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Key developments related to the enablement of mobile video services.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 2/8/2016
Just in case there was any doubt left, a fresh research report shows why it's imperative for cable operators and other pay-TV providers to incorporate OTT video ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 2/4/2016
No company has gone further in redefining the network's edge than EdgeConneX, the Comcast Ventures-backed data center company that has been pushing its infrastructure ...
By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 2/3/2016
By 2020 -- about the time 5G networks are expected to launch commercially -- 4G will make up more than 70% of all mobile traffic, generating six times more traffic ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 1/29/2016
Beneath the streets of Manhattan, a dark force is building in strength, spreading its reach and beginning to amass power.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/27/2016
Facing a swell of competition from online video services, traditional pay-TV providers in the US are trying a number of different ways to retain existing subscribers ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 1/27/2016
With its purchase of DirecTV now six months behind it, AT&T is striving to take TV Everywhere to a whole new level.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/26/2016
Only two months after announcing its entry into the North American market, WiFi company AirTies is back with big news of another customer win on the far side of the ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/25/2016
It's been eight months since Spotify announced it would add video and audio shows to its content lineup, and it appears the streaming music service is finally ready ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/21/2016
While still reporting FiOS revenue and subscriber growth in the fourth quarter, Verizon acknowledged in its earnings report today that the traditional TV business ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/21/2016
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK watchdogs get their teeth into broadband ads; TalkTalk customers WalkWalk; Davos latest.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/19/2016
Layer3 TV, which has been preparing a so-called next-generation cable television service for more than two years, may finally be ready for its coming-out party.
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BBC's David Butler on IP Video R&D & Virtualization
David Butler, Senior Engineer, BBC Research & Development, 2/8/2016
BBC R&D senior engineer David Butler talks about the impact that IP network ...
Network Transformation Tops IoT Poll
Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 2/5/2016
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Security Innovation & the Shifting Mindset
Ariella Brown, technology writer, 2/8/2016
The cloud is proving itself as a secure environment for business but the risks of ...
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Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, 2/5/2016
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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.
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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Cable operators and media companies paid their executives well in 2014, up to ...
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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 ...
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders sits down with Level 3 Communications' CTO Jack Waters to discuss hot topics like virtualization, 4K and the future of telecom...
The former CEO of Overture Networks, Mike Aquino, discusses why truly open virtualization solutions provide service providers with the greatest choice.
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CEO Chat With Level 3's Jack Waters

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Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders sits down with Level 3 Communications' CTO Jack Waters to discuss hot topics like virtualization, 4K and the future of telecom...
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The Composable Telco

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Heavy Reading's Principal Analyst Caroline Chappell presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Dublin.
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Join Us at the Digital Operations Transformation Summit

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The Digital Operations Transformation Summit on February 21, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Barcelona Fira Centre will bring together 50 senior executives to engage in a unique debate on the opportunities and challenges presented by the transformative evolving digital landscape. RSVP now at events@lightreading.com.
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Making the Test: ADVA Ensemble Connector vs. Open vSwitch

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Light Reading, in partnership with EANTC, recently tested ADVA's Ensemble Connector, which replaces open vSwitch and offers carrier-grade capability and interoperability. The test results strengthen ADVA's credibility as a provider in the virtualization space.
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Bridging the Gap Between PoCs & Deployment in NFV

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Charlie Ashton of Wind River presents the keynote at Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Dublin.
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CEO Chat With Mike Aquino

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The former CEO of Overture Networks, Mike Aquino, discusses why truly open virtualization solutions provide service providers with the greatest choice.
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MWC: Buckle Up for 5G & the IIoT

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This year's Mobile World Congress looks set to be a 5G land grab and a chance to get down and dirty with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) – but what will the 5G discussions actually be about?
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Case Study: Building China's Next-Gen TV Networks

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With over 2 billion viewers worldwide, Shenzhen Media Group is one of China's largest content producers. By partnering with Huawei and Sobey, SZMG was able to modernize media operations with the Converged News Center, a production studio that is a model for next-generation workflows.
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Quad Channel Modulator Driver with 46 Gbaud Capability from MACOM

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MACOM's MAOM-003427 is the industry's first surface-mount modulator driver with 46 Gbaud capability to support next generation 200G and 400G applications.
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Video Infographic: Validating Cisco's NFV Infrastructure

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We all know that the network of the future will be virtual, but when will virtual become a reality? This video infographic covers the four key areas in which Light Reading, in partnership with EANTC, tested Cisco's NFV infrastructure: performance, reliability, multi-service capabilities and single pane of glass management.

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CEO Chat With Phil McKinney, CableLabs

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At CES in Las Vegas, we met with Phil McKinney, CEO of CableLabs. Phil provides an update on the rollout of DOCSIS 3.1, his views on the future of open source and how consumer interest in virtual reality could affect network traffic.
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Ericsson CTO on the Changing Telecom Market

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At CES 2015, CTO of Ericsson, Ulf Ewaldsson, sits down with CEO of Light Reading, Steve Saunders, to discuss the changing telecom market, the new partnership with Cisco and the future of the telecom industry.
From The Founder
Light Reading sits down at CES with the head of Cisco's service provider video business, Conrad Clemson, to discuss how NFV and cloud security relate to video, the challenge of managing 4K/8K traffic, the global expansion of Netflix and virtual reality.
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