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By Sandra O'Boyle, Senior Analyst – CEM & Customer Analytics, Heavy Reading, 11/8/2017
KNect365's Telco Data Analytics Europe 2017 show took place in Madrid in late October. Having attended the show last year, I noticed that this year's show was bigger and more popular with ...
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.
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.
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 ...
LRTV Documentaries
The Telecoms.com Podcast: 5G, IoT & Apple iPhone

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The pod has a special guest this week in the form of telecoms consultant William Webb, who joins Scott along with the no-less special Iain Morris of Light Reading. They start by noting that, even by recent standards, the 5G hype reached hysterical levels in the build-up to MWC Americas. They move on to IoT and contemplate whether operators are even capable of ...
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How TIM's O&M Strategy Impacts Its Digital Transