Light Reading
Key developments related to Reference Design Kit (RDK) deployments.
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 12/2/2014
Elusive video startup Layer3 TV has given us another peek behind the proverbial curtain. The company, which plans to launch a next-generation television service in ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 10/28/2014
With its introduction of the Fire TV Stick yesterday, Amazon became the third major retail company to launch an HDMI adapter for the consumer market in the past year ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 10/21/2014
Time Warner Cable customers in New York City and Los Angeles are getting a DVR upgrade.
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 9/24/2014
DENVER -- The broadband version of the Reference Design Kit (RDK) took a major leap forward today with the announcement that Arris and Comcast have collaborated on a ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 9/24/2014
DENVER -- Cable is ready to take a lesson from its competitors, by plunging head first into the cloud and adopting a DevOps approach to service delivery.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 9/12/2014
With the big annual IBC trade show now underway in Amsterdam, video tech vendors are lining up to plug the latest versions of their hardware and software to a ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 9/11/2014
ActiveVideo is adding its name to the RDK roster. And, as the latest company to license the Reference Design Kit -- a pre-integrated software stack that provides a ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 9/10/2014
Adobe Systems is striving to become the master of digital rights management (DRM) protection for content in the rapidly growing multiscreen video environment.
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 7/29/2014
With CableLabs gearing up for its annual summer conference in Keystone, Colorado, next week, TV UIs are ranking high on the agenda. At least half a dozen companies ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 7/21/2014
Arris is launching a new TV app platform for cable operators with the help of a Silicon Valley startup, Wurl Inc. Dubbed Arris Market, the set-top software is ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 7/14/2014
In its never-ending quest for quality content, YouTube is once again talking to Hollywood studios and independent producers about bringing premium shows to the ...
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Making an Impact with M2M
Elizabeth Miller Coyne , Editor , 12/22/2014
For Vodafone, machine to machine (M2M) is not just about the latest technology, ...
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An Ounce of Prevention
Joe Stanganelli , Principal, Beacon Hill Law , 12/19/2014
The cybersecurity breach at Sony Pictures is the latest in a series of ...
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LTE Small Cells Set to Be Big in 2015
Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 12/22/2014
Deployments of small cells, dominated by single-mode LTE indoor base stations, ...
Telstra Woos Pacnet
Robert Clark, , 12/22/2014
Acquisition of regional long-distance operator would add to Australian ...
Affirmed & Elephant Talk Build a Virtual EPC
Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 12/22/2014
Affirmed Networks is lending its NFV cloud to Elephant Talk's SDN software to ...
LTE Small Cells Set to Be Big in 2015
Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, 12/22/2014
Deployments of small cells, dominated by single-mode LTE indoor base stations, ...
Telstra Woos Pacnet
Robert Clark, , 12/22/2014
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Hey US! Here Comes Tech Mahindra
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 11/21/2014
Acquisition gives Indian network services and software giant a play in the North ...
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Paul Bunyan's Giant Gigabit Plans

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Gary Johnson, the CEO and GM of Minnesota rural operator Paul Bunyan Communications, discusses the company's 5,000-square-mile gigabit network rollout.
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CenturyLink: Building the Case for NFV

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At the 2020 Vision Executive Summit, James Feger, VP, Network Strategy & Development at CenturyLink, talks about how the US operator is approaching virtual network functions from an operational and business case perspective.
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Liberty Global Sees Business Goldmine

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Steen Sorensen, VP of business services for Liberty Global, explains where the giant international MSO sees growth potential.
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EE: The Road to 5G

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Andy Sutton, the principal network architect at UK mobile operator EE, explains how his company is using Wembley stadium as a wireless test bed and how that's helping EE to plan the evolution to 5G.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Highlights of Huawei's NFV Open Cloud Forum 2014

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Huawei hosted its inaugural NFV Open Cloud Forum during the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Forum brought together technology thought leaders, senior executives and telecom professionals from global carriers, industry associations, as well as other partner companies in the ecosystem, to exchange views on and collectively explore how ...
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Realizing Operators' Digital Vision

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Leveraging technology is fundamental to digital transformation but understanding customers and serving them really well is at the heart of digital businesses. TM Forum lists the following as the strategic pillars of the digital business: business agility and rapid innovation, operational agility and effectiveness, IT and data centricity, plus customer centricity. ...
LRTV Documentaries
US Cellular Injects Analytics Into LTE

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US Cellular's Mario Vela explains how the operator uses analytics for network planning and what comes next as the carrier looks to eke more value out of its metrics.
LRTV Interviews
How Cox Biz Plans to Keep Growing

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Steve Rowley, SVP of Cox Business, details how the third-biggest US MSO intends to boost its revenues to $2 billion and beyond over the rest of the decade
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Interview With Bill Zhang, Director of SoftCOM Product Management, Huawei

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Bill Zhang elaborated on Huawei's open philosophy in NFV solution development and network architecture design at the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Event Highlights: Huawei at SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014

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Huawei joined the 2014 SDN & OpenFlow Congress as one of the key sponsors and contributors. At the event, Huawei reinforced the openness and flexibility of its network infrastructure strategies, and provided updates on its SDN and NVF innovations. Through participations at the exhibitions, forums and speeches, Huawei encouraged the industry to "think bigger and ...
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How Cable Biz Services Hit $10B Mark

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Cable operators reached $10 billion in annual business services revenues by delving deeper into their vertical markets and expanding beyond the smallest firms.
LRTV Documentaries
Mediacom Aims to Test Connected Tractors

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Cable business service provider is taking its services to the 'agribusiness' sector in partnership with farm equipment specialist John Deere and is getting involved in Gigabit Cities developments.
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