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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/16/2019
Business services is already a key growth engine for Comcast, but the US's largest cable operator will now pursue additional opportunities north of the border.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/8/2019
Charter Communications has gone outside the traditional cable fold to land the next leader of Spectrum Enterprise, one of the cable operator's key growth engines.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/27/2019
Expanding on a capability that Comcast developed for its residential X1 video platform, Comcast Business has introduced a TV service navigation app tailored for bars, restaurants, fitness ...
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/26/2019
As part of an effort to streamline its business services portfolio, Charter Communications announced Monday that it is selling Navisite to fellow data management and cloud management ...
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/29/2019
Altice USA is nearing the sale of a minority stake of Lightpath, the operator's fiber-based business services unit, to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, Bloomberg reported.
By Matt Davis, Founder and Principal Analyst, Independence Research LLC, 7/29/2019
The hype surrounding 5G broadband service has been growing for years and is expected to impact everything from telemedicine to transportation. However, combined with SD-WAN technology, 5G ...
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/22/2019
Altice USA has not officially hung a "For Sale" sign on Lightpath, its fiber-based offering for larger business customers, but it has confirmed that it is analyzing its options.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 12/3/2018
In this video interview, Independence Research's Matt Davis examines the potential for cable operators to deliver mobile services to small-to-midsized businesses.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/29/2018
In this video interview, Vertical Systems' Erin Dunne dissects the emerging SD-WAN market and explains why service providers aren't making much money from it yet.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/28/2018
In this video interview, Charter Spectrum Enterprise's Gunnar Peters talks about the MSO's efforts to build an SDN/NFV framework for delivering virtualized services to commercial customers.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/27/2018
Co-President and COO Hakim Boubazine says Altice USA's view as a 'challenger brand' extends to the company's technology strategy and how the operator will evolve the cable network, the advanced services it will deliver over that network, and with respect to its partnerships, including its MVNO deal with Sprint.
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Automation Will Be Critical to 5G & 10G Deployment Success

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Cable operators' infrastructure assets will be a true enabler of 5G and also provide a heavier footprint in the wireless services landscape. Growth required by 5G, IoT and smart cities, 10G-to-the-business, and ultimately 10G-to-the-home, will bring unprecedented network complexity and require increased deployment speeds. Automation will make the difference in ...
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Intel's Ferreira Updates Progress Toward 10G

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At the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, Intel's Bob Ferreira discusses the importance of 10G technology, experiences that will benefit from 10G, and Intel's collaboration with Comcast on opportunities to optimize the entire network.

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Network Transformation for 5G Services

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Key considerations for the telco cloud and the cost-saving benefits of moving to a web-scale, containerized platform.

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Broadband World Forum: What's Beyond the Fiber?

10|17|19   |   03:28   |   (0) comments


I've been in Amsterdam this week at the annual Broadband World Forum event and here's what sunk into my grey matter: 10G-PON is getting real; Google is already talking about 'Super-PON'; operators are looking for solutions that go past the end of the fiber – getting the signal from the fiber termination to the end-devices; and, most importantly, everyone's ...
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'Transport for 5G Is Hot'

10|17|19   |   03:58   |   (0) comments


Heavy Reading principal analyst Sterling Perrin gives the lowdown on 5G transport network trends and seems shocked that timing and sychronization are sexy topics for the anyhaul specialists.
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Fujitsu's Taylor: 5G Investment Creates New Jobs for Women in Comms

10|16|19   |   05:36   |   (0) comments


Dashella Taylor, director of the Optical Business Unit for Fujitsu, explains how wireless providers' investment of billions of dollars on 5G network infrastructure will lay the foundation for many new job opportunities for women in comms. Taylor says new positions will arise for women willing to expand their technical skills in areas such as network automation, ...
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The Evolution of Mobile Backhaul, Edge Computing

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Heavy Reading principal analyst Gabriel Brown discusses the latest trends in backhaul connectivity to support 5G strategies and the emerging importance of edge computing to mobile operators.
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Cable-Tec Expo 2019: Casa Systems Talks Network Transformation

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As the need to competitively deliver high-bandwidth, revenue-generating services at scale increases, service providers must economically transform their disparate core and access networks. Light Reading's Alan Breznick and Casa Systems' Peter Wolff talk about Casa's comprehensive portfolio of core, access and edge solutions designed to help service providers ...
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The 5G Opportunity for MSO/Cable Operators

10|11|19   |     |   (0) comments


Hear about why 5G is relevant for Cable/MSOs and how the new shared spectrum, CBRS, can enable these operators to play in the 5G mobility space. Also learn how Amdocs network services and core technology can help MSOs realize 5G. Start your 5G journey today and visit Amdocs to learn more. ...
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ECOC 2019: EXFO & Arista on High-Speed Migration

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EXFO and Arista at the Ethernet Alliance stand discuss challenges and opportunities as the industry transitions from 100G to 400G and provide a glimpse into the multivendor interoperability demos featuring emerging technologies.

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Key Takeaways From 5G Transport & the Edge

10|11|19   |   05:12   |   (2) comments


What were some of the key takeaways from Light Reading's 5G Transport & the Edge event in New York City? Two sober (just) editors chew the fat...
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TCTS on Digital Transformation, Virtualization

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Abdul Wahab and Vineet Anshuman explain how Tata Communications Transformation Services' global experience in network transformation is enabling and accelerating the digital transformation journey of telcos globally at NVSDN Americas 2019 in Dallas.

Abdul talked about TCTS's strong next-generation service portfolio, ranging from network virtualization to ...