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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of IP video platforms.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 5/18/2018
AT&T has confirmed that it will launch a premium over-the-top video service later this year, but it hasn't answered one fundamental question about how it will bring ...
By Gary Miles, Chief Marketing Officer, Amdocs, 5/14/2018
It was back in 1996 when Bill Gates wrote his famous essay, "Content is King," saying, "Content is where I expect much of the real money will be made on the ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 5/11/2018
Completing a transition years in the making, Tivo has announced that it will now outsource the hardware portion of its retail DVR business. The set-top pioneer said ...
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By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 5/9/2018
The 2018 finalist list for the Hedy Lamarr Female Tech Pioneer of the Year was both cable heavy and heavy-hitter heavy. Even if you don't know the names of the women ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/9/2018
While it has slowed down a bit, the bleeding is far from over for Dish Network as its pay-TV subscriber losses pile up and its stock keeps swooning.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/7/2018
SVA's Jason Thibeault discusses the state of VR technology and business cases, the market hurdles and the direction he sees the industry heading.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 5/3/2018
The signs were clear before Cisco announced the sell-off of its Service Provider Video Software Solutions business earlier this week. In fiscal year 2017, Cisco ...
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/2/2018
As usual, it's no easy task selecting a winner in the "Most Innovative New Cable/Video Product or Service" area because there are so many worthy candidates, ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 5/1/2018
As its trial with AT&T wraps up, the DOJ is making a final attempt to convince a judge that the telco shouldn't be allowed to acquire media company Time Warner. If ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/26/2018
AT&T executives think they've got this next-gen video business all figured out.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/24/2018
Despite speculation to the contrary, don't expect to see Verizon launch a new full-fledged OTT video service until it starts rolling out residential 5G in a few ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/20/2018
It's interesting and instructive to read the trial notes from the court case covering the DOJ's lawsuit against AT&T, particularly in light of the recent Facebook ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/18/2018
Lawmakers are arguing about net neutrality again. In an effort to craft legislation that would protect net neutrality from the whims of the ruling party within the ...
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Satori Botnet Plays Hidden Role in Cryptomining Scheme, Researchers Find
Larry Loeb, Author, 5/21/2018
Several different researchers have found that recent attempts on TCP port 3333 is ...
Check Point: Cryptomining Malware Targeting Vulnerable Servers
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 5/21/2018
As the incidence of ransomware wanes, attackers are shifting to cryptocurrency ...
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Nokia Brings Smart Villages & Hope to Rural India
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/18/2018
In keeping with the nation's ambitious Digital India project that seeks to reduce ...
In Quality We Trust: Operators Try to Reverse CX Trend
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/17/2018
US companies lose $75 billion annually to poor customer experience — and ...
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Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 9/15/2016
Vendor forecasts suggest capex spending in the telecom sector is still headed up, ...
Innovation Roundup: How US Pay-TV Providers Stack Up
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 1/27/2016
A snapshot of the pay-TV market in early 2016.
EXCLUSIVE! NFV Interop Evaluation Results
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Get your hands on the results of the first New IP Agency (NIA) NFV ...
When a Telco Goes OTT
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Hong Kong's PCCW has taken its video strategy into the OTT realm with the launch ...
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