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Cable's Move Upmarket With Biz Services Still an Uphill Battle
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11/21/2018  |  Post a comment
Filled with special challenges, tackling the large enterprise market 'a long, slow slog' for cable operators, analyst says.
Comcast Business: Taking New Angles
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11/21/2018  |  Post a comment
Cable's business services are still growing, but MSOs aren't standing pat as they pursue new areas and lines of business. Jeff Lewis discusses how Comcast is homing in on new opportunities such as SD-WAN, managed security services and the delivery of faster and faster speeds.
Swiss Sunrise to Sunset Copper Broadband in Huawei-Led 5G Plan
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11/20/2018  |  Post a comment
Swiss telco led by Olaf Swantee plans to substitute 5G for copper-based broadband services in suburban and rural areas.
The Future of Cable Business Services: Covering the Bases
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11/20/2018  |  Post a comment
After getting some baseball news out of the way, Light Reading's Alan Breznick and Jeff Baumgartner sum up their findings and observations from the recent 'The Future of Cable Business Services' event in NYC.
Podcast: CommScope & Arris Tie the Knot, but Why?
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11/19/2018  |  Post a comment
CommScope and Arris are merging. Though they frame this as a complementary deal, there's some lingering questions about the broader strategic rationale of the deal and if this is, indeed, a marriage made in technology heaven.
LinkNYC Kiosks Could Become a Launch Pad for City 5G
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11/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Link's president gives an indication of a 5G future for the WiFi kiosk company.
Technicolor Eyes Options, Including Sale of Set-Top Biz – Report
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11/19/2018  |  1 comment
Will only confirm that Technicolor 'regularly reviews and evaluates strategic alternatives for its assets' and that no decisions have been made.
Operator-Supplied Boxes Still Have Role in Video Streaming Era
The Bauminator  | 
11/19/2018  |  1 comment
AT&T gets ready to test Android TV-powered box with DirecTV Now subs.
Altice One Levels Up
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11/19/2018  |  Post a comment
2.0 upgrades to Altice USA's tack on cloud DVR capabilities, integration of YouTube Kids app, ability to restart shows from more networks.
Can Telecom Business Services Bounce Back?
Rewired  | 
11/16/2018  |  Post a comment
There was surprising optimism in the sector at the MEF18 event, but will it be reflected in revenues going forward?
Comcast's Industrial IoT Platform Has Global Potential
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11/16/2018  |  Post a comment
'We're effectively IoT over the top,' machineQ exec says.
Analyst: SD-WAN Not Yet Zero-Touch
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11/16/2018  |  Post a comment
Zero-touch provisioning and plug-and-play are still buzzwords where SD-WAN is concerned, but not reality, says VSG's Erin Dunne.
Eurobites: EE, Virgin Media Fined £13.3M for Early-Exit Excesses
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11/16/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTN, Ericsson carry out 5G trial in South Africa; Orange CFO hints at market consolidation in France; Telia buys IT services outfit.
WiCipedia: Taking Names & How to Avoid 'Hurting Men's Feelings'
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11/16/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Taking names and tweeting salaries for equality's sake; a satirical guide to being a woman in tech; Google walkout was a long time coming; and more.
Having Caught Telcos in Broadband Speeds, Cable Providers Pivot to Apps & Experience
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11/15/2018  |  Post a comment
Now that cable providers can deliver 1 Gbit/s download speeds to business customers on their hybrid fiber coax infrastructure, a panel of experts finds that more is needed to win sales over the long run.
Fixed 5G a 'Supplement' to Home Broadband, Altice USA Exec Says
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11/15/2018  |  Post a comment
But the next-gen technology will help service providers hit hot spots that require more capacity density.
US Cable Set to Rake in $18B in Biz Services Revenues in 2018
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11/15/2018  |  Post a comment
But rate of revenue growth is slowing, causing MSOs to seek new angles and opportunities.
