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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 12/14/2016
The City of Atlanta will wrap up three Requests for Information (RFI) next week, including queries on a planned municipal fiber build, a new WiFi deployment and a smart city project that ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 8/18/2016
It's sometimes hard to see the method in the madness of local government, but a renaissance in city planning is creating shape around strategies that municipal governments are using to ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 5/5/2016
The push to deploy fiber in the local loop is accelerating, given all the gaga over gigabit, but network operators are still facing definite and sometimes difficult choices about when to ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/4/2016
Just in case you missed the formal announcement late last month, Light Reading and NCTC have struck a deal to create and market multimedia content for smaller and independent cable ...
By Light Reading, 4/15/2016
Venessa Harrison, president of North Carolina for AT&T, tells how the company will expand its GigaPower service beyond the seven N.C. cities it already serves.

  • This blog, sponsored by AT&T, is the second part of a ten-part series examining next-generation broadband technologies titled "Behind the Speeds."
  • By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/14/2016
    Eddy Barker, assistant VP of technical design & architecture for AT&T, outlines his company's intent to use new G.fast standard as well as next-gen PON to deliver gigabit service.
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    By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/13/2016
    Matt Hayes, executive director of access engineering for Cox Communications, outlines Cox's plans to use both GPON over fiber and DOCSIS 3.1 over HFC to deliver 1-Gig speeds.
    By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/13/2016
    MCNC President & CEO Jean Davis explains her group's quest to wire all of North Carolina with dark fiber for gigabit service, especially the state's rural and outlying areas.
    By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/12/2016
    Gigi Sohn, counselor to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, outlines the Commission's priorities for the next ten months and talks about the interplay between public and private broadband investment at Gigabit Cities Live in Charlotte, N.C.
    By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/12/2016
    The city of Charlotte, N.C., is in the enviable position of having both AT&T and Google Fiber competing to provide gigabit services to residents in the region. CIO Jeff Stovall talks about the benefits of gigabit broadband, but also what else is needed to make sure gigabit services deliver economic and social benefit.
    By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/8/2016
    Welcome to a very special episode (er, edition) of Gigabites. This week, EPB lays out its 100-Gig roadmap, schools study their options for gigabit applications, Santa Cruz preps for ...
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    Sandvine's Closed-Loop Network Automation Can Be a Game Changer

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    PRAGUE – At Light Reading's 2020 Executive Summit, Alexander Havang of Sandvine sits down with Ray Le Maistre of Light Reading to talk about the recent merger with Procera and enabling automation for network operators.
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    Spirent's Lifecycle Service Assurance

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    PRAGUE – At Light Reading's 2020 Executive Summit, Dave Stehlin of Spirent sits down with Ray Le Maistre of Light Reading to introduce Spirent's Lifecycle Service Assurance.
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    Sin City Aims to Be the Next Tech Hub

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    In its quest to become a smart city, Las Vegas has implemented many new tech initiatives, including autonomous shuttles and WiFi-enabled street lamps. Here, Michael Sherwood, director of technology and innovation for the City of Las Vegas, talks with Light Reading Editor Mari Silbey about the city's partnership with Cisco, its roadmap for the future and how Las ...
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    The Cumulus Networks Success Story

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    Cumulus Networks helps organizations of all sizes and across all verticals to adopt web-scale networking technologies simply and affordably. By allowing operators to use standard hardware components, Cumulus Networks' solution offers unprecedented operational speed and agility, at the industry's most competitive cost. More than 34% of the Fortune 50 use Cumulus ...
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    Cisco at CES: Creating the Self-Managing Network

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    Forget the self-driving car, Cisco is aiming for the self-managed network – one where machine learning and automation propel both innovation and efficiency. At CES, Cisco SVP and GM of the service provider business Yvette Kanouff talks about how operators can transition toward more automated operations, and also why the annual consumer electronics show is ...
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    The Telecoms.com Podcast: Raising Your Voice

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    LONDON 01/15/2018: Scott's finally decided to do some work in 2018 and is joined by Jamie (and his many donuts) and Iain from Light Reading. They start with a review of CES – the first big tech show of the year – and its obsession with voice-driven smart speakers. They move on to the hot topic of social media censorship and, between donuts, Jamie seems ...
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    CES 2018: Inside Comcast’s Smart Home

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    A year after Comcast unveiled its operating system for the connected home, now branded xFi, the cable company introduced a vastly expanded set of features for the platform and announced plans to make home automation services available to more than 15 million customers with compatible WiFi gateways.
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    CES 2018: Tomorrow's Gadgets at Showstoppers

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    From the future of laundry to solo cars, Light Reading presents an array of wireless, wonderful and wacky gadgets from CES in Las Vegas.
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    CloudPassage Ensuring Next-Level Container Security

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    CloudPassage's new technology 'Container Secure' involves a five-step process to insure seamless security in container deployments from the beginning till the end. A few features include being able to detect vulnerabilities, image assurance and an integrated DevOps ecosystem.
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    The Telecoms.com Podcast: We Care a Lot

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    LONDON 01/09/2018: After an extended Christmas break, from which Scott has yet to emerge, Jamie drafts in Iain from Light Reading and Jesse from TBI to take an early look at what we should care about, or not, in 2018. They start by trying to care about net neutrality and largely fail to do so, but they do manage to care a bit more about the prospect of Apple ...
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    Calix: Moving Into the Home & Subscriber Experience

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    PRAGUE 2017 -- Calix’s new technology, EXOS, is focused on bringing growth and management into smart home devices to focus more on the experience. Michel Langlois also talks about how important it is to have a rhetoric that consumers can relate and understand.
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    Juniper Networks: Born With the Telcos & Raised in the Cloud

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    PRAGUE -- At the 2020 Executive Summit, David Noguer Bau speaks with Ray Le Maistre about Juniper's take on transformation.