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Key developments from the cable networking sector, including DOCSIS, RDK, cable business services, gateways/STBs and more.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/11/2019
Says a preliminary injunction against Maine's new law sought by Comcast and programmers is based on 'purely hypothetical' allegations, as state towns have no present plan to act upon or enforce the new law.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/11/2019
Top Comcast execs discuss the benefits and capabilities of the company's new virtual access network and how Comcast is applying lessons from its cloud-based X1 platform.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 10/11/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: Lawsuits may be tech's 'wake-up call'; coming out as trans in tech; Melinda Gates dedicates cash for a cause; and more.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/10/2019
In a small edge case that affected about 2,000 customers, Comcast says it fixed the technical issue and is crediting affected accounts for any erroneous charges and giving those subs an additional $50 credit.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/10/2019
Private equity firm has pitched a restructuring that would spin off DirecTV and combine it with Dish under a new company that would be controlled by AT&T, Fox Business says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/10/2019
The 10G future is in sight, HFC has gas in the tank, Comcast is getting serious about network virtualization, DOCSIS's pioneers get recognized and more from last week's show in The Big Easy.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/10/2019
Altice Labs has introduced a family of broadband gateways for DOCSIS and FTTP networks that utilizes an open source software platform managed by a joint venture of Comcast, Liberty Global & Charter.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/9/2019
Some of the nation's biggest telecom companies – including AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Dish Network – appear to be planning to participate in the FCC's upcoming mmWave spectrum auction. But big cable companies are missing in action.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/9/2019
Alan Breznick gives you a tour of New Orleans… from inside the convention center.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/8/2019
Exec late of Ireland's eir Group and AT&T named EVP and president of Spectrum Enterprise, succeeding the retiring Phil Meeks.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/8/2019
Distributed architectures and other common, underlying technologies and techniques are also starting to span across both wired and wireless networks, Morgan Kurk says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/7/2019
Allen Broome comes on board as the video software company explores the development of a virtualized, software-as-a-service model for the OTT and pay-TV service provider market.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/7/2019
Strauss, a longtime Comcast exec, has been named chairman of Peacock, a streaming service set to launch in the spring of 2020.
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Security Now
New 'Reductor' Malware Intercepts Browser Traffic
Larry Loeb, Author, 10/11/2019
Encrypted traffic from both Chrome and Firefox shown to be vulnerable.
Encoding the Analyst: Why AI Security Tools Are Thinking Like an Expert – Only Faster
Justin Fier, Director, Threat Intelligence & Analytics, Darktrace, 10/10/2019
Despite our best efforts, human defenders simply cannot process information at ...
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: Consumer Tech Spending to Climb to $2.06T by 2023 – IDC
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/11/2019
Also today, Comcast is really virtualizing, Verizon counts on emerging backhaul ...
BBWN Bites: 60% of US Farmers Have Inadequate Broadband — Study
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/10/2019
Also today, Liberty LatAm to acquire AT&T's assets in Puerto Rico and the US ...
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Prime Reading
Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
Atrinet Pivots, Tackles Hybrid Network Headaches
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/13/2018
Network management vendor revamps its strategy to promote itself as a telco cloud ...
TCS Pivots to Products, Plans M&A
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/6/2018
Systems integration giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is transforming itself ...
Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
New Orleans -- Cable-Tec Expo -- The wired/wireless network "revolution" is well underway, though the speed at which that revolution will proceed won't be constant. ...
Marc Ganzi is described as a "leading visionary and entrepreneur" in his company's biography, and it's easy to see why.
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