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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of video software platforms.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/21/2018
Administering another dose of angst to the pay-TV sector, Amazon's new subscription-free companion device lets consumers watch and record over-the-air TV at home or on the go.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/20/2018
Cash Hagen says video-focused company will soon expand into new broadband-focused product areas aimed at helping cable partners boost the experience in a way that goes beyond speeds and feeds.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/19/2018
Cable op to start rolling out new multiscreen video platform to 'selected' customers in the Netherlands, Switzerland and Belgium later this year.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/19/2018
If video is so important to communications network operators, why are all the major vendors offloading their video assets?
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/18/2018
App framework, SDK aims to make it easier for pay-TV providers to integrate Netflix and other premium apps with their OTT-capable boxes.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/17/2018
New company built around the acquisition of Cisco's video software unit will have strong revenues, thousands of staff and a focus on developing new products for streaming media management.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/14/2018
The (nearly) former Ericsson media business is doubling down on platform innovation, including the use of blockchain, as it preps for independence. But will that be enough?
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/13/2018
Finnish vendor will retain a minority stake in the video business as it follows in the wake of Ericsson and Cisco to become the third big network vendor this year to sell video assets.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/11/2018
Agreement adds a critical node to CenturyLink's Vyvx platform to help it keep pace with the rise of video streaming from traditional broadcasters and pure OTT players.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/11/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: France-IX partners up for cybersecurity; Sky invests in content management startup; Nokia demos 5G NR with Sprint.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/10/2018
CEO believes new 'Atom' client/cloud approach could find a foothold in emerging markets and help service providers sidestep expensive set-top upgrades.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/7/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU approves Apple's acquisition of Shazam; Deutsche Telekom's data fortress; streaming piracy plagues soccer World Cup.

By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/7/2018
New beta app delivers live TV, VoD and cloud DVR on managed IP network to newer Samsung smart TVs without 'additional outlet' fee… for now.
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Cloudflare Looks to Take the Pain Out of DNSSEC Protocol Adoption
Larry Loeb, Author, 9/21/2018
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Xbash Malware: Dangerous Mix of Threats
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 9/21/2018
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In-Home Broadband Is Key Selling Point in T-Mobile/Sprint Deal
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/21/2018
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Jim Walsh, Marketing Manager, Viavi Solutions, 9/20/2018
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Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
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Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/10/2017
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Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/20/2016
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Innovation Roundup: How US Pay-TV Providers Stack Up
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 1/27/2016
A snapshot of the pay-TV market in early 2016.
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Glenn Lurie, CEO of software platform provider Synchronoss Technologies, has his work cut out for him. He's helping carriers navigate several possible growth opportunities, like IoT, messaging and personal cloud services. Check out this interview where Lurie discusses the company's newest partnership with AT&T and new proof-of-concept with a blockchain-based mobile payments service.
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