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Cox Is Trialing SD-WAN Too
News Analysis  | 
11/30/2017  |  Post a comment
Welcome to the cable SD-WAN club.
Will SD-WANs Spark Cable Competition?
News Analysis  | 
11/30/2017  |  5 comments
HR's Alan Breznick says new SD-WAN services could be a game-changer in letting cable extend service reach, which could spark sector competition.
Where Does Comcast Really Stand on Paid Prioritization?
News Analysis  | 
11/29/2017  |  10 comments
Words matter.
Eurobites: Liberty Global Considers Sale of Swiss, Austrian Units
News Analysis  | 
11/29/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Virgin Media promises higher speeds in Durham; Telefónica offers Facebook posts via SMS; Ericsson to test 5G in Belgium.
Operators Must Cloudify at the Edge
News Analysis  | 
11/28/2017  |  1 comment
The cloud cycle is repeating. This time at the network edge.
Crown Castle Eyes Edge Computing in 2018
News Analysis  | 
11/27/2017  |  3 comments
First commercial edge data center deployments likely for Crown Castle in 2018.
Eurobites: Telefónica Tries RAN Slicing in Spain With Netsia
News Analysis  | 
11/27/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: T-Systems manages the cloud; Virgin targets remote workers; Nokia takes Gfast to Japan.
Making the Case for Supercharging TV Ads
Column  | 
11/27/2017  |  3 comments
With server-side DAI, content and service providers can make live TV as easy to target with data as VoD and SVoD.
Eurobites: Altice to Flog Dominican Business – Report
News Analysis  | 
11/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom gets busy with fiber; Elisa and Nokia demo 5G in Espoo; Telecom Italia CEO emphasizes need for 'gigabit' networks.
Top 5 Tech Turkeys 2017
News Analysis  | 
11/22/2017  |  22 comments
Some Thanksgiving turkeys that didn't get our pardon this year.
TalkTalk TV Wants to Go Places
News Analysis  | 
11/22/2017  |  1 comment
The UK's fourth-largest operator launches a multiscreen offering.
Fed Watch: AT&T, Net Neutrality & More
News Analysis  | 
11/21/2017  |  5 comments
Irony doesn't begin to cover today's media regulation scene.
Curing Communications Policy Myopia
Column  | 
11/21/2017  |  1 comment
Sensible regulations are needed as smaller radios get installed to facilitate 5G.
Charter Plans In-Home Small Cell Gateway
News Analysis  | 
11/21/2017  |  2 comments
Where there's a gateway, Charter wants to put a small cell too.
Telefónica Creates AI Aura Around Pay-TV
News Analysis  | 
11/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Users of Telefonica's Movistar TV service will be able to use the cognitive capabilities of its Aura platform to know, manage and control their digital interactions with the company and identify new, relevant offers.
Eurobites: Liberty Global Looks to Get In On UK IT Services Action
News Analysis  | 
11/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Slovak Telekom goes with Netcracker for billing; DT teams up with Fraunhofer for IoT; Intracom backhauls video in Warsaw.
Casa Finally Gets Ready for $150M IPO
News Analysis  | 
11/20/2017  |  Post a comment
The cable equipment vendor had the swagger in 2015. Has it got the goods to finally go public in 2017?
DoJ Sues to Block AT&T/Time Warner
News Analysis  | 
11/20/2017  |  4 comments
As threatened, US government is moving to block the AT&T/TW deal after AT&T refuses to divest of either DirecTV or Turner Broadcasting.
BCE Is Back in Austin in 2018!
LRTV Documentaries  | 
11/20/2017  |  Post a comment
The Big Communications Event will be bigger and better than ever!
Memo to Telcos: NYC Has an RFI for You
News Analysis  | 
11/20/2017  |  3 comments
The Big Apple is ready to barter with telecom companies, and others, for the city's broadband future.
Eurobites: Altice Calms Investors' Nerves
News Analysis  | 
11/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: FTTH tie-up in Ireland; UK government creates buzz around Budget measures; du works on 'loyalty platform.'
Broadcom Deal Is Done for Brocade
News Analysis  | 
11/17/2017  |  3 comments
The $5.9 billion acquisition is now complete. On to bigger (ahem, Qualcomm) deals.
Hollywood's ACE Sinks Kodi Pirates
News Analysis  | 
11/17/2017  |  Post a comment
The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) has closed down several key Kodi add-ons delivering popular pirated streaming services.
MEF17: Breaking Down the Hot Topics
LRTV Interviews  | 
11/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Light Reading looks at MEF 3.0, SD-WAN and the persistent issues around people and culture.
WiCipedia: Herstory, Apple Diversity Stagnates & Queen Bees
WiCipedia  | 
11/17/2017  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Apple's diversity efforts fall flat; Uber under fire again for not protecting passengers; women in tech in China break glass ceiling; and more.
IoT Specialist Wellness Telecom Banks Series A
News Analysis  | 
11/17/2017  |  Post a comment
IoT, smart city and energy efficiency expert lands Series A investment round from India's Enzen Group.
Senet Virtualizes Worldwide IoT Network
News Analysis  | 
11/16/2017  |  Post a comment
That's no starter network.