Comcast Adds Tubi to X1's OTT Video Blend
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11/15/2018  |  Post a comment
Free, ad-supported video streaming service sports library with about 8,500 titles.
CommScope/Arris Deal More About Dollars Than Strategic Sense – Analyst
The Bauminator  | 
11/15/2018  |  Post a comment
Investors see marriage as a way for CommScope to buy cash flow, Raymond James analyst suggests.
F&S: Survey Shows Enterprises Prefer Managed SD-WAN Services
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11/14/2018  |  Post a comment
Enterprises are shifting to a carrier-managed version of SD-WAN, with only about a quarter of companies preferring a DIY approach, says Roopa Honnachari, industry director, business services and cloud computing for Frost & Sullivan's ICT practice.
CableLabs Erects 'Micronets' Framework for IoT Security
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11/14/2018  |  Post a comment
Organization says home networks are in need of enterprise-grade protection as IoT devices proliferate and that meeting this challenge will require steps well beyond the boundaries of the cable industry.
Eurobites: Telefónica & IBM Explore the Telco Potential of Blockchain
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11/14/2018  |  Post a comment
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.
Ericsson Takes Startup Approach With 'Edge Gravity'
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11/14/2018  |  Post a comment
Newly named unit has built a global edge cloud platform that connects a core network to dozens of last-mile service provider networks and a unified software stack.
Dish Awarded $90M in Video Piracy Case
The Bauminator  | 
11/13/2018  |  1 comment
SetTV ordered to stop retransmitting Dish's satellite or OTT TV feeds, hand over SetTV-branded set-top boxes.
Eurobites: Nokia Shuffles Its Execs to Sharpen Customer Focus
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11/13/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN poaches MTN man for new tech role; TIM and Samsung join forces on 5G; Fastweb secures Tiscali's fixed wireless business; Virgin and Versa combine on SD-WAN services.
Vodafone Weighs Towers Sale, Swings to Net Loss for H1
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11/13/2018  |  2 comments
UK-based operator has created a separate towers company in Europe and says it is now reviewing options for that business.
PCCW Global: Blockchain Can Automate Inter-Carrier Connections
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11/13/2018  |  Post a comment
Service interconnection is changing, requiring automation to handle commercial agreements at scale and blockchain can enable that, says Marc Halbfinger, CEO of PCCW Global.
ACA Calls for Comcast Antitrust Investigation & Trump Weighs In
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11/12/2018  |  Post a comment
Comcast says ACA's call for an antitrust investigation is 'without merit' and 'inappropriate attempt' to gain leverage in the commercial market. The president amplifies the ACA's message.
Three UK to Go Big on 5G for Home Broadband
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11/12/2018  |  Post a comment
Three UK CEO Dave Dyson aims to hoover up a big chunk of the UK broadband market with his forthcoming 5G service.
Disney Dispenses Details About Its New Streaming Service
The Bauminator  | 
11/12/2018  |  Post a comment
Set for a late 2019 debut, Disney+ will feature content from Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic and take on OTT video giants such as Netflix and Amazon.
Why CommScope Wooed Arris
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11/9/2018  |  4 comments
'We certainly weren't out trolling or looking' to be acquired, Arris CEO Bruce McClelland says.
Liberty Global's Cloud Network Strategy Explained
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11/9/2018  |  Post a comment
Liberty Global's director of Strategy Roadmap & Innovation, Chris Aspell, explains how the cable giant's network will evolve to a more cloud-based architecture in the coming years.
Eurobites: Swisscom Bangs Its 5G Cowbell
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11/9/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor tests 5G in Norway; former Orange man joins Vodafone board; China's Xiaomi enters UK; Telefónica offloads insurance arm.
WiCipedia: All-Female Boards, Google 'Utterly Unprepared' & Insecure Men
WiCipedia  | 
11/9/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Pro-life hackers; Google under pressure; all-female boards; and more.
