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By Peter Docherty, Founder & Chief Technology Officer, ThinkAnalytics, 2/12/2018
In 2017, artificial intelligence (AI) deep learning firmly entered the media and entertainment lexicon. While the idea of AI winning games of Go may grab the ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 2/6/2018
Verizon gave select audiences a dose of virtual reality during this year's Super Bowl with live demos presenting 180-degree views of the on-field football action in ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 2/1/2018
Despite increasingly hefty subscriber losses for its satellite TV and IPTV services, AT&T remains strongly committed to video and intends to proceed with an ...
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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/31/2018
Amdocs is making a play for the video management and distribution space with the announcement today of a plan to acquire Los Angeles-based Vubiquity in a $224 ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/30/2018
One of the major mindset shifts that's occurred in network virtualization is the idea that individual network functions shouldn't just be transferred wholesale into ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/11/2018
LAS VEGAS -- Storage is a major challenge for cloud DVR deployments, particularly in places like the US where laws require operators to maintain an individual copy ...
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By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 12/15/2017
One year after announcing its launch at the same venue, the Virtual Reality Industry Forum (VRIF) will be laying out its first set of industry guidelines for VR at ...
By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 12/12/2017
Artificial intelligence (AI) is an important new technology for the telecom sector, drawing considerable investment and generating significant buzz in the past year. ...
By Mike Hollyman, Head of Consulting Engineering, Nokia Deepfield, 12/8/2017
For today's Internet subscribers, "slow" is the new "down" when it comes to streaming speed and quality of over-the-top (OTT) content traffic. This isn't limited to ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/29/2017
Internet service providers have kicked off a storm of criticism by lobbying for the repeal of the 2015 Open Internet Order. However, many ISPs contend that they're ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/28/2017
Matt Haines has done time in the cloud. He was in the business when centralized cloud computing took off in the early part of the decade, and he's watching the ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/27/2017
It isn't as if cell tower companies have been sitting idly by on the sidelines of telecom before now. But with the arrival of the edge computing investment wave, ...
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Users Value Security Over Convenience – Finally
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 2/23/2018
Convenience is at last taking a back seat to security, according to an IBM study.
Amazon Launches Repository for Open Source Serverless Code
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 2/22/2018
Users and developers can share code for machine learning, image processing, ...
Telco Transformation
Videos: Sneak Peek of Huawei's 5G Vision
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 2/23/2018
Huawei previews its plans for 5G, including how artificial intelligence and the ...
Deutsche Telekom Demos 5G Interop in Germany
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 2/22/2018
Along with partners Huawei and Intel, Deutsche Telekom has proven out 5G ...
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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.
Leading Lights 2015: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 5/7/2015
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
CES Preview: 5 TV and Tech Trends
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 1/2/2015
CES is here, and so is our preview of some of the top TV and networking tech ...
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