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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/9/2018
Cox Business is courting the cloud and looking to amp up growth opportunities with its acquisition of RapidScale.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/18/2018
An independent analysis of the $98 billion wireline US business telecom market confirms several ongoing trends, including the cable industry's encroachment onto telco turf. The report also ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/29/2018
Spectrum Enterprise chief Phil Meeks spells out how his cable unit is addressing the connectivity and customer experience needs of businesses.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 3/29/2018
DENVER -- Cable Next Gen-Technologies & Strategies -- When they seek to design virtualized networks, Cox's David Hicks says operators need to identify not only which services to ...
By David Strauss, Principal, Broadband Success Partners, 3/2/2018
Is video cord-cutting posing a threat to cable's future commercial prospects?
By Craig Leddy, 2/1/2018
Although it's trite for writers to herald that this is "the year of" a particular technology, clearly 2018 is the year of software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) for cable business ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 12/26/2017
NEW YORK, 11/30/2017 – In this interview, Broadband Success Partners' David Strauss reveals the results of an exclusive survey of cable business execs that he conducted for Light Reading.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 12/21/2017
NEW YORK, 11/30/2017 – Vertical Systems Research Director Erin Dunne examines the impact of cable's continuing share gains in the Ethernet services market and entrance into the SD-WAN market.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 12/20/2017
In this interview, MoffettNathanson's Craig Moffett warns that cable operators may soon feel the effects of price deflation in the commercial services market.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 12/19/2017
In this interview, WOW Technology Integration VP Torryon Coleman explains the company's network virtualization and DAA strategy and goals.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 12/18/2017
Satya Parimi, group VP of data and cloud products at Charter's Spectrum Enterprise, sees a big market for MSO's new hybrid SD-WAN service.
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LRTV Interviews
Ericsson's 5G Success Started by 'Doubling Down' on R&D

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At MWCA earlier this month, Ericsson North America CEO Niklas Heuveldop discussed Ericsson's market advantage in securing 5G wins in North America and said the industrial IoT space could open up new opportunities in the enterprise in the coming months.
LRTV Documentaries
MWCA 2018: Ericsson Booth Tour

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Ericsson's Keith Shank gives us a quick tour of the vendor's sprawling stand at Mobile World Congress Americas, including a look at new medical device applications, city infrastructure and a holographic 'phone' call.
Wagner’s Ring
Mercy Makes Service Provider Transformation

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Scott Richert, Mercy Technology Services chief technology officer, describes the organization's transformation from the IT shop of Mercy healthcare system into a service provider for multiple healthcare organizations. (See
LRTV Interviews
Is Nokia Ready for 5G in North America?

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Nokia's head of North America, Rick Corker, gives us an update on the vendor's technical achievements in 5G, its announced wins with carriers and why the North American market is going to be so challenging and competitive as these networks roll out.
LRTV Documentaries
The Telecoms.com Podcast: AI, UIs & WTF

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Another special episode this week as Scott and Wei visit the Ovum Digital Futures summit and are joined by analyst Ed Barton. They have the bright idea of starting the recording outside, which not only results in a regrettable amount of wind noise but also tiresome bureaucratic interference (after ten minutes), both of which are resolved by a move inside. In ...
LRTV Documentaries
MWCA 2018: Nokia Booth Tour

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We took a quick walk around the Nokia stand at Mobile World Congress Americas earlier this month and enjoyed some virtual reality pitches, lessons in network demand forecasting and a discussion of decomposing network functions (I think).
LRTV Documentaries
Wirelessly Connected Cars Could Lead to Safer Roads

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Qualcomm, Panasonic and Ford recently demonstrated 'cellular vehicle-to-everything' or C-V2X, which allows vehicles to remain in real-time communication with their environment. Some say this technology has the potential to reduce motor vehicles accidents by 80%. The recent demo was hosted at Panasonic's smart city in Denver, Colorado, where the stakes for ...
CxO Spotlight
Synchronoss CEO Glenn Lurie: Delivering the New Mobile OS

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Glenn Lurie, CEO of software platform provider Synchronoss Technologies, has his work cut out for him. He's helping carriers navigate several possible growth opportunities, like IoT, messaging and personal cloud services. Check out this interview where Lurie discusses the company's newest partnership with AT&T and new proof-of-concept with a blockchain-based ...
LRTV Custom TV
Open Radisys — Driving Disruption for the Global Telecom Industry

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Brian Bronson, Radisys president and CEO, and Gabriel Brown, principal analyst at Heavy Reading, meet at MWC Americas to discuss the pending acquisition of Radisys by Reliance Industries and how it enables Radisys to accelerate its strategy to help global operators to disrupt their networks. Brian also discusses the future direction of disaggregated Open RAN and ...
LRTV Custom TV
Affirmed: Becoming The Industry's First 'Mobile Core as a Service'

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Affirmed Networks' VP of Strategic Alliances and Systems Engineering, Amit Tiwari, talks to Light Reading's Phil Harvey about the availability of Affirmed's vEPC on AWS – the industry's first 'Mobile Core as a Service' – and how it represents a game-changer for mobile network operators and the industry.
LRTV Custom TV
Taking 5G Indoors

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Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown talks to Luigi Tarlazzi of Commscope about how to take 5G indoors with dedicated in-building small cell networks.
LRTV Interviews
Sprint's Ron Marquardt: Massive MIMO & Sprint's 5G Advantage

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As Sprint upgrades its network to handle more capacity for LTE, it is deploying massive MIMO antennas that provide the carrier a software-upgradable path to 5G services. Sprint's VP of Technology Ron Marquardt fills us in on the very latest, including a bit about why Sprint can use normal form-factor handsets for its network when 5G arrives.