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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of operations support systems.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/17/2019
The Networks division is helping the Swedish operator improve its top line numbers but 'strategic contracts' hit margins and other divisions are still in turnaround mode, dragging the vendor's share price down.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/10/2019
International wholesale operator wants to play a bigger role with enterprise customers but adding services such as data center interconnect and SD-WAN requires additional operational and business support tools.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/9/2019
The latest release of the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) sports enhancements designed to get the software up and running faster, so carriers can get on with sexy innovation.
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By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/2/2019
Telcos need new ways to monitor their services and networks and some are turning to the open source community for inspiration.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/25/2019
Security firm reveals an ongoing global attack against telecommunications providers that has been active since at least 2017 and involves a group believed to be working on behalf of the Chinese government.
By Patrick Donegan, Founder and Principal Analyst, HardenStance, 6/25/2019
Telcos are in denial if they think they are security experts, says outspoken industry analyst Patrick Donegan.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/25/2019
Building edge computing resources for advanced applications is going to be a big challenge to telcos in terms of how and where to invest, as well as when and where to partner with cloud providers, vendors and others.
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By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 6/24/2019
The latest release from The Linux Foundation's Acumos AI Project offers some interesting incremental improvements.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 6/20/2019
At the TechXLR8 event in London, Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw talks about how blockchain can be used to make, and save, money in the telecoms sector and identifies some of the innovative startups in the sector.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/17/2019
At the AI Summit in London, Tractica Principal Analyst Mark Beccue says the telecom vendor community is getting its story together on the use of artificial intelligence tools and the link to 5G network slicing.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/6/2019
Communications service providers tracked by Light Reading have cut 7% of jobs since 2015, and reductions look set to continue.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/4/2019
The Australian operator is reportedly slashing 15,000 contractor jobs and 8,000 internal positions as part of its T22 plan to become a more streamlined, 'digital' business.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 6/4/2019
US operator is moving toward a more proactive and predictive operational model as it uses AI tools to extract greater value from its data, but there are hurdles to overcome.
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Security Now
Bluetooth Devices Leaking Tracking Data
Larry Loeb, Author, 7/19/2019
Researchers from Boston University found that the current version of Bluetooth ...
Malvertising Adds Sophistication to Disruption
Larry Loeb, Author, 7/17/2019
French security researcher Malekal delved into a murky world.
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: Brits' Broadband Agenda Blurs
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/19/2019
A once ambitious deadline disappears from an official document, days before a new ...
ADTRAN's Diversification Adds Up to $156.4M in Q2 Revenue
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/19/2019
Vendor expands focus into MSOs and utilities, increases fiber sales and extends ...
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Prime Reading
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 ...
Atrinet Pivots, Tackles Hybrid Network Headaches
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/13/2018
Network management vendor revamps its strategy to promote itself as a telco cloud ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Keeping up with data storage -- and keeping data safe -- is a more complex undertaking for companies now that most of their data is being processed in multicloud ...
Anytime a new CEO takes charge, there are always questions as to whether he or she will implement a new strategic direction. In the case of Boingo, incoming CEO Mike ...
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