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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 in their networks. ...
By Light Reading, 10/23/2017
DENVER – The SCTE Cable-Tec Expo show in Denver takes LR's Alan Breznick to the next level.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/16/2017
Despite a relatively late start, the cable industry is now staking out its own turf in the software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) space, even leading ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 10/11/2017
With SCTE Cable-Tec Expo less than a week away, the time is right for a review of how distributed access architectures (DAA) have advanced in the last year. There are several reasons ...
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/11/2017
Making good on its promise to fast-track next-gen broadband standards this year, CableLabs has released the critical physical layer specifications for its new Full Duplex (FDX) DOCSIS ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 9/14/2017
Angling to branch out beyond its traditional European base, a major Scandinavian cable equipment vendor is making a play for the lucrative North American MSO market this fall.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 9/12/2017
After years of reaching for the cloud separately, ActiveVideo and Zodiac Interactive are now working together to offer cloud-based video services and advanced user interfaces to a wide ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 9/5/2017
US cable and telecom companies have been insistent about driving fiber deeper into their networks, but how much fiber investment is realistic, and how much is wishful thinking?
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 8/24/2017
Even as cable operators steadily accelerate their rollouts of the new, multi-gigabit-enabling DOCSIS 3.1 spec, leading industry engineers are pressing forward with two next-gen ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 6/19/2017
Seeking to carve out a bigger role in the expanding global broadband market and compete against other emerging access technologies like G.fast, the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) has ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 6/15/2017
Remote PHY appears to be the early distributed access architecture (DAA) approach of choice for cablecos on both sides of the Atlantic, due largely to its relative ease of deployment.
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MEF17: Breaking Down the Hot Topics

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Light Reading Head of Video Dan Allen and Editor-at-Large Carol Wilson spent this week at MEF17 in Orlando. They took a closer look at the leading players and the biggest issues – including MEF 3.0, SD-WAN and the persistent challenges around rethinking the traditional telco culture.
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Sprint's McClendon – Building for the Future, Learning From the Past

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NEW YORK -- Sprint's Director of Technology Innovation & Architecture - Strategy, Planning and Development, Ginger McClendon, talks about how the future of network design will evolve with the advent of 5G and distributed architectures, while explaining the importance of learning from cellular surprises of the past.
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The Third Wave of Telco Cloud Services for the Enterprise

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Evan Kircheimer, Research Director Enterprise Services at Ovum, says the latest wave of operator cloud offerings for enterprise focus on connectivity and security as a service.
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Intelligent Access: Make Your Networks Faster, Better & Smarter

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In a world where data consumption continues to skyrocket, where homes are hotbeds of many devices, and where networks combine multiple technologies and traffic types, we need networks that are faster, better and smarter. Welcome to the world of Intelligent Access. For Gigabit-ready networks, explore:
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Changing the Network With Intel

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DENVER -- Krithika Moorti of Intel speaks to Alan Breznick about the evolving network technology and Intel's own platform for virtualization.
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Sprint's McClendon – Trust Your Inner Voice

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NEW YORK -- Sprint's Director of Technology Innovation & Architecture - Strategy, Planning and Development, Ginger McClendon, explains that while she's noticed more women at tech conferences, the telecom industry can still be a difficult place for women to break into and continues to have a culture of being cutthroat. McClendon discusses why listening to her inner ...
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Connecting Regional Ireland

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SIRO CEO Sean Atkinson describes how the Irish telco is bringing badly needed fiber connectivity to regional Ireland.
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EE Looks Ahead to MBBF17

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As we build up to Huawei's MBBF17 event in London, the CEO of the UK's largest operator EE, Marc Allera, gives his thoughts on the show and the value of its partnership with the vendor.
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The Second Network Evolution

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Andre Beijen, Head of Network Innovation at KPN, takes us through the telco's digital transformation program, aimed at ensuring its network becomes more customer-centric.
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Huawei Tops Optical Networking Scorecard

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The Chinese vendor's strong performance in market share, service support and R&D investment have pushed it to the top of the optical networking vendor table, says Heidi Adams, Senior Research Director for Transport Networks at IHS Markets.
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Hong Kong’s Broadband Trailblazer

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HKT Managing Director Engineering Peter Lam explains why the telco is now delivering a massive 10 Gbit/s to the home user.
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LINX Talks About Open Networking & OcNOS

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SILICON VALLEY, 11/9/2017 – Listen to Richard Petrie, CTO of LINX, explain how LINX is adopting a disaggregated format for their secondary London interconnect platform (LON2). They're leveraging IP Infusion's network operating system and hardware from Edgecore Networks. LINX, one of the largest operators of Internet Exchange Point (IXP) services connecting over ...