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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.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 10/9/2018
Aqsacom CEO Gilles Blanc said his company is ready for 5G as we met at last month's NFV & Carrier SDN event in Denver.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 10/9/2018
CenturyLink has more than 100,000 on-net, "lit" buildings in its network. That's a massive advantage in a world where new services require the distribution of virtualized network functions as close to customers as possible, according to Kevin McBride, CenturyLink's principal architect of SDN & NVF technologies.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/8/2018
Automation provides operators with the means to respond to threats faster and even preempt an event, but controlling new security software also increases complexity for service providers.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/8/2018
Equinix's Bill Long says age of virtualization and automation is causing a major shift in network deployment costs as well as the engineering skillsets required amid the growing need for talented software developers.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/5/2018
Bill Walker says carrier never expected NFV to cause massive shifts early on, adding that it's replacing legacy at a pace that makes financial sense.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/4/2018
DENVER -- NFV & Carrier SDN -- If you embark on SD-WAN plans and don't factor security requirements into the early stages of the process, you do so at your own peril.
LRTV Documentaries
The Telecoms.com Podcast: The Robots Are Coming!

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This week's podcast is all about AI as Scott and Iain are joined by Aaron Boasman-Patel of the TM Forum. The trio explore the possibilities for AI in the telco industry as well as the ethical development of the buzziest of buzzwords.

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5G Man Meets His Nemesis

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5G Man finds an unwelcome guest in his apartment...
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: What Is Digital Transformation?

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We welcome special guest Jennifer Kyriakakis from digital commerce software vendor Matrixx this week, so Scott and Jamie spend the whole hour trying to work out what the hell 'digital' actually means in the telecoms environment. The three of them discuss best practice, why digital transformation is important and who, if anyone, is doing it well.

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Family Friction for 5G Man

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5G Man doesn't always get along with his father... the irascible 4G Man.
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QCT Pushes Customization With Flexibility for Various 5G Deployments

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QCT's line of servers and switches are operational-ready for 5G and beyond, accelerating the deployment options for both indoor and outdoor.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Vodafone 5G, Xi vs Trump & Apple Innovation

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This week's episode starts with a review of Vodafone's big UK 5G launch event, which both Jamie and Iain attended and which revealed a novel approach to phone tariffs. They move on to the ongoing spat between the leaders of China and the US that is causing Huawei so much trouble and conclude by asking whether Apple has lost the art of ...
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Orange Spain Tackles Optical Network Challenges With 200G/400G & AI Technologies

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Manuel Sanchez Malagon, Network Planning Director & Head of the 5G Program for Orange Spain, talks about the challenges they are facing in their optical networks and their successes using 200G/400G and AI Technologies.
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IETF ACTN: From Standards to Deployment

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Adrian Farrel, former Area Director of Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), shares the latest standards progress for optical network control architectures, protocols and YANG models.
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5G4REAL: These 3D-Printed 5G Antennas Are Cheap & Ready to Install

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The expansion of 5G networks will require an unprecedented increase in the number of radio units, especially in urban environments. XJET is a 3D-printing company that has spent ten years perfecting a proprietary device that can fabricate ready-to-use metal and ceramic components. In partnership with the University of Delaware, XJET has designed a unique shape that ...
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Ericsson's Lindgren on Vodafone's 5G Launch

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Marielle Lindgren, CEO for the UK and Ireland at Ericsson, talks to Light Reading's Iain Morris about Vodafone's launch of 5G services in the UK, what kind of applications 5G enables and Ericsson's role in the operator's 5G rollout.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Trade Wars, 5G Wins & Phone Bills

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The new studio is finally complete and we celebrate with a brand new intro sequence, courtesy of Producer Pierre. This week Scott, Jamie and Iain start by discussing the trade war between the US and China, especially as it affects Huawei. They follow with a look at the various claims from operators to be leading the 5G pack and conclude with a look at O2 UK's ...
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Ovum's Talmesio on 5G's Key Trends

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What are the three key trends in 5G right now? Dario Talmesio, principal analyst and practice leader for 5G Accelerator and European TMT Research at research house Ovum, tells all.