News & Views
Content tagged with Cable posted in December 2015
Que Sera Sarah | 12/31/2015 | 6 comments
We review the good, the bad and the ugly for women in the next-gen comms industry in 2015 as we look ahead to what's sure to be the best year yet for women in comms.
MariNation | 12/30/2015 | 18 comments
The January pilgrimage to CES is approaching once again.
LRTV Interviews | 12/24/2015 | 1 comment
Alan Glynn, head of network engineering at Virgin Media Ireland, talks about the cable operator's plans for DOCSIS 3.1 trials in 2016.
News Analysis | 12/24/2015 | Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia appeals €28 million antitrust fine; changes on Colt's top table; Christmas connectivity.
News Analysis | 12/22/2015 | 1 comment
The first DOCSIS 3.1 modems are out in select Comcast markets.
News Analysis | 12/22/2015 | Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange still talking to Bouygues; Altice completes on Suddenlink acquisition; Deutsche Telekom migrates in Montenegro.
News Analysis | 12/22/2015 | 4 comments
Rumors that Comcast wants to acquire UK broadcaster ITV appear to be false.
Column | 12/21/2015 | 6 comments
AsiaInfo's Dr Andy Tiller finds he's not the only one with an axe to grind over Gartner's Magic Quadrant processes.
News Analysis | 12/21/2015 | 1 comment
HEVC Advance responds to major industry backlash.
News Analysis | 12/21/2015 | Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TeliaSonera exits Nepal; Colt appoints new CTO; Vodafone trials narrowband for IoT; BT offers Netflix in Ultra HD.
News Analysis | 12/18/2015 | 4 comments
With 81% uptake of gigabit service, the town of Leverett, Mass. is a poster child for the Gigabit Cities movement.
LRTV Interviews | 12/18/2015 | Post a comment
In this LRTV interview, Mediacom's Dan Templin discusses his company's rebranding efforts and moves into cloud-based, managed services.
News Analysis | 12/17/2015 | 3 comments
Arris didn't quite make its original end-of-year deadline, but it looks like the company won't fall far short.
News Analysis | 12/17/2015 | 1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu takes the train; Huawei makes hay on handsets; TalkTalk bolsters TV team.
LRTV Interviews | 12/17/2015 | 1 comment
Vertical Systems' Erin Dunne dissects cable's Ethernet success and examines the challenges operators face in the enterprise market.
News Analysis | 12/16/2015 | 4 comments
Operators in the Netherlands are transforming themselves into OTT players in their own right. Could other European operators follow suit?
News Analysis | 12/16/2015 | 5 comments
Roku's active user base continues to grow.
News Analysis | 12/16/2015 | 1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vivendi makes itself comfortable at Telecom Italia; Huawei scores smart home deal in Belarus; Dixons Carphone has strong H1.
News Analysis | 12/15/2015 | 4 comments
Netflix, Arris and others are encoding video in new, more intelligent ways.
LRTV Interviews | 12/15/2015 | 1 comment
Light Reading's CEO and founder Steve Saunders talks about the recent groundbreaking NFV interoperability evaluation with Editor-in-Chief Ray Le Maistre. The full test report is available now: Simply click on the following title, EXCLUSIVE! NFV Interop Evaluation Results
News Analysis | 12/14/2015 | 2 comments
Technicolor plans to combat industry giant Arris with Cisco's help and a lot of innovation in the areas of HDR and virtual reality.
News Analysis | 12/14/2015 | 1 comment
Small UK altnet could become a bigger threat to BT following a $136M takeover of KCOM.
LRTV Interviews | 12/14/2015 | Post a comment
With the fresh re-branding of its commercial services unit as Spectrum, Charter looks to build up its managed services portfolio for midsized and larger companies.
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/11/2015 | 12 comments
Cable needs to overcome WiFi's limitations to help provide a high quality of experience for customers.
News Analysis | 12/11/2015 | 7 comments
It's the battle of the press releases in gigabit announcements from AT&T and Google this week.
