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Key developments related to the Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) and next generation network technologies.
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 7/14/2014
In its never-ending quest for quality content, YouTube is once again talking to Hollywood studios and independent producers about bringing premium shows to the ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/10/2014
As expected, consultant engineer Peter Sevcik's report placing the blame for the great Netflix slowdown of 2014 on Netflix itself has proven a bit controversial with ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 7/9/2014
Seeking to make inroads in the cable residential market, Calix is launching a new fiber access product designed to enable cable operators to deliver 1Gbit/s speeds ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 6/26/2014
Staking its claim in the rapidly evolving market for Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) and related next-gen gear, Huawei is promoting a remote CCAP product ...
By Jeff Finkelstein, 6/16/2014
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By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 6/9/2014
Chalk up another customer win for Arris in the evolving Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) sweepstakes as vendors continue to jockey for post position.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 6/4/2014
Still scrambling to make up lost ground in the emerging market for next-gen cable access architecture, Cisco has signed up its second European MSO for its initial ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 6/2/2014
Don Clarke, one of the leading individuals spearheading NFV developments at BT, has left the UK incumbent to join CableLabs, the not-for-profit R&D consortium that ...
By Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 5/30/2014
Mobile and cloud are hot technologies for carriers this year, so of course mobile and cloud vendors dominate the list of finalists in the Company of the Year ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 5/20/2014
Taking a leap into the cable industry's future, Casa Systems and the Finnish technology vendor Teleste Corp. are joining forces to develop a new, ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 5/14/2014
Seeking to broaden its role in the rapidly evolving market for Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) and other next-gen gear, Harmonic is debuting a new ...
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Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 7/24/2014

Nokia Holds Steady in Q2, Raises Outlook
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 7/24/2014
Nokia's three remaining business lines, including Networks, unveil stable ...
Eurobites: DT's Hungary Operation Cuts Jobs
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/24/2014
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica doubles down on security; Nokia ...
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Apple Earnings: Strong iPhone Sales, iPad Sales Slump, $7.8B Profit
Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 7/22/2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company remains optimistic about the iPad despite ...
Tata Eyes Subsea's 400G Future
Dan O'Shea, Managing Editor, 7/2/2014
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Numbers Are In: LR's 2014 Salary Survey

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Our fourth annual Salary Survey paints a picture of who's hiring, firing, earning, and yearning for a change in the telecom industry.
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Driving the Network Transformation

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Intel's Sandra Rivera discusses network transformation and how Intel technologies, programs, and standards body efforts have helped the industry migration to SDN and NFV.
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Distributed NFV-Based Business Services by RAD

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With the ETSI-approved Distributed NFV PoC running in the background, RAD's CEO, Dror Bin, talks about why D-NFV makes compelling sense for service providers, and about the dollars and cents RAD is putting behind D-NFV.
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MRV – Accelerating Packet Optical Convergence

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Giving you network insight to make your network smarter.
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NFV-Enabled Ethernet for Generating New Revenues

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Cyan's Planet Orchestrate allows service providers and their end-customers to activate software-based capabilities such as firewalls and encryption on top of existing Ethernet services in just minutes.
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Symkloud NVF-Ready Video Transcoding, Big Data

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Kontron and ISV partner Vantrix demonstrate high-performance video transcoding and data analytic solutions on same 2U standard platform that is ready for SDN and NFV deployments made by mobile, cable and cloud operators.
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The Evolving Role of Hybrid Video for Competitive Success

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At Huawei's Global Analysts Summit in Shenzhen, China, Steven C. Hawley from TV Strategies speaks to us about the evolving role of hybrid video for competitive success.
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How CSPs Leverage Big Data in the Digital Economy

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Justin van der Lande from Analysys Mason shares with us his views on how telecom operators can leverage customer asset monetization with big data. His discusses the current status of big data applications and the challenges and opportunities for telecom operators in the digital economy era.
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Accelerator for Digital Business – Future Oriented BSS

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Mobile and internet are becoming intertwined; IT and CT are integrating; and leading CSPs have begun to transform to information service and entertainment providers. How should the BSS system evolve to enable this transformation? Karl Whitelock, an analyst at Frost & Sullivan, shares his views.
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Orange Tunisia Discusses Multi-Band Antenna With EasyRET Solution

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As new site acquisition becomes more difficult, Orange Tunisia has requested multi-band antenna to support UMTS and LTE innovation. Some things considered include reducing the cost of antenna maintenance and having high reliability antenna and EasyRET solution.
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How Telefonica Spain Considers Antenna Selection for LTE Network Deployment

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Tony Conlan, Global CTO of RAN, Telefonica, shares his opinion on antennas in LTE network deployment: Tower space is the premier requirement on antennas; reliability is important to reduce OPEX; and EasyRET solution will be helpful for antenna maintenance.
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dtac Thailand: Multi-band Antenna & Capacity Solution for a Better MBB Experience

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With the development of LTE, tower space and load are limited for new antenna, but users' capacity requirements are growing fast. To provide a better MBB experience, Panya Vechbanyongratana from dtac Thailand shared his experiences and antenna requirements.
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