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Key developments related to the Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) and next generation network technologies.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 12/11/2019
Charter Spectrum Enterprise's Satya Parimi discusses the cableco's rollout of SD-WAN and virtualized security services, the lessons learned and the challenges still ahead.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/5/2019
Q3 spending on cable network tech improved but it's still well below historic levels, Dell'Oro says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/21/2019
Light Reading's Jeff Baumgartner and Alan Breznick discuss the key themes from Cable Congress and Cable Next-Gen Europe in Berlin, finding there's a renewed focus on 1-Gig speeds and the fixed mobile network.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/13/2019
Name and structure change coming to industry organization reflects the move to gigabit-class speeds over converged fixed mobile networks and the need to provide a unified voice to Europe's policymakers.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/13/2019
Cable's competitive and complementary relationship with 5G, the industry's progress with distributed access networks and its flirtation with a 10-Gig future will also be hot topics at this week's Cable Next-Gen Europe event in Berlin.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/7/2019
As it continues to play catch-up with Harmonic, CommScope says its virtual CCAP is in trials with cable ops and is slated for a commercial launch by the end of the year.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/4/2019
With service providers installing so much fiber in their plant right now and seemingly no end in sight, the need for automated test solutions will only keep growing.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/1/2019
Stock plunges 34% after lackluster Q3 lowlighted by Casa's struggling cable business as MSOs slash or delay spending. Plus, an analyst covering Casa is agitated by management's 'reduced communication.'
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/29/2019
Aided by its Comcast deal, Harmonic sees a 20% surge in the number of devices being served by its virtualized converged cable access platform.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/18/2019
Declaring that local US governments are in 'dire need of universal fiber plans,' the Electronic Frontier Foundation props up FTTP as the 'superior choice for the 21st century.'
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 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, 10/8/2019
Distributed architectures and other common, underlying technologies and techniques are also starting to span across both wired and wireless networks, Morgan Kurk says.
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Don't Put a Cap on Capex Just Yet
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A snapshot of the pay-TV market in early 2016.
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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
After being bought by Shaw Communications last year, regional data center ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
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