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Key developments related to the Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) and next generation network technologies.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 11/19/2018
CommScope and Arris are merging. Though they frame this as a complementary deal, there's some lingering questions about the broader strategic rationale of the deal and if this is, indeed, a marriage made in technology heaven.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2018
Investors see marriage as a way for CommScope to buy cash flow, Raymond James analyst suggests.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/9/2018
'We certainly weren't out trolling or looking' to be acquired, Arris CEO Bruce McClelland says.
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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 Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/8/2018
Arris deal presented 'best path' after CommScope analyzed how to rejuvenate its business and shore up its positioning for the 5G era, CEO says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/8/2018
They expect the merger, valuing Arris at $31.75 per share with an eye fixed on the 5G era, to produce annual cost synergies of more than $150 million within three years.
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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, 11/7/2018
A deal would value Arris at more than $31 per share, CNBC says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/5/2018
Bracing for 5G, network upgrades and enhancements, and pay-TV's next chapter will be among the themes and topics for Tuesday's Cable Next-Gen Europe event in London.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/30/2018
Says its CableOS platform is involved in a mix of commercial deployments and field trials with 25 cable ops.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/29/2018
Heavy Reading's Alan Breznick and Light Reading's Jeff Baumgartner discuss the tech topics that resonated in Atlanta at SCTE's annual confab, including Full Duplex DOCSIS, expanded spectrum DOCSIS, distributed access architectures, AI, and what critical role cable might play in the 5G era.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/26/2018
Short of removing broadband equipment from the proposed new tariffs, Arris seeks more time to make changes to its complex supply chain.
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Geoblocking, Even at Low Levels, Restricts Internet Freedom – Study
Larry Loeb, Author, 11/21/2018
A new research paper from the University of Michigan and Cloudflare finds that ...
IoT Security Problems Can Cost Enterprises Millions
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 11/20/2018
A survey by DigiCert finds that the IoT is a priority for most companies, but ...
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EANTC Joins Broadband Forum's Approved Lab List for CloudCO Tests
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/19/2018
The Broadband Forum has been lining up independent test labs for its CloudCO ...
Fujitsu's Rundberget Talks Frankly About Open Source
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/16/2018
Kirsten Rundberget, open strategy lead at Fujitsu Network, discusses the ...
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Vendor forecasts suggest capex spending in the telecom sector is still headed up, ...
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Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 1/27/2016
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Leading Lights 2015: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 5/7/2015
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
ViaWest Looks East, North, After Shaw Acquisition
Dan O'Shea , Analyst, Heavyreading.com , 4/14/2015
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As an extension to DOCSIS 3.1, Full Duplex DOCSIS (FDX) will put cable operators in position to deliver symmetrical gigabit speeds over their widely deployed HFC ...
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