LRTV Interviews | 12/11/2015 | 1 comment
Cox Business is closing in on its 2016 revenue target while prepping new services for both smaller firms and enterprises.
Slide Shows | 12/10/2015 | 6 comments
The TVOT conference in NYC showed just how far TV has come over the last decade.
Shades of Ray | 12/10/2015 | 1 comment
With the Phase 1 test completed and a report published, the New IP Agency (NIA) is prepping its Phase 2 NFV test with a focus on VNF management.
News Analysis | 12/10/2015 | 1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: AlcaLu turbocharges copper in Austria; European Commission rethinks digital content rules; Ericsson wins.
LRTV Interviews | 12/10/2015 | Post a comment
Wall Street analyst Craig Moffett says cable business services may have to grow even faster to make up for video losses and likely broadband growth slowdown.
Shades of Ray | 12/9/2015 | 2 comments
The multivendor NFV interoperability test report just published by Light Reading provides fantastic insights into NFV advances and challenges.
News Analysis | 12/9/2015 | 16 comments
A single online video subscriber can share credentials to support tens of thousands of concurrent users, all watching the same video services for free.
News Analysis | 12/9/2015 | 3 comments
Independent multivendor NFV interoperability test report hits the wires and is available, in full, to the whole industry.
LRTV Documentaries | 12/9/2015 | 7 comments
At Mobile World Congress, Cisco CEO John Chambers told Light Reading that he believes 40% of his service provider customers will cease to exist within ten years. Since then, Light Reading asked comms vendors around the world one question: 'Will Tier 1 service providers survive?' Hasta la vista… baby.
News Analysis | 12/9/2015 | 2 comments
A Heavy Reading survey of communications service providers, commissioned by Guavus, has found that proactive customer care is a leading use case for big data analytics systems.
LRTV Interviews | 12/9/2015 | Post a comment
Phil Meeks, EVP and COO of TWC Business Services, says mid-market, enterprise and carrier customers will generate over half of TWC's commercial revenues in 2016.
News Analysis | 12/9/2015 | 4 comments
Google is looking at much bigger US cities for its next gigabit moves.
News Analysis | 12/8/2015 | 1 comment
IBM adds to its cloud portfolio with the acquisition of Clearleap.
News Analysis | 12/8/2015 | 3 comments
A new "cable first" initiative has cablecos teaming up in the enterprise market, but challenges remain.
News Analysis | 12/8/2015 | Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: European Commission wants a word with Qualcomm; Deutsche Telekom launches secure public cloud; connecting Africa.
News Analysis | 12/7/2015 | 25 comments
Bad news for FiOS TV fans: The director of FiOS TV doesn't subscribe to traditional pay-TV services.
News Analysis | 12/7/2015 | 1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EC pulls rank on assessing 3/O2 in UK; ETNO boss calls for greater investment; Huawei helps Switzerland's Araxas.
News Analysis | 12/4/2015 | 1 comment
The DC metro region is getting its first gigabit broadband service with a new offering from Cox in Northern Virginia.
News Analysis | 12/4/2015 | 5 comments
The U.S. Appeals Court for the D.C. Circuit hears arguments today on whether the FCC's Open Internet Order imposing net neutrality rules is legal.
News Analysis | 12/4/2015 | 2 comments
The Big Two of telecom no longer loom as the major competitive threats, say some cable execs, because they are more focused on wireless.
News Analysis | 12/4/2015 | Post a comment
Comcast brings notifications to X1 TVs.
News Analysis | 12/4/2015 | 1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia helps set up SDN non-profit; SON specialist raises $25.4 million; Altice closes in on news channel.
News Analysis | 12/3/2015 | 8 comments
The company is reportedly looking into licensing premium film and TV content to bolster its new Red streaming video service.
News Analysis | 12/3/2015 | 2 comments
Financial analyst Craig Moffett says there's reason to believe the Altice deal to acquire Cablevision may not pass muster with state and local officials.
News Analysis | 12/3/2015 | 1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Israeli operators face class action on calling cards; Orange appoints 'CEO Delegates'; Ofcom delays spectrum auction.
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