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Watch Out Telcos, There's a New Muni Broadband Wave on the Horizon
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3/30/2018  |  4 comments
And it's all because of smart cities.
WiCipedia: Parental Leave Pressure & Canning Cultural Fit
WiCipedia  | 
3/30/2018  |  2 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Parental leave is pressurized; the only woman in the room sees all; getting rid of cultural fit; and more.
Arris Sees More Gold in Next-Gen Tech
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3/29/2018  |  3 comments
In their annual Investor Day conference, Arris executives extol opportunities in DOCSIS 3.1, CCAP, DAA, advanced WiFi, CBRS and other next-gen wireline and wireless gear while playing up more M&A prospects.
Cox's Hicks: How Not to Skin Your Shins With Virtualization
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3/29/2018  |  1 comment
Cox Communications' David Hicks explains where the MSO has focused its virtualization efforts, and lessons learned along the way.
Eurobites: Orange Belgium Eyes Voo Merger
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3/29/2018  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia connects Poland's rail network; BT cuts prices for landline-only customers; Ericsson under pressure to cut costs faster.
Cisco Bows to Carrier Demand for Software Outside the Box
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3/29/2018  |  1 comment
In a radical move, the world's biggest maker of Internet switches and routers will start selling its service provider software on a standalone basis.
Arris Hangs Hat on CBRS
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3/29/2018  |  Post a comment
But can Arris be sure that FCC will support localized spectrum plans yet?
The Reality of VR Video @ 2018 NAB Show
LRTV Documentaries  | 
3/28/2018  |  Post a comment
Join Light Reading on April 9 at the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas for a FREE VR Video breakfast workshop, where we address the state of VR video, the technology opportunities/challenges and the path ahead.
Eurobites: Telecom Italia Sets Fixed-Line Spin-Off in Motion
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3/28/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sky strikes fiber deal in Italy; Ofcom rules on ducts, poles and more; roaming subscriptions in the EU; Orange news.
Join Tier 1 Experts at Automation Everywhere
LRTV Documentaries  | 
3/28/2018  |  Post a comment
Want to know how major players such as Verizon, CenturyLink, Telstra, Windstream, PCCW Global and EdgeConneX are advancing their process automation strategies? Then get yourself to the Automation Everywhere event in Dallas on April 4.
Why You Need to Join Me in Austin for BCE
Shades of Ray  | 
3/27/2018  |  Post a comment
Austin, Texas, is the place to be May 14-16 when Light Reading will host BCE 2018 and dig deep into automation, security, machine learning, the impact of open source, intent-based networking, 'the edge', SD-WAN, IoT and more... Join me at the Big Communications Event (BCE) -- for more information, click here.
Why Shaw's BlueSky TV Didn't 'Wipe Out'
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3/27/2018  |  Post a comment
Shaw's Carol Santerre explains the challenges and lessons learned in deploying the MSO's new BlueSky TV service.
AT&T's Anschutz: ONF Shift Is More About Culture Than Technology
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3/27/2018  |  Post a comment
AT&T exec encourages ONF Vision Summit attendees to focus on changing the process and making operators more responsible for what happens.
FCC Eyes USF Funds Ban for Chinese Vendors
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3/26/2018  |  6 comments
Huawei and ZTE potentially face further network national security concens in the US.
Telefónica Tests Ambitious New Wireless Tech
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3/26/2018  |  Post a comment
Successful trial with Cohere Technologies could have an impact on 5G development.
How Can Cable Stay #WOKE?
LRTV Interviews  | 
3/26/2018  |  3 comments
Light Reading's Alan Breznick shares LIT millennial insights on the cable world.
Eurobites: Ericsson Seeks to Energize 5G 'Network Evolution'
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3/26/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Liberty Global abandons acquisition of Multimedia Polska; Telecom Italia does mobile money; BT downgraded by Moody's; EU still on Google's case.
Comcast: New DAA Nodes to Be FDX-Capable
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3/23/2018  |  Post a comment
Comcast is expecting to be able to upgrade new DAA nodes via software to support Full Duplex DOCSIS.
WiC: Redrawing the Line for Sexual Harassment
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3/23/2018  |  Post a comment
Women in Comms panelists discuss first-hand experiences with sexual harassment and unconscious bias in the workplace, and solutions to changing company culture.
WiCipedia: Dongles, SXSW & Marital Status Bias
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3/23/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: SXSW focuses on gender equality; Globacom has ugly firing snafu; is SF over?; and more.
You Need Another 48 Hours to Enter the Leading Lights Awards? OK Then...
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3/22/2018  |  Post a comment
Stress ye not… The deadline for Leading Lights submissions has been edged out another two working days to Tuesday, March 27.
Snapshot: Cable Access, a Market in Transition
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3/22/2018  |  3 comments
There's no question that cable operators are moving forward with distributed access architecture strategies, but just what those DAA deployments will look like is a little less clear.
