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Ericsson Boasts of Progress in CDN-to-Edge Pivot
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5/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Ericsson's Edge Gravity essentially represents a pivot by the company from selling CDN services to selling edge computing services. And though the process hasn't been completely smooth, Ericsson is boasting of progress.
Leading Lights 2019: The Winners
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5/6/2019  |  1 comment
Find out which companies have taken home the 2019 Leading Lights Awards trophies.
MobiTV's Bill Routt: Amazon to Stoke Pay-TV Partnerships With Fire TV
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5/6/2019  |  Post a comment
MobiTV's president and COO says Amazon is 'really engaging' with plans to optimize and customize its streaming platform for the pay-TV operator market.
Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Company of the Year (Private)
The Philter  | 
5/4/2019  |  Post a comment
Several privately held companies – including Versa Networks, CUJO AI, Synamedia and Pluribus Networks – have grown their businesses and set themselves up for success in the last 12 months.
Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Most Innovative Cable/Video Product or Service
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4/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Our shortlist for this Leading Lights category features eight solid contenders.
Slideshow: NAB 2019
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4/12/2019  |  2 comments
Behold! Not everything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Check out some pics and caps from this week's video tech-fest in Sin City.
OTT-TV Latency Gap Starting to Close
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4/11/2019  |  Post a comment
Suppliers at NAB 2019 are pushing upgrades and enhancements to streaming video workflows that establish delay-parity between traditional broadcast TV feeds and TV signals delivered over-the-top.
Leading Lights 2019: The Finalists
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4/10/2019  |  4 comments
Light Reading is delighted – nay, pumped – to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights Awards program, which is now in its 15th year.
Eurobites: Telenor Buys DNA for Finnish Foray
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4/9/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telekom Srbija and Ericsson virtualize the core; Cisco scores in Italy and France; Vodafone Egypt goes with Red Hat for cloud-based customer service upgrade; Three UK calls on Callsign for fraud prevention.
CenturyLink Taps Streamroot for P2P Assist
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4/4/2019  |  Post a comment
Says the P2P-focused agreement will help CenturyLink expand into hard-to-reach areas and augment, not replace, its global content delivery network.
Podcast: Tacos, Telcos & Trouble
The Philter  | 
2/7/2019  |  Post a comment
T-Mobile is giving its customers a free taco every week. Should it also give them a roll of toilet paper? Also, and completely unrelated, what if Huawei does invent a must-have device for 5G networks – and we can't buy it in the US?
Super Bowl LIII Streams Draw Average Audience of 2.6M
The Bauminator  | 
2/5/2019  |  Post a comment
There were some hiccups, but CBS's streams of the big game, underpinned by a multi-CDN strategy, seemed to hold up well.
The Curious Case of Reddit's Bandwidth Hog
DanoVision  | 
1/28/2019  |  1 comment
A few days ago I received some very interesting data: Reddit's Android app was consuming a crazy amount of cellular data each month. After a bit of research and legwork, I think I figured out what is going on.
Eurobites: Regulator Rejects TIM's Fixed-Line Spin-Off Proposal
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1/21/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Lorenzo oils TIM's revenue wheels; Iliad invests in sovereign service provider; Dutch tread carefully on the Huawei front.
What Is Comcast Doing With VivaLiveTV?
The Bauminator  | 
12/20/2018  |  2 comments
SEC filings claim that company behind a skinny-bundle, subscription OTT-TV service has notched a content and tech partnership with Comcast Technology Solutions that kicks in January 2019.
Eurobites: €1.75B Plan for IoT, Connected Car R&D Gets EC Green Light
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12/19/2018  |  Post a comment
In today's EMEA regional roundup: Euro giants to collaborate on multi-billion euro IoT and connected car chip/sensor developments; TIM and Sony Mobile forge 5G pact; Telefónica Germany and Nokia build their joint 'Early 5G Innovation Cluster' in Berlin; Open Fiber lands another broadband rollout tender; G+D Mobile Security boasts of Orange eSIM engagements; Altice and KKR have a Hivory; and more.
Telia Carrier's Evangelist on Internet Traffic Trends
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12/13/2018  |  Post a comment
On the sidelines of Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit, Mattias Fridström, chief evangelist at Telia Carrier, discusses the latest shifts in public Internet traffic trends and whether the likes of 4K/8K video, SD-WAN and 5G will impact international traffic patterns.
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.
Vidgo Soft-Launches National OTT-TV Service
The Bauminator  | 
10/30/2018  |  Post a comment
CEO Shane Cannon says service's underlying multi-CDN streaming platform held up as usage spiked during El Clásico match.
Jack Burton: Cable's 5G Network Opportunity
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10/15/2018  |  Post a comment
Broadband Success Partners Principal Jack Burton says 5G represents a great opportunity for cable MSOs to work with 5G network operators and provide not only backhaul, but facilities -- real estate on poles, towers in headends and central offices. Cable's proximity to the customer could provide them a revenue source tied to 5G and edge computing, as well as a long-term hedge against obsolescence.
Vidgo Nears Debut of National OTT-TV Service
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10/2/2018  |  Post a comment
Will use a set of prepaid channel packages to reach what it views as an 'underserved' market.
IBC2018: The Video Platform Profitability Conundrum
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9/19/2018  |  2 comments
If video is so important to communications network operators, why are all the major vendors offloading their video assets?
