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Key developments in the software-defined networking sector, including related technologies and specifications.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/12/2019
AT&T hit a milestone virtualizing 75% of MPLS tunnel traffic on its core network, with 100% in its sights for 2020.
By Stephen Lawson, 9/12/2019
Greater control of network software brings heightened responsibility, according to an executive from the Eastern European operator.
By Stephen Lawson, 9/12/2019
Increased network demand since the dawn of the smartphone era – up an astounding 470,000% since 2007 – made network virtualization mandatory. Now, the carrier is deploying SDN-enabled broadband access as part of that transition.
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By Stephen Lawson , 9/10/2019
Stratum is the foundation for the ONF's next-generation SDN initiative.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/10/2019
Masergy provides an AI boost for enterprise network management.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/9/2019
AT&T said it tested an eCPRI connection with equipment from Nokia and Samsung, while Verizon appears to have deployed Nokia's cloud RAN. The moves reflect growing operator interest in open RAN technologies.
By Robert Clark, 9/9/2019
China's biggest service provider is investing in edge computing and network slicing capabilities as it extends its 5G network reach.
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By Robert Clark, 9/6/2019
The Japanese ecommerce giant is delaying the launch of services on its mobile network over performance concerns.
By Prayson Pate, CTO, Ensemble, ADVA Optical Networking, 9/6/2019
NFV has many naysayers, but it's alive, kicking and thriving, with SD-WAN as a significant catalyst.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/5/2019
AT&T's biggest business unit now has a new leadership team. Here's a look at who is likely running the company's wired and wireless networks, and its overall mobile and wired Internet offerings.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/5/2019
Transport gear and software vendor reports year-on-year revenue growth of more than 17% to $960.6 million, with a hefty chunk of revenues coming from web-scale customers, but investors reacted negatively to outlook.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 9/4/2019
The term 'telco cloud' is used often, but it can mean different things to different people.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/4/2019
A 5G network-sharing agreement between the Italian operators could help to validate network slicing and provide a new paradigm for Europe's ailing service providers.
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Security Now
An Image Can Poison Just as Well as an Exploit Can
Larry Loeb, Author, 9/13/2019
An emerging and increasingly sophisticated threat campaign is employing obscure ...
Podcast: Infrastructure Hunting – Stopping Bad Actors in Their Tracks
Dan Reis, SecurityNow Expert, 9/13/2019
Being able to effectively build a threat intelligence ecosystem or threat-hunting ...
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: Openreach Bows to Gfast Pressures
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 9/13/2019
Also today, Telecom Italian's chairman might leave, AT&T is right on its SDN goal ...
BBWN Bites: CityFibre, Telia Make Changes in the C-Suite
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 9/12/2019
Also today, Altice France teams up with CommScope's Arris, Calix signs new coop, ...
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Prime Reading
Is NFV Headed for a Cliff?
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 8/7/2019
Are telcos solving NFVs big problems or making them worse? Critics say a ...
Ericsson, Huawei & Nokia Are Facing an 'Oil Crisis' Upheaval
Iain Morris , International Editor , 7/31/2019
Years of consolidation have left the global mobile network market largely in the ...
Europe's Big Telcos Are Getting Edgy About 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/13/2019
Virtual dodgeball will not happen unless operators cut mobile latency, but that ...
Open Conflict Over Open RAN
Iain Morris , International Editor , 2/14/2019
Accusations that big kit vendors tried to throttle developments show open RAN ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Ciena CEO Gary Smith is trying not to sound excited.
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