Tim Biltz, president and CEO of Lumos Networks, may have spent much of his career in the wireless industry, but that experience prepared him to help transform the once rural-only telco into a major provider of fiber-based services for enterprises and wireless operators.
CableLabs recently made a big move forward with the release of its DOCSIS 3.1 PHY (physical layer) specifications last week during the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo.
Ulf Ewaldsson, the company's senior vice president and CTO, talked with Sue Marek, editor in chief of FierceWirelessTech about 5G, the coming launch of VoLTE and the company's "network for a networked society" vision. The following is an excerpt of that interview.
Kevin Hart, EVP and CTO for Cox Communications, sees the potential for next-generation services such as 1-Gig Internet and cloud-based DVRs as weapons to more effectively battle AT&T U-verse and CenturyLink Prism.
As one of the only woman CEOs of a major wireline telco, Frontier Communications, Maggie Wilderotter is in a unique place. Sean Buckley speaks with Wilderotter about the role of women in telecom and the industry's broadband and business services growth.
The connected car concept has gained more traction worldwide in recent months. Most, if not all, new cars will have some form of connectivity by 2025. Naturally, mobile operators are angling to get in on the action. Tammy Parker chats with Glenn Lurie, president of emerging enterprises and partnerships at AT&T Mobility, about the connected car market and why the automobile is becoming just another device on the wireless network.
Matt Beal, CTO of CenturyLink, is leading the telco's move to begin a 1 Gbps fiber to the premises service trial in Omaha. Sean Buckley speaks with Beal about what's driving its 1 Gbps pilot deployment and what the trial means for the telco.
The recent acquisition of Microsoft's Mediaroom IPTV platform left some questioning how Ericsson would approach IPTV--from the wireless or wireline perspective. Vish Nandlall, Head of Strategy, Marketing and Chief Technology Officer clarified Ericsson's perception of the video space and explained what the company plans to do with Mediaroom during a chat with Fierce editor Jim Barthold.
Balan Nair, Liberty Global CTO, knows that IP is the cable industry's long-term technology platform, but in the near-term the provider will continue to support both traditional QAM modulation and IP on the set-top boxes that deliver their video services in the home.
It's almost man-bites-dog when a service provider offers voice as an addition to a video business. That's what Canadian MSO Videotron is doing and, according to Sian Morgan, senior director of telephony and multimedia networks, it's a good place to be.