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Key developments from the cable networking sector, including DOCSIS, RDK, cable business services, gateways/STBs and more.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 1/17/2020
This week in our WiC roundup: Ivanka's CES keynote goes off 'without a hitch'; sharing salary info is the new talking about sex; advertisers keep tripping over their own shoelaces; and more.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/16/2020
Service set to launch on April 15 to Comcast X1 and Flex customers, roll out nationally on July 15. Peacock expects to have 30-35 million domestic accounts and $2.5 billion in annual revenues by end of 2024.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/16/2020
Settlement includes refunds and debt relief for more than 30,000 Comcast customers stemming from complaint focused on overcharging, hidden fees and early termination fees.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/15/2020
Calls regional sport net's suit a 'transparent maneuver to gain negotiating leverage,' and says complaint falls well short of a valid antitrust claim.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/15/2020
Decline of traditional pay-TV will continue this year as virtual MVPDs raise prices and as viewing continues to shift away from live TV amid the rise of OTT-delivered on-demand services.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/15/2020
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom forms fiber joint venture; Belgian fraud detection startup raises €1.5 million; Liberty Global reshuffles in Europe.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/15/2020
Quibi's stated purpose – filling in short gaps in the day – means the new phone-focused short video service won't necessarily compete with the likes of Netflix, Hulu and other OTTs, analyst says.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/14/2020
But embedding TiVo's software, interface and recommendations engines inside smart TVs will play a critical role in TiVo's post-merger future with Xperi, CEO David Shull says.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/14/2020
We asked the industry about the biggest threats to the major vendors and the answer was loud and clear – open source.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/14/2020
Former Vodafone exec aims to broaden Kaltura's technology and influence around the globe as new and legacy video and TV services head into the cloud.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/13/2020
Spectrum Total Connect focused on large, national business customers that require connectivity inside and out of Charter's 41-state footprint.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/13/2020
Charter will soon halt support for a home security service inherited from the Time Warner Cable acquisition, and is directing existing customers to DIY options offered in partnership with Ring and Abode.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/13/2020
The FCC's auction of 3.5GHz licenses represents the agency's first big midband spectrum offering. However, no one expects that auction to generate the kind of interest that a C-Band auction will produce.
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German Companies Want Even More Local Clouds
1/16/2020
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NSA Schools Microsoft About Crypto
Larry Loeb, Author, 1/16/2020
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How to Transform Your Business Model & Grow Revenue – Webinar
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On Jan. 23, Broadband World News hosts a Calix-sponsored webinar that explores ...
BBWN Bites: Baroness Calls Broadband Bosses to Brainstorm
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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
Network operators have been making investments in high-bandwidth, high-frequency 5G technologies and it could take years for those investments to pay off. While ...
After helping Vodafone build and launch a cloud TV product, Nuno Sanches is taking his show on the road.
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