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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/27/2019
Expanding on a capability that Comcast developed for its residential X1 video platform, Comcast Business has introduced a TV service navigation app tailored for bars, restaurants, fitness ...
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/26/2019
As part of an effort to streamline its business services portfolio, Charter Communications announced Monday that it is selling Navisite to fellow data management and cloud management ...
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/29/2019
Altice USA is nearing the sale of a minority stake of Lightpath, the operator's fiber-based business services unit, to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, Bloomberg reported.
By Matt Davis, Founder and Principal Analyst, Independence Research LLC, 7/29/2019
The hype surrounding 5G broadband service has been growing for years and is expected to impact everything from telemedicine to transportation. However, combined with SD-WAN technology, 5G ...
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/22/2019
Altice USA has not officially hung a "For Sale" sign on Lightpath, its fiber-based offering for larger business customers, but it has confirmed that it is analyzing its options.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 12/3/2018
In this video interview, Independence Research's Matt Davis examines the potential for cable operators to deliver mobile services to small-to-midsized businesses.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/29/2018
In this video interview, Vertical Systems' Erin Dunne dissects the emerging SD-WAN market and explains why service providers aren't making much money from it yet.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/28/2018
In this video interview, Charter Spectrum Enterprise's Gunnar Peters talks about the MSO's efforts to build an SDN/NFV framework for delivering virtualized services to commercial customers.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/27/2018
Co-President and COO Hakim Boubazine says Altice USA's view as a 'challenger brand' extends to the company's technology strategy and how the operator will evolve the cable network, the advanced services it will deliver over that network, and with respect to its partnerships, including its MVNO deal with Sprint.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/26/2018
Brian Rose of Cox Business sheds some light on new areas that the division is eyeing as it looks to expand its services arsenal and further differentiate its position in the market.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/21/2018
NEW YORK -- The Future of Cable Business Services -- The lion's share of cable business services revenues continues to come from small and midsized businesses even as some major MSOs flirt ...
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Key Takeaways from the Edge Computing Congress

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There was a lot to take away from the Edge Computing Congress in London this week -- not least the encouraging signs associated with funding and deployments.
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The Complexity of Edge Computing

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There are many tough questions for telcos looking to build out edge computing resources, including what they should deploy in terms of IT hardware from day one, notes Heavy Reading Analyst Simon Stanley at the Edge Computing Congress event in London.
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Telcos Should Invest in Edge App Developers – Academic

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Creating an investment fund to fuel edge computing developments would be a good move for the telco community, argues Carnegie Mellon University's Professor Mahadev 'Satya' Satyanarayanan.
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Many Operators Still Daunted by Edge Computing – Ovum

9|18|19   |   05:51   |   (0) comments


Many network operators are still unsure about the role edge computing might play in their future strategies, says Julian Bright, senior analyst, Intelligent Networks at Ovum.
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How Sprint's Edge Strategy Breaks With Tradition

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Sprint's edge strategy includes a progressive take (for a telco, at least) on opening up its platform for use by third parties, explains Light Reading's Iain Morris.
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5G Asia: Intel's Chan on Edge Opportunities

9|16|19   |   05:25   |   (0) comments


At the 5G Asia event in Singapore, Intel's Caroline Chan talks to Heavy Reading's James Crawshaw about the link between edge computing and 5G, potential enterprise use cases, and the increasingly hot topic of private networks.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Apple, Network Sharing & AT&T

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Scott draws on the excellent Telecoms.com bench this week to bring on super-subs Ray from Light Reading and Wei from Telecoms.com Intelligence. They start with a look at the recent Apple mega-launch, move on to the hot topic of network sharing and conclude with a review of some recent corporate intrigue at AT&T.

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5G4Real: Singapore's Intense 5G Race

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Dive deep into the infinity pool of telecom Singapore with Heavy Reading's James Crawshaw and Light Reading's Tien Fu. Featuring interviews with Caroline Chan of Intel and Rodrigo Beyer Fernandez of Ericsson.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Digital Services, Brexit... & Guinness

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In this special podcast shot on location in a Dublin pub, Scott and Jamie welcome special guest Niall Norton, CEO of Openet. They discuss the prospects for telcos to become 'digital service providers,' thus taking on the likes of Google and Netflix in the battle for digital revenues. They also manage to sneak in a bit of Brexit talk at the end as well as taking ...
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: SVoD, Content Investment & Ericsson

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Jamie's back this week and he and Scott are joined by returning special guest Ed Barton, an analyst at Ovum who focuses on digital content. They start with a discussion of the rapidly evolving subscription video on demand (SVoD) market, move on to examine whether or not digital content is a good area of investment for telcos and conclude with a quick look at the ...
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Huawei, China & Three

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Scott returns from sunny Suffolk and is joined by Iain and Wei. They start by discussing the latest suspension of hostilities between the US and Huawei, which leads naturally to a broader discussion of the geopolitical tussle between China and the West. They conclude with an update on Three UK, which is daring to go all-in on Huawei for its RAN.

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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Three, Samsung & Sprint/T-Mobile

8|21|19   |     |   (0) comments


In Scott's absence Jamie hosts the pod this week, with him and Iain staying out of the pub just long enough to host special guest Dan Warren from Samsung. They start by discussing Three UK's 5G FWA initiative, move on to the latest developments at Samsung and conclude with another update on the interminable Sprint/T-Mobile US merger.

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