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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 1/30/2015
In a clear sign of just how important and competitive a service WiFi has become for broadband providers, Cablevision is taking Verizon to court over the telco's ads ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 1/30/2015
T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint are joining forces to bring 4G LTE to Chicago's subway system by the end of the year, a project that will cost them $32.5 million ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 1/29/2015
Google may not be a mobile operator just yet but its wireless ambitions already extend to the as-yet-unwritten 5G standard.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/28/2015
Ending speculation about the likelihood of a deal, CommScope has agreed to pay $3 billion for most of TE Connectivity's networks business with the aim of boosting its ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/27/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Dutch regulator issues net neutrality fines; TE Connectivity close to sale of network gear unit; Bell Labs' HetNet boasts.
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 1/26/2015
Cablevision has come up with a new way to monetize its growing network of WiFi hotspots. For $29.95 per month, or $9.95 per month for existing broadband subscribers, ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 1/22/2015
In a surprising spurt, Verizon's FiOS network added more broadband and video subscribers in the fourth quarter than it did a year ago, ending 2014 with a bang.
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 1/9/2015
Following Verizon into the world of multicast LTE, AT&T has announced it will host the first live, on-site demo of LTE Broadcast technology at next week's college ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 1/6/2015
AT&T is taking a creative approach to encouraging more tablets to connect to its network. Rather than dropping prices or doubling data as its competitors have done, ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/6/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: a cloud for mariners; Kabel Deutschland taps Cisco knowhow; AlcaLu's man in Shanghai.
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CES Preview: 5 TV and Tech Trends
Mari Silbey , Independent Technology Editor , 1/2/2015
CES is here, and so is our preview of some of the top TV and networking tech ...
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Weekly Executive Interview
Join us live for Light Reading's interview with Jay Samit, the newly appointed CEO of publicly traded SeaChange International Inc. With a resume that includes Sony, EMI, and Universal, Samit brings a reputation as an entrepreneur and a disruptor to his new role at the video solutions company. Hear what he has to say about the opportunities in video, as well as the outlook for cable, telco, OTT and mobile service providers.
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Dr. Dong Sun Talks About Carriers' Digital Transformation & Huawei’s Telco OS

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Dr. Dong Sun, Chief Architect of Digital Transformation Solutions at Huawei, discusses how telecom operators can become digital ecosystem enablers and deliver optimal user experiences that are in real-time, on-demand, all-online, DIY and social (ROADS).
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Huawei's Chief Network Architect Talks about Network Experience & Operators’ Strategies

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In the digital age, network experience has become the primary productivity especially for telecom operators. In this video, Wenshuan Dang, Huawei’s Chief Network Architect, discusses how carriers can tackle the challenge of infrastructure complexity in order to enhance business agility and improve user experience.
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The Rise of Virtual CPE

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As NFV strategies evolve from tests and trials to production telco networks, expect to hear a lot about virtual CPE (customer premises equipment) rollouts during 2015.
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Optical Is Hot in 2015

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Optical comms technology underpins the whole communications sector and there are some really hot trends set for 2015.
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Policy Control in the Fast Lane

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What's making policy control strategic in 2015 and beyond? Amdocs talks with Heavy Reading's Graham Finnie about the key factors driving change in the data services landscape. Find out what his policy management research reveals about the road ahead for policy control – and sign up for
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Highlights From the 2020 Vision Executive Summit

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In December 2014, Light Reading brought together telecom executives in Reykjavik, Iceland to discuss their vision for high-capacity networks through the end of the decade. The intimate, interactive meeting was set against the backdrop of Iceland's spectacular natural beauty. As one of the event's founding sponsors, Cisco's Doug Webster shared his company's ...
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Huawei Pay-TV Partner Harmonic, Helping Carriers Accelerate 4K Video Deployment with Huawei

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At IBC, Peter Alexander, Senior Vice President & CMO at Harmonic, speaks about the growing interest in pay-TV service and its branching into multiple devices.
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Sony Marketing Director Olivier Bovis Discusses the Outlook for 4K and Cooperation With Huawei at IBC 2014

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At IBC, Olivier Bovis, Marketing Director of Sony, speaks about the coming of the 4K era.
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Huawei Pay-TV Partner Envivio, Helping Carriers Accelerate 4K Video Deployment

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At IBC, Olivier Bovis, Marketing Director of Sony, speaks about the coming of the 4K era.
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Pay-TV's Networked Future

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At IBC, Jeff Heynen, Principal Analyst at Infonetics, speaks about the future of the pay-TV industry and its transition.
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Jeff Heynen: Distributed Access Will Help MSOs Compete in the Future

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At IBC, Jeff Heynen, Principal Analyst at Infonetics, speaks about moving to distributed access and the future trend of cable business.
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Cisco Talks Transformation

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In December 2014, Steve Saunders sat down with Cisco VP of Products & Solutions Marketing Doug Webster at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. They spoke about Cisco's approach to network virtualization as well as how service providers can begin to monetize high-capacity networks through the end of the decade.
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