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By Sarah Thomas, Editorial Operations Director, 4/23/2015
Comcast is reportedly planning to abandon its $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable amidst pressure from the Department of Justice and FCC for an ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 4/23/2015
If Arris succeeds in acquiring Pace, it will control by far the largest share of the traditional pay-TV set-top market. That's a huge advantage in a sector where ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 4/22/2015
In a surprise announcement after market close today, Arris said that it intends to acquire Pace in a stock and cash deal worth $2.1 billion.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 4/15/2015
LAS VEGAS -- NAB Show -- In a hopeful sign of the video industry's future, several vendors are teaming up at the NAB Show here to deliver a live feed of Ultra HD ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 4/14/2015
An acquisition is in the air -- or in the cloud, to be more exact.
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 4/13/2015
Following Netflix's lead, Amazon has announced that it will take the leap into High-Dynamic Range (HDR) video later this year. The technology push will start with the ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 4/10/2015
Cable heavyweights John Malone and John Risley have invested a piece of their personal fortunes in a young Toronto firm that specializes in multiscreen video user ...
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 4/9/2015
There aren't many solo players left delivering TV content recommendation engines, so maybe it's no surprise that one of the big ones is now looking to expand into ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 4/9/2015
A new over-the-top video service in Asia is relying on a Canadian vendor to supply the managed video platform for reaching multiple video devices.
By Mari Silbey, Independent Technology Editor, 4/7/2015
Comcast is providing some of the most advanced cloud DVR features on the market, thanks in part to Elemental Technologies.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 4/7/2015
If you think you've been hearing a lot about over-the-top video and 4K TV already, you ain't heard nothing yet.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/7/2015
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu/Accenture tie-up bags Telefónica contract; Free Mobile OK on 3G; enter the DragonWave at STC.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, 4/3/2015
Despite reaching the fourth year of its original three-year transition plan, SeaChange is still fighting a losing battle against a tide of red ink.
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CES Preview: 5 TV and Tech Trends
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CES is here, and so is our preview of some of the top TV and networking tech ...
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Ericsson's Hyperscale Datacenter System (HDS) 8000, featuring Intel's Rack Scale Architecture, caused a stir when it was announced at MWC 2015. For more on this revolutionary product, join me on Thursday, April 30 at 12:00 p.m. EST for a Super Webinar event, A New Hardware Paradigm for the Telco Data Center.
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CableLabs' Clarke Updates Cable Virtualization

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Former BT exec now leading CableLabs' NFV and SDN efforts explains key role of open source and updates efforts to virtualize the home network.
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Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. II

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In the second installment of an in-depth two-part interview, Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about cultural change, network slicing and technology advances.
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Ericsson's CTO Talks Transformation: Pt. I

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In the first installment of an in-depth two-part interview, Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson talks to Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders about the incredible transformation underway in the communications networking industry.
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LTE Paves the Way for the 5G Revolution

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Håkan Andersson, head of 5G product strategy of the Radio Business Unit at Ericsson, discusses the role of LTE, the US and other industry verticals in building a true 5G ecosystem.
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The 3GPP's Road to 5G Standardization

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Satoshi Nagata, chairman of the 3GPP's TSG-RAN group and a manager at NTT Docomo, explains the standardization process for 5G, as well as the biggest challenges and opportunities.
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AlcaLu CTO Makes the Case for a New 5G Air Interface

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Michael Peeters, CTO of wireless at Alcatel-Lucent, explains why 5G will require a new air interface to meet its diverse performance targets.
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AlcaLu + Nokia: The New Uber-Vendor

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Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the technological and competitive opportunities and challenges if a merger between Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia comes to pass.
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Huawei's Data Center Power Play

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Huawei has developed industry-leading energy efficiency capabilities for its indoor and outdoor data center solutions, explains Dr. Fang Liangzhou, vice president of Huawei's Network Energy product Line.
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Huawei’s Routers, Switches Get the Green Mark

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TUV Rheinland's Frank Dudley explains how Huawei's routers and switches have been successfully tested by energy efficiency experts and have gained Green Mark Certification.
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A Finn, a Frenchman & a Guy From New Jersey Walk Into a Merger...

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Stop us if you've heard this one before... Light Reading CEO Founder & CEO Steve Saunders weighs in on the technical and cultural implications of a Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent merger.
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Accounting for Better Solutions

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Murad Yousuf, CTO at Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Finance (Dept. of Zakat & Income Tax), talks about the benefits of deploying router technology from Huawei.
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What's in Store for Huawei & DataCore?

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At the CeBIT trade show in Hannover, Germany, George Teixeira, CEO of software-defined storage (SDS) specialist DataCore Software, explains why he has just signed a partnership agreement with Huawei Technologies.
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