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WiCipedia: Private Groups Tackle Membership Guidelines & the New Richest Woman in Tech
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.
Eurobites: Telecom Italia Issues Profits Warning
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1/18/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica plots asset sales in Central America; Oxford University says no to more Huawei cash; Telia board change; no-deal Brexit will curb BBC channel distribution.
Netflix Adds 8.8M Paid Streaming Subs in Q4, Expands to 139M Worldwide
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1/17/2019  |  Post a comment
'We compete with (and lose to) Fortnite more than HBO,' Netflix says in jab at its competition.
Can NBCU Crack the Economics of OTT?
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.
TiVo-Comcast Legal Fight Has No End in Sight
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1/15/2019  |  Post a comment
TiVo takes aim at Comcast's X1 platform with suit alleging that cable operator is infringing on eight more patents.
Eurobites: UKCloud Seeks to Make Hay From Post-Brexit Mayhem
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1/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's Nuage Networks powers sports data analysis; BT Global Services turns to SevOne; Helios enters South African market.
Liberty Latin America in Talks to Buy Millicom
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1/15/2019  |  Post a comment
A merger between the two companies would create one of the region's biggest telcos, giving it the muscle it needs to compete against other big players.
What Is Synamedia's Exit Plan?
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1/14/2019  |  5 comments
'The right perspective is going public,' says company Chairman Abe Peled.
ICT's Jen Cistola: 'Swagger Matters' for Women in Comms
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.
New Household Formation Vital to Cable's Broadband Growth Story in US
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1/14/2019  |  1 comment
Penetration rates still matter, but new household formation trends play a significant role in determining how much runway lies ahead, analyst says.
Amazon Joins OTT's Big Free-for-All
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?
The Leading Lights Awards Are Back!
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1/11/2019  |  Post a comment
Yes, it's that time of the year again already, folks! Get cracking on your submission for Light Reading's annual awards before you catch MWC fever – there's a category (or three) for everyone!
CES 2019: Wireless Networks Will (Someday) Need to Make a Quantum Leap
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1/11/2019  |  Post a comment
Need for a quantum-powered Internet isn't imminent or anything — it's far, far off — but let's go ahead and slap a '6G' label on it for now.
CES 2019: The Phony 5G Wars
LRTV Interviews  | 
1/10/2019  |  1 comment
Recapping the tech-fest in Vegas, Light Reading's Dan Jones, Mike Dano and Jeff Baumgartner discuss the clash between US mobile operators over what is – and isn't – true 5G, and cable's '10G' tilt.
CES 2019: Cable's 10G Tech 'Will Work'
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1/10/2019  |  Post a comment
Early trials prove that Full Duplex DOCSIS tech is real and poised to help cable operators deliver symmetrical 10-Gig speeds on their widely deployed HFC networks, top industry execs say.
Canonical Girds Its Cloud-Native Loins as Containers Gain Traction
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1/9/2019  |  Post a comment
Canonical's head of NFV is bullish about the shift towards cloud-native functions and the appetite for containers among network operators, but others are waiting to gain from that development too.
CES 2019: Comcast Secures the Smart Home
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1/8/2019  |  Post a comment
Fraser Stirling, Comcast's SVP of digital home, devices & AI, explains how the new xFi Advanced Security service gets a fix on potential cyber threats that could pose a danger to home networks.
Comcast Uses AI to Clamp Down on Cyber Threats
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1/8/2019  |  Post a comment
New Xfinity xFi Advanced Security service, which uses AI and machine learning techniques to identify and lock down threats on the in-home WiFi network, fetches $5.99 per month.
Charter in Talks With Ring, Others, About New Smart Home Product
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1/8/2019  |  Post a comment
Charter also in discussions with Arlo, Nest as cable operator looks to develop an integrated, white-label offering that will emphasize a self-installation model, sources say.
Eurobites: Sky Takes a Stake in Synamedia
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1/8/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Infracapital acquires half of SSE Enterprise Telecoms; Amazon teams up with HERE for connected cars; BBC plays catch-up with its catch-up service; TIM hires new trio; Ericsson tests 5G with T-Mobile US and Intel.
LR Teams With SCTE on Webinar Series
Breznick Unbound  | 
1/7/2019  |  Post a comment
In close partnership with SCTE|ISBE, Light Reading will host and produce 'Live Learnings for Professionals' seminars on cable tech topics each month, starting with a January 17 webcast on improving the home networking experience.
NCTA Trademarks '10G'
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1/7/2019  |  5 comments
Move over, 5G. CableLabs and Cable Europe also get behind the brand they'll use to identify the industry's push toward HFC networks that can deliver speeds of 10 Gbit/s.
Eurobites: Ericsson Seeks Jail for RCom Chairman Over Unpaid Debt
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1/7/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: landlines dying a slow death in the UK; ARM boss takes home £22 million; Israeli V2X specialist lands Samsung deal; Teleste upgrades Telenet's HFC.
TiVo Tweaks Interim CEO Package as Future Remains in Flux
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1/4/2019  |  Post a comment
Strategic review of TiVo's options taking longer than anticipated.
Cable to Tout '10G' at CES
The Bauminator  | 
1/4/2019  |  2 comments
'The Future of the Broadband Network' panel to talk up industry's vision toward symmetrical 10Gbit/s broadband technologies, counter the 5G hype.
