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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/15/2017
ORLANDO -- MEF 17 -- For all the hype around SD-WAN services, many network operators are just getting started rolling out their own offerings. Verizon Partner Solutions believes many of ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/14/2017
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Spectrum Business, the enterprise arm of Charter Communications, is jumping into the SD-WAN market, but doing so in a way that is distinctively different from its telco ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/9/2017
While most cable technologists insist that the industry's HFC pipes still have long lives ahead of them, cable operators are installing more and more fiber strands in their networks. ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/6/2017
There's no question that business services have become big business for cable over the last decade. As tracked by Heavy Reading, commercial telecom services have soared from about a $2 ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/1/2017
The word "orchestration" gets thrown around so much in telecom these days, it's no wonder that experts at Light Reading's recent Virtualizing the Cable Architecture forum at the ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/16/2017
Verizon this week rolled out its cloud-based virtual services for enterprise customers, adding that option to both its gray box and white box edge solutions for typical applications such ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/30/2017
Seeking to help find and foster the next generation of media leaders, Light Reading is joining forces with other industry organizations to support students developing new TV, broadband ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/8/2017
Despite a strong, stated focus on small and midsized businesses (SMBs) by both cablecos and telcos over the past decade, big business still accounts for the lion's share of commercial ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 12/19/2016
Rogers Communications' Maurice Yip explains how and why the Canadian provider is rolling out managed security services for both small and larger firms.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 12/16/2016
CableLabs' Ike Elliott discusses the group's work on Full Duplex DOCSIS, distributed access architecture, low-power wireless networks, 5G and other projects.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/12/2016
Cable players want to deliver more dynamic biz services but first have to lay the groundwork for orchestration and automation, says MEF's Hubbard.
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Kontron on SDN in Developing Markets

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Kontron's Luc-Yves Pagal Vinette discusses software-defined networking (SDN) in developing markets and how Kontron is facilitating a fast transformation to SDN/NFV for service providers in Africa.
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Equinix CMO: Embrace the Edge of Your Comfort Zone

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DENVER -- The tech industry is a vibrant, fast-paced place to be, but the industry could benefit from institutional changes to support more diversity, says Equinix CMO Sara Baack. Recent scandals have brought to light the need for more diversity, and Baack hopes this increased visibility will be the impetus for lasting change. In leadership, Baack encourages her ...
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Understanding the Fiber Landscape of Today & Tomorrow

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DENVER -- Light Reading's Mari Silbey discusses the future of fiber with the panel at SCTE.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: 5G Special

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Having taken an extra week to get over the GloTel Awards, Scott and Jamie are back with a brand new special guest. William Webb is a wireless industry consultant and author and has some strong views on all the hype around 5G, so we thought we'd focus on that topic for the whole pod. Jamie reflects on some skeptical vibes coming from operators around 5G, while ...
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MEF CTO: Standards Pace Accelerating

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ORLANDO, 11/21/2017 – Pascal Menezes points to inter-carrier operation of SDN services only a year after that work began as an example of how quickly industry can move. He also explains how MEF 3.0 is intended to speed that process even further.
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Redefine LTE: Principal Network for Full Services

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LONDON -- At the 4.5G Summit, network operators, industry experts and others talked about what 4.5G can do for operators and how can it help the development of new services and the demands for faster speed.
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BCE Is Back in Austin in 2018!

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The Big Communications Event will be bigger and better than ever!
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MEF17: Breaking Down the Hot Topics

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Light Reading Head of Video Dan Allen and Editor-at-Large Carol Wilson spent this week at MEF17 in Orlando. They took a closer look at the leading players and the biggest issues – including MEF 3.0, SD-WAN and the persistent challenges around rethinking the traditional telco culture.
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Sprint's McClendon – Building for the Future, Learning From the Past

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NEW YORK -- Sprint's Director of Technology Innovation & Architecture - Strategy, Planning and Development, Ginger McClendon, talks about how the future of network design will evolve with the advent of 5G and distributed architectures, while explaining the importance of learning from cellular surprises of the past.
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The Third Wave of Telco Cloud Services for the Enterprise

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Evan Kircheimer, Research Director Enterprise Services at Ovum, says the latest wave of operator cloud offerings for enterprise focus on connectivity and security as a service.
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Intelligent Access: Make Your Networks Faster, Better & Smarter

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In a world where data consumption continues to skyrocket, where homes are hotbeds of many devices, and where networks combine multiple technologies and traffic types, we need networks that are faster, better and smarter. Welcome to the world of Intelligent Access. For Gigabit-ready networks, explore:
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Changing the Network With Intel

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DENVER -- Krithika Moorti of Intel speaks to Alan Breznick about the evolving network technology and Intel's own platform for virtualization.