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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 6/13/2018
If regulators can't stop big media and big distribution -- telco, cable and satellite -- from living under one roof, Comcast says it's time to build a bigger roof.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 6/7/2018
Seeking to broaden its video programming lineup further, Taiwan Broadband Communications is expanding its OTT video offerings to encompass live TV on open devices and ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/30/2018
Shooting to spread its UHD reach to another part of the world, SES has launched 4K TV service to pay-TV providers in Latin America even as it broadens its 4K ...
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By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 5/23/2018
In an astounding about-face, Verizon is abandoning plans to launch its own over-the-top live TV service, and instead says it will partner with an existing ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 5/23/2018
Edge computing came up repeatedly at last week's Big Communications Event. Intel VP Dan Rodriguez talked about applying pools of computing resources throughout a ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/14/2018
In a special NAB breakdast workshop, experts discuss what's happening in the emerging VR video market, what type of content works and what doesn't.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/10/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TIM does deal with Mediaset; Iskratel helps with Tier 1 network upgrade; Apple abandons Irish data center project; Finnish ...
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/9/2018
While it has slowed down a bit, the bleeding is far from over for Dish Network as its pay-TV subscriber losses pile up and its stock keeps swooning.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/2/2018
As usual, it's no easy task selecting a winner in the "Most Innovative New Cable/Video Product or Service" area because there are so many worthy candidates, ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 4/17/2018
While one new video codec, High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), is still working to gain mass adoption by video providers and equipment makers, an even more ...
By Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 4/4/2018
Qwilt is really looking to change the game with its new Open Edge CDN. Working with some of the biggest names in video delivery, the company has developed a system ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 3/27/2018
DENVER -- Cable Next Gen-Technologies & Strategies -- While the initial three months of Shaw's BlueSky TV deployment last January may have been rocky, Carol Santerre ...
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Satori Botnet Targeting D-Link Routers in Latest Attack
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 6/21/2018
The Mirai-based Satori botnet is targeting a widely used router and modem device ...
Containers in the Cloud Are Great, but Are They Secure?
Alan Zeichick, Principal Analyst, Camden Associates, 6/21/2018
Containers are an efficient means to package, deploy and run software in the ...
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Data Centers on the Edge: Stay Ahead of DCI
6/20/2018
Ahead of NGON & DCI Europe 2018, BBWN features an interview with Africa's ...
Operators Win Smart City Hearts With Mix of Broadband Techs
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/20/2018
To bridge metro areas' digital divides, some cities are mandating coverage areas ...
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Don't Put a Cap on Capex Just Yet
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 9/15/2016
Vendor forecasts suggest capex spending in the telecom sector is still headed up, ...
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.
Leading Lights 2015: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 5/7/2015
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
CES Preview: 5 TV and Tech Trends
Mari Silbey , Senior Editor, Cable/Video , 1/2/2015
CES is here, and so is our preview of some of the top TV and networking tech ...
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Reliance Jio's Mathew Oommen discusses the market reality and motivation behind one of India's most incredible mobile networks.
OTTAWA -- The telecom industry is moving toward autonomous networks, but Ciena says it is taking a different approach. As a supplier of optical, packet and software ...
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