Liliane Offredo

Principal Analyst

Contact: loffredo@acgcc.com
Office: +1.917.599.7399

Experience: Extensive industry experience with telecom and cable service providers.

Experience: Telecom industry veteran with extensive operational experience with multiple service providers, vendors and investors. Held leadership roles in marketing, technology strategy, corporate strategy, product development and financial analysis. She is responsible cable access infrastructure market research and consulting practice.

Ms. Offredo-Zreik has been advising service providers, vendors and investment firms since 2008 in areas that include go to market strategy, new product development and management, competitive analysis, strategic positioning, and M&A due diligence. She is passionate about analyzing market dynamics, and about quantifying the business implications of new technologies and other market developments.

Liliane is the former VP of Strategy and Development for Time Warner Cable (now Charter), where she was instrumental in the launch of voice service and for defining a roadmap and an infrastructure for converged services. She also was a director of marketing at Sonus Networks where she launched and led a solutions marketing organization. She also led the marketing organization at Broadband2Wireless, a high- profile startup. Liliane started her career with Verizon Corp. where she held roles with increasing responsibility during her eight years with the company. She led the development of innovative services based on state-of the art technologies and gained extensive expertise in the full product lifecycle. Liliane was formerly a high-yield credit analyst with Muzinich & Co., a buy side investment fund, covering cable, media, telecom and technology.

Liliane has an MBA from Harvard Business School, a master’s in electrical engineering from Cornell University, and a BSEE from Syracuse University. She is a board member of the Harvard Business School Women Association of New York.


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March 28, 2020

The telecommunications industry has been riding the hype wave of virtualization over the past few years, and the cable industry has not been immune to this trend. To be sure, virtualization brings significant benefits in terms of improved operations, better resiliency, feature velocity, better custo ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN), a promising new technology that brings optimization, visibility and flexibility into the WAN environment, has been experiencing significant growth. Our research shows that the top use cases for SD-WAN are Internet connectivity to cloud-based applicat ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Cisco introduced its cloud-native CCAP, which was demonstrated at SCTE 2017. The new solution, named cnBR is not an iteration of the cBR-8, Cisco’s current hardware based CCAP, nor is the cBR-8 software ported to virtual machines. Rather, it is a completely new solution, built from the ground up as ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

The Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) was developed to modernize the cable headend and to enable operators to meet the exponential growing demand for bandwidth. ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) enables the cloud-based delivery of enterprise communication services that include telephony, video conferencing, messaging, presence, and online meetings. UCaaS provides significant benefits to small and large companies because they can fulfill their c ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

SD-WAN, a Software Defined Networking technology that introduces software programmability to enterprise communications, is gathering significant momentum in the marketplace. Its benefits are many; here are just a few of them: Application-based routing Centralized orchestration WAN optimiz ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

As Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter and Jim Hepplemann, CEO of PTC, put it in their recent webinar (which was also highlighted in multiple articles in the Harvard Business Review), “we live in a 3-D world, but all information we consume visually is presented to us in a 2-D world on f ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Competition and customers' demands are driving cable operators to initiate a massive transformation of their networks and operating environments ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Nokia delivers an industry-leading, virtualized DAA solution, eliminating the need to choose between R-MACPHY and R-PHY Cable operators have accepted that their traditional playbook, which largely relied on node splits to meet the increasing demands on their networks, no longer addresses their ne ...

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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 ...