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Key developments related to CMTS and cable modem technologies.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/15/2019
Former Scientific-Atlanta and Cisco exec Joe Chow to succeed Larry Robinson, a move that will spark more speculation about the future of the set-top and modem business that CommScope acquired from Arris.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/14/2019
Chinese vendor is backing away from the cable network business amid pressures from the US-China trade war and the loss of critical business with cable operators in portions of Europe, industry sources said.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/9/2019
Says it's suspending spending on FDX until market timing, ecosystem development and size of the market opportunity can be quantified.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/8/2019
Departure of long-time Arris exec Bruce McClelland comes about four months after acquisition and as the unit grapples with an expected temporary decline in cable operator capital spending.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/1/2019
After a rough and tumble Q1, cable operators opened the spending spigots on network capacity a bit in Q2 even as many continue to explore and develop their next-gen access network strategies.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/31/2019
But Raymond James analyst says Casa's recent acquisition of NetComm could help the vendor gain traction in wireless and diversify its business.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/30/2019
Four-year $175 million enterprise licensing deal covers headend software, with potential to reduce those fees should Comcast opt to buy other products, including nodes and other network hardware, from Harmonic.
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By Matt Davis, Founder and Principal Analyst, Independence Research LLC, 7/29/2019
Fresh survey results show that the distributed enterprise market is up for grabs as cable operators, traditional telcos and wireless providers vie for advantage.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/22/2019
Cable operators may not not need to go all-fiber or adopt the new Full Duplex DOCSIS spec to deliver symmetrical 10Gbit/s speeds to broadband subscribers.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/15/2019
As part of its broad product syndication deal with Comcast, big Canadian MSO is counting on new home WiFi app, DOCSIS 3.1 rollout and IPTV launch to trigger fresh subscriber and revenue growth.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/9/2019
Under the new enterprise license, Comcast will pay $175 million in software license fees over four years in a move that could help to fuel the cable op's access network virtualization efforts.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/26/2019
DOCSIS has taken a few twists and turns over the past 20 years as it heads toward a next-generation of specs that support Full Duplex DOCSIS, low-latency DOCSIS and Extended Spectrum DOCSIS capabilities.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/24/2019
New specs will repackage recent annexes and enhancements to DOCSIS 3.1, such as Full Duplex DOCSIS and Low Latency DOCSIS, and add in new Extended Spectrum DOCSIS capabilities.
Security Now
Fintech Startups Get Sloppy With Application Security
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2019
Some startups need to shape up or ship out.
New Industry Drives Renewed Interest in Embedded Security
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2019
Hardware for security may just get hot.
Broadband World News
FTTP or Next-Gen HFC? It's Complicated
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/21/2019
As cable operators weigh construction costs, the potential for service ...
ADTRAN CEO Tom Stanton Q&A: All Access All the Time
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/21/2019
In a one-on-one interview with Broadband World News, ADTRAN Chairman and CEO Tom ...
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Leading Lights 2015: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 5/7/2015
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
5 TV Tech Trends Heading for CES
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 1/2/2014
What can the television set expect to see at the upcoming consumer electronics ...
TWC's Mike Angus Unplugged
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 11/14/2013
Angus dishes on TV Everywhere, BYOD for pay TV, data caps, out-of-home rights, TV ...
Betting on Smart Homes
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 8/27/2013
Cable operators seek gold in home automation and security services but face both ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Three UK has just launched a major 5G-led assault on the living room. If all goes to plan, the smallest of the country's four mobile network operators will emerge ...
Dish Network's Charlie Ergen is poised to become a major new face in the 5G market.
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