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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, 10/16/2018
Internet video provider Netflix is still having troubles forecasting its subscriber growth, but the company doesn't seem to have problems attracting new customers as it adds more exclusive programming and benefits from increased traction outside the US.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/16/2018
Four operator executives say open source solves more problems than it causes, and that CSPs need to get with the program.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/16/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ARM and Intel kiss and make up; Nokia adds new chipsets to FTTX offerings; Saudi consulate outrage hits SoftBank.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/15/2018
Microsoft co-founder also had strong ties to the cable industry going back to earlier wave of operator consolidations and pioneering work with Internet-connected set-top boxes and advanced video user interfaces.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/15/2018
WOW is among a recent wave of service providers to elevate video services to the cloud and focus on the apps-based model using Espial's software-as-a-service platform.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/15/2018
Broadband Success Partners Principal Jack Burton says 5G represents a great opportunity for cable MSOs to work with 5G network operators and provide not only backhaul, but facilities -- real estate on poles, towers in headends and central offices. Cable's proximity to the customer could provide them a revenue source tied to 5G and edge computing, as well as a long-term hedge against obsolescence.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/15/2018
Major European provider will lay out the strategy behind its new Vodafone TV streaming service at Light Reading's Cable Next-Gen Europe event in London next month.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/15/2018
Analyst expects that Arris will absorb 'at least a portion' of new US tariffs as operators intend to hold vendor to modem price agreements struck prior to tariff introduction.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/15/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN braces for cuts; eSIM pioneer raises £18 million; Eleven Sports challenges UK soccer taboo.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/12/2018
FCC sought a middle-ground, but not everyone is thrilled with the decision to go with county-sized Priority Access Licenses.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/12/2018
In a special, free SCTE|ISBE Cable-Tec Expo breakfast roundtable session on Tuesday, October 23, we'll look at where cable stands in its cloud journey.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 10/12/2018
This week in our WiC roundup: How sexual harassment holds women back; California tech boards prepare for a shakedown; Bumble redefines tech company values; and more.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/11/2018
With latest batch of rollouts, MSO says DOCSIS 3.1 has been deployed to more than 95% of footprint.
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