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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/30/2019
NEW ORLEANS -- SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo -- Ever since "10G" became an official part of the cable industry's lexicon in January, a vexing question has been: When will the access network ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/22/2019
If you thought that the new Full Duplex DOCSIS 3.1 spec offered the only way for cable operators to offer symmetrical 10-Gig speeds to subscribers, then think again.
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 ...
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.
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Fujitsu's Taylor: 5G Investment Creates New Jobs for Women in Comms

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Dashella Taylor, director of the Optical Business Unit for Fujitsu, explains how wireless providers' investment of billions of dollars on 5G network infrastructure will lay the foundation for many new job opportunities for women in comms. Taylor says new positions will arise for women willing to expand their technical skills in areas such as network automation, ...
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The Evolution of Mobile Backhaul, Edge Computing

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Heavy Reading principal analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the latest trends in backhaul connectivity to support 5G strategies and the emerging importance of edge computing to mobile operators.
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Cable-Tec Expo 2019: Casa Systems Talks Network Transformation

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As the need to competitively deliver high-bandwidth, revenue-generating services at scale increases, service providers must economically transform their disparate core and access networks. Light Reading's Alan Breznick and Casa Systems' Peter Wolff talk about Casa's comprehensive portfolio of core, access and edge solutions designed to help service providers ...
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The 5G Opportunity for MSO/Cable Operators

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Hear about why 5G is relevant for Cable/MSOs and how the new shared spectrum, CBRS, can enable these operators to play in the 5G mobility space. Also learn how Amdocs network services and core technology can help MSOs realize 5G. Start your 5G journey today and visit Amdocs to learn more. ...
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ECOC 2019: EXFO & Arista on High-Speed Migration

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EXFO and Arista at the Ethernet Alliance stand discuss challenges and opportunities as the industry transitions from 100G to 400G and provide a glimpse into the multivendor interoperability demos featuring emerging technologies.

This content is sponsored by EXFO.

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Key Takeaways From 5G Transport & the Edge

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What were some of the key takeaways from Light Reading's 5G Transport & the Edge event in New York City? Two sober (just) editors chew the fat...
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TCTS on Digital Transformation, Virtualization

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Abdul Wahab and Vineet Anshuman explain how Tata Communications Transformation Services' global experience in network transformation is enabling and accelerating the digital transformation journey of telcos globally at NVSDN Americas 2019 in Dallas.

Abdul talked about TCTS's strong next-generation service portfolio, ranging from network virtualization to ...

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Evolution of the Cable Access Network & Connected Home

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ADTRAN Americas CTO, Robert Conger, discusses how MSOs can simplify and scale-up multi-technology broadband access networks and in-home connectivity. As operators deploy fiber deeper into the network as part of a DAA strategy, many will complement their DOCSIS 3.1 and 4.0 access solutions with a mix of full-fiber FTTH and fixed wireless solutions. The access ...
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Cable Operators Should Be Excited About Their Futures!

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Hear Cisco's Jonathan Davidson describe how cable operators globally can harness the power of their wired infrastructures to provide mobile backhaul, fronthaul, and low-latency services to consumers, small and medium businesses, and even large mid-market and enterprise customers.
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SCTE 2019: Music, Food & Cable Tech

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Alan Breznick gives you a tour of New Orleans… from inside the convention center.
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Antronix: Industry Leader for 40 Years & Counting

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Antronix President Neil Tang looks at the company's continuing legacy of leading cable industry technology.
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At Vonage, It's Not Just About Technology

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Sanjay Srinivasan, Vonage VP and chief architect, talks with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner about the company's VoIP strategy and explains why SD-WAN is important to Vonage.