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Comcast Gives Wi-Fi a Voice
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/24/2012  |  4 comments
Comcast aims to rejuvenate its home phone service with Voice2Go, an app that lets customers place free phone calls via Wi-Fi
Microsoft: A Company of Many Clouds
News Analysis  | 
5/24/2012  |  Post a comment
Consumer clouds and B2B clouds litter the Microsoft landscape, but the software giant is serious about service provider clouds as well
Aereo's Service Wins a Reprieve (for Now)
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/24/2012  |  3 comments
Also: Cable Show attendance dips; ActiveVideo rolls its video cloud; MaxLinear goes inside Intel's D3 chips; Minerva flirts with cable
Management World 2012: Scenes From the Show
Slide Shows  | 
5/24/2012  |  Post a comment
Scenes from the show floor and the Light Reading 'Speed Dating' event
Cable's Hot Zone Could Equal Offload
Jonestown  | 
5/24/2012  |  2 comments
10:15 AM The cableco Wi-Fi plan could make it easier to offload smartphone data in the northeastern US
Top Trends at #MWD12
EuroBlog  | 
5/24/2012  |  Post a comment
10:00 AM The standout trends from Management World 2012
Setting Cox's Priorities
LRTV Interviews  | 
5/24/2012  |  Post a comment
Cox Communications EVP & CTO Kevin Hart explains what's at the top of his to-do list and offers an update on the company's TV Everywhere and IP video strategies
Creative, Confounding Wireless Bills
Que Sera Sarah  | 
5/24/2012  |  1 comment
7:30 AM Bargain shoppers and coupon cutters will love creative pricing, but it'll make for one beast of a monthly statement
Management World 2012: Catalyst Collection
LRTV Documentaries  | 
5/24/2012  |  Post a comment
What were this year's Management World Catalyst projects all about? We talked to five of the teams to find out which industry challenges they were tackling
Euronews: T-Mobile Sale 'Unlikely'
News Analysis  | 
5/24/2012  |  Post a comment
In today's EMEA roundup: DT's CEO tells it like it is; Freeview boss sees 4G trouble ahead; C&WC results not so hot in Caribbean
Betting on Brokers
Rewired  | 
5/24/2012  |  Post a comment
6:00 AM Service brokers can play an important role in application innovation
4G Voice Still Just a Whisper
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
5/24/2012  |  Post a comment
It will take longer than expected for operators to launch and turn up the volume on Voice-over-LTE
Taking CEM Seriously
LRTV Interviews  | 
5/24/2012  |  Post a comment
How can communications service providers get the most out of their customer experience management (CEM) strategies? Jean-Marc Steffann, executive director at Capgemini's Telecom, Media and Entertainment division, explains
The Carrier Creep Factor
Que Sera Sarah  | 
5/24/2012  |  5 comments
3:00 AM Wireless operators are treading a fine line between helpful and creepy when it comes to contextual pricing plans
The Cable Show 2012: Wrap Up
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5/24/2012  |  Post a comment
Comcast Calls on Wi-Fi
LRTV Interviews  | 
5/23/2012  |  Post a comment
Comcast's Catherine Avgiris walks us through Voice2Go, which enhances Comcast's residential phone service with free Wi-Fi phone calls, advanced call forwarding and the ability to create personal phone numbers
AlcaLu CEO Likes His Product Lineup
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
5/23/2012  |  13 comments
The right pieces are in place, even if the results don't show up in quarterly earnings yet, Alcatel-Lucent CEO Ben Verwaayen says
Photos: AlcaLu Technology Symposium
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5/23/2012  |  Post a comment
Between the XRS launch and an 'art gallery' of demos, AlcaLu's annual showcase gave analysts lots to look at
Carlyle's Cable Muscle
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5/23/2012  |  Post a comment
3:55 PM Sometimes controversial VC firm The Carlyle Group appears more focused on cable than mobile at the moment
Nice to See You!
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5/23/2012  |  Post a comment
TM Forum Chairman Keith Willetts talks about the much needed communications services revolution and the Management World show's return to Nice on the French Riviera
CableLabs Nears End of CEO Search
The Bauminator  | 
5/23/2012  |  1 comment
3:15 PM Cable's R&D house is expected to appoint a new leader soon, and the rumor is it will be someone from the Silicon Valley
NSN Sticks It to Huawei
EuroBlog  | 
5/23/2012  |  17 comments
1:35 PM NSN accuses rival Huawei of practicing the sincerest form of flattery...
Handoff Headache
Que Sera Sarah  | 
5/23/2012  |  2 comments
1:00 PM LTE-to-3G handoffs are still a major challenge for mobile operators
NetCracker's Suite Spot
News Analysis  | 
5/23/2012  |  Post a comment
With Convergys deal done, software firm sets its sights on total OSS/BSS play for differentiated services
Carriers Get Black Marks on Teamwork
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
5/23/2012  |  Post a comment
Their fear of OTT apps and old telco mentality has made the wireless operators hard to do business with, software companies say
Does Docsis Have a 10-Gig Future?
