekom Austria's new CEO; Rovi loses appeal against Virgin Media; UK broadband ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 7/24/2015
Like its prime cable rivals, AT&T is now in the uncomfortable position of losing video subscribers rather than gaining them.
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 7/23/2015
Distributed networking vendor ExteNet Systems has agreed to be acquired by Digital Bridge Holdings, an investment group with several tower holdings, and a private ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 7/23/2015
High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) is widely associated with the rollout of 4K or Ultra High-Definition (UHD) television service. Without the bandwidth savings ...
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 7/23/2015
In another sign of broadband's growing predominance in the cable business, Comcast is planning to conduct its first market trials of the industry's next-gen ...
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M2M Barometer: ROI Rising
Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 7/27/2015
M2M and IoT are already impacting businesses around the world when it comes to ...
NTT: Commercializing NFV & SDN
Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 7/24/2015
NTT Communications' Arcstar Universal One network allows traditional on-premise ...
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Light Reading Hall of Fame 2015
, 6/29/2015
We've added five more notable industry figures into the Light Reading Hall of ...
Vendor Selection Survey: New Criteria for the New IP Era
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-chief , 6/16/2015
It's not only communications service providers that are transforming – vendors ...
Leading Lights 2015: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-chief , 5/7/2015
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
ViaWest Looks East, North, After Shaw Acquisition
Dan O'Shea , Managing Editor , 4/14/2015
After being bought by Shaw Communications last year, regional data center ...
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
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.
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.
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CLOUD / MANAGED SERVICES: Prepping Ethernet for the Cloud
Moderator: Ray LeMaistre Panelists: Jeremy Bye, Leonard Sheahan
From The Founder
Anshul Sadana answers questions from Steve Saunders, Light Reading's founder and CEO, about Arista's CloudVision, a global cloud network controller for workload orchestration and workflow automation delivering a turnkey solution for cloud networking.
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Between the CEOs
Video Exclusive With Basil Alwan, Alcatel-Lucent

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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

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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

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

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

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

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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

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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

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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.
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IBM's Flash Storage With Intel QuickAssist

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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.
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Thailand's AIS: Transforming to an FMC Operator

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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.
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Cambodia's TRC Discusses Its Plans for National Broadband

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In this video, Chakyra Moa, Chairman of Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC), talks in in-depth with Heavy Reading about the Cambodia's current telecom market and TRC's goals and expectations for the future.
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5G Phone

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A man has an opportunity to purchase the world's first working 5G phone. Imagine the possibilities...
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