Eurobites: Pressure Grows on German Govt to Sell Stake in Deutsche Telekom
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1/3/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Apple downgrade causes ripples in Europe; Accedo raises another $17 million; DZS completes Keymile buy.
Roku Targets Amazon With 'Premium Subscriptions'
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1/2/2019  |  1 comment
Expansion to the Roku Channel will enable users to buy subscriptions directly to more than two dozen video services, including Showtime & Starz… but not HBO.
Eurobites: Nokia Appoints New Fixed Networks Supremo
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1/2/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia completes sale of IP video unit; merger of T-Mobile and Tele2 in the Netherlands signed and sealed; Sigfox helps save the rhino.
Five Signs That the US Cable Industry Is Fracturing
The Bauminator  | 
1/1/2019  |  Post a comment
MSO-on-MSO competition, lawsuits, diverging network strategies, out-of-footprint OTT video threats... this is not your father's cable industry.
Light Reading's 41 Most Popular Stories in 2018
The Philter  | 
12/31/2018  |  Post a comment
Everything from enterprise strategies to 5G devices caught our audiences' attention during 2018. At a time when so many changes are bearing down on the telecom world, it's clear that a lot of us still have our heads in the cloud.
DoJ Won't Pursue Comcast-NBCU Merger Probe – Report
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12/28/2018  |  Post a comment
Trump had drawn attention to American Cable Association's call for the US DoJ to open antitrust investigation into Comcast's ownership of NBCUniversal.
Why SCTE Is Plunging Into Patent Pool
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12/28/2018  |  Post a comment
Seeking to expand its role in the cable tech sector, the industry training and standards group is now looking to patent new products in the energy management and system operations areas.
SSIMWAVE Makes Waves in Video Quality
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12/27/2018  |  Post a comment
Canadian video tech startup apes human perception to track video quality on any screen.
This Olde Website
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12/26/2018  |  Post a comment
Fire up the Flux Capacitor! It's time for another jog down Memory Lane of the Web to visit sites from yesteryear and the sepia-tinged digital storefronts of Apple, AOL, Huawei, Netflix, TiVo... and many more.
Light Reading's 22 Most Popular Huawei Stories in 2018
The Philter  | 
12/24/2018  |  Post a comment
Why have it your way when you can have it Huawei?
Liberty Global's European Shrinkage
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12/21/2018  |  Post a comment
The cable giant is selling more European assets – how far might it go? And what might it do with its prime asset, the UK's Virgin Media?
WiCipedia: Israeli Tech Flounders, CIOs Make Change & How to 'Bust Down Those Doors'
WiCipedia  | 
12/21/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Israel struggles to find techies; CIOs have diversity sway; the visibility lynchpin; and more.
Eurobites: Liberty Global Offloads East European DTH Ops
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12/21/2018  |  Post a comment
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.
What Is Comcast Doing With VivaLiveTV?
The Bauminator  | 
12/20/2018  |  1 comment
SEC filings claim that company behind a skinny-bundle, subscription OTT-TV service has notched a content and tech partnership with Comcast Technology Solutions that kicks in January 2019.
T-Mobile Dumps Plan to Debut New OTT-TV Service in 2018 – Report
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12/19/2018  |  1 comment
Launch delayed to 2019 reportedly due to unforeseen complexities and desire to avoid launching a me-too video offering.
Charter Invests in Online Gaming Startup
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12/19/2018  |  1 comment
MSO forms partnership with Blade, the company behind a cloud-based computer gaming platform called Shadow.
CableLabs Unit Morphs Something Old Into Something New
The Bauminator  | 
12/19/2018  |  1 comment
Kyrio has turned Go2Broadband service locator into a digital, hyperlocal service locator for cable resellers with plans to extend that capability to other service-oriented industries.
Charter to Pay $175M to Settle Broadband Speed Suit
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12/18/2018  |  Post a comment
Settlement stems from 2017 suit claiming that systems formerly run by Time Warner Cable in New York had under-delivered on promised Internet speeds.
Huawei's Hu Hits Back
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12/18/2018  |  Post a comment
Vendor is on the counter-offensive, claiming strong 5G momentum, a clean security record and expected milestone revenues.
How RJio Changed the Rules of the Game
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12/17/2018  |  Post a comment
India's youngest operator has turned the industry upside down since it first launched mobile services just over two years ago.
Cable 5G Transport Shows Promise & Complexity
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
12/14/2018  |  3 comments
US cable providers are gearing up to play a crucial role by supporting transport of 5G communications, but their aspirations are clouded by the complexity of 5G itself.
Full-Duplex DOCSIS Not One-Size-Fits-All
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12/14/2018  |  Post a comment
Node+0 requirement of FDX is a deal-breaker for some MSOs, and could open the door to other, less-limiting alternatives, Daniel Etman, cable consultant at Switzerland-based Quickline, says.
CableLabs Open Source IoT Project Shoots for Scale
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12/14/2018  |  1 comment
MSO-backed group sees no 'one clear winner' in LPWAN market.
WiCipedia: Hardwiring Sexism, Brogrammer Culture & Wall Street Fearmongering
WiCipedia  | 
12/14/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Brogrammers are still thriving; TPG puts the spotlight on a female hire; Wall Street's fear of women; and more.
Cable One Gets Credit for Putting Pipes Ahead of Programming
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12/13/2018  |  Post a comment
Top analyst upgrades the stock as Cable One banks on high-margin broadband, de-emphasizes its declining pay-TV biz.
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