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Key developments related to the deployment of video services by cable, fixed and mobile operators.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/17/2019
Expanding on its accessibility capabilities, Comcast has added a feature to its X1 video service that enables people with physical disabilities to navigate the service with only their eyes.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/13/2019
IAC-owned streaming platform joins Google, Facebook, Mozilla, Apple, Amazon and other big names that have put weight behind the new, royalty-free, bandwidth-efficient video codec.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/13/2019
At the 5G World event in London, Deutsche Telekom Senior VP of 5G, Alexander Lautz, discusses the German operator's edge computing tests and trials.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/13/2019
Flixon Media's CEO thought his deal with Omniverse One World Television would be the foundation of a profitable, innovative TV service. Instead, he said he's left with financial losses and a damaged reputation.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/12/2019
Small service provider in Montana is dumping its pay-TV product to instead focus on broadband services that can pipe in OTT video services.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/10/2019
Deployments of cable distributed access architectures and network virtualization aren't going gangbusters yet, but recent activities in Europe also show that it's not at a standstill, either.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/10/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson settles with patents firm; Telefónica commits to fiber for everywhere in Spain by 2024; Finland's Elisa in analytics tie-up.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/7/2019
Cable op will deliver live streams of Women's World Cup over its managed IP network using HEVC at 18 Mbit/s.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/7/2019
The time is right for divestiture of DirecTV, 'the weakest piece in the AT&T puzzle,' and Dish could be the right partner in a deal that would bring much-needed consolidation to the US satellite TV market, UBS says.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 6/6/2019
Disney, CBS and other content companies are worried that a new 5G proposal could impact TV services for up to 300 million Americans.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/6/2019
The OTT-delivered 'thin-client' version of DirecTV will debut in Q3, but AT&T's John Donovan side-stepped questions on how the new offering will disrupt a market full of streaming competitors.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 6/5/2019
The FCC is considering a new set of rules that would add some wireless network equipment to its existing OTARD regulations. However, some city officials are accusing the agency of overstepping its authority and trampling on local oversight.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/5/2019
But so did Comcast. TiVo shares spiked in after-hours trading Tuesday after International Trade Commission issued an initial determination that partially favors the video software company.
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XENOTIME Threat Actor Laying the Groundwork to Disrupt Utilities
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Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
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