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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of IP video platforms.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/7/2019
Allen Broome comes on board as the video software company explores the development of a virtualized, software-as-a-service model for the OTT and pay-TV service provider market.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/27/2019
Whispers about Comcast's next-video platform began to spread a decade ago at Cable-Tec Expo in Denver. Here's a look back at its journey from a secretive project originally called 'Excalibur' to a widely deployed product under the X1 banner.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/20/2019
Xfinity Flex, now offered for free to broadband-only subs, provides streaming apps and smart home capabilities – but it's also something else.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/18/2019
Cable op has quietly launched the Contour Stream Player, Cox's twist on Comcast's Xfinity Flex video streaming product for broadband-only subs.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/12/2019
In addition to working with Disney, Charter is urging other programmers and MSOs to get behind a common set of 'authentication principles' designed to clamp down on password sharing, CFO says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/12/2019
A formal relationship has yet to materialize, but Altice USA's Dexter Goei confirms company has held talks with the embattled provider of OTT-delivered local broadcast TV.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/11/2019
Will Apple's new iPhone 11 grow telco profits? Will Apple TV+ compete in a crowded OTT market? And why does everybody have fabulous hair in an Apple TV+ series where civilization has collapsed because everybody in the world is blind?
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/10/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Soros considers sale of Hyperoptic stake; BT unleashes its drone killer; Nevion 5G virtualization project bags EU grant.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/5/2019
Beta of Xfinity Stream app for LG supports Comcast's live TV, VoD and cloud DVR services and works on 4K and HD models from 2017 to 2019.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/5/2019
Startup led by former Aspera CEO Michelle Munson enters the global OTT scene with a low-latency 'Content Fabric' designed to disrupt the streaming video market.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/4/2019
New family of connected devices for cable TV customers and cord-cutters will reportedly pack six tuners, 2 terabytes of storage and support 4K and Dolby Atmos.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/28/2019
The rise of ad-supported, free streaming services is helping broadcasters and cable networks find new audiences in the OTT world.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/20/2019
The ad-driven video joint venture is attempting to carve out new deals around the world as impressions flatten out thanks to finite inventory and the rise of streaming competitors.
Security Now
Hardware Is the New Attack Surface – Forrester
12/12/2019
Attackers have already begun to breach security at the BIOS level, according to a ...
Snatch Is Both Novel & Evil
Larry Loeb, Author, 12/11/2019
The Sophos Managed Threat Response team found out that, where the Snatch ...
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: No Free Broadband for Brits
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/13/2019
Also today, AT&T sets date for new national OTT-TVoffering, CenturyLink hooks up ...
BBWN Bites: 'Internet Para Todos' Translates Into Mexican Opportunity for Viasat
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/12/2019
Also today, Windstream Wholesale signs mega-capacity deal, MTS joins TIP, Comcast ...
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Don't Put a Cap on Capex Just Yet
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 9/15/2016
Vendor forecasts suggest capex spending in the telecom sector is still headed up, ...
Innovation Roundup: How US Pay-TV Providers Stack Up
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 1/27/2016
A snapshot of the pay-TV market in early 2016.
EXCLUSIVE! NFV Interop Evaluation Results
, 12/8/2015
Get your hands on the results of the first New IP Agency (NIA) NFV ...
When a Telco Goes OTT
Robert Clark , 11/25/2015
Hong Kong's PCCW has taken its video strategy into the OTT realm with the launch ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
The same market disruption hitting residential pay-TV is providing a ripple effect across the landscape of video services for restaurants, taverns, retail outlets and ...
Agile, a model based on iterative changes and small, quick releases, is table stakes for any software company. It's just how things get done these days as the older ...
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