Breznick Digs Into Europe's Cable Trends
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11/9/2018  |  Post a comment
LR's Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick explains how Europe and North America are not in sync when it comes to DOCSIS 3.1 and Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) developments and looks at how 5G is shaping MSO mindsets.
Is Arris the Answer to CommScope's Pain?
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11/8/2018  |  2 comments
Arris deal presented 'best path' after CommScope analyzed how to rejuvenate its business and shore up its positioning for the 5G era, CEO says.
Comcast Vetting Video Streaming Box for Broadband-Only Subs
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11/8/2018  |  1 comment
Tests centered on X1-powered device with voice remote capability will integrate Netflix and other OTT content, provide customers an upgrade path to Comcast's pay-TV bundles.
Entering the Era of Cloud TV
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11/8/2018  |  Post a comment
Midia Research's Paolo Pescatore talks about the advent of cloud TV services and assesses the impact of 5G's arrival on the cable operator community. And drinks beer.
Spectrum: SD-WAN Is Coming Soon, but It's Complicated
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11/8/2018  |  Post a comment
Satya Parimi of Spectrum Enterprise, says managed SD-WAN services are coming shortly following trials that revealed the complexity of deploying this new service.
Telefónica's 'Pre-Crime' Unit Is Fighting Hurricanes & Sloppy Workmen
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11/8/2018  |  Post a comment
The Spanish operator is using data and sophisticated algorithms to predict when hurricanes and careless roadworkers could strike.
CommScope Puts Up $7.4B for Arris
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11/8/2018  |  7 comments
They expect the merger, valuing Arris at $31.75 per share with an eye fixed on the 5G era, to produce annual cost synergies of more than $150 million within three years.
Eurobites: US Unit Continues to Power Deutsche Telekom Growth
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11/8/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VEON blown off course by currency fluctuations; Orange launches LTE-M network in France; Virgin Media adds units; O2 goes driverless; smart speakers don't speak Finnish.
Vodafone's Sanches on Cloud TV
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11/8/2018  |  Post a comment
Vodafone's group head of fixed development, Nuno Sanches, explains how the operator has adopted an OTT, cloud-based approach to its TV services strategy.
The Cloud Sets Clear Vision for Vodafone's TV Strategy
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11/7/2018  |  Post a comment
Vodafone's Nuno Sanches says focus on a cloud-powered, OTT-centric approach to pay-TV bridges Vodafone's disparate fixed networks in Europe and establishes the foundation for a scalable, feature-rich service.
Key Takeaways From Cable Next-Gen Europe
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11/7/2018  |  Post a comment
Light Reading cable guru Jeff Baumgartner highlights some of the key takeaways from the inaugural Cable Next-Gen Europe, noting how the region's operators are taking different routes with their network strategies and digging into the impact that 5G will have on the sector.
Eurobites: EU Makes Life Awkward for OTT Video Crew
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11/7/2018  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU approves Disney-Fox deal; Nokia helps create private LTE network for BMW in China, gets cozy with Infosys; Hyperoptic attracts Middle Eastern money; Three UK trumpets 5G progress.
CommScope, Arris Nearing $5.6B Deal – Report
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11/7/2018  |  Post a comment
A deal would value Arris at more than $31 per share, CNBC says.
CityFibre's CEO Courts Cable
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11/6/2018  |  Post a comment
Greg Mesch, founder and CEO at CityFibre, explains why wholesale fiber networks are relevant to cable operators, offering them a new network asset option outside their existing coverage areas.
Consumer Broadband Focus Shifts From Big Billboard Speeds to a Broader, Whole-Home Experience
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11/6/2018  |  Post a comment
Whole-home device and software setups have become a critical, new weapon in broadband service arsenals.
CityFibre Model Heading to US, Says CEO
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11/6/2018  |  1 comment
Investors in the US are queuing up to fund wholesale fiber specialists with nationwide plans, according to CityFibre boss Greg Mesch.
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