Shaw's Stevens: Triple Play Isn't Dead, the Game Is Changing
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3/22/2018  |  2 comments
Shaw's Dennis Stevens says cable operators need to rethink their approach to triple play, factoring in new applications and changing customer demand.
Eurobites: Proximus Sinks More Money Into Speed-Boosting Startup Tessares
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3/22/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Peterborough next on Vodafone/CityFibre's FTTP hitlist; Telecom Italia considers IPO for planned fixed-line unit; visualizing 5G.
HR: Cable Dominates US Broadband
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3/21/2018  |  4 comments
MSOs already have almost a two-thirds share of the market and are likely to increase that lead despite telco gigabit deployments.
Eurobites: Telefónica, Huawei Team Up on Big Data
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3/21/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia recruits new chief commercial officer; Sunrise said to be in talks with Liberty Global over potential JV; Net Insight seeks new CEO.
Analyzing Adtran's Latest Move Into Cable
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3/21/2018  |  Post a comment
Adtran is buying its way further into the cable access market.
Comcast, Cox Go Big on IoT, Smart Cities
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3/20/2018  |  1 comment
Here comes big cable.
Leading Lights: Only Days Left to Enter!
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3/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Never mind the days, there are only HOURS remaining before the door closes on this year's Leading Lights awards deadline...
Verizon, Cisco Lab Test 'Information-Centric Networking'
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3/19/2018  |  2 comments
Lab test shows how to optimize mobile video delivery with more intelligence at the network edge.
Russia's MTS Boosts Sales, Profits in 2017
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3/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Russia's biggest operator has flagged growth in revenues and profits despite a fall in customer numbers, as it focuses on selling data services to existing subscribers.
Eurobites: Virgin Media Poaches TalkTalk's Fiber Guy
News Analysis  | 
3/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia takes AirScale to Lebanon; Telefónica's commercial break; industry goes wireless.
Smart Cities Need Smarter Pipes
News Analysis  | 
3/16/2018  |  Post a comment
Join us for a special Light Reading event – speakers include the CIO of New Orleans, Spectrum Enterprise (part of Charter Communications), Crown Castle and more.
Altice Hails French Recovery as Earnings Rise
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3/16/2018  |  Post a comment
European and US service provider points to recent customer growth at its mobile contract and fiber units in France.
WiCipedia: Secret Courts, Public Lists & Quantifying the Gap
WiCipedia  | 
3/16/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: IWD2018 makes a statement; Facebook's 'secret courts'; a VC accountability list; and more.
Amazon Proves Video's Worth
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3/15/2018  |  6 comments
Come for the video, stay for the [insert service here].
New Net Laws & the ISP Shame Game
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3/15/2018  |  Post a comment
California goes for the gold star with new net neutrality bill.
If Mediacom's for Sale, Who Should Buy?
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3/14/2018  |  Post a comment
It's never a bad time to speculate on cable consolidation.
Cloudflare Takes On AWS Lamdba at the Edge
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3/13/2018  |  Post a comment
Edge computing for everyone!
Trump Blocks Broadcom's Qualcomm Acquisition
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3/12/2018  |  14 comments
Late Monday, the White House blocked Broadcom's buyout of Qualcomm.
Infinera Shifts Up a Gear With Its Latest Optical Engine
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3/12/2018  |  1 comment
Vendor unveils the latest iteration of its Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE) and ramps up its R&D cycle.
Rumor Mill: SoftBank Still Eyeing Charter
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3/12/2018  |  4 comments
Take this one with a healthy grain of salt.
AT&T Likens DoJ Suit to Shaved Persian Cat
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3/12/2018  |  20 comments
'...alarmingly pale and thin.'
Eurobites: UK Govt Sinks £25M Into 5G Testbeds
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3/12/2018  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia targets the enterprise with SBC; the state of OTT video in MEA.
Intel Could Bid for Broadcom – WSJ Report
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3/12/2018  |  Post a comment
Intel is considering a move for Broadcom out of concern that a merger between Broadcom and Qualcomm would be a major threat.
CableLabs Gives Optical Fiber a Massive Efficiency Boost
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3/9/2018  |  9 comments
The latest CableLabs technology breakthrough is a doozy.
WiCipedia: Seeking Female Keynoters & Recruitment Fails Women
WiCipedia  | 
3/9/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Getting more female keynoters is key; Lesbians Who Tech take SF by storm; women need more degrees for parity; and more.
What's the Reality of VR Video?
Breznick Unbound  | 
3/9/2018  |  Post a comment
In a special Light Reading breakfast forum at the NAB Show in Las Vegas next month, top technologists will explore the opportunities and challenges of immersive, 360-degree VR video.
Qwilt Marries Caching, Computing at the Edge
News Analysis  | 
3/8/2018  |  Post a comment
Like peanut butter and chocolate.
Let's Break the Silence Around Sexual Harassment
Que Sera Sarah  | 
3/8/2018  |  1 comment
Keeping quiet about sexual harassment is the worst way to put an end to it.
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