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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/26/2019
Lacking in the innovation or disruption departments, Apple's new video playbook looks like a carbon copy of everyone else's.
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.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/14/2019
Google's fiber initiative is almost exactly nine years old. Following its embarrassing setback in Louisville, here's a look back at Google Fiber's moments of hype, glory, achievement and disappointment.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/5/2019
There were some hiccups, but CBS's streams of the big game, underpinned by a multi-CDN strategy, seemed to hold up well.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/1/2019
That seems to be among the few factual things coming out of a confusing story that conflates a bunch of things about Comcast's, Sky's & NBCU's streaming plans that aren't all totally interconnected.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/31/2019
New options and 'market factors' lead to decision to shut down UltraViolet as studio-backed Movies Anywhere service gains traction with digital retailers and pay-TV operators.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/30/2019
Tubi's business is firing on all cylinders – from revenue and usage growth to the size of its library – but has had to bank $25 million more just to play this expensive, high-stakes game.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/29/2019
Legal group backed by Netflix, Amazon, NBCU, CBS and other major programmers and content players force a $14.5 million settlement and subsequent shutdown of another video piracy threat.
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Larry Loeb, Author, 3/26/2019
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5 Years of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework
Joe Stanganelli, Managing Director, Blackwood King LC, 3/26/2019
With NIST celebrating the five-year anniversary of its widely adopted and ...
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FTC Seeks Privacy Guidelines From Tier Ones
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 3/26/2019
Federal Trade Commission sent orders to AT&T, Comcast, Google Fiber, T-Mobile US ...
Brits' Broadband Bulldogs Run From Lands End to John o' Groats
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 3/26/2019
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