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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of operations support systems.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/21/2019
A new set of NFV challenges is emerging as operators plan the shift towards cloud-native applications and a container-based strategy.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/8/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Netcracker lands OSS deal with Deutsche Telekom; Nokia hopes to make squillions from Quillion chipset; Telia Norway goes all in with Ericsson for 5G RAN.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/7/2019
Among the many considerations facing network operators as they make the leap into the 5G world, service assurance is right up there with the toughest, as CSP executives will explain at the upcoming Software-Driven Operations summit in London.
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 10/3/2019
Ciena's latest acquisition is another piece of a larger back office puzzle for carriers, but the vendor said it's not aiming to become the new OSS stack.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/2/2019
New specification group at ETSI is 'exceptionally important,' says industry analyst.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/2/2019
At the 5G Asia event in Singapore, Ericsson's Rodrigo Beyer Fernandez outlines the cultural changes needed in telco IT operations teams, and the importance of automation, as network operators embrace 5G.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 9/23/2019
As operational models evolve, telcos are turning to public cloud platforms to host their OSS and BSS systems, but there are still hurdles to overcome.
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By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 9/22/2019
Jay Shah, chief AI officer at MyRepublic, explains how the service provider is leveraging AI to optimize its operations, control costs and manage churn.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 9/20/2019
Disruptive Indian operator is embracing open source as it evolves its back office strategy.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 9/11/2019
Heavy Reading recently managed a request for information (RFI) process for a network operator – here's what happened...
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/10/2019
Masergy provides an AI boost for enterprise network management.
By Light Reading, 9/10/2019
Shot on location in a Dublin pub, this week's podcast sees the regular crew joined by Openet's Niall Norton to talk digitalization, Brexit and more. Oh, and they drink some Guinness.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 9/4/2019
The term 'telco cloud' is used often, but it can mean different things to different people.
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Security Now
Problems With EU Payment Security Persist
Oliver Schonschek, Security Now News Analyst, 11/14/2019
Proposed new security procedures within the EU have troubled some payment service ...
Keeping It Real Can Pay Off for Old-School Attacks
Larry Loeb, Author, 11/14/2019
Even a previously known attack can fool the security team if it is well crafted.
Broadband World News
TIP Trio Brings Containerization, LTE RAN to DOCSIS
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/15/2019
Telecom Infra Project (TIP) members Altran, Benetel and Phluido co-created a ...
BBWN Bites: UK's Labour Party Wants Socialist-Style Broadband for All
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/15/2019
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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
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 ...
As the so-called "streaming wars" heat up with last week's debut of Apple TV+ and the coming launches of Disney+, HBO Max and NBCU's Peacock, there's a widely held ...
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