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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 ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/6/2017
When it comes to doing service assurance in the virtualized telecom world, SevOne is choosing to cover all its bases. In addition to its alliance with Red Hat to combine service assurance ...
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: MWC 2019 Preview

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This special episode of the pod was shot early so you can all listen to it on the plane to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress 2019. The regular team is joined by special guest Paul Nolan of CC Group to give us a perspective from the many, many years he has been attending. They compare notes on the show itself and then discuss what are likely to be the major ...
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MWC 2019: What's Hot in 5G RAN

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Heavy Reading's radio access network and 5G analyst supremo Gabriel Brown highlights open RAN (O-RAN) as one of the key topics he'll be digging into at this year's MWC.
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MWC 2019: Three 5G Trends to Watch

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Iain and Ray from Light Reading chew the MWC 5G fat and spit out three trends to watch out for in Barcelona.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Huawei, 6G & Smartphones

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It wouldn't be a 2019 Telecoms.com podcast without a fair bit of chat about Huawei, so the guys look to get it out of the way first this week. Then, just for a laugh, they decide to have a go at 6G even though 5G hasn't even got going yet, and we'll let you determine whether or not that was a good idea. With MWC nearly upon us, they conclude with a look at the ...

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MWC 2019: Ovum on Enterprise 5G

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Alexander Harrowell, Senior Analyst at Ovum Enterprise Services, looks at the development of 5G enterprise services and the need for deeper relationships between the mobile sector and industrial verticals.
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Huawei on the Current State of Broadband in Europe

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Huawei Europe's CMO discusses the challenges operators face with their fiber-to-the-X deployment.
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5G4REAL: MWC19 Handset Warning

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Let's get serious about 5G phones. They're going to be cool, gorgeous and they're mostly going to run at 4G speeds.
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MWC 2019: 5G's AI Power Struggle

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5G will usher in an AI power struggle between the mobile operators and the web services giants, predicts Aditya Kaul, research director focused on artificial intelligence and robotics at Tractica.
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Metro Transformation: Simplicity. Agility. Automation.

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In telecom networks worldwide, Metro is the hotbed of innovation driving today's digital experience. Juniper's Amit Bhardwaj, Director of Product Management, provides enlightening insight to Metro trends, evolving services, disruptive influences and available architectural transformations that can change monumental challenges into paradigm shifting opportunities ...
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Europe, Huawei, O-RAN & Legere

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The guys can't resist talking about Europe, with the Brexit moment of truth fast approaching for the UK, and debate whether one consequence of it will be a return to the bad old days of roaming charges and bill shock. They move on, inevitably, to Huawei and its ongoing drama, before concluding with a look at the growing O-RAN Alliance and the unique qualities of ...
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MWC 2019: 5G & the Capex Question

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With 2019 set to be the year when 5G really starts to shift from slideware to the network, the head of Ovum's European telecoms team, Dario Talmesio, talks about the impact on carrier capex.
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Ahead of 5G, or a RAZR Reboot, Motorola Unveils New Low-Cost 4G Phones

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Motorola launches its new G7 family of LTE phones in NYC. All use the Android 9.0 operating system. The photo-friendly G7 Plus comes in at $299, the battery-conscious Power at $249, and the Play at $199. Ahead of 5G, this is one of the ways the smartphone market is evolving, offering decent 4G performance and features at bargain prices.