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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 2/7/2018
Charter Communications has become the latest major US cableco to get gig-happy as it revs up its deployments of DOCSIS 3.1 throughout the nation.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 2/5/2018
After spending heavily to upgrade its cable plant over the past few years, Charter Communications is starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel.
By Craig Leddy, 2/1/2018
Although it's trite for writers to herald that this is "the year of" a particular technology, clearly 2018 is the year of software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) for cable business ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 1/31/2018
As much as I hate that this is true, the topic for our upcoming Women in Comms networking breakfast event in Denver was perfectly clear: We're tackling sexual harassment in the workplace, ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 1/10/2018
With its rollout of DOCSIS 3.1 technology beginning to pick up steam, Cox Communications says it now offers 1-gig broadband service to 40% of the customers in its footprint, up ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/10/2018
A year after Comcast debuted its operating system for the connected home, now branded xFi, the cable company is today introducing a vastly expanded set of features for the platform and ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/5/2018
Automation is simultaneously the most important buzzword of the day and a taboo subject. At industry conferences, speakers shout it from the stage, trumpeting their technological ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/4/2018
The cable industry is turning to OpenStack for the development of virtualized network functions, and it's hoping to learn a lesson or two from earlier telco forays.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/9/2017
While most cable technologists insist that the industry's HFC pipes still have long lives ahead of them, cable operators are installing more and more fiber strands in their networks. ...
By Light Reading, 10/23/2017
DENVER – The SCTE Cable-Tec Expo show in Denver takes LR's Alan Breznick to the next level.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/16/2017
Despite a relatively late start, the cable industry is now staking out its own turf in the software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) space, even leading ...
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LRTV Documentaries
Digital India Is Coming... but When?

2|19|18   |   05:57   |   (0) comments


Join Light Reading's Tien Chi Fu for a fun trip in India that includes some telecom insights, local street foods and some very heavy traffic.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Huawei Pre-MWC 2018 Media Analysts Briefing Highlight

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Huawei held Pre-MWC Briefings in Beijing and London, where they set out their 2018 goals in detail.
LRTV Interviews
MWC 2018: How AI Is Impacting Telecom

2|14|18   |   03:59   |   (0) comments


Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw looks at the impact artificial intelligence is already having on the telecom sector and how it could drive revenues as well as help reduce costs.
LRTV Documentaries
The Telecoms.com Podcast: Let's Get Digital

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Scott and Jamie are joined by special guest Paul Nolan from PR agency CC Group, who tells us about a bit of research his company commissioned into how operators are going about the macro trend that is digital transformation and what vendors are doing to help them. Spoiler alert -- it's complicated.

Scott tells us about his week in San Diego with ...

LRTV Custom TV
A World Made Possible by the Promise of the Pervasive Network

2|13|18   |   2:37   |   (0) comments


This new video will inspire companies to reimagine their business for success in a world where connectivity is more than a commodity.
LRTV Interviews
MWC 2018: Ovum IDs the IoT Hotspots

2|13|18   |   06:53   |   (2) comments


Ovum's Head of IoT, Alexandra Rehak, uncovers the hot IoT topics for MWC, including LPWAN commercialization, use cases for 5G, the use of artificial intelligence in IoT deployments and more.
LRTV Interviews
MWC 2018: Tackling the SME Market

2|12|18   |   07:36   |   (0) comments


Ovum senior analyst Alex Harrowell discusses they key challenges facing SMEs, including security, digital transformation and customer relationship management, that could be addressed by managed services and a more focused offer from network operators.
Shades of Ray
It's Time to Enter the Leading Lights

2|9|18   |   01:03   |   (0) comments


If your company excelled during the past year, you need to be submitting your entry for this year's Leading Lights awards. Get the full details by clicking on this link.
LRTV Interviews
MWC 2018: Has OpenRAN Come of Age?

2|8|18   |   02:37   |   (0) comments


The disaggregation of the radio access network has been on operator agendas for some years, but will 'best of breed' mobile broadband access network models take off in 2018? Or is this just an R&D dream?
LRTV Interviews
MWC 2018: In Search of 'Mobile First' Video

2|8|18   |   04:31   |   (0) comments


Ahead of MWC 2018, Ovum analyst Ed Barton discusses the mobile video services sector and the prospects for 'mobile first' video models.
LRTV Interviews
MWC 2018: Facing the Millennial Challenge

2|7|18   |   03:39   |   (0) comments


Ovum analyst Camille Mendler explains why the tech and mobile industries need to focus on delivering enterprise solutions that can be understood and used by anyone as the millennial generation begins to comprise the majority of the workforce.
LRTV Interviews
MWC 2018: The Next Phase of 5G

2|6|18   |   03:46   |   (0) comments


Heavy Reading Principal Analyst Gabriel Brown believes this year's MWC in Barcelona will witness a deep dive into 'Phase II' 5G tech developments such as network slicing.