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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 10/17/2017
While traditional pay-TV players are warning investors of weakness in the video business ahead of third-quarter earnings reports, Netflix is happily reporting ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/16/2017
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Even though conference sessions don't kick off until tomorrow, and the exhibit floor stays closed until Wednesday, cable news from the SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo has ...
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/16/2017
SAN FRANCISCO -- Incompas 2017 -- The ranking Democrat on the House communications subcommittee says she's worried about movement away from the competitive landscape ...
By Craig Leddy, 10/16/2017
5G mobile is a big technology with a big challenge. In order to fulfill its promise of multi-Gigabit mobile broadband service, 5G requires an extensive backhaul ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/16/2017
The UK government is making another £25 million ($33 million) in funding available for 5G projects under plans aimed at equipping the country with higher-speed fixed ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 10/16/2017
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/16/2017
Deutsche Telekom is developing a reference system for a more software-based broadband access network that could help to reduce the costs of rolling out ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/16/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: du trials Nokia's SDAN on NG-PON; Nokia unveils wireless PON offering; UK study bigs up AI's business potential.
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Marachel Knight's longstanding career in the communications industry -- specifically at AT&T -- is marked not only by significant technological achievements such as ...
By Josh Martin, IBB Consulting, 10/16/2017
Operators want to make a digital transformation and they need customers and employees to come along for the ride. In our "Kickstarting Digital Transformation" ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/16/2017
Despite a relatively late start, the cable industry is now staking out its own turf in the software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization ...
By Craig Matsumoto, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, 10/13/2017
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched an artificial intelligence library, continuing the competitive AI push among the public cloud giants.
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Instana Automates App Development & Maintenance
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 10/17/2017
Startup Instana is officially releasing its first APM offering this week at ...
Docker Climbs on the Kubernetes Train
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 10/17/2017
Maybe the last significant container holdout to announce Kubernetes support?
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Phil Skipper, Head of IoT Business Development, Vodafone, 10/16/2017
Vodafone's Skipper says IoT security is a bigger concern for smaller companies, ...
Divan.TV's Kolodyuk Shares Formula for East European Success
Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 10/16/2017
In central and eastern Europe, global OTT players will struggle to find a ...
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Cable's 5G Backhaul & Small Cell Prospects & Challenges
October 2017
This report identifies emerging backhaul service strategies for cable providers, as well as current opportunities and challenges in the market. It also identifies 12 technology suppliers that have signaled their interest in working with U.S. cable providers on mobile transport needs.
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SD-WAN Focus Group: Path to Success Still Uncertain
October 2017
This report was generated from a Q&A with service providers that are SD-WAN experts. This focus group was asked nine questions about deployment, challenges and benefits of the technology and revenue related to SD-WAN. The results clearly illustrate that while SD-WAN is clearly seen as a de facto technology going forward, answers to practical questions about the technology haven't been as easy to divine.
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Video Focus Group: Operators Chase "Double-Sided" Revenue From OTT
October 2017
This report is based on an online survey of our Video Transformation Advisory Board, a group of senior industry decision-makers at network operators, broadcasters and OTT providers. It addresses eight hot-button issues related to OTT video services.
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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 ...
How the Connected Car Experience Is Transforming Telia
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 9/5/2017
Nordic carrier is undergoing a business and cultural transformation as it grows ...
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Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 7/17/2017
With the cybersecurity threat landscape shifting quickly and continuously, BT's ...
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