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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 11/22/2017
Equinix's Sara Baack hopes the increased visibility of recent tech scandals will be the impetus for lasting change.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/13/2017
Network data is a key enabler for reaping the benefits of the digital transformation, but it has to be refined into smart data in order to feed lifecycle automation, service agility and ...
By Jim Hodges, Principal Analyst – Cloud and Security, Heavy Reading, 10/12/2017
The recent NFV and Carrier SDN event in Denver provided an excellent opportunity to take the pulse of network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/11/2017
DENVER, 10/11/2017 – Hardware is simplified, and cloud-based software is distributed as micro-services across many servers, so failure of one isn't impactful, says Tom Anschutz, distinguished member of technical staff at AT&T.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/10/2017
The telecom industry needs to get out of the weeds of developing individual VNFs and focus more on driving automation in NFV orchestration, Verizon's Fred Oliveira said at Light Reading's ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/10/2017
DENVER, 10/10/2017 – Verizon's Fred Oliveira addresses challenges to NFV orchestration, including the amount of time spent managing individual network elements.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/9/2017
One of the things that surprised me at our recent NFV & Carrier SDN event in Denver was the emphasis service providers were placing on using virtualization to drive new service revenues.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/9/2017
DENVER, 10/9/2017 – BT's Jim Sabey says the global operator is delivering cloud-based virtualized services and developing its own app store, overcoming early customer concerns about the reliability of virtualization.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/9/2017
Talk of retraining networking staff to understand IT principles is commonplace these days in telecom. Most operators are investing in "reskilling" their current workforce -- in addition to ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/6/2017
CenturyLink's director of network architecture shares his insights on how to best train and retain good network/IT folks, and convert COs to data centers.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/5/2017
DENVER -- NFV & Carrier SDN -- Although vendor interoperability is a long way off, service providers shouldn't shy away from jumping into the NFV and software-defined environment, said ...
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Pre-MWC Special

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With the biggest telecoms event of the year just around the corner, Scott, Jamie and Iain bring you this special preview of Mobile World Congress 2018 for you to download and listen to on the plane. Scott starts with the obvious stuff – the big buzzwords that are 5G and IoT. The level of 5G fervor will hit fever pitch but how many solid business cases will there ...
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Real Start to a Real 5G Era

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As Huawei moves into commercial deployment for 5G, real industry success will be the result of driving unification of standards, harmonization of spectrum and delivering real innovation via ecosystem collaboration.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
See What Tom Morrod Says About Achieving Video Service Success

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The top 50 telco video service providers generated $89 billion in revenue from video in 2017, but that's just a start. What are the particular dynamics of the video services market that telcos need to think about? What are the opportunities in video business that operators can embrace in the future? Tom Morrod from IHS Markit offers some answers here.
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Expectations & Challenges for Early Commercial Deployment of 5G

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The challenges which 5G early commercial deployment will face, and one analyst's recommendations for dealing with them.
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Peter Zhou Introduces Huawei's Commercial 5G Products for MWC2018

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This year at MWC2018, Huawei will announce end-to-end products to support commercial 5G, including the core network, transmission, radio and terminal.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: A Little Ray of Sunshine

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This week's podcast had to battle the odds to take place at all, with Jamie and Iain both on holiday and Telecoms Towers undergoing refurbishment, but Ray from Light Reading found a window in his hectic schedule to keep Scott company. First we heard about Ray's trip to sunny Valencia to learn all about the state of European fiber. He expressed frustration at the ...
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Digital India Is Coming... but When?

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Join Light Reading's Tien Chi Fu for a fun trip in India that includes some telecom insights, local street foods and some very heavy traffic.
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Huawei Pre-MWC 2018 Media Analysts Briefing Highlight

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Huawei held Pre-MWC Briefings in Beijing and London, where they set out their 2018 goals in detail.
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MWC 2018: How AI Is Impacting Telecom

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Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw looks at the impact artificial intelligence is already having on the telecom sector and how it could drive revenues as well as help reduce costs.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Let's Get Digital

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Scott and Jamie are joined by special guest Paul Nolan from PR agency CC Group, who tells us about a bit of research his company commissioned into how operators are going about the macro trend that is digital transformation and what vendors are doing to help them. Spoiler alert -- it's complicated.

Scott tells us about his week in San Diego with ...

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A World Made Possible by the Promise of the Pervasive Network

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This new video will inspire companies to reimagine their business for success in a world where connectivity is more than a commodity.
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MWC 2018: Ovum IDs the IoT Hotspots

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Ovum's Head of IoT, Alexandra Rehak, uncovers the hot IoT topics for MWC, including LPWAN commercialization, use cases for 5G, the use of artificial intelligence in IoT deployments and more.