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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, 10/23/2017
At a time when other Internet service providers are backing out of the pay-TV business, Rocket Fiber is ready to jump in. The Detroit-based startup made news last ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 10/23/2017
Verizon's Fios TV subscribers continue to slip away, but the company is redirecting observers' attention away from that loss and toward the telco's fiber broadband ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 10/20/2017
DENVER -- SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo -- It takes a straight-up cable nerd to enjoy an SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo, and that's why the show was so dang-much fun. (You know, ...
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By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 10/20/2017
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: The New York Times creates a new diversity position; Instagram's COO advises 'get your foot in the door'; sexism scandals rile ...
By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 10/20/2017
Even as Netflix and Amazon steamroll into new markets around the world, snapping up new subscribers and disrupting established TV markets, there is one region that ...
By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 10/19/2017
How many people are viewing a particular show on Netflix? We know shows like House of Cards and Orange Is the New Black are massive hits, but the OTT provider offers ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/19/2017
BRUSSELS -- ZTE Wireless & Services User Congress 2017 -- China's ZTE and Belgian cable operator Telenet are trialing what they claim is Europe's first pre-5G massive ...
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/19/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia sales slide in Q3; Tele2's don't; Swisscom brings cloud giants on board; Telekom Austria buys into e-sports.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 10/18/2017
DENVER -- SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo -- Liberty Global knows a little something about mobile services. The company runs a mobile business in nine countries in Europe ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 10/18/2017
DENVER -- SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo -- Cable's not done with DOCSIS yet. Beyond mainstream work on DOCSIS 3.1 and Full Duplex DOCSIS, Cisco and CableLabs have now ...
By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 10/18/2017
The growth of live streaming will force the deployment of technologies such as LTE Broadcast and IP multicast, according to most members of Heavy Reading's Video ...
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 10/17/2017
With its promise of greater efficiencies and agility, automation is driving many network operator strategies these days -- that much is evident from quantifiable ...
By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 10/17/2017
Japanese public broadcaster NHK will be launching a channel in 8K "Super Hi-Vision" in a little over a year's time, following two-and-half years of testing a ...
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Microsoft, Cray Bringing Supercomputer Power to Azure
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 10/23/2017
Microsoft is looking to bring Cray's supercomputing abilities to its Azure public ...
Cisco Targets Cloud-Based UC With $1.9B BroadSoft Deal
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 10/23/2017
Cisco is looking to expand its reach into cloud-based UC thanks to a $1.9 billion ...
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Masergy’s Watson on Security: New Networks, Similar Challenges
Ray Watson, VP of Global Technology, Masergy, 10/23/2017
Some of the usual suspects are in play when it comes to security for SDN, NFV and ...
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Yohann Leroy, Deputy CEO & CTO, Eutelsat, 10/23/2017
Eutelsat's deputy CEO and CTO discusses the company's next-generation satellite, ...
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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 ...
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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
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