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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/4/2018
Qwilt is really looking to change the game with its new Open Edge CDN. Working with some of the biggest names in video delivery, the company has developed a system ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/4/2018
Tier 2 operators are moving into the virtualization space in a different way from their larger counterparts, focusing first on more narrow use cases, according to one ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/19/2018
Right, this is it. We've already extended the deadline, so no more extensions. This Friday, March 23, is the FINAL deadline for submissions to this year's Leading ...
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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/19/2018
Verizon and Cisco are doing something new. The two companies have announced the successful test of Cisco's information-centric networking (ICN) software, a solution ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/13/2018
Amazon isn't the only one playing with programming at the network edge. Content delivery network operator Cloudflare is introducing a platform today that lets ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/8/2018
Lying deep in the last mile of broadband service provider networks are generic hardware appliances layered with content caching software and tasked with making ...
By David Strauss, Principal, Broadband Success Partners, 3/2/2018
Is video cord-cutting posing a threat to cable's future commercial prospects?
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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 2/28/2018
BARCELONA -- MWC 2018 -- Content delivery networks were all about edge networking before edge networking was sexy, but the primary purpose of a CDN is localized ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 1/30/2018
One of the major mindset shifts that's occurred in network virtualization is the idea that individual network functions shouldn't just be transferred wholesale into ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/28/2017
PRAGUE, 12/7/2017 – At Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Prague, 'Three Wise Men' – Heavy Reading's Adi Kishore, Light Reading's Iain Morris and Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com – discuss the ins and outs of service provider video strategies.
By Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 12/12/2017
Artificial intelligence (AI) is an important new technology for the telecom sector, drawing considerable investment and generating significant buzz in the past year. ...
By Mike Hollyman, Head of Consulting Engineering, Nokia Deepfield, 12/8/2017
For today's Internet subscribers, "slow" is the new "down" when it comes to streaming speed and quality of over-the-top (OTT) content traffic. This isn't limited to ...
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Smartphones Remain the Most Vulnerable of Endpoints
Simon Marshall, Technology Journalist, 4/24/2018
The nature of mobile devices, especially smartphones, continues to make them the ...
Atlanta's Ransomware Attack Cost Around $2.6M – Report
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 4/24/2018
A report indicates that Atlanta spent a little over $2.6 million to defend itself ...
Broadband World News
Verizon Fios Internet Picks Up Pace
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/24/2018
Fiber-fed broadband service generates bigger customer gains for big US telco in ...
UK's CityFibre Soars on £538M Bid From Goldman-Backed Group
Iain Morris, News Editor, 4/24/2018
A private equity takeover of the UK fiber operator could help it to realize its ...
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Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 1/2/2015
CES is here, and so is our preview of some of the top TV and networking tech ...
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Light Reading founder Steve Saunders talks with VMware's Shekar Ayyar, who explains why cloud architectures are becoming more distributed, what that means for workloads, and why telcos can still be significant cloud services players.
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