Verizon Betting on Wholesale SD-WAN
News Analysis  | 
11/15/2017  |  Post a comment
Network operator thinks many fellow operators will prefer to outsource their SD-WAN strategies and says it can scale to meet that demand.
Eurobites: Telefónica Reckons Plastic Is Fantastic for FTTH
News Analysis  | 
11/15/2017  |  3 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TalkTalk shares bomb after £75 million H1 loss; Peugeot et al hitch up to Huawei; more 5G fun with Ericsson; Swisscom targets SMEs.
Charter Taps SD-WAN to Boost Off-Net Reach
News Analysis  | 
11/14/2017  |  Post a comment
New hybrid service leverages cable operator's Ethernet footprint and adds cloud-based SD-WAN managed jointly through new customer portal.
Telekom Austria Launches Zero-Rated Service
News Analysis  | 
11/14/2017  |  1 comment
Austrian incumbent is the first to offer zero-rated service in Austria, but follows DT and Vodafone in Germany and others in the US.
Qwilt Starts Caching on Verizon Edge
News Analysis  | 
11/14/2017  |  2 comments
Verizon is deploying Qwilt's transparent caching solution, and it's a pretty big deal for the future of content delivery.
Cable Nets Split to the Internet With Philo
News Analysis  | 
11/14/2017  |  2 comments
A+E, AMC, Discovery, Scripps and Viacom are creating their own streaming service with a $25 million investment in Philo, an OTT offering launching today.
Slideshow: Meet Philo TV
Slide Shows  | 
11/14/2017  |  2 comments
A peek at the new OTT streaming TV service, Philo.
Making the Move to Multiple Platforms
Column  | 
11/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Now that communications service providers have reached a crossroads, they must choose quickly to survive.
MEF 3.0 Goes Agile, Incremental
News Analysis  | 
11/13/2017  |  Post a comment
New specs will be released incrementally, and certification will become a subscription-based process.
Time May Have Run Out for Dish Buyout
News Analysis  | 
11/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Even wireless spectrum is only worth so much.
Broadband Fee Fight Gets Messy at the FCC
News Analysis  | 
11/10/2017  |  6 comments
With fiber deployments ratcheting up and 5G on the horizon, what's the right model for charging fees to install telecom equipment in public rights-of-way? The FCC wants to figure it out fast.
Altice Moves to Stem Investor Panic
News Analysis  | 
11/10/2017  |  1 comment
Following the meltdown of the company's worth over the past week, Altice brings back founder Patrick Drahi as board president and replaces CEO Michael Combes with Altice USA CEO Dexter Goei.
Eurobites: Drahi Retakes Control at Altice as Combes Steps Down
News Analysis  | 
11/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: mixed Q3 fortunes at Telecom Italia; Tele2 gets into electric cars; Gemalto's IoT module; compensation ahoy for cheesed-off UK landline customers.
WiCipedia: Girls Code, Valley Shame & GE's Big Plan
WiCipedia  | 
11/10/2017  |  1 comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Women in tech are finally reaching the small screen; kids take over teaching; techies are starting to feel self-conscious; and more.
Why Cable's Feasting on Fiber
Breznick Unbound  | 
11/9/2017  |  Post a comment
In an LR webinar next Wednesday, industry experts will look at why cable operators are investing heavily in fiber, the challenges involved and how operators can overcome those hurdles.
New Nanoservices Platform Powers BBC Sports Streaming Explosion
News Analysis  | 
11/9/2017  |  Post a comment
A new internally developed platform, BBC Live, will help the BBC deliver an additional 1,000 hours of streaming video from 30 different sports.
DOJ Brings Timeline Trouble to AT&T-TW Deal
News Analysis  | 
11/8/2017  |  Post a comment
What if the AT&T acquisition of Time Warner doesn't get approved?
Savvy Vecima Invests in Cable Edge
News Analysis  | 
11/8/2017  |  Post a comment
Vecima is placing its bets in distributed access architectures and content delivery network technology.
Intel to Power NBA's VR Coverage
News Analysis  | 
11/8/2017  |  Post a comment
The NBA and Turner Sports are partnering with Intel to provide virtual reality coverage of the All-Star weekend in February 2018.
Eurobites: Swisscom Goes All Out for Gigabit LTE, 5G
News Analysis  | 
11/8/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei and Vodafone make 5G data connection in Italy; automation not that scary after all; welcome to Gigabit Island.
Ducting Disruption Fuels Fiber for Smart Cities
News Analysis  | 
11/7/2017  |  3 comments
How microducts and pushable fiber could make a difference in smart city connectivity.
Microsoft & Apple See Coming Augmented Reality Revolution
News Analysis  | 
11/7/2017  |  3 comments
Apple CEO says augmented reality will 'change everything,' while Microsoft UK CEO says 'mixed reality' will spur a 'fourth industrial revolution.'
Broadcom Offers $130B for Hostile Takeover of Qualcomm
News Analysis  | 
11/6/2017  |  7 comments
In a season of mega-merger chatter, Broadcom offers a monster $130 billion hostile bid to take over Qualcomm
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