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Key developments related to the delivery of video content across cable, fixed, and mobile networks.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/18/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica plots asset sales in Central America; Oxford University says no to more Huawei cash; Telia board change; no-deal Brexit will curb BBC channel distribution.
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 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, 1/15/2019
TiVo takes aim at Comcast's X1 platform with suit alleging that cable operator is infringing on eight more patents.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/15/2019
A merger between the two companies would create one of the region's biggest telcos, giving it the muscle it needs to compete against other big players.
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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?
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/11/2019
Yes, it's that time of the year again already, folks! Get cracking on your submission for Light Reading's annual awards before you catch MWC fever – there's a category (or three) for everyone!
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/9/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swedes are well connected; Nagra wins big at Telefónica; Deutsche Telekom ignores Christmas, presses on with network upgrade; Mobileye sees China's potential.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/8/2019
Despite announcing plans for 13,000 layoffs last May, the UK operator is now bigger than ever, and it generates far less in per-employee revenues than most of its regional peers.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/8/2019
New Xfinity xFi Advanced Security service, which uses AI and machine learning techniques to identify and lock down threats on the in-home WiFi network, fetches $5.99 per month.
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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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Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
TCS Pivots to Products, Plans M&A
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/6/2018
Systems integration giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is transforming itself ...
Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
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 ...
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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