Virtualization group retooling to support industry's new Flexible MAC Architecture amid recent departure of two execs focused on NFV and SDN, sources say.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson bags 5G deal in Bahrain; Nokia unwraps Factory in a Box 2.0; UK operators investigate mast-sharing.
In close partnership with SCTE|ISBE, Light Reading will host and produce 'Live Learnings for Professionals' seminars on cable tech topics each month, starting with a January 17 webcast on improving the home networking experience.
Seeking to expand its role in the cable tech sector, the industry training and standards group is now looking to patent new products in the energy management and system operations areas.
Broadband Success Partners Principal Jack Burton says 5G represents a great opportunity for cable MSOs to work with 5G network operators and provide not only backhaul, but facilities -- real estate on poles, towers in headends and central offices. Cable's proximity to the customer could provide them a revenue source tied to 5G and edge computing, as well as a long-term hedge against obsolescence.
Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw talks about some of the challenges, such as power management, that will arise as 5G networks are deployed, and suggests that AI and analytics tools will be needed to help automate an increasing number of operational processes in a 5G world.
This week in our WiC roundup: Chasing Grace premieres in Portland, Ore.; raising VC while pregnant; third-party salary audits; and more.
Never mind the days, there are only HOURS remaining before the door closes on this year's Leading Lights awards deadline...
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia targets the smart city; more 5G claims; BT sells cable-making business; new boss-in-waiting for Ireland's eir.
Network operator investing heavily in renewable energy joins other US corporations in wind-buying alliance.
US mobile operator pledges to buy 100% of its electricity from wind farms by 2021.
IoT, smart city and energy efficiency expert lands Series A investment round from India's Enzen Group.
You can't get there from here... without a framework.
Going deep on how MIMO underpins the development of 5G.
In a Light Reading webinar Thursday, industry experts will look at how cable operators can cut energy use by deploying distributed access architectures.
Benu Networks, Calix, Casa Systems, Exfo, Nokia and Verimatrix make this year's shortlist with standout cable products or services.
Speaking at NAB, Altice USA chief Dexter Goei discusses MSO's plans for deploying combination set-top, modem and router boxes in customer homes.
Alan Breznick kicks off the Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies event in Denver, casting his thousand-yard stare over cable's current competitive landscape.
Some of the biggest cable companies are itching to perform essentially three upgrades at once, but the technology just isn't there. Yet.
Light Reading visits San Diego's Petco Park to see how the Padres baseball team is using IoT to slash operations costs.