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/23/2012  |  4 comments
Arris, Cisco and Moto offer a roadmap that, they claim, will help Docsis bump capacities to 10Gbit/s downstream and 2Gbit/s upstream
CHR Promises Big Savings for Telcos in Need
News Analysis  | 
5/23/2012  |  Post a comment
CHR guarantees 5 to 25 percent savings for cash-strapped rural telcos who adopt its cloud or managed services programs
Which Is the Most Macho Broadband Plan?
iBraue  | 
5/23/2012  |  Post a comment
The US, Brazil, Colombia and Chile all have their Broadband Plans in place. But which one has the biggest cojones?
Huawei Courts US Cable
LRTV Interviews  | 
5/23/2012  |  1 comment
Huawei's MSO chief explains how it's helping US cable operators evolve their networks beyond Docsis 3.0 and into the world of EPON Protocol over Coax
What's Hot At #MWD12
EuroBlog  | 
5/23/2012  |  Post a comment
7:50 AM Heavy Reading analysts assess the first day's action at the service provider IT (SPIT)-fest that is Management World 2012 in Dublin
Euronews: Dante Opts for Infinera's Hot Tech
News Analysis  | 
5/23/2012  |  Post a comment
In today's EMEA roundup: research network deploys DTN-X platform; the bleak view from Spain; NFC, not KFC, lands at French airport
Orange: Operators Must Share LTE Networks
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
5/23/2012  |  2 comments
Operators need to embrace active RAN sharing to make the LTE business case work, says Orange
Management World 2012: More Dublin Shots
Slide Shows  | 
5/23/2012  |  Post a comment
Don't SPIT in our Guinness, but LR Mobile snuck away from the show floor to capture the sights and drinks of Ireland's capital city
Avail-TVN Will Buy Again, CEO Says
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/23/2012  |  Post a comment
Avail-TVN CEO says that advertising and analytics companies could be in his M&A sights
Cable's Still Finding Its Way on Wi-Fi
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/23/2012  |  Post a comment
Cable's getting aggressive with Wi-Fi, but execs say school's still in session as they try to fine-tune their wireless broadband strategies
The Cloud Backlash
Rewired  | 
5/22/2012  |  2 comments
9:05 PM Service providers and large customers are deploying cloud services but avoiding calling them 'cloud services.' And the point is?
Verizon's 'Viewdini' Unchains Comcast Video
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/22/2012  |  2 comments
Verizon Wireless taps some key partners as it looks to bring some search and discovery magic to mobile video
Google & Moto: What's Next?
Jonestown  | 
5/22/2012  |  1 comment
4:35 PM New Android smartphones, tablets and low-end devices have to be on the horizon as Google closes the deal on Motorola Mobility
Alcatel-Lucent, Juniper Get Core-Router Upgrades
News Analysis  | 
5/22/2012  |  42 comments
The war of big numbers is hardly over, as AlcaLu expands its routers into 16Tbit/s range and Juniper hooks up multiple T4000s
Where is the Customer Service Culture?
The Philter  | 
5/22/2012  |  3 comments
11:15 AM Service providers want to manage and measure the customer experience, but what good are data and usage stats when a customer service culture doesn't exist?
Google Closes $12.5B Motorola Deal
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
5/22/2012  |  3 comments
Sanjay Jha steps down as CEO of Motorola Mobility, but Dan Moloney will continue to run Moto's Home unit
ANALYTICS!!
EuroBlog  | 
5/22/2012  |  3 comments
11:05 AM ANALYTICS, ANALYTICS, ANALYTICS. Guess what the hot topic at Management World in Dublin might be?
Is Innovation Too Tough for Big Telecom?
News Analysis  | 
5/22/2012  |  3 comments
TM Forum is focused on innovation acceleration but industry experts say dramatic culture change is needed to make that happen
Cable's New Video Frontier
LRTV Interviews  | 
5/22/2012  |  Post a comment
Ian Blaine, CEO of thePlatform, explains how the media publishing firm is backing Comcast's X1 platform and what cable needs to do to get TV Everywhere to the next level
Comcast Navigates New Screens
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/22/2012  |  Post a comment
Also: Adobe gives TV Everywhere the ad-vantage; Comcast ads going multi-screen; Enseo debuts a CableCARD box; Google Fiber hits a snag
Breaking Into Europe
LRTV Interviews  | 
5/22/2012  |  Post a comment
At Management World 2012 in Dublin, Andy Tiller, VP of product marketing at AsiaInfo-Linkage, talks about the Chinese software vendor's plans to take Europe by storm
The Cable Show 2012: Comcast Flies the X1
The Bauminator  | 
5/22/2012  |  Post a comment
9:25 AM A big crowd gathered at the Comcast booth to check out X1, Comcast's next-gen video service, and the debut of 'Project Dayview,' a cross-platform user interface in the making
Amdocs Analyzes Analytics
News Analysis  | 
5/22/2012  |  1 comment
High-powered analytics systems are all the rage in the Service Provider IT world, so what's sector giant Amdocs up to in this area?
Operators Dress Up Data Caps
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
5/22/2012  |  2 comments
Wireless operators have moved from the operational requirements of new data pricing plans to figuring out how to market them to disgruntled consumers, policy vendor says
TWC CEO Heaps More Dirt on the Set-Top Box
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
5/22/2012  |  6 comments
Glenn Britt still thinks the set-top's days are numbered as cable migrates to IP video and branches out to more IP-connected devices
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