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Key developments related to the deployment of WiFi technology by cable operators.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 9/12/2017
Continuing cable's march on the wireless sector, Charter today revealed new details on its 5G technology trials, as well as how the MSO is shaping its 4G wireless ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 9/7/2017
Despite its origins as a best-effort networking technology, WiFi has evolved in recent years to take on many of the characteristics of its cellular rivals. Why? ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 8/30/2017
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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 8/24/2017
The very definition of consumer broadband service is evolving, and not just because the FCC is reconsidering its speed threshold for when Internet access legally ...
By Light Reading, 8/21/2017
From Telecoms.com, a recap of the week's telecoms talking points. It's been a week of gimmicks as Three tests out a pay-as-you-go sub-brand called Smarty; Comcast launches an MVNO; T-Mobile activates a spectrum band no one can use; and BT invokes the almighty power of Twitter to big up its sports content.
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 8/17/2017
Comcast is now officially a wireless carrier with Xfinity Mobile available across the Internet provider's entire customer footprint. The company announced the news ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 8/9/2017
How long can Cable One get away with raising monthly service rates, cutting costs and shrinking its video business to boost its bottom line?
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 8/8/2017
The final decision on the proposed AT&T and Time Warner merger has reportedly been delayed in the US capital this week.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 8/7/2017
Sprint has reportedly resumed merger talks with T-Mobile, while continuing previous discussions with cable companies, as the operator hopes to hit the finish line in ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 8/3/2017
Arris is revving its engines in the wireless business, but can't make a move off the starting block until it completes a plan to acquire Ruckus, which must still ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 7/28/2017
Both Charter and Comcast have bemoaned the difficulties facing the wireless industry and suggested, as a result, that they have no plans to build or buy their way ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 7/27/2017
Among the many noteworthy items in today's earnings report, Comcast confirmed that it will launch the IP-based Xfinity Instant TV service before the end of the ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 7/20/2017
Austin has big plans for the future. It's a well connected city -- in broadband terms -- with multiple gigabit providers, and it has several smart city initiatives ...
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IBM, Microsoft Rank in Blockchain Survey
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 9/19/2017
Juniper Research ranks IBM as the number one supplier of blockchain, with ...
SevOne Takes Network Analytics to Cloud
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 9/19/2017
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CenturyLink's Walker: Communication Is Key for NFV
Bill Walker, Director of Network & Cloud Architecture, CenturyLink, 9/19/2017
Bill Walker addresses key issues for deploying NFV, including the need for both ...
ETSI's Triay on NFV Plugtests, Spec-Fests, Tutorials
Joan Triay, ETSI NFV Technical Steering Committee Chair, 9/19/2017
ETSI research specialist Joan Triay provides an update on what ETSI was up to in ...
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Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
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CES is here, and so is our preview of some of the top TV and networking tech ...
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