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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 12/14/2016
The City of Atlanta will wrap up three Requests for Information (RFI) next week, including queries on a planned municipal fiber build, a new WiFi deployment and a smart city project that ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 8/18/2016
It's sometimes hard to see the method in the madness of local government, but a renaissance in city planning is creating shape around strategies that municipal governments are using to ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 5/5/2016
The push to deploy fiber in the local loop is accelerating, given all the gaga over gigabit, but network operators are still facing definite and sometimes difficult choices about when to ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/4/2016
Just in case you missed the formal announcement late last month, Light Reading and NCTC have struck a deal to create and market multimedia content for smaller and independent cable ...
By Light Reading, 4/15/2016
Venessa Harrison, president of North Carolina for AT&T, tells how the company will expand its GigaPower service beyond the seven N.C. cities it already serves.

  • This blog, sponsored by AT&T, is the second part of a ten-part series examining next-generation broadband technologies titled "Behind the Speeds."
  • By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/14/2016
    Eddy Barker, assistant VP of technical design & architecture for AT&T, outlines his company's intent to use new G.fast standard as well as next-gen PON to deliver gigabit service.
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    By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/13/2016
    Matt Hayes, executive director of access engineering for Cox Communications, outlines Cox's plans to use both GPON over fiber and DOCSIS 3.1 over HFC to deliver 1-Gig speeds.
    By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/13/2016
    MCNC President & CEO Jean Davis explains her group's quest to wire all of North Carolina with dark fiber for gigabit service, especially the state's rural and outlying areas.
    By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/12/2016
    Gigi Sohn, counselor to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, outlines the Commission's priorities for the next ten months and talks about the interplay between public and private broadband investment at Gigabit Cities Live in Charlotte, N.C.
    By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/12/2016
    The city of Charlotte, N.C., is in the enviable position of having both AT&T and Google Fiber competing to provide gigabit services to residents in the region. CIO Jeff Stovall talks about the benefits of gigabit broadband, but also what else is needed to make sure gigabit services deliver economic and social benefit.
    By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/8/2016
    Welcome to a very special episode (er, edition) of Gigabites. This week, EPB lays out its 100-Gig roadmap, schools study their options for gigabit applications, Santa Cruz preps for ...
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    Matrixx VP Outlines Her Career-Making, Changing Skills

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    Technology can be learned, but critical thinking, decision making and verbal communication are the career-making skills that are transferable and crucial in a digital transformation, says Jennifer Kyriakakis, Matrixx Software's co-founder and VP of marketing.
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    Interview With Lanner at RSA 2018: Empower Next-Generation Cybersecurity

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    The increasing convergence in IoT, cloud, SDN and NFV has led to the unprecedented transformation and revolution of the network environment. The conventional security measures are encountering their limits against the sophisticated, advanced cyber intrusions. As the leader in network security gateways, Lanner strives to innovate product lineups to meet the ...

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    Making the Right Geothermal Call to Slash Cooling Costs

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    Rygan's Lane Lawless says that geothermal installations are like haircuts -- "People only talk about the bad ones" -- and he has good advice for operators seeking to leverage geothermal to reduce cooling costs by up to 70%. In this video recorded at the recent
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    Reliance Jio President Mathew Oommen on India's 4G Phenomenon

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    Reliance Jio's Mathew Oommen discusses the market reality and motivation behind one of India's most incredible mobile networks.
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    Lanner at BCE: Accelerating SDN/NFV Deployment With Multi-Purpose Network Appliances

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    An open architecture allows service providers to efficiently integrate pre-validate hardware platform with best-in-class VNFs and to accelerate service time-to-market. To build a platform for multivendor SDN and NFV deployments, Lanner provides a wide range of white box hardware solutions pre-validated and optimized by major VNF vendors in the market specializing ...
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    Vodafone Germany CIO Talks Customer-Centric Digital Transformations

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    Light Reading's News Editor, Iain Morris, interviews Frederic Vanoosthuyze, CIO of Vodafone Germany, about their customer-centric digital transformation. Frederic highlights the critical nature of the customer experience and the role of Revenue Management capabilities to the customer experience. He demonstrates a flexible data sharing plan on My Vodafone APP which ...
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    Huawei BSS – Enabling HKT's Customer-Centric Digital Transformation

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    Light Reading's News Editor, Iain Morris, interviews Peter Lam, Managing Director of Engineering of Hong Kong Telecom (HKT) about their customer experience-driven approach to digital transformation. Peter emphasizes the benefits that their digital transformation project delivered in terms of customer experience and operation efficiency and how the partnership ...
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    Why 5G Needs a 3D Perspective – Ovum

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    At the 5G World Summit in London, Ovum's Daryl Schoolar explains why the migration from 4G to 5G requires a three-dimensional perspective.
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    NFV & Interoperability at Verizon

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    Ken Presti, director of the New IP Agency (NIA), talks NFV and interoperability with Anuj Dutia, who is in charge of product management and strategy in cloud networking at Verizon.
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    Parallel Wireless Founder Reflects on Tech

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    Parallel Wireless is focused on making networks more flexible under the guidance of Co-Founder and VP of Development Kaitki Agarwal, who shares her thoughts on the industry's most game-changing technologies – past, present and future – as well as offering advice for other female founders with a great idea.
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    The Telecoms.com Podcast: Corporate Haircuts

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    Scott, Jamie and Iain ponder the significance of haircuts at the top of the corporate food chain, with the luxuriantly coiffured Gavin Patterson reaching the end of his tenure at BT and the often mulleted Hans Vestberg set to take over at Verizon. Iain and Jamie then reminisce about some swanky lunches they both attended with Vodafone and Orange, and declare a ...
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    Digital Electricity: A New Power Delivery Paradigm?

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    Electricity that's safe to touch? Infrastructures that don't require metallic conduits to deliver power safely? According to Dan Lowe, Chief Business Officer and Co-Founder of VoltServer, breaking current into 600 pulses per second and checking for safety each time can revolutionize how electricity is sent around buildings, campuses and even entire cities. In ...