WiCipedia | 2/15/2019 | Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: A startup competition for black women in tech; the challenges of getting to the top and staying there; have a dude's name to get ahead; and more.
The Philter | 2/14/2019 | Post a comment
The recently reported deal with Mirantis is another step in AT&T's network evolution as the company continues to carry the flag for open source and a software-defined 5G network.
The Bauminator | 2/14/2019 | 2 comments
Google's fiber initiative is almost exactly nine years old. Following its embarrassing setback in Louisville, here's a look back at Google Fiber's moments of hype, glory, achievement and disappointment.
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/14/2019 | Post a comment
Communications service providers are about a fifth of the way towards their virtualization targets.
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/13/2019 | Post a comment
Edge networking and edge cloud are closely associated with 5G. It's not an overstatement to say edge computing is inherent to 5G architecture.
DanoVision | 2/13/2019 | 1 comment
If you missed the three-plus hours of testimony from T-Mobile's John Legere and Sprint's Marcelo Claure on the proposed merger between their companies, here's a quick rundown of what happened (spoilers: not much).
CxO Spotlight | 2/13/2019 | Post a comment
Red Hat's boss on how open source enables innovation and the cloud, disrupts IT, and might make the world better. Also: Will the IBM acquisition threaten Red Hat's unique culture?
Morris Lore | 2/11/2019 | 1 comment
Nearly upon us once again, MWC in isolation provides a distorting view of the telecom industry and its challenges.
CxO Spotlight | 2/11/2019 | Post a comment
CEO Ray Pasquale isn't in the VoIP business to lower the price of phone calls. He wants to give small businesses everything they need to know – from network analytics to pizza topping preferences – on one screen.
Column | 2/11/2019 | Post a comment
And how these changes offer fresh opportunities for video providers to engage sports fans in meaningful new ways.
Breznick Unbound | 2/11/2019 | 3 comments
Cable leaders will make the case for their new 10G initiative at Light Reading's Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies event in Denver next month.
Shades of Ray | 2/8/2019 | 14 comments
An 'executive order' banning Chinese networking technology from US communications networks is imminent, according to Politico – such a posturing move would be bad for everyone.
WiCipedia | 2/8/2019 | Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Foreign-born women dominate the Valley; the government shutdown has long-lasting effects for workers; a new startup network for women; and more.
The Philter | 2/7/2019 | Post a comment
T-Mobile is giving its customers a free taco every week. Should it also give them a roll of toilet paper? Also, and completely unrelated, what if Huawei does invent a must-have device for 5G networks – and we can't buy it in the US?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 2/6/2019 | Post a comment
Heavy Reading's James Crawshaw talks to the team at UK operator TalkTalk about their efforts to revamp their all-important support systems.
The Bauminator | 2/5/2019 | Post a comment
There were some hiccups, but CBS's streams of the big game, underpinned by a multi-CDN strategy, seemed to hold up well.
Column | 2/5/2019 | 1 comment
ADVA's Prayson Pate looks at the key considerations when selecting the compute foundations for universal CPE.
Partner Perspectives | 2/5/2019 | Post a comment
Accurate, dependable data is at the heart of successful digital transformation programs, writes SevOne's VP of Strategic Allianc Tom Griffin.
The Bauminator | 2/1/2019 | 1 comment
That seems to be among the few factual things coming out of a confusing story that conflates a bunch of things about Comcast's, Sky's & NBCU's streaming plans that aren't all totally interconnected.
Jonestown | 2/1/2019 | Post a comment
AT&T and Verizon start the year by pulling back on millimeter 5G promises.
WiCipedia | 2/1/2019 | Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Girl Scouts tackle cybersecurity; women need to network differently than men; female-run companies are a smart investment; and more.
The Bauminator | 1/31/2019 | Post a comment
New options and 'market factors' lead to decision to shut down UltraViolet as studio-backed Movies Anywhere service gains traction with digital retailers and pay-TV operators.
The Philter | 1/31/2019 | Post a comment
The world of pay-TV is an unholy mess, and no one is better at keeping up with the players, plans and problems than Light Reading's Jeff Baumgartner. In this podcast, Jeff joins Phil Harvey for a chat about how cable providers are using mobile, why adding Netflix to your set-top isn't a bad idea and what kind of subscribers aren't worth chasing.
The Bauminator | 1/30/2019 | Post a comment
Tubi's business is firing on all cylinders – from revenue and usage growth to the size of its library – but has had to bank $25 million more just to play this expensive, high-stakes game.
