Light Reading
Key developments related to the enablement of mobile video services.
By Patricio Latini, SVP, Broadband Communications, Intraway, 11/26/2015
Over the past few years, communication service providers (CSPs) have increasingly focused on how to deploy their own OTT video services successfully. At the same ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/25/2015
Just a decade ago, TiVo had no cable operator customers. Today, its cable-generated subscribers vastly outnumber its retail subscriber base. And that's just the ...
By Steve Saunders, CEO and founder, Light Reading, 11/19/2015
Light Reading's Steve Saunders reports from Saudi Arabia, a hyper-competitive market desperate to embrace the next generation of communications technologies and services.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/19/2015
In what may be the biggest surprise of 2015, cable companies are breaking up the bundle and committing to skinnier TV packages.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/18/2015
At a time when TiVo's retail business faces major new hurdles, and its service provider business is under continuous pressure to evolve, the company has announced ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/17/2015
Early adoption of next-generation network technology in Asia and the US will drive rapid growth in 5G subscriptions, according to the market research team at ...
By Brian Santo, Senior editor, Test & Measurement / Components, Light Reading, 11/12/2015
Ultra HD TV has a problem. Even as UHD/4K TVs are being sold and companies like Netflix, YouTube and DirecTV are pushing 4K content, the standards required for ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/12/2015
Despite launching its own next-generation Contour video platform with great fanfare in 2013, Cox is now changing course and has confirmed preparations to roll out ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/11/2015
When I imagine looking back on this time in the emerging online video space, there's a narrator saying in a serious Walter Cronkite-type voice, "Experiments were ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/10/2015
In the latest bid to shake up the US wireless market, T-Mobile says customers won't be charged for the data used when they stream one of more than seven popular OTT ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/9/2015
The FCC is dealing with more than a few weighty pay-TV issues at present. Note Charter's proposed deals to acquire Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, and ...
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The New IP
Pics: Alcatel-Lucent Field Trip
Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 11/25/2015
The New IP Editor Liz Coyne took a field trip to Alcatel-Lucent's Naperville, ...
White Boxes Not Necessarily Cheaper Option
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/25/2015
Panel of experts says the benefits of white boxes are considerable, but don't ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
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Prime Reading
When a Telco Goes OTT
Robert Clark , 11/25/2015
Hong Kong's PCCW has taken its video strategy into the OTT realm with the launch ...
Cable Execs Are Minting Money
, 8/18/2015
Cable operators and media companies paid their executives well in 2014, up to ...
CES Preview: 5 TV and Tech Trends
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 1/2/2015
CES is here, and so is our preview of some of the top TV and networking tech ...
The Best-Funded Mobile Startups of 2013
Dan Jones , Mobile Editor , 8/14/2013
The best-funded private mobile companies of 2013 so far – compiled with ...
WatchAfrica, net-m Offer Mobile TV in Africa
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Cox Sells New Small Cell Service
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Ericsson Launches White Label Subscription VoD Service
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
eir Offers Mobile IPTV With SeaChange
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Ericsson Debuts SVOD Service in Nigeria
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Clearleap Study Finds OTT Closing In on Cable
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
ABOX42 Unveils Advanced Set-Top-Box Solutions for Africa
Monday, November 16, 2015
Telecom Italia Picks Qwilt for OTT
Thursday, November 12, 2015
TiVo Tops 4 Million International Subs
Monday, November 9, 2015
Disney Bundles ESPN into Sony Vue Service
Thursday, November 5, 2015
PCCW Launches OTT Video Service
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
TiVo, Viacom Team on Ad Targeting
Monday, November 2, 2015
TWC Adds Home Security 24/7 Playback
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Megaphone Moment
Rants, raves, and opinions
Blow off some steam
11/16/2015 1:11:55 PM
VZ Layoffs
10/24/2015 1:26:11 AM
Smart technology!
10/21/2015 9:27:15 AM
China Smart Meter Industry Report- Size, Growth Analysis ...
10/21/2015 9:13:14 AM
Big Data Market Will Grow Up $40 Billion Billion In 2020
9/30/2015 7:43:33 AM
Modi's visit to the US
8/20/2015 8:44:11 AM
Global Mainframe Market Trends,Share,Opportunities and ...
8/20/2015 3:28:03 AM
Global Big Data and Telecom Analytics Market Analysis ...
7/31/2015 10:12:58 AM
What can SDN learn from a twenty-five year old standard?
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Centec CEO James Sun talks to Steve Saunders about Ethernet switching and the white box revolution.
Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders talks with Zayan Sadek, Regional Manager at Cisco Systems, about the competitive communications services market and advance of virtualization in Saudi Arabia.
Between the CEOs
Centec on Ethernet Switching

