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By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/7/2019
As the latest generation of mobile network technology, 5G is expected to be a game changer. New techniques in virtualization and softwarization will revolutionize the radio and core ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/13/2018
Mirko Voltolini, global head of Network on Demand at Colt, talks about how the operator has automated the service delivery aspect of its Ethernet services but is still working on the significant challenge of automating the service assurance lifecycle.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/7/2018
Heavy Reading's James Crawshaw highlights the key debate topics from the Software Defined Operations & the Autonomous Network event in London, including the data analytics challenge in a 5G world and how service assurance appears to still be an afterthought in virtualization strategies.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/7/2018
LONDON -- Software Defined Operations & the Autonomous Network -- If technology suppliers want to play a role in BT's next-generation network they will need to show how they will help the ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/24/2018
Telcos are developing more on-demand services, but there's still a place for longer-term, traditional network service delivery, too.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/15/2018
Once upon a time there was a maharaja who decided to raise a baby elephant as a pet (stick with me…). As the elephant grew, it became more and more expensive to feed and created such a ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 1/4/2018
It's the start of a new year, which means that everyone is making resolutions, many of which involve some kind of transformation. For communications service providers, transformation is ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/4/2017
LONDON, 12/4/2017 – There are skill shortages in many emerging technology areas, making it more important to attract and train women, notes Carolyn Dawson.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/28/2017
Companies need to include women and minorities in product/service creation or miss out on huge audience segments in the digital economy.
By Sandra O'Boyle, Senior Analyst – CEM & Customer Analytics, Heavy Reading, 11/10/2017
At Light Reading's recent OSS in the Era of NFV/SDN event in London, I moderated a panel discussion on "Analytics, Machine Learning & AI in Next-Gen OSS/BSS" and wanted to share some key ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/8/2017
LONDON -- David Hughes has little patience with telecom service providers who make excuses or blame others -- regulators and vendors -- for their problems or pace in managing a digital ...
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Managed Home Wi-Fi: Perspectives for Service Providers From AirTies CEO, Philippe Alcaras

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In this brief video, Light Reading sits down with a leading figure in the home Wi-Fi market, Philippe Alcaras, CEO of AirTies. Learn about consumer trends that are driving Wi-Fi usage, how service providers are adapting, and how advancements in edge computing, cloud software and Wi-Fi 6 are reshaping the market.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: CES, Huawei & Farmers

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The core podding crew returns after a scandalous month of inactivity, refreshed after festive jaunts around southern Britain. They start by looking at the telecoms news from CES, move on to the latest developments regarding the political football that is Huawei and conclude with an obscure dispute between telcos and Northern Irish farmers.

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5G & Lawful Interception

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BAE Systems' Matt Benford discusses the impact of 5G on telecoms regulatory compliance and how a long-term view is needed for the CSPs to remain compliant in the cloud-native era.
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Transforming Telco Infrastructure to Capitalize on 5G & Edge Computing

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Gabriel Brown, principal analyst at Heavy Reading, sits down with Kevin Shatzkamer, VP & GM, Service Provider Strategy and Solutions at Dell Technologies, to discuss the challenges telco operators face in transforming their infrastructure to take advantage of edge computing, the role hyperscale cloud providers will play, and how systems will be architected in ...
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True or False With Dan Jones

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Light Reading Mobile Editor Dan Jones stakes his job and reputation on answering tricky questions about the cable and mobile industries.
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Exploring Cable's 5G & CBRS Prospects

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Light Reading Mobile Editor Dan Jones shares nuggets about 5G and CBRS from our Cable Next-Gen Business Strategies event in New York.
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How an FTTP Startup Makes SMB Gains in NY

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Stealth Communications President and CEO Shrihari Pandit explains how the small FTTP player is wiring commercial districts outside the downtown and midtown Manhattan core for gigabit service.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: A Year in Review

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Only Scott and Iain were around this week so they decided to look back on the year in telecoms over a few beers. The main story was 5G, of course, and they discuss whether or not it was worth the wait. Either way it has fast become a political football, so they spend the second half of the pod reflecting on the effect politics had on the telecoms industry in ...
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The Race Towards the Shannon Limit & Future of Optical Networking

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Heavy Reading's Sterling Perrin and ADVA's Stephan Rettenberger discuss the role of open optical networking solutions and the importance of precise synchronization in 5G networks.
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How Cable Will Broaden Its Horizons for Biz Services

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David Strauss of Broadband Success Partners dives into fresh research with North American cablecos that explores which new verticals, including IoT for agra-business, e-gaming and hospitality, will keep cable's business services engine humming in the years to come.
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Cisco's Paolo Campoli: When Security Is Network-Based

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Paolo Campoli, head of the SP Sector for Cisco EMEAR, discusses the trends of security in enterprise and small to midsized companies, and the opportunity with Cisco Umbrella to make 5G and broadband networks inherently secure and suitable to support the Country Digital agenda.
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Starry Eyes Commercial Market

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Starry Internet COO Alex Moulle-Berteaux discusses the fixed-wireless player's ambitious expansion strategy with 5G, including plans to pursue small business owners and people who work from their homes.