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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, 11/21/2017
Three major regulatory moves this week are throwing the media and telecom world into collective hysteria.
By Barry D. Umansky, 11/21/2017
Several years ago some politicians sparred over whether American entrepreneurs really "built" their companies by themselves, or if their success was due in part to ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/21/2017
There's an old horror movie where the victim is repeatedly terrorized over the phone only to discover her stalker is calling from inside the house. Now, in a less ...
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By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 11/21/2017
Movistar will be getting smarter next year, according to Telefónica. The company announced that its pay-TV service will be incorporating the Aura Artificial ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/21/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Slovak Telekom goes with Netcracker for billing; DT teams up with Fraunhofer for IoT; Intracom backhauls video in Warsaw.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/20/2017
Cable hardware provider Casa Systems is finally preparing for a $150 million initial public offering, after first talking to Light Reading about the possibility of ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/20/2017
AT&T's proposed $85 billion takeover of Time Warner has now run into a brick wall, with the US Department of Justice suing this evening to block the merger.
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The Big Communications Event will be bigger and better than ever!
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/20/2017
Most cities don't have the economic or population pull that New York enjoys, which is why the Big Apple is uncommonly well positioned to break the rules of ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/20/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: FTTH tie-up in Ireland; UK government creates buzz around Budget measures; du works on "loyalty platform."
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/17/2017
It's hardly the biggest deal Broadcom's pursuing today, but the chipmaker has announced that it's now completed its $5.9 billion acquisition of Brocade.
By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 11/17/2017
Hollywood has had it with piracy. With Kodi boxes enabling a host of pirated services through add-ons, a host of major film studios and online streaming providers ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/17/2017
Light Reading looks at MEF 3.0, SD-WAN and the persistent issues around people and culture.
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HPE CEO Whitman to Leave, Soon After Saying She's 'Not Going Anywhere'
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 11/21/2017
Whitman says HPE's next CEO needs to be a technologist, as current president ...
HPE Enterprise Sales Sluggish in Q4
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 11/21/2017
Financial services is going gangbusters for HPE, but the enterprise business ...
Telco Transformation
Digital Transformation: A Wholesale Service Provider's View
Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 11/21/2017
Epsilon's Mark Daley, director of digital strategy and business development, ...
IHS Markit's Watson: Follow the Money in IoT Past Connectivity to Services
Julian Watson, Senior Principal Analyst, IoT, IHS Markit, 11/21/2017
IHS Markit's Julian Watson says mobile network operators need to take a ...
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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 ...
Altice USA Holds Innovation Roadshow
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Comcast Expands Its Smart Home Ecosystem
Thursday, November 16, 2017
WOW Taps Synacor for New Customer Portal
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Thedéen Takes CEO Role at Edgeware
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Spectrum Enterprise Unveils Hybrid SD-WAN Technology
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Nagra & Ampere Unveil 'TV Tribes'
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Orange Selects AirTies to Provide In-Home WiFi
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Comcast Business Expands Voice Portfolio
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Comcast, Sony Partner on Smart TVs
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
You.i TV Named to Deloitte Canada's Technology Fast 50
Thursday, November 9, 2017
CableLabs Opens New TIP Lab
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
WOW Plans Gigabit in 95% of Footprint in Q1
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Sprint, Altice USA Announce Strategic MVNO Agreement
Sunday, November 5, 2017
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