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Cable/MSO

Our reporting analyzes the progress of the transformation, highlights success stories, new solutions/ implementations, and identifies challenges present for MSOs as they engage their evolutions. It provides periodic updates on operators' initiatives, vendors' progress and traction in cable markets w ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Comcast is undergoing a digital transformation and committing to softwareComcast Business hosted an analyst day recently during which it shared its strategy for growth. A few themes emerged: Digital first Comcast is demonstrating a strong commitment to software. We heard themes such as “Software ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Videotron joins Cox, Shaw and Rogers to the list of MVPD customers that have licensed and syndicated X1, Comcast’s cloud-based entertainment platform In an increasingly competitive industry where the lines between customers and vendors are often blurry, Comcast has become a vendor to be reckoned ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

To succeed in a tumultuous marketplace, service providers need to transform their companies for the digital age Competition, customer expectations, declining revenues, and obsolete infrastructures are driving operators to adopt new technologies that will transform not only their networks, but the ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

As Software Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualization  have matured, cable companies are making plans to leverage those technologies to facilitate agile product development, new services, cost savings, and better customer experiences to effectively compete in a highly dynamic mark ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

At the recent ANGACOM event in Germany, there was a lot of buzz about Distributed Access Architecture (DAA). Many vendors were demonstrating Remote-PHY solutions, which seems to be gaining traction, at least in the short term. It looks like 2018 will see DAA deployments starting in earnest. The e ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

MVPDs should focus on the customer to win in the hyper-competitive video delivery space 4.24.2017 One of the key tenets of digital disruption is the focus on the customer and on making the customer the focal point of the company’s strategy. Customer centricity is even more essential in video ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Service providers’ roadmap for digital transformation must focus on improving the customer experience Service providers are facing competition from multiple angles, not the least of which are the webscalers, who benefit from a nimble infrastructure and a flexible operating model to offer compelli ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Service  providers' IoT strategies may differ, but one thing is clear, they need to create a cohesive ecosystem to succeed The explosive growth of Internet of things will transform many industries and create unprecedented opportunities for existing and new players. Cisco predicts that b ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

To succeed in a vertical approach, SPs must consider several important factors Internet of things presents a significant opportunity for service providers. The number of connected devices is growing exponentially and is projected to reach 50 billion by 2020. Service providers with their extensive ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Providers are responding to consumers’ demands by updating their networks, migrating to new technology and changing business models Video distribution and consumption are going through a profound transformation. Consumers increasingly are “cutting the cord” or “shaving the cord” as they seek conten ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Analog over the air, on-demand and OTT experience are pushing vendors to evolve video technology and develop more sophisticated and viable business models The first successfully demonstrated simple electronic television designed by Philo Taylor Farnsworth in 1927 transmitted a simple line. Philo T. ...