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By Simon Stanley, 3/18/2019
The ON2020 group is looking to address the optical transport challenges presented by the predicted surge in user traffic on carrier networks.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/18/2019
Aided by speed upgrades, the troubled company added 14,000 broadband subs in 2018, reversing the 45,000 losses it absorbed in the previous year.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 3/18/2019
The Indian operator is sliding further into the abyss amid ongoing financial problems.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 3/18/2019
The Spanish operator's big virtualization project is over the halfway point and facing up to a new set of technical challenges.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 3/18/2019
Facebook's new Middle Mile Infrastructure, providing fiber bandwidth to local and regional telcos, could threaten incumbents. But it's still early days yet.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/18/2019
It's increasingly plausible that more US telcos and cable ops will abandon or withdraw from pay-TV, unleashing a torrent of subscriber losses, according to Craig Moffett.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/18/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone invests in dodgy supplier-haircut fund; Openet CTO joins Matrixx; Vivendi wants probe into Elliott's governance at TIM.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/15/2019
Operator's commercial services unit makes its cloud-powered video platform available to millions of SMBs across Comcast's footprint.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 3/15/2019
No, it's not because Trump tweeted about 6G. It's because the FCC voted to allow testing above 95GHz, and a bunch of people think that this is where the next generation of wireless will happen.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/15/2019
Not entered yet? Then get a move on… there are only days left to submit your entries.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 3/15/2019
A US judge orders the chipmaker to pay Apple $1 billion in fees as separate developments in Japan show how long proceedings can take in the world of the courtroom.
By Light Reading, 3/15/2019
As a country known for innovation, Israel exhibited several exciting applications for a 5G future at MWC 2019, including a communications protocol that uses soundwaves, a new type of IoT sensor and augmented reality glasses for cyclists.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 3/15/2019
Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser, Alan Breznick and Jeff Baumgartner join Phil Harvey for a round of drinks and a chat after the opening day of CNG2019 in Denver. The "bomb cyclone" did its worst, but it couldn't stop us from debating 10G vs. 5G and the future of cable video services.
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Study Shows Massive Attacks Bypassing MFA
Larry Loeb, Author, 3/18/2019
Multi-factor authentication is no silver bullet for security problems.
New IoT Device Regulation Establishes Base Line for Security
Larry Loeb, Author, 3/15/2019
Legislation seeks to use the spending power of the government, which, if the bill ...
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D3.1 Delivers the Gigs – but Does Anyone Want Them?
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 3/14/2019
MSOs now have widely deployed DOCSIS 3.1 across North America, yet only a small ...
Analytics Carve MSO Profit From Home WiFi
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 3/13/2019
Some consumers blame everything bad on WiFi, but analytics provide MSOs with ...
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By Simon Stanley, 1/2/2019
Developing an open architecture for domain-specific accelerators could empower service providers to accelerate edge computing and related applications.
CORD and VCO: Paths to the Next Generation Central Office
March 2019
The CORD AND VCO Report examines the NGCO phenomenon, prominently including the progress of CORD and the emergence of VCO as operator open-source reference designs
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An SD-WAN Overview: Issues and Prospects
February 2019
An SD-WAN Overview: Issues and Prospects provides an overview and reviews significant issues in relation to the emergence of SD-WAN. It looks at the meaning of SD-WAN, its major drivers and benefits, and the structure of the market and its participants – especially between software and hardware vendors and service providers (SPs).
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The Rise of PAM4 and 64QAM: A Competitive Analysis of Optical Modules & Components
February 2019
The Rise of PAM4 and 64QAM: A Competitive Analysis of Optical Modules & Components identifies key networking, optical module, and semiconductor technologies, and details their application to 25G, 100G, 200G, 400G, and 600G ports, identifying and analyzing the full spectrum of vendors developing optical modules and components.
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Prime Reading
Europe's Big Telcos Are Getting Edgy About 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/13/2019
Virtual dodgeball will not happen unless operators cut mobile latency, but that ...
Open Conflict Over Open RAN
Iain Morris , International Editor , 2/14/2019
Accusations that big kit vendors tried to throttle developments show open RAN ...
Not Business as Usual: Open Source Changes IT Operations
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/11/2019
Open source doesn't just change software: It changes how IT does its job.
Taking It Slow: Enterprises Use Open Source, but Are Cautious About Contributing
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/9/2019
Enterprises are still mostly open source consumers rather than contributors to ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
The path to 5G networks requires service providers and their technology suppliers change how they operate, but not all at once. They need to understand how and where ...
Ericsson isn't shy about how big of an opportunity it sees in Industrial IoT. And, following a few years of restructuring and tightening its focus, Ericsson now takes ...
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