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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 2/16/2017
Despite strong continued growth prospects and overall revenue gains, TiVo is facing several headwinds in the new year, including a protracted legal battle with ...
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In another sign that the pay-TV landscape is fundamentally changing, three of the original streaming video services from old-style US broadcasters have gone ...
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Continuing its IP video transformation, Comcast has now introduced Xfinity Stream, an IP app for all Xfinity subscribers that mimics the X1 platform on ...
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 2/13/2017
LONDON -- Huawei put cloud and video at the top of its MWC 2017 agenda in a pre-event briefing for the press and analysts in London Monday.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 2/10/2017
CenturyLink is viewing its IPTV service, Prism TV, through a different, much less favorable prism.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 2/9/2017
Qwilt is a years-long player in the content delivery space, and after having made a name for itself in transparent caching, the company is now taking its technology ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 2/6/2017
Put another nail in the old-school-cable coffin. Nagra has signed a deal with Altice USA to be the cable operator's primary content security provider, finally ...
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/3/2017
Web sensation Snapchat has notified regulators of plans for an initial public offering that could value the company at up to $25 billion. But the documentation it has ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 2/2/2017
It's hard to argue with Facebook's business strategy when quarterly earnings reports show the company continuing to grow in both audience reach and revenue. Still, ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 2/1/2017
New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is suing Charter Communications for allegedly defrauding customers by continuously promising Internet speeds it knew ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/31/2017
Today's first public meeting run by new FCC Chairman Ajit Pai was characterized as much by the rhetoric outside it as by the statements from within. Chairman Pai ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 1/31/2017
Further expanding the reach of its popular digital cable service, Comcast is introducing a beta version of a new Xfinity TV app for Roku media streaming devices ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 1/30/2017
If Tom Keathley has his way, AT&T will lead the charge into the 5G market, accelerating the development of industry tech specifications and beating Verizon, ...
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TT Poll: Facebook Tops YouTube in Live-Streaming Match-Up
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YouTube Takes on Facebook Live-Streaming

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Popular 'YouTubers' will be the first to get the new service on their smartphones. You have been warned.
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AT&T ECOMP (Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy) code is transitioning into the Linux Foundation for placement into open source. In this video, Carol Wilson provides an update on the maturation of open source ECOMP and meets with industry leaders from AT&T, Bell Canada, Orange, Linux Foundation and Amdocs to discuss what this means for the ...
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Uber & NASA Collaborate on Flying Car Project

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Is Uber for real? Well, it's hired NASA engineer Mark Moore to lead the project, and he wouldn't come cheap.
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Zuckerberg Tries Out the Oculus Rift VR Glove

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Facebook CEO shows off a new way to interact with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset: an Oculus glove.
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Huawei Digital Transformation Forum 2017

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Here's a preview of the upcoming Huawei Digital Transformation Forum taking place in Barcelona with trending telecom topics like cloud, IoT, 5G and much more!
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Dan Sahar of Qwilt on Open Edge Cloud Platform

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Dan Sahar, Qwilt's co-founder, sits down with Steve Saunders of Light Reading for a conversation about Qwilt's Open Edge Cloud platform and the new role of service providers in application and content delivery.
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ZeroStack's 'Self-Driving Cloud'

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Its Z-Brain tech automates day-to-day management and long-term planning for hybrid clouds.
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Nominum's Craig Sprosts on DNS & Cybersecurity Trends

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Nominum's Craig Sprosts talks about the fast-changing landscape of cybersecurity with Steve Saunders of Light Reading. Sprosts touches on the trend of the rise of ransomwares, rivals of IoT base attacks, and mobile network security. He also discusses the realization of the importance of IoT security after a recent cyber attack that paralyzed several major ...
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China Moves Towards Mixed Ownership of Telcos

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Chinese authorities are promoting new ownership models in order to raise capital.
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What to Expect at MWC 2017

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5G is set to dominate as the key buzz term at this year's Mobile World Congress but there are other pressing 4G matters to address.
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Versa: A Lot More Than SD-WAN

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Kelly Ahuja, the new CEO of Versa Networks, speaks with Steve Saunders of Light Reading about how Versa offers much more than just SD-WAN, and its plan to grow market adoption in 2017.
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Facebook Gets Physical With Its Security Strategy

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Facebook has introduced new measures that will enable users to secure access to their accounts using a physical 'key' application.
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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.