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By Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Managing Editor, 5/25/2017
At Light Reading's BCE 2017, BT Group's Chief Network Architect Neil McRae talks about what it took for BT to broadcast live sports in 4K.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 5/19/2017
Well look what the Internet turned up. On a Comcast support page, the cable operator is now referencing an Arris XG4 DVR set-top, available in select markets only. ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/11/2017
Seeking to stem customer churn and drive new video subscriber and revenue growth in its US markets, Altice is counting on the upcoming rollout of its home ...
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By Craig Leddy, 5/10/2017
For nearly 25 years, cable has relied upon hybrid fiber-coaxial (HFC) plant to deliver a wealth of digital television, Internet and telephone services. But the HFC ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/5/2017
Picking a winner for the "Most Innovative Video/Multimedia Product or Service" from a broad spectrum of new video products and technologies was always going to be a ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 5/4/2017
It wasn't one of Arris's best quarters, but the company still performed better than expected in Q1, helping to even out lumpy revenues that were predicted after a ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/28/2017
WASHINGTON, DC - What does the near future look like? That's the question CableLabs and the NCTA tried to answer at the Near Future Conference in the nation's ...
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/26/2017
LAS VEGAS -- As it pursues laying all-fiber lines to customers' homes, Altice USA is counting on the installation of souped-up boxes inside those homes to carry the ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/24/2017
Two months ago, the FCC announced a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NRPM) on a long-awaited new broadcast TV standard, known as ATSC 3.0. That action set in motion ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 4/21/2017
PARIS -- Orange Hello -- Orange is working on the virtualization of its LiveBox home gateway and says it will start rolling out products for some customers in France ...
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/19/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson virtualizes video processing; Swisscom promotes mobile multi-tasking; OBS goes into the fitting room.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/12/2017
In a world of closed set-tops, it's pretty remarkable to see video service providers look to Android for the future. But according to a report by written by analyst ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/31/2017
DENVER - Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies - A combination of technical and market factors is making cable's move to IP-based video a bit haphazard, with some ...
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IoT-Based Security Threats for Smart Cities
Carl Piva, VP, Strategic Programs, TM Forum, 5/29/2017
TM Forum's Carl Piva examines potential security and privacy threats from the use ...
US Smartphone Penetration Hits 80%, but Still Lags TV
Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 5/26/2017
Smartphone penetration has rocketed in the US, but TVs are still the most widely ...
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Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
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Innovation Roundup: How US Pay-TV Providers Stack Up
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 1/27/2016
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Monday, March 27, 2017
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Thursday, March 16, 2017
Cable Eyes D3.1, MoCA Spectrum Conflict
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Verizon Debuts Prepaid Fios
Monday, March 6, 2017
Cisco Launches GigaTV With Vodafone
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
AT&T Teams with Broadcom on Hardware
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VTR Boosts VoD With ActiveVideo Service
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Qwilt Tackles Edge Computing
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Sky Deploys Nokia's Velocix
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Inca, Verimatrix Take Video Decoding to the Edge
Friday, January 27, 2017
Ericsson Reports Q4, Full-Year Results
Thursday, January 26, 2017
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Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
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TEOCO Founder and CEO Atul Jain talks to Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the challenges around cost control and service monetization in the mobile and IoT sectors.
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CenturyLink: Are We All Security Service Providers Now?

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As the security environment gets more threatening, in the wake of WannaCry and other attacks, service providers need to shoulder more responsibility for securing networks, says Tim Kelleher, vice president for IT security services at CenturyLink, in an interview at the Light Reading Big Communications ...
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Verizon: Service Providers' Futures Rest on Software

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If SPs want to avoid being dumb pipes, they'll have to dive deep into software and rethink the centralized cloud, Verizon's Ed Chan says. Find more Big Communications Event coverage here.
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Verizon's Ed Chan on the New World for Networks

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In this 2017 Big Communications Event keynote, Ed Chan Senior Vice President, Technology, Strategy and Planning, Corporate Networking and Technology, Verizon, discusses the coming world of sensors and the smart edge, powered by new spectrum and faster fiber uploads. For more BCE coverage and videos,
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Zayo's CTO: Respect the Infrastructure!

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At Light Reading's Big Communications Event in Austin, Texas, Zayo's CTO Jack Waters talked about infrastructure and the changing customer landscape for network providers. While everyone else is chatting up applications and services, Waters urges the industry not to downplay the role that ...
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AT&T: Creating Dynamic Networks to Meet Business Needs

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As enterprises need more dynamic networks, service providers need to deliver on-demand, virtual services to meet those needs. AT&T is creating a networking fabric to mix-and-match SDN technologies for enterprise customers, says Roman Pacewicz, AT&T senior vice president for offer management and service integration, in an interview at Light Reading's
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EdgeConneX on Industry Headwinds & Tailwinds

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At Light Reading's Big Communications Event 2017, EdgeConneX CTO Don MacNeil discussed the value of partnerships in the digital world.
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4 Steps Toward a Higher Network IQ

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At the Big Communications Event in Austin, Texas, EXFO CEO Philippe Morin explains how sensors and analytics can boost a network's intelligence and enable on-demand customer experiences. Find more BCE 2017 coverage here.
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BT's McRae Sheds Light on 4K Strategy

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At Light Reading's Big Communications Event 2017 in Austin, Texas, BT Group's Chief Network Architect Neil McRae talks about what it took for BT to broadcast live sports in 4K. Catch up with all our BCE coverage at http://www.lightreading.com/bce.asp.
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How the NIA Aims to Advance NFV

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Following a recent board meeting, the New IP Agency (NIA) has a new strategy to help accelerate the adoption of NFV capabilities, explains the Agency's Founder and Secretary, Steve Saunders.
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Better Solutions That Address Growing Scale

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For Comcast, the X1 rollout and 17-fold increases in broadband speeds in the past 16 years are among factors driving the need for Energy 2020 solutions that reduce cost and consumption, says Mark Hess.
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Ethernity Network Delivers Instant Offloading of Network Functions With All-Programmable Intelligent NIC

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David Levi, CEO of Ethernity Networks, explains that programmability of the hardware makes the company's All-Programmable Intelligent NIC uniquely beneficial for communications service providers that need advanced data appliances with agile support of virtualization. Utilizing the company's patented network processing technology, Ethernity offers data path ...
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BCE 2017: Vodafone Gets Obsessed With Cloud-Native

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Vodafone's Matt Beal updates us on Project Ocean and explains why simple virtualization isn't enough of a goal for network transformation. Catch up with other BCE 2017 keynotes and news at http://www.lightreading.com/bce.asp.
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Charting the CSP's Future
Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.