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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 1/10/2018
With its rollout of DOCSIS 3.1 technology beginning to pick up steam, Cox Communications says it now offers 1-gig broadband service to 40% of the customers in its footprint, up ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/10/2018
A year after Comcast debuted its operating system for the connected home, now branded xFi, the cable company is today introducing a vastly expanded set of features for the platform and ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/5/2018
Automation is simultaneously the most important buzzword of the day and a taboo subject. At industry conferences, speakers shout it from the stage, trumpeting their technological ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/4/2018
The cable industry is turning to OpenStack for the development of virtualized network functions, and it's hoping to learn a lesson or two from earlier telco forays.
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 ...
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Sandvine's Closed-Loop Network Automation Can Be a Game Changer

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PRAGUE – At Light Reading's 2020 Executive Summit, Alexander Havang of Sandvine sits down with Ray Le Maistre of Light Reading to talk about the recent merger with Procera and enabling automation for network operators.
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Spirent's Lifecycle Service Assurance

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PRAGUE – At Light Reading's 2020 Executive Summit, Dave Stehlin of Spirent sits down with Ray Le Maistre of Light Reading to introduce Spirent's Lifecycle Service Assurance.
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Sin City Aims to Be the Next Tech Hub

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In its quest to become a smart city, Las Vegas has implemented many new tech initiatives, including autonomous shuttles and WiFi-enabled street lamps. Here, Michael Sherwood, director of technology and innovation for the City of Las Vegas, talks with Light Reading Editor Mari Silbey about the city's partnership with Cisco, its roadmap for the future and how Las ...
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The Cumulus Networks Success Story

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Cumulus Networks helps organizations of all sizes and across all verticals to adopt web-scale networking technologies simply and affordably. By allowing operators to use standard hardware components, Cumulus Networks' solution offers unprecedented operational speed and agility, at the industry's most competitive cost. More than 34% of the Fortune 50 use Cumulus ...
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Cisco at CES: Creating the Self-Managing Network

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Forget the self-driving car, Cisco is aiming for the self-managed network – one where machine learning and automation propel both innovation and efficiency. At CES, Cisco SVP and GM of the service provider business Yvette Kanouff talks about how operators can transition toward more automated operations, and also why the annual consumer electronics show is ...
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Raising Your Voice

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LONDON 01/15/2018: Scott's finally decided to do some work in 2018 and is joined by Jamie (and his many donuts) and Iain from Light Reading. They start with a review of CES – the first big tech show of the year – and its obsession with voice-driven smart speakers. They move on to the hot topic of social media censorship and, between donuts, Jamie seems ...
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CES 2018: Inside Comcast’s Smart Home

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A year after Comcast unveiled its operating system for the connected home, now branded xFi, the cable company introduced a vastly expanded set of features for the platform and announced plans to make home automation services available to more than 15 million customers with compatible WiFi gateways.
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CES 2018: Tomorrow's Gadgets at Showstoppers

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From the future of laundry to solo cars, Light Reading presents an array of wireless, wonderful and wacky gadgets from CES in Las Vegas.
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CloudPassage Ensuring Next-Level Container Security

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CloudPassage's new technology 'Container Secure' involves a five-step process to insure seamless security in container deployments from the beginning till the end. A few features include being able to detect vulnerabilities, image assurance and an integrated DevOps ecosystem.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: We Care a Lot

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LONDON 01/09/2018: After an extended Christmas break, from which Scott has yet to emerge, Jamie drafts in Iain from Light Reading and Jesse from TBI to take an early look at what we should care about, or not, in 2018. They start by trying to care about net neutrality and largely fail to do so, but they do manage to care a bit more about the prospect of Apple ...
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Calix: Moving Into the Home & Subscriber Experience

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PRAGUE 2017 -- Calix’s new technology, EXOS, is focused on bringing growth and management into smart home devices to focus more on the experience. Michel Langlois also talks about how important it is to have a rhetoric that consumers can relate and understand.
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Juniper Networks: Born With the Telcos & Raised in the Cloud

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PRAGUE -- At the 2020 Executive Summit, David Noguer Bau speaks with Ray Le Maistre about Juniper's take on transformation.