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Key developments from the cable networking sector, including DOCSIS, RDK, cable business services, gateways/STBs and more.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/17/2018
Flush with $45M in new funding, MDU-focused broadband startup eyes expansion, more competition for incumbent cable ops and telcos.
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This week in our WiC roundup: California revamps boardroom diversity policies; women of color are barely represented in tech; VC survival tips; and more.
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Accedo, Amazon Web Services and ITV team on AI/machine learning prototype that takes the guessing game out of picking images that connect and engage with consumers.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/16/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swisscom's fixed-line challenge; MegaFon on the march in Q2; O2 sees the light; Virgin's fiber-to-the-crater.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/15/2018
New 'Team of Experts' program hints at one way T-Mobile will try to set its new OTT TV apart from the crowd.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/15/2018
Partnerships with local authorities and private sector investors could help Deutsche Telekom drag Germany into the gigabit age.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/15/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom in fiber collaboration talks with United Internet; Hi3G upgrades backhaul with Ericsson; Interxion widens access to Google Cloud Platform.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/14/2018
Supplier says some cable operators have put off big capacity purchases as they finalize plans for new distributed access architectures.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 8/14/2018
FCC says it isn't taking sides in the case, but files brief questioning whether Judge erred.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/14/2018
Cable operator is working with FCC and suppliers such as Nokia, Ericsson and Arris to tee up trials that could ultimately help Altice USA keep its MVNO costs in check.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 8/14/2018
As aggregators pile into the market, old-fashioned convergence runs out of steam and US firms eye European assets, a French move reminiscent of AT&T's Time Warner deal could be in the cards.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/14/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange completes Basefarm cloud services buy; EE wins UK coverage gong; Kudelski offloads SmarDTV business.

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Congressional Campaign Websites Vulnerable to Attack, Say Researchers
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 8/17/2018
Researchers presented a study at DEF CON that showed that a third of ...
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Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
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Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/13/2018
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