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Key developments related to the delivery of video content across cable, fixed, and mobile networks.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/20/2017
AT&T's proposed $85 billion takeover of Time Warner has now run into a brick wall, with the US Department of Justice suing this evening to block the merger.
By Light Reading, 11/20/2017
The Big Communications Event will be bigger and better than ever!
By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 11/17/2017
Hollywood has had it with piracy. With Kodi boxes enabling a host of pirated services through add-ons, a host of major film studios and online streaming providers ...
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/15/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TalkTalk shares bomb after £75 million H1 loss; Peugeot et al hitch up to Huawei; more 5G fun with Ericsson; Swisscom targets SMEs.
By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 11/14/2017
Telekom Austria, recently rebranded A1, has introduced zero-rating in Austria, allowing access to certain video and audio streaming services that don't count towards ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/14/2017
Score one for distributed networking. Verizon has just announced that it's working with edge caching specialist Qwilt to deploy that company's transparent caching ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/14/2017
There's a new pay-TV service in town -- or, rather, an old one that's relaunching. Philo, formerly Tivli, is taking a page from Hulu by getting backing from major ...
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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/14/2017
There's a new pay-TV service in town, and it's funded in large part by major programming groups A+E, AMC, Discovery, Scripps and Viacom. Taking a page out of Hulu's ...
By Francesco Venturini, Managing Director, Global Communications & Media Industries, Accenture, 11/13/2017
Communications service providers (CSPs) are struggling to generate the revenues and growth that have made them successful in the past. Three major factors are ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 11/13/2017
It was another difficult quarter for Dish, with revenue and net income continuing to slide and pay-TV subscriber numbers ever on the decline. Spectrum might have ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/10/2017
Seeking to halt an all-out investor revolt, Altice is betting that its old, tried-and-true management team can restore faith in the company after a harrowing week ...
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 11/10/2017
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Women in tech are finally reaching the small screen; kids take over teaching; techies are starting to feel self-conscious; and more.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/9/2017
While most cable technologists insist that the industry's HFC pipes still have long lives ahead of them, cable operators are installing more and more fiber strands ...
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Google Eyes More Data Center Space in Denmark
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 11/20/2017
Google is buying land in Denmark for a new data center, which is likely to help ...
IBM's Rometty: 'You Have to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable'
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 11/20/2017
IBM boss puts a new wrinkle on old advice for success, as well as trumpeting ...
Telco Transformation
ONAP Unchained With Amsterdam Software Release
Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 11/20/2017
ONAP's first software release takes on industry-wide automation for telcos and ...
Paramount Launches Movie-Theater-on-Your-Head
Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 11/20/2017
Major Hollywood studio to trial 'virtual' movie theaters using head-mounted ...
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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 ...
Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , International Group Editor , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
The Growing Pains of 5G
Iain Morris , News Editor , 3/15/2017
The hype surrounding 5G reached fever pitch at the recent Mobile World Congress, ...
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