11|26|15   |   09:58   |   (0) comments

Centec CEO James Sun talks to Steve Saunders about Ethernet switching and the white box revolution.
LRTV Custom TV
Delivering Service Agility in the Virtualization Era

11|25|15   |   5.41   |   (0) comments

Interview with Massimo Fatato, WW OSS Business Lead, Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Wagner’s Ring
How Might Open Source Fail?

11|24|15   |     |   (9) comments

Open source, SDN, and NFV are looking inevitable – but performance, standards proliferation and regulatory capture could derail the movement.
LRTV Custom TV
NFV Lifecycle Orchestration – a Fresh Vision for Telco

11|23|15   |   6.40   |   (0) comments

Simon Osborne, CTO Comptel, and Heavy Reading's Caroline Chappell reveal the business impacts of new SDN and NFV, and what the term service orchestration actually means. Together they define Lifecycle Service Orchestration and how the virtualized future will look for telecoms operators.
Between the CEOs
Cisco's Virtual Role in Saudi

11|20|15   |   12:15   |   (1) comment

Light Reading founder and CEO Steve Saunders talks with Zayan Sadek, Regional Manager at Cisco Systems, about the competitive communications services market and advance of virtualization in Saudi Arabia.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Leads With Kubernetes for Cloud PaaS

11|19|15   |   08:26   |   (0) comments

Huawei is looking to Kubernetes as a key tool for building robust open source technologies for customers and partners, said Ying Xiong, chief architect of cloud platform at Huawei, in an interview with Light Reading West Coast Bureau Chief Mitch Wagner at the recent Kubecon conference.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
WiC in London: The Highlight Reel

11|19|15   |   5:33   |   (1) comment

NetCracker's Mervat El Dabae headlines an inspiring morning in London with help from leading women from Vodafone, TalkTalk, Hyperoptics and Ciena.
LRTV Documentaries
Why Saudi's So Hot for New Tech

11|19|15   |   05:07   |   (0) comments

Light Reading's Steve Saunders reports from Saudi Arabia, a hyper-competitive market desperate to embrace the next generation of communications technologies and services.
LRTV Custom TV
Why Data Models Deliver More Value Than Information Models

11|19|15   |   5.08   |   (0) comments

Stefan Vallin argues that more automation is needed to manage end-to-end services and the hybrid networks they run on, and that data models are key to achieving this.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
SDN Management & Orchestration in the WAN

11|17|15   |   7.20   |   (0) comments

Carol Wilson and Packet Design CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu discuss CSPs' SDN service delivery and assurance requirements. Learn about a modular approach to building automated control, orchestration and management functions for the WAN that are policy- and analytics-driven.
LRTV Custom TV
Flash Networks: Optimizing for Radio Spectral Efficiency

11|17|15   |   3:34   |   (0) comments

Today most optimization vendors only focus on optimizing voice or data. Ofer Gottfried, Flash Networks' CTO, shows how improving data throughput and maximizing spectral efficiency reduces capital and operating expenses while also providing a platform for user engagement.
LRTV Custom TV
Making Pay-TV User Experiences Millennial-Friendly

11|16|15   |   6:42   |   (0) comments

The unique challenge of reaching and engaging Millennials is driving pay-TV video experience transformation that can include higher quality UIs, viewing of multiple content streams at once and seamless transitions between handheld devices and the television.
From The Founder
Steve Saunders provides an overview of white box networking and introduces a new "slim line" version of the OSI 7-layer model.
December 15, 2015
Virtualizing Cable Services
Webinar Archive
Allot MobileTrends Report H2/2015 reveals how daily online behavior can be used to discover smarter ways to profile customers and propose valuable, real-time offers to them.
Flash Poll
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CLOUD / MANAGED SERVICES: Prepping Ethernet for the Cloud
Moderator: Ray LeMaistre Panelists: Jeremy Bye, Leonard Sheahan
Cats with Phones
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