Understanding Generation Z
Aditya Kishore 7/24/2017 81 comments
Generation Z is the most ethnically diverse generation in the US, with the highest penetration of digital devices, according to new research from Nielsen.
TT Poll: Pay-TV Is for Everyone
Aditya Kishore 6/9/2017 37 comments
Respondents to our latest poll believe that pay-TV providers should cater to all age groups, and not concentrate only on either older, more traditional subscribers or millennial cord-cutters.
Netflix Hit-Rate Takes a Hit
Aditya Kishore 6/8/2017 19 comments
Netflix has canceled four shows in seven months – unusual for a business with history of creating hit shows with uncanny precision.
Intel & MLB Add to Sports VR Momentum
Aditya Kishore 6/2/2017 27 comments
Major League Baseball and Intel will be providing virtual reality coverage of baseball games in the latest initiative to promote adoption of virtual reality via sports coverage.
How BT Learned to Love 4K
Aditya Kishore 5/18/2017 18 comments
BT's chief architect shared the operator's journey into the world of sports broadcasting, and its adoption of 4K at Light Reading's Big Communications Event.
Making Fat Video Fit
Aditya Kishore 5/18/2017 18 comments
A panel discussion at Light Reading's Big Communication Event addressed the rollout of UHD and virtual reality.
Deutsche Telekom to Entertain in 4K
Aditya Kishore 4/6/2017 13 comments
Deutsche Telekom says it will bring UHD channels to its Entertain TV service later this year, perhaps adding momentum to the relatively cautious deployment of UHD by pay-TV providers.
Build or Buy: The CDN Dilemma
Aditya Kishore 4/3/2017 16 comments
A panel discussion at the recently concluded TV Connect event exposed the differences in content delivery approaches being used by content distributors today.
Snap Poised for Stellar Growth – Jefferies
Aditya Kishore 3/27/2017 23 comments
Analysts at Jefferies believe Snap is well positioned for growth in coming years due to its base of highly engaged young millennial users and its policy of targeting lucrative advertising markets.
The latest cartoon caption contest generated plenty of humorous responses and three winners.
Survey results of a recent Telco Transformation poll rated faster provisioning and automation as the biggest NFV factors in 2017.
Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown lays out the roadmap and challenges for 5G deployments.
Vodafone's Skipper says IoT security is a bigger concern for smaller companies, but the right solutions are available.
In central and eastern Europe, global OTT players will struggle to find a foothold because of limited local content, piracy and high prices according to Andrey Kolodyuk, founder of Divan.TV.
Huawei Network Transformation Seminar
The adoption of virtualization technology and cloud architectures by telecom network operators is now well underway but there is still a long way to go before the transition to an era of Network Functions Cloudification (NFC) is complete.
In this Telco Transformation radio show, IHS Markit's Michael Howard will talk about the network domains that carriers are targeting for SDN, the top SDN services that are driving revenues and the deployment barriers this year. Howard will also address whether carriers are embracing open source or using vendor-specific implementations.
MEF is working to define, deliver, and certify dynamic communications services that are orchestrated across a global ecosystem of automated, virtualized and interconnected networks. In this radio show, MEF CTO Pascal Menezes talks about the challenges and the solutions that his organization is working on and provides a preview of the MEF17 conference in November.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Software-defined networking (SDN) is a key component of services providers' virtualization game plans and AT&T and Level 3 Communications have been at the forefront of its adoption.
In this webinar, Andrew Dugan, CTO of Level 3 Communications, and Amy Wheelus, Vice President of Cloud and D2 Platform Integration at AT&T, will discuss how their companies have leveraged SDN within their networks, services and applications. Some of the key areas that will be covered include:
- Automation, APIs and lifecycle service orchestration
- The continued evolution of SDN-based solutions and SDN in networks, including SD-WAN, dynamic cloud connections and scalable Ethernet and security solutions.
Bill Walker, CenturyLink's director of network architecture, shares his insights on why training isn't enough for IT employees and traditional ...
During the Carrier NFV and SDN event in Denver, AT&T's Tom Anschutz talked about how the second generation of VNFs could reduce opex during this ...
DENVER, 10/6/2017 - Jim Sabey, head of connect and compute sales specialists at BT Americas, talks about how virtualization has changed the ...
Level 3's VP of Global Development and Management Adam Saenger talks about the importance of multi-operator automation, and how it impacts ...
CenturyLink's Steve Sklar examines business models and opportunities for service providers navigating the OTT market.