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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 ...
LRTV Interviews
Cisco: Fast-Evolving Enterprise Networks Create 'Huge' Telco Opportunities

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Until recently, enterprise networks could remain static for years, but now new devices and the cloud require rapid evolution, creating service provider opportunities, says Scott Harrell, Cisco enterprise networking business lead.
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'Godbox' Reloaded?

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With 5G around the corner, the network complexity we have all become accustomed to will become a major issue. Ray Le Maistre and Andreas Hegers discuss the rebirth of the 'Godbox,' and whether it stands a better chance this time around.
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Huawei UBBF 2018 Highlights

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Huawei's annual UBBF event had five key themes this year: Premium Home Broadband, Optical Networking 2.0, Simplified Network, Cloud Network Synergy and Intent Driven Network.
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PCCW Global on the Need to Monetize the Edge

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On the sidelines of Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Lisbon, PCCW Global's Shahar Steiff talks about the key challenges facing network operators as they figure out their edge computing strategies.
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Open RAN, Open Interfaces

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We spoke with leading global operators to find out how Open RAN initiatives can accelerate deployment of innovative radio technology in mobile networks.
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Cisco: Here's How 5G Accelerates Service Provider Opportunities

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Michael Glickman, SVP of Cisco's service provider business, talks with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner about the range of opportunities for service providers – and Cisco – to reinvent their business.
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TDC's New Structure, New Opportunities

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TDC's CTO Michael Fraenkle discusses the recent re-structuring of the company.
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Huawei's Will Zhang on UHD video

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Huawei discusses the challenges for the UHD video industry and how the vendor can help network operators make money from UHD.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Cloud, Huawei, 5G Phones & Orange

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In this special pod recorded on location in Portugal, Scott is outnumbered by no less than three Light Reading hacks, including a first appearance from US editor Phil Harvey. They start by reviewing what little they're allowed to discuss from the highly confidential 2020 Vision summit that took them to Lisbon, before reflecting on the big telecom news of the week ...
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How AI Is Being Put to Work at Vodafone

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Jayshree Kottapalli, group head of Analytics CoE (AI, Automation and Analytics) at Vodafone, talks about how Vodafone is using AI tools to mine the enormous volumes of data the operator collects.
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Wi-Fi Alliance on Wi-Fi Technology & Home Network Digitalization.

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Edgar Figueroa on the importance of evolving Wi-Fi technology to cope with the new digital homes.
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Cisco, Open RAN & Multivendor 5G Networks

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Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown discusses the challenges and reality of multivendor interoperability, x-haul transport and xRAN management interfaces for 5G with Cisco's global director of mobility.