Limelight Tries to Lick Latency for Live OTT Video
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9/17/2018  |  Post a comment
Claims that its new Realtime Streaming system can deliver 'sub-second' latency on live, Internet-delivered video streams.
Eutelsat Pitches New Content Platform to Customers
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9/6/2018  |  Post a comment
Cirrus will take the burden of heavy spending on platform technology off broadcasters and other customers, says European satellite operator at press conference in London.
Disney's Ben Havey: Collaboration & Content in a 5G World
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8/29/2018  |  Post a comment
To help its parent company connect with consumers as a new kind of service provider, The Walt Disney Studios is creating new entertainment experiences, solving tech problems and getting ready for 5G networks.
WiCipedia: Int'l Telecom, Emerging Industries & Back to School
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8/24/2018  |  Post a comment
This week in our WiC roundup: Media access in Iran and India; Portland sees high rate of harassment; emerging industries make way for women; and more.
The World of Disney: StudioLAB Innovation, Cisco Collaboration & 5G Anticipation
The Philter  | 
8/21/2018  |  3 comments
With technology partners and an eye toward 5G networks, the StudioLAB is helping Disney-owned content studios solve technical production problems and reach consumers in novel ways.
Behind the Scenes at Disney's StudioLAB
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8/21/2018  |  Post a comment
Disney is using tech from Cisco and other partners to reach consumers in new ways. We take you behind-the-scenes at the StudioLAB, where Disney execs explain how 5G networks will unlock new opportunities in storytelling and content distribution.
Cogent CEO Dave Schaeffer: The World on a Fiber
CxO Spotlight  | 
8/16/2018  |  Post a comment
One way to look at how much the industry is changing is to spend some time with an executive – and a company – that has stuck to the same formula and industry view for almost 20 years.
Cisco's Top Service Provider Exec Jumps Ship
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8/8/2018  |  Post a comment
Amid sale of Cisco's video software unit, Yvette Kanouff sets her exit to embark on 'third career chapter.'
Ericsson Rebadges Media Unit, Eyes Smart Cities, M&A
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7/10/2018  |  Post a comment
The media business that Ericsson is relinquishing has a new name and aspirations to consolidate the media networking sector and build a business with smart cities.
Capex Growth Will Double for Internet Content Providers
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7/9/2018  |  Post a comment
OTT and cloud companies will grow their capex by 100% over the next five years, according to Ovum. That will have them soon spending more on infrastructure than fixed-line telcos.
AT&T Buys AppNexus, Charts Ad Strategy
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6/25/2018  |  Post a comment
Smarter advertising will leverage the telecom giant's content and wireless operators to 're-invent' how ads are done, says exec.
Vanquished in Video, Verizon Admits OTT Defeat
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5/23/2018  |  4 comments
After several years of failing to launch an IPTV service, Verizon now says it will partner with another OTT provider.
Time for an Edge Computing Reckoning
MariNation  | 
5/23/2018  |  Post a comment
There's still a lot of ambivalence from operators around edge computing, and the killer app for many of them is anything that helps deliver more bits for less money.
Where Does VR Go From Here?
LRTV Interviews  | 
5/7/2018  |  2 comments
SVA's Jason Thibeault discusses the state of VR technology and business cases, the market hurdles and the direction he sees the industry heading.
Leading Lights 2018 Finalists: Most Innovative Edge Computing Strategy
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5/2/2018  |  Post a comment
The envelope please...
Qwilt CDN Launch Busts Open the ISP Edge
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4/4/2018  |  Post a comment
It's not your parents' CDN.
Inocybe, Cablevision Argentina Virtualize CDN
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4/4/2018  |  Post a comment
That kind of narrow use case is becoming typical for how Tier 2 operators initially embrace virtualization, says Inocybe's Zannos.
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.
Cloudflare Takes On AWS Lamdba at the Edge
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3/13/2018  |  Post a comment
Edge computing for everyone!
Qwilt Marries Caching, Computing at the Edge
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3/8/2018  |  Post a comment
Like peanut butter and chocolate.
What's Next for Cable Business Services?
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3/2/2018  |  Post a comment
In a special webinar next week, a panel of cable operators, vendors and analysts will look at where the commercial services market is heading and how cable can stay competitive in it.
Ericsson Wants to Add Compute to CDNs
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2/28/2018  |  Post a comment
CDNs can offer more than just storage at the edge.
Ericsson: Desperately Seeking Profitability
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1/31/2018  |  3 comments
'Tangible improvements' are expected during 2018 but Swedish giant is still battling significant financial, operational and competitive challenges.
Cisco Minds Its Microservices With Cloud Video
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1/30/2018  |  Post a comment
Video delivery gets a microservices boost.
Why Video Is at the Heart of Operator Strategies
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12/28/2017  |  Post a comment
PRAGUE, 12/7/2017 – At Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Prague, 'Three Wise Men' – Heavy Reading's Adi Kishore, Light Reading's Iain Morris and Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com – discuss the ins and outs of service provider video strategies.
AI Video Tools Promise Much, but Can They Deliver?
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12/12/2017  |  2 comments
Artificial intelligence technology is one of the hottest areas in telecom, but it also holds great potential in the media and entertainment space.
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