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Key developments from the cable networking sector, including DOCSIS, RDK, cable business services, gateways/STBs and more.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 9/22/2017
Amazon Prime Video may be best known for its British TV series and costume drama lineup. I should know. I've watched Downton Abbey, Grantchester and more. But the ...
By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 9/22/2017
Disney is cleared to acquire a majority stake in the video streaming technology platform BAMTech ahead of schedule. The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued an ...
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 9/22/2017
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Recruiting in a time of upheaval; how Ellen Pao's Reset affects Asian women; and advice from female founders.
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By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 9/21/2017
Broadband connectivity offering speeds in excess of 1 Gbit/s will unlock the potential for exciting new services, which in turn will create a global market of between ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/21/2017
Calix today added lawful intercept to its software-defined access system, moving yet another capability out of the network core or aggregation point and into the ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/21/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT teams up with Hitachi on industrial IoT; Deutsche Telekom touts SD-WAN offering; Swisscom puts its faith in blockchain.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 9/20/2017
Any technology that promises to boost broadband speeds over copper lines should find itself in comfortable surroundings in Europe, where copper is still used to ...
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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 9/20/2017
Comcast has proudly touted its Xfinity on Campus product for colleges and universities, but it turns out that Charter too is going after the higher education ...
By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 9/20/2017
Piracy has always been a major concern for the entire pay-TV ecosystem, but the advent of streaming technologies is aiding the illegal distribution of video content ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 9/19/2017
Consider it a lesson in Comcast economics. If a video service doesn't build on the strength of Xfinity and the X1 platform, it's unlikely to survive in Comcast's ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 9/19/2017
Calling it the "largest cable company financial settlement of its kind in state history and possibly the largest in the nation's," the New York State Public Service ...
By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 9/19/2017
AMSTERDAM -- IBC 2017 -- Online viewing is growing in leaps and bounds for UK's largest commercial broadcaster, according to Faz Aftab, director, commercial, ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/18/2017
Two years ago, SD-WAN was still a relatively new category of services. A year ago, it had become a must-have service for network operators, and today it's not about ...
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Whoops! Apple's New iPhone Software Breaks Office 365
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 9/22/2017
The Mail app on iOS 11 is incompatible with Office 365, as well as Exchange ...
MongoDB Files for IPO
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 9/22/2017
Database developer MongoDB is ready to the test the stock market with an IPO.
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BT's Sabey: NFV Drives Automation & Service Agility
Jim Sabey, Head of Connect & Compute Sales Specialists, BT, 9/22/2017
BT's programmable network is quickly provisioning services at the customer ...
Orange's Isch: NFV Needs to Include Moving From Global to Local Networks
John Isch, Practice Director, Network & Voice, Orange Business Services, 9/22/2017
NFV's full potential is realized when global networks inter-operate with local ...
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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 ...
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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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