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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 6/7/2019
COLOGNE -- ANGA COM 2019 -- Despite great expectations for 2019, the cable industry's long-pending rollout of Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) shows little sign of taking off this ...
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 6/6/2019
COLOGNE -- ANGA COM 2019 -- Forget all the fuss about cable's 10G initiative, even though the industry hasn't even begun to roll out 10-Gig broadband speeds yet. Some top cable ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/6/2019
Even though most major North American cable operators have now rolled out DOCSIS 3.1 to most, if not all, of their regions, the gigabit-enabling broadband spec is still viewed as the ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/8/2019
Mutable Founder & CEO Antonio Pellegrino explains how his New York startup aims to team with cable operators and other service providers to offer edge computing apps to customers.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/1/2019
Blitzz CEO Rama Sreenivasan explains how his startup uses AI and augmented reality to help cable technicians resolve customer service problems in the field.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 3/29/2019
Broadband Success Partners' David Strauss shares highlights of his firm's fresh research about the cable industry's growing forays into network automation.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 3/22/2019
When cities aim to get smarter, improving connectivity isn't necessarily the first thing on their list of priorities. Likewise, when carriers aim to make cities smarter, helping ...
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/21/2019
DENVER -- CNG2019 -- Cable operators will continue to invest in network capacity in the years to come, but spending levels on access infrastructure are expected to be somewhat sporadic as ...
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 3/15/2019
Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser, Alan Breznick and Jeff Baumgartner join Phil Harvey for a round of drinks and a chat after the opening day of CNG2019 in Denver. The "bomb cyclone" did its worst, but it couldn't stop us from debating 10G vs. 5G and the future of cable video services.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/15/2019
DENVER -- CNG2019 -- The pay-TV model doesn't need small tweaks and fixes. The whole thing needs to be overhauled, from the way that programming is packaged, to the adoption of cheaper ...
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 3/13/2019
DENVER -- CNG2019 -- The cable industry unfurled "10G" as the brand that represents the industry's goal to deliver symmetrical 10 Gbit/s speeds in the months and years to come, but cable ...
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How Blockchain Will Be Used in Telecoms

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At the TechXLR8 event in London, Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw talks about how blockchain can be used to make, and save, money in the telecoms sector and identifies some of the innovative startups in the sector.
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Potential $8.5B Hit to UK Economy Without Huawei 5G

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Matt Howett, principal analyst at Assembly, talks about the potential impact of restricting Huawei in the UK telecoms supply chain. According to a recent report from the research firm, any restraints on Huawei could delay the widespread availability of 5G in the UK by up to two years and inflict heavy damage on the economy.
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Upgrading Testing for the DAA Era

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Viavi Solutions' Koji Okamoto discusses how the company is adapting its testing products to meet the challenges of Remote PHY and Fiber Deep.
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New 5G Network Security Threats

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Yasir Liaqatullah, VP of Product at A10 Networks, joins Phil Harvey, Light Reading US Bureau Chief, to discuss the new 5G network security threats facing operators and mobile service providers.
LRTV Interviews
Ovum Analyst on AI & Consumer Apps

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At the TechXLR8 event in London, Ronan de Renesse, Ovum's Practice Leader for Consumer Technology and Media & Entertainment, talks to Informa Tech Chief Research Officer Clint Wheelock about the impact of AI on consumer applications and services.
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BT Ireland's Practical Innovations in High-Speed Optical Transmission Technologies

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Paul Hackett, the head of network design and core capacity for BT Ireland, talks to Light Reading about its innovations in high-speed transmission using the latest technologies to achieve 400G long-distance transmission and the attempt to push the line-rate to 1.2T.
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Finding & Fixing Cable Faults

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Viavi Solutions' Karl Oberlin explains how the vendor's new DSP TDR testing device can help cable operators find and fix coaxial breaks and faults more effectively and efficiently.
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Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins Answers All the Questions

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During Cisco's recent corporate trade event, Cisco Live, the company's CEO, Chuck Robbins, devoted roughly half an hour to a Q&A session with reporters, covering everything from Cisco's position on the world's geopolitical stage to the company's latest networking products.
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Cisco's SP Chief Eyes the 5G Opportunity

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Cisco's Jonathan Davidson is the chief executive of the company's service provider business. During the company's Cisco Live event, he offered some commentary on how Cisco is looking at the nascent but potentially explosive 5G opportunity, and how that might play into Cisco's business, including its SD-WAN activities.
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The Evolution of AI for Telecoms

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At the AI Summit in London, Tractica Principal Analyst Mark Beccue says the telecom vendor community is getting its story together on the use of artificial intelligence tools and the link to 5G network slicing.
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The Critical Role of Assurance in 5G Monetization

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Mounir Ladki, CTO and President at MYCOM OSI, outlines the critical nature of real-time, AI/ML-powered operations in supporting the monetization of SLA-backed digital services. He discusses the role of integrated, cloud-native, real-time service assurance capability in helping CSPs transition from legacy, silo OSS/BSS towards a central, unified blueprint.
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From 5G to Huawei to SD-WAN: A Tour of Cisco Live

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Light Reading attended the recent Cisco Live event, where 28,000 people descended on San Diego's convention center to learn everything they could about Cisco's products and business strategy. Light Reading's Mike Dano spent some time talking to top execs at the event about the 5G opportunity, the SD-WAN opportunity and how Huawei and China might affect Cisco and ...