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Key developments in OSS, BSS, and policy control.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/3/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Trump threatens cheese war with France over tech titans tax; Sky plans major new TV studio; Nokia lands smart grid gig in Finland.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 11/27/2019
Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin discusses new SD-WAN research he presented at MEF19 in Los Angeles, and why it's significant that cloud providers aren't part of MEF (yet).
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/26/2019
Swedish network assurance specialist selected by high-profile greenfield Japanese network operator Rakuten Mobile.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/22/2019
Allen Broome says initiatives are underway to extend the Agile model and form a tighter integration bond with customers that, in turn, will accelerate the development and debut of new features and capabilities.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/21/2019
The operator says the European platform provider comes with several attractive qualities that could provide a spur in the enterprise sector.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/19/2019
This is just one of the key questions the Light Reading team is pondering as we head into 2020.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/15/2019
No wonder investors have panicked – Ribbon waves goodbye to its CEO as it announces an unexpected merger with transport network equipment specialist ECI Telecom. But why?
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/13/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone Germany tones up with Amdocs; all change at Telecom Italia; Telia/Bonnier deal gets EU approval.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 11/12/2019
Dish promises to build a 5G network covering at least 70% of the US population by 2023. Based on new data from Tutela, here are the cities where Dish will probably start.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 11/6/2019
Shentel, a Sprint affiliate, said it can't agree to new roaming terms with the operator, so they're heading into arbitration instead. According to analysts, $5 million hangs in the balance.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/6/2019
At the Telco AI Summit Europe event in London, Tractica Principal Analyst Mark Beccue talks about how some of Europe's largest telecom operators, including BT, Orange and Telecom Italia, are using AI tools to optimize network processes – and how it isn't all tied to 5G.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 11/6/2019
At the Software-Driven Operations event in London, BT's OSS Senior Solution Architect Manager José Domingos talks to Heavy Reading's James Crawshaw about the use of open source code to develop the UK operator's latest network monitoring tools.
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Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Discovered in Enterprise-Grade VPN
Larry Loeb, Author, 12/6/2019
Aviatrix, an enterprise VPN company with customers that include NASA, Shell and ...
Europe Starts to Build Its Own Secure Cloud
Oliver Schonschek, Security Now News Analyst, 12/5/2019
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Telenet Tags SAM for IoT Home Security
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/5/2019
European cable operator partners with SAM Seamless Network to provide residential ...
Don't Count Out EPON as MSOs Mull Their Fiber Future – ADTRAN Exec
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 12/4/2019
Many Tier 1 MSOs have yet to choose between EPON and GPON, and their natural ties ...
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For Self-Driving Cars, Exotic 5G Tech Will Run on Familiar Frequencies
Stephen Lawson , Contributing Editor , 11/28/2019
Despite the hype, it looks like cellular bands below 6GHz will be the spectrum of ...
DT's Terastream: A Bigger Splash?
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/13/2018
Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
NFV Is Down but Not Out
Iain Morris , International Editor , 5/22/2018
NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Agile, a model based on iterative changes and small, quick releases, is table stakes for any software company. It's just how things get done these days as the older ...
Dish Network last week announced it hired Marc Rouanne (of Nokia) and Stephen Bye (of Sprint) to build and sell its planned 5G network. Both executives spoke with ...
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