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Key developments related to 4K and 8K video platforms and applications.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/17/2019
As 4K enters the consumer mainstream, a trade group has begun work on developing best practices and standards required for the leap to 8K video resolution.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/7/2019
Just 200,000 8K sets expected to ship this year, compared to 22 million 4K TVs, according to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/28/2018
Light Reading's on-camera coverage during the year spanned a wide range of topics and technologies, from 5G and 4K to HDR, AI, automation, edge computing and more...
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/21/2018
In today's EMEA regional roundup: Liberty Global sells eastern European satellite TV operations; 5G in Estonia; Vodafone needs a new auditor; taxing times in Finland for freelance Santas.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/12/2018
Upgraded, multi-room 'Fios TV One' platform adds support for 4K video, voice search & navigation, Netflix integration, WiFi-connected video clients.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/6/2018
Move puts Comcast on platform that's also supported by major digital distributors that include Apple iTunes, Microsoft, Vudu, FandangoNOW, Google Play and Amazon Prime Video.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/27/2018
Broadband homes that consume 1 Terabyte-plus of data per month more than doubled, Cisco data shows. Will ISPs raise their data ceilings?
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/14/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson upgrades Telenor's core network; Iliad thrives in Italy but struggles in France; semi-autonomous barges float Nokia's boat.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/30/2018
Says its CableOS platform is involved in a mix of commercial deployments and field trials with 25 cable ops.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/10/2018
In a new report published in partnership with SCTE/ISBE, Light Reading spells out what cable operators are doing with fiber now and what they plan to do with it in the future.
By Jack S. Burton, Principal, Broadband Success Partners, 10/3/2018
In the second part of this three-part series, Burton explores the rise of OTT, as well as its impact on cable operators and other broadband service providers.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/24/2018
Roku reaches below the sub-$40 threshold with the new 4K/HDR-capable Premiere streaming player.
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Vulnerability Puts Millions of Fortnite Players at Risk, Check Point Finds
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