The Bauminator | 1/29/2019 | Post a comment
Legal group backed by Netflix, Amazon, NBCU, CBS and other major programmers and content players force a $14.5 million settlement and subsequent shutdown of another video piracy threat.
Morris Lore | 1/29/2019 | Post a comment
A US-led campaign against the world's biggest equipment maker does not mean Ericsson and Nokia are destined for success.
Partner Perspectives | 1/28/2019 | Post a comment
The third-party telecom repair industry is currently in a significant and accelerating shift.
Morris Lore | 1/28/2019 | 3 comments
Vodafone's CEO wants a more high-level debate about the security implications of using Huawei's equipment. In the current climate, he may have his work cut out for him.
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 1/28/2019 | Post a comment
No, it's not a self-help group for struggling authors...
DanoVision | 1/28/2019 | 1 comment
A few days ago I received some very interesting data: Reddit's Android app was consuming a crazy amount of cellular data each month. After a bit of research and legwork, I think I figured out what is going on.
The Philter | 1/28/2019 | Post a comment
Verizon Media cuts jobs and leans on the 23-year-old Yahoo brand as the most stable thing in its portfolio. What's next as 5G networks start covering the US? VM is mum about its 'plans for growth and innovation.'
CxO Spotlight | 1/25/2019 | Post a comment
SCTE's president and CEO reflects on a decade of change at the industry's standard-setting and applied sciences arm, along with some hints at what's ahead.
WiCipedia | 1/25/2019 | Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Imposter syndrome knows no gender; risk taking has many caveats; Oracle accused of 'systematic discrimination'; and more.
Column | 1/25/2019 | Post a comment
Sports stadiums are demanding WiFi environments, and equipment built for their needs can be useful in education, retail, healthcare and more.
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 1/24/2019 | Post a comment
A new Tractica report looks at how cable providers are mining their big data and using data-based methods to boost network performance, resolve service issues and manage customer care.
The Bauminator | 1/23/2019 | Post a comment
Advancing its direct-to-consumer strategy, Viacom's $340 million move for Pluto TV centers on free, ad-based streaming, complementing its investment in OTT-TV service Philo.
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 1/23/2019 | Post a comment
In a comprehensive new study conducted for Incognito Software Systems, Heavy Reading finds that communications service providers must implement new OSS strategies to support their next-generation fiber-based services.
The Bauminator | 1/22/2019 | Post a comment
'Content fatigue' is starting to set in as the myriad direct-to-consumer video services become increasingly diverse and fragmented.
Column | 1/18/2019 | 2 comments
The reason for timely deployment of 5G and new spectrum is perfectly simple – LTE is expected to start to hit a wall around 2022 or so.
WiCipedia | 1/18/2019 | Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: There's a new richest woman in tech; CES ups its gender equality; The Wing reassesses membership requirements; and more.
Partner Perspectives | 1/17/2019 | Post a comment
Huawei has developed the industry's first data center switch embedded with AI chips, the CloudEngine 16800.
Morris Lore | 1/16/2019 | Post a comment
Ren Zhengfei's answers to questions during a rare meeting with reporters will not silence Huawei's critics.
The Philter | 1/16/2019 | Post a comment
There was a lot to see in Las Vegas last week, but was there anything said that we had never heard before? Phil Harvey and Mike Dano discuss the week's activities and parse each major carrier's 5G progress following CES 2019.
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 1/16/2019 | 1 comment
IPV6, security, DNS evolution and automation were all on the agenda at the UK Network Operators' Forum gathering in London.
The Bauminator | 1/15/2019 | Post a comment
2020 streaming play will support subscription and free, ad-based models as NBCU attempts to feed consumer demand for direct-to-consumer OTT without maiming its traditional distribution and ad business model.
Morris Lore | 1/15/2019 | 4 comments
The next-generation mobile technology was supposed to be about new enterprise services opportunities. But where are they?
Mentor Monday | 1/14/2019 | Post a comment
In this Mentor Monday, Cistola explains how identifying coaches both outside and within her workplace has made a huge impact on her career path.
Column | 1/14/2019 | Post a comment
Huawei's new CloudEngine 16800 feeds the bandwidth needs of data-hungry AI.
The Bauminator | 1/11/2019 | Post a comment
'IMDb Freedive' will aid Amazon's streaming platform strategy, but did the new AVoD service miss a big opportunity?
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