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By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 12/16/2014
US Cellular's Mario Vela explains how the operator uses analytics for network planning and what comes next as the carrier looks to eke more value out of its metrics.
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By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/25/2014
The move to SDN and NFV will only increase the need for advanced data analytics, especially in the OSS layer for service assurance, service management and related functions, according to ...
By Anukool Lakhina, CEO & Founder, Guavus, 11/24/2014
I was reading a recent article in Light Reading that talked about whether big data could be used as a future currency, which got me to thinking: Isn't data already a form of currency? (See ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/20/2014
Wireless operators are gung ho about the potential for machine-to-machine communications, but they have yet to make progress with an analytical strategy for the burgeoning Internet of ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/19/2014
The US-based communication service provider gets to grips with advanced analytics, tackling data and breaking down the silos within its own business.
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By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/19/2014
It's all about the data for US operator C Spire as it uses analytics to personalize its customer service down to individual subscribers.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/17/2014
For service providers, the value of the Internet of Things (IoT) lies less in the new connections attaching to their networks, and more in what they can do with them.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/14/2014
The big data analytics debate has moved on from a year ago, with some experts suggesting it's no longer a technology challenge.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/13/2014
In the past two years, wireless operator Bell Mobility has gone from grossly over-provisioning a network into which it had no visibility to keeping tabs on the entire network from core to ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/12/2014
ATLANTA -- Telecom Analytics World -- While making money has traditionally been the primary goal of network operators with big data, customer experience management (CEM) is now becoming ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/12/2014
ATLANTA -- Telecom Analytics World -- It was a healthy mix of questions, challenges and projections alongside practical examples of how telecom operators are putting analytics to work at ...
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How Cisco Works With UK Startups

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At Ovum's Digital Futures conference, Scot Gardner, CEO of Cisco UK & Ireland, explains how the networking giant is working with UK scale-ups.
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Open Radisys: Making Open Telecom Solutions a Reality

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Radisys President and CEO Brian Bronson shares how Radisys is enabling communications service providers to drive disruption with open telecom solutions.
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Flirting With Automation

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Automated back office operations is becoming a hot topic amongst major operators, including many of those at the recent Operations Transformation Forum in Hong Kong.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: The Light Reading Sandwich

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In the absence of Jamie, Scott becomes the filling in a Light Reading sandwich as he's outnumbered by Ray and Iain. The three discuss long overdue big investments in fiber from the likes of Vodafone and Verizon, and why they matter. Talking about big investments, they move on to the exceptional sum Apple wants for its latest shiny thing and to what extent it's ...
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Why the Cloud Will Be Distributed

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At Ovum's Digital Futures event in London, Marcus Weldon, corporate CTO at Nokia and president of Nokia Bell Labs, explains why, in order to enable the bandwidth-hungry and low latency-demanding services of the future, a distributed cloud architecture will be essential.
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MWC Americas – Day 2 Recap

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It's Day 2 and we are still at our janky San Fran hotel and reporting to you everything you'd want to know about MWC Americas!
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Smarter Thinking for the Digital Economy

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Informa CEO Stephen Carter, who has extensive experience in the communications sector, discusses some of the key takeaways from the recent Ovum Digital Futures conference, where he chaired a panel session titled 'Investing in the Age of the Smarter Customer.'
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Sprint COO on Massive MIMO Deployment: 'You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet'

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Sprint COO of Technology Guenther Ottendorfer and Ericsson Head of Network Infrastructure Nishant Batra share details of the first US trial of massive MIMO in downtown Seattle. The execs tell Light Reading, in a video produced in partnership with AppMedia, how Ericsson's massive MIMO antennas will increase capacity in Sprint's network where its customers need it ...
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AT&T's CTO on Edge Compute & the Power of Low Latency

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The power of latency will be "the next new thing" to change the landscape of mobility, according to AT&T CTO Andre Fuetsch. The carrier sees edge compute on 5G as the vehicle for NFV and automation and, importantly, its ability to monetize new services like AR/VR, connected cars and more. In a wide-ranging interview, produced in partnership with AppMedia, Fuetsch ...
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Telco Revenues Set to Grow – Ovum

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Richard Mahony, research director for the service provider segment at Ovum, explains why the global telco services market is set to grow by about 2% this year.
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MWC Americas Day 1 Recap

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San Francisco in the storm, mobile technology, telecom warriors and the shiny New iPhone X!
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Can a Government Fund the Next Silicon Valley?

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New York is Silicon Alley. Israel? Silicon Wadi. And in Santiago, it's Chilecon Valley. Thirty years after the end of Pinochet's dictatorship, Chile has become one of South America's most vibrant economies. For the past six years, the government has given interest-free loans of up to $40,000 to entice startups to move to Santiago. Light Reading traveled to Chile ...