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Key developments related to the storage, caching, optimization and delivery of video content.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/12/2018
Set for a late 2019 debut, Disney+ will feature content from Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic and take on OTT video giants such as Netflix and Amazon.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/30/2018
CEO Shane Cannon says service's underlying multi-CDN streaming platform held up as usage spiked during El Clásico match.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/15/2018
WOW is among a recent wave of service providers to elevate video services to the cloud and focus on the apps-based model using Espial's software-as-a-service platform.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/15/2018
Broadband Success Partners Principal Jack Burton says 5G represents a great opportunity for cable MSOs to work with 5G network operators and provide not only backhaul, but facilities -- real estate on poles, towers in headends and central offices. Cable's proximity to the customer could provide them a revenue source tied to 5G and edge computing, as well as a long-term hedge against obsolescence.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/4/2018
The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment, a group backed by major studios and OTT players, is having some success bombarding alleged Kodi-related pirates with threatening letters.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/2/2018
Will use a set of prepaid channel packages to reach what it views as an 'underserved' market.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/1/2018
Ranga Muvavarirwa played a big role in helping Time Warner Cable extend IP video apps to broad mix of retail streaming platforms.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/28/2018
Operator's set-top-free, app-based 'Instant' offering is also part of the company's prepaid service portfolio.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/19/2018
Cable op to start rolling out new multiscreen video platform to 'selected' customers in the Netherlands, Switzerland and Belgium later this year.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/17/2018
Claims that its new Realtime Streaming system can deliver 'sub-second' latency on live, Internet-delivered video streams.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/13/2018
Finnish vendor will retain a minority stake in the video business as it follows in the wake of Ericsson and Cisco to become the third big network vendor this year to sell video assets.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/11/2018
Agreement adds a critical node to CenturyLink's Vyvx platform to help it keep pace with the rise of video streaming from traditional broadcasters and pure OTT players.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/10/2018
CEO believes new 'Atom' client/cloud approach could find a foothold in emerging markets and help service providers sidestep expensive set-top upgrades.
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