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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/18/2019
DALLAS -- Speaking on the 43rd anniversary of NASA's launch of the space shuttle Enterprise, CenturyLink's Anil Simlot shared parallels between that historic debut and today's service ...
By The Philter, 8/26/2019
This is the third podcast in our ongoing series that covers the state of SD-WAN. On this episode, Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser (with research help from Ovum and Heavy Reading) looks at ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 8/15/2019
To deliver on the promise of SD-WAN to simplify customers' networks, Orange's John Isch says the operator often approaches customers with its Multi-Source Service Integration (MSI) ...
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 8/13/2019
Data science and artificial intelligence may help service providers speed up service provisioning, provide better network performance and more comprehensive security. But none of that ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 8/7/2019
As operators increasingly provide SD-WAN as a managed service, customer requests for customization create scalability challenges, explains Bell Canada's Wadah Ely.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 7/29/2019
Service providers are looking to put SDN and white box hardware in their edge networks, especially at the IP layer, driven by 5G and other demands, according to Heavy Reading research.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 4/5/2019
5G, AWS, telco cloud and Internet video have dominated the headlines in recent weeks and we're talking about all of it, live from NYC.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/23/2018
DENVER -- Tracy Nolan, president of national sales, strategy and operations for Sprint, says companies need to support women in the shift to network automation to lessen the potential jobs impact.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/16/2018
Finding differing opinions on open source with the telecom industry isn't hard to do, especially where orchestration is concerned. That's why a panel discussion on open source and MANO at ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/16/2018
Automation holds a lot of promise to increase efficiency and reduce costs, but these benefits to network operations could come at the expense of jobs -- especially for women.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/10/2018
Snuggies may be warm and familiar but PCCW Global's David Hughes says it's time for telcos to ditch the security blanket of clinging to legacy operations.
Shades of Ray
Key Takeaways from the Edge Computing Congress

9|20|19   |   02:43   |   (0) comments


There was a lot to take away from the Edge Computing Congress in London this week -- not least the encouraging signs associated with funding and deployments.
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The Complexity of Edge Computing

9|20|19   |   05:53   |   (0) comments


There are many tough questions for telcos looking to build out edge computing resources, including what they should deploy in terms of IT hardware from day one, notes Heavy Reading Analyst Simon Stanley at the Edge Computing Congress event in London.
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Telcos Should Invest in Edge App Developers – Academic

9|19|19   |     |   (0) comments


Creating an investment fund to fuel edge computing developments would be a good move for the telco community, argues Carnegie Mellon University's Professor Mahadev 'Satya' Satyanarayanan.
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Many Operators Still Daunted by Edge Computing – Ovum

9|18|19   |   05:51   |   (0) comments


Many network operators are still unsure about the role edge computing might play in their future strategies, says Julian Bright, senior analyst, Intelligent Networks at Ovum.
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How Sprint's Edge Strategy Breaks With Tradition

9|18|19   |   06:08   |   (0) comments


Sprint's edge strategy includes a progressive take (for a telco, at least) on opening up its platform for use by third parties, explains Light Reading's Iain Morris.
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5G Asia: Intel's Chan on Edge Opportunities

9|16|19   |   05:25   |   (0) comments


At the 5G Asia event in Singapore, Intel's Caroline Chan talks to Heavy Reading's James Crawshaw about the link between edge computing and 5G, potential enterprise use cases, and the increasingly hot topic of private networks.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Apple, Network Sharing & AT&T

9|16|19   |     |   (0) comments


Scott draws on the excellent Telecoms.com bench this week to bring on super-subs Ray from Light Reading and Wei from Telecoms.com Intelligence. They start with a look at the recent Apple mega-launch, move on to the hot topic of network sharing and conclude with a review of some recent corporate intrigue at AT&T.

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5G4Real: Singapore's Intense 5G Race

9|13|19   |     |   (1) comment


Dive deep into the infinity pool of telecom Singapore with Heavy Reading's James Crawshaw and Light Reading's Tien Fu. Featuring interviews with Caroline Chan of Intel and Rodrigo Beyer Fernandez of Ericsson.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Digital Services, Brexit... & Guinness

9|10|19   |     |   (0) comments


In this special podcast shot on location in a Dublin pub, Scott and Jamie welcome special guest Niall Norton, CEO of Openet. They discuss the prospects for telcos to become 'digital service providers,' thus taking on the likes of Google and Netflix in the battle for digital revenues. They also manage to sneak in a bit of Brexit talk at the end as well as taking ...
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: SVoD, Content Investment & Ericsson

9|4|19   |     |   (0) comments


Jamie's back this week and he and Scott are joined by returning special guest Ed Barton, an analyst at Ovum who focuses on digital content. They start with a discussion of the rapidly evolving subscription video on demand (SVoD) market, move on to examine whether or not digital content is a good area of investment for telcos and conclude with a quick look at the ...
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Huawei, China & Three

8|27|19   |     |   (0) comments


Scott returns from sunny Suffolk and is joined by Iain and Wei. They start by discussing the latest suspension of hostilities between the US and Huawei, which leads naturally to a broader discussion of the geopolitical tussle between China and the West. They conclude with an update on Three UK, which is daring to go all-in on Huawei for its RAN.

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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Three, Samsung & Sprint/T-Mobile

8|21|19   |     |   (0) comments


In Scott's absence Jamie hosts the pod this week, with him and Iain staying out of the pub just long enough to host special guest Dan Warren from Samsung. They start by discussing Three UK's 5G FWA initiative, move on to the latest developments at Samsung and conclude with another update on the interminable Sprint/T-Mobile US merger.

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