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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/17/2019
Despite passing the 150-million subscriber mark globally, Netflix disappoints investors by falling well short of its second-quarter target of adding 5 million paid subscribers worldwide.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/17/2019
Bill Baker, CEO of AMG Technology Investment Group's NextLink, is getting ready to put millions from the FCC's Connect America Fund to use covering rural America with fixed wireless. He may soon bid for billions more.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/17/2019
In its latest take on the SVOD space, MoffettNathanson says Netflix will still dominate the OTT video market despite the impending loss of Friends and The Office to new streaming services from WarnerMedia & NBCUniversal.
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 7/17/2019
Early NB-IoT services from T-Mobile, and more action from AT&T and Verizon as narrowband IoT starts its initial growth in the US.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/17/2019
Australian government-backed wholesale broadband provider concludes successful D3.1 field trial on a retail operator's HFC network in Victoria, achieving download speeds of nearly 1 Gig.
By Light Reading, 7/17/2019
5G Man finds an unwelcome guest in his apartment...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/17/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2's earnings up 3% in Q2; Openet goes cloud-native for 5G; Inmarsat takeover comes under scrutiny.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/17/2019
The Networks division is helping the Swedish operator improve its top line numbers but 'strategic contracts' hit margins and other divisions are still in turnaround mode, dragging the vendor's share price down.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/17/2019
As the traditional pay-TV biz suffers and the direct-to-consumer OTT video market rises, You.i TV has found its niche as companies on all sides seek ways to simplify the path to a wide array of screens.
By Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/17/2019
Piracy and account-sharing are taking a sizable bite from operators' content revenue, with incumbents and OTT startups feeling the financial hurt.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/17/2019
Operators around the world are eyeing network-sharing deals to deploy 5G. US operators remain decidedly against such a proposition, but they may back into more sharing scenarios in the coming years nonetheless.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/17/2019
In an "extensive, multiyear alliance," AT&T is moving its non-network applications to Microsoft Azure and its employees to Microsoft 365, while Microsoft gets access to AT&T's network for emerging 5G, AI and edge applications.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/16/2019
Back-to-back studies by InMyArea Research indicate major TV programmers and streaming services like HBO and Netflix could also face a mass exodus by subscribers soon.
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New BitPaymer Ransomware Discovered Hunting Big Game
Larry Loeb, Author, 7/16/2019
New variant shares most of its code with the BitPaymer ransomware operated by ...
Data Protection in the Cloud Is Still a Big Issue in the EU
Oliver Schonschek, Security Now News Analyst, 7/16/2019
Building trust is key to the success of the European cloud market.
Broadband World News
DOCSIS 3.1 Gains New Ground
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/17/2019
Some operators expand existing D3.1 infrastructure, while others discover ...
BBWN Bites: Google, Microsoft & WISPA: Fixed Wireless Can Bridge Digital Divide
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/17/2019
Google, Microsoft and WISPA hope the FCC agrees that by allowing FWA operators to ...
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By Simon Stanley, 1/2/2019
Developing an open architecture for domain-specific accelerators could empower service providers to accelerate edge computing and related applications.
CORD and VCO: Paths to the Next Generation Central Office
March 2019
The CORD AND VCO Report examines the NGCO phenomenon, prominently including the progress of CORD and the emergence of VCO as operator open-source reference designs
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An SD-WAN Overview: Issues and Prospects
February 2019
An SD-WAN Overview: Issues and Prospects provides an overview and reviews significant issues in relation to the emergence of SD-WAN. It looks at the meaning of SD-WAN, its major drivers and benefits, and the structure of the market and its participants – especially between software and hardware vendors and service providers (SPs).
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The Rise of PAM4 and 64QAM: A Competitive Analysis of Optical Modules & Components
February 2019
The Rise of PAM4 and 64QAM: A Competitive Analysis of Optical Modules & Components identifies key networking, optical module, and semiconductor technologies, and details their application to 25G, 100G, 200G, 400G, and 600G ports, identifying and analyzing the full spectrum of vendors developing optical modules and components.
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Prime Reading
Europe's Long Walk to 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 7/11/2019
Europe's path to 5G is littered with regulatory and financial obstacles. But ...
Huawei Has Billions Riding on Claim to Be 5G Patents Powerhouse
Iain Morris , International Editor , 4/2/2019
As both a licensor and licensee of cellular technology, Huawei has more at stake ...
Europe's Big Telcos Are Getting Edgy About 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/13/2019
Virtual dodgeball will not happen unless operators cut mobile latency, but that ...
Open Conflict Over Open RAN
Iain Morris , International Editor , 2/14/2019
Accusations that big kit vendors tried to throttle developments show open RAN ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Keeping up with data storage -- and keeping data safe -- is a more complex undertaking for companies now that most of their data is being processed in multicloud ...
Anytime a new CEO takes charge, there are always questions as to whether he or she will implement a new strategic direction. In the case of Boingo, incoming CEO Mike ...
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