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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/14/2018
Node+0 requirement of FDX is a deal-breaker for some MSOs, and could open the door to other, less-limiting alternatives, Daniel Etman, cable consultant at Switzerland-based Quickline, says.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/9/2018
Liberty Global's director of Strategy Roadmap & Innovation, Chris Aspell, explains how the cable giant's network will evolve to a more cloud-based architecture in the coming years.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/9/2018
LR's Cable/Video Practice Leader Alan Breznick explains how Europe and North America are not in sync when it comes to DOCSIS 3.1 and Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) developments and looks at how 5G is shaping MSO mindsets.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/8/2018
Midia Research's Paolo Pescatore talks about the advent of cloud TV services and assesses the impact of 5G's arrival on the cable operator community. And drinks beer.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/8/2018
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.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/7/2018
LONDON -- Cable Next-Gen Europe -- Vodafone is banking on the cloud and an OTT approach to pay-TV, and believes that this strategy will pay off handsomely as it looks to deliver a new, ...
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/7/2018
Light Reading cable guru Jeff Baumgartner highlights some of the key takeaways from the inaugural Cable Next-Gen Europe, noting how the region's operators are taking different routes with their network strategies and digging into the impact that 5G will have on the sector.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/6/2018
LONDON -- Cable Next-Gen Europe -- The delivery of gigabit speeds no longer stops at the customer's front door. Consumers increasingly expect their ISPs to package in -- or make optional ...
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/5/2018
LONDON -- The cable operator landscape in Europe is far more diverse than it is in the more consolidated US market, but there's still a common need for those service providers to prepare ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/15/2018
While Liberty Global has hogged much of the spotlight with its next-gen Horizon video platform, another major European cable and broadband provider is much more quietly rolling out an ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/12/2018
After years of focusing mainly on new HFC access technologies, cable's greatest technical minds are seriously reaching for the cloud these days.
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Norwegian Service Provider Deploys AirTies' Smart Wi-Fi

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In this video, Frode Elverum, Head of Broadband at Get, a leading broadband provider in Norway, talks about using AirTies to supply its new, premium in-home Wi-Fi service, called WIFIX. Get is using AirTies' Smart Wi-Fi powered Mesh Extenders and AirTies' Remote Manager, a cloud-based optimization suite that provides real-time visibility and historical ...
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Sandvine's Global Internet Phenomena: The Trends Shaping Networks Worldwide

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Did you know that Netflix is almost 15% of all Internet downstream traffic worldwide? Or that Google services consume over 40% of all connections in Asia? Explore these data points and many more in Sandvine's 2018 Global Internet Phenomena report at https://www.sandvine.com/phenomena.
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5G4REAL: Dano's CES Round-Up

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Mike Dano, who recently joined Light Reading as editorial director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, ends his visit to CES by discussing the US operators' marketing spat over 5G service claims, the current state of 5G service offerings and what ...
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Sprint Gets Cozy With 5G Enterprise Testbeds

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Jan Geldmacher, president of Sprint Business, gets his customers ready for 5G applications with testbeds that help businesses put low-latency and high-bandwidth network applications to the test, giving them a leg up on IoT and other business deployments.
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CES 2019: The Phony 5G Wars

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Recapping the annual tech-fest in Las Vegas, Light Reading's Dan Jones, Mike Dano and Jeff Baumgartner discuss the clash between major mobile operators over what is -- and isn't -- true 5G, and provide an update on what cable has in store for the industry's big "10G" initiative.
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Verizon's 5G CES Keynote: T-Shirts, But No Beef

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Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg's keynote centered on the 'eight currencies' that comprise true 5G, including more capacity and lower latencies, and examples of various, interesting use cases, but offered little in the way of new insight into Verizon's plans for network rollouts and support for 5G-powered devices.
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CES 2019: Comcast Secures the Smart Home

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Fraser Stirling, Comcast's SVP of digital home, devices & AI, explains how the company's new xFi Advanced Security service helps make high-speed Internet access safer by targeting potential cyber threats to WiFi networks and IoT devices. He also discusses how the wider broadband experience has become as important as the download speeds delivered to the home.
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2nd ITU-T Focus Group Meeting on Network 2030

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The ITU-T Focus Group Technologies for Network 2030 (FG NET-2030) was established by ITU-T Study Group 13 at its meeting in Geneva, 16-27 July 2018. This 2nd FG NET-2030 meeting was held at Hong Kong during Dec. 18-20, 2018, which investigates the future network architecture, requirements, use cases, and capabilities of the future networks, with global ...
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Masergy's Ray Watson: Customers Want Security but Pay for Performance

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Virtualized infrastructure makes a lot of things easier for service providers. It gives them a chance to do patching more quickly and thoroughly take inventory of their network access and credentials. But it adds some complexity, too. Ray Watson, VP of Global Technology at Masergy, discusses the challenge of securing virtualized telco infrastructure and weighs in ...
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How Silver Peak's EdgeConnect Unified WAN Edge Platform Accelerates Tiered, Managed SD-WAN Services

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Nav Chander, Senior Director of Service Provider Marketing, gives his insights into how Silver Peak continues to grow and expand its SD-WAN customer base leveraging its innovative EdgeConnect WAN edge platform that unifies SD-WAN, WAN optimization, routing and analytics capabilities into a single platform. He explains why Silver peak's unique architecture helps ...
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Verizon Invites Independent Filmmakers to Explore 5G Tech

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A cohort of independent filmmakers and artists will have access to a working 5G network in their next project thanks to a collaboration between Verizon's RYOT studio and the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP). Verizon is educating the artists about 5G's potential impact on new media and exploring highly technical formats like augmented and mixed reality, ...

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Huawei on the FTTH Market

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Jeffrey Zhou talks about the current state of the FTTH market and the various factors impacting network operators' investments in fiber access networks.