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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of all types of over-the-top services.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/18/2019
The Russia-focused operator is jettisoning its high-profile digital platform in a move that will hit employees in Amsterdam and London.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/17/2019
'We compete with (and lose to) Fortnite more than HBO,' Netflix says in jab at its competition.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/17/2019
As 4K enters the consumer mainstream, a trade group has begun work on developing best practices and standards required for the leap to 8K video resolution.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 1/16/2019
There was a lot to see in Las Vegas last week, but was there anything said that we had never heard before? Phil Harvey and Mike Dano discuss the week's activities and parse each major carrier's 5G progress following CES 2019.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/16/2019
New and existing US subscribers will take on the brunt of the price hike to help Netflix feed its subscription streaming beast.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/15/2019
2020 streaming play will support subscription and free, ad-based models as NBCU attempts to feed consumer demand for direct-to-consumer OTT without maiming its traditional distribution and ad business model.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/11/2019
'IMDb Freedive' will aid Amazon's streaming platform strategy, but did the new AVoD service miss a big opportunity?
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/8/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Infracapital acquires half of SSE Enterprise Telecoms; Amazon teams up with HERE for connected cars; BBC plays catch-up with its catch-up service; TIM hires new trio; Ericsson tests 5G with T-Mobile US and Intel.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/7/2019
Just 200,000 8K sets expected to ship this year, compared to 22 million 4K TVs, according to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/3/2019
Mix exorbitant prices with underwhelming gadgets and a dose of Chinese nationalism, and then sit back and watch a trillion-dollar company tank.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/2/2019
Expansion to the Roku Channel will enable users to buy subscriptions directly to more than two dozen video services, including Showtime & Starz… but not HBO.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/28/2018
Light Reading's on-camera coverage during the year spanned a wide range of topics and technologies, from 5G and 4K to HDR, AI, automation, edge computing and more...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 12/27/2018
Canadian video tech startup apes human perception to track video quality on any screen.
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Vulnerability Puts Millions of Fortnite Players at Risk, Check Point Finds
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 1/18/2019
Epic Games, the developer of Fortnite, fixed vulnerabilities in its web ...
Exposed Oklahoma Server Shows On-Premises Data Is Vulnerable, Too
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 1/18/2019
Over the last year, vulnerable, cloud-based databases have shown that dangers of ...
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Net Neutrality Case Goes On, Despite Shutdown
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 1/18/2019
With net neutrality oral arguments soon set to start, FCC tries and fails to find ...
Broadband Forum 2019: Focused on Services
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 1/17/2019
The industry organization's major initiatives will address broadband ...
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Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
Having invested big bucks to become a software company, Calix seems poised for a ...
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
Russia's MTS to 'Sacrifice' Connectivity in Software Rebirth
Iain Morris , International Editor , 4/10/2017
Can Russia's biggest operator turn its connectivity eggs into service omelets?
The Growing Pains of 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/15/2017
The hype surrounding 5G reached fever pitch at the recent Mobile World Congress, ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Masergy's new CEO admits his company is seeing more competition in the managed services space from traditional telecom operators, but expects the privately held ...
Synamedia, the startup spawned by the acquisition of Cisco Systems's video software unit, will stick to its knitting by helping pay-TV partners deliver services to ...
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