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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 7/18/2019
German incumbent lashes out at European authorities after they approve Vodafone's takeover of Unitymedia, and says it may request a judicial review.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/18/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT sells historic HQ; Virgin and Sky extend content deal; Telefónica taps smart-metering tech.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 7/18/2019
The deal should take the pressure off Vodafone CEO Nick Read but comes as a big blow to German incumbent Deutsche Telekom.
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/17/2019
Despite passing the 150-million subscriber mark globally, Netflix disappoints investors by falling well short of its second-quarter target of adding 5 million paid subscribers worldwide.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/17/2019
In its latest take on the SVoD space, MoffettNathanson says Netflix will still dominate the OTT video market despite the impending loss of Friends and The Office to new streaming services from WarnerMedia & NBCUniversal.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/17/2019
As the traditional pay-TV biz suffers and the direct-to-consumer OTT video market rises, You.i TV has found its niche as companies on all sides seek ways to simplify the path to a wide array of screens.
By Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/17/2019
Piracy and account-sharing are taking a sizable bite from operators' content revenue, with incumbents and OTT startups feeling the financial hurt.
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/16/2019
Back-to-back studies by InMyArea Research indicate major TV programmers and streaming services like HBO and Netflix could also face a mass exodus by subscribers soon.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/16/2019
Ellen Rubin joins the Light Reading podcast to discuss edge computing and the new need for data management in more places as the world goes from static storage to mobile, multicloud madness.
By Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/15/2019
To support its ongoing transition to a SaaS-based business model, Dalet signs agreement to acquire Ooyala Flex Media Platform and staff.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/15/2019
As part of its broad product syndication deal with Comcast, big Canadian MSO is counting on new home WiFi app, DOCSIS 3.1 rollout and IPTV launch to trigger fresh subscriber and revenue growth.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/15/2019
A proposal with cable industry backing to free up at least 370MHz of C-Band spectrum for 5G should make fiber providers and data center operators salivate.
By Ivan Verbesselt, Senior Vice President Marketing, NAGRA, 7/15/2019
While sports content piracy is growing at an alarming rate, hurting the industry and dampening down the value of sports TV rights, solutions are available.
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Bluetooth Devices Leaking Tracking Data
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Larry Loeb, Author, 7/17/2019
French security researcher Malekal delved into a murky world.
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BBWN Bites: Brits' Broadband Agenda Blurs
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/19/2019
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ADTRAN's Diversification Adds Up to $156.4M in Q2 Revenue
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/19/2019
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Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
TCS Pivots to Products, Plans M&A
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/6/2018
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Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
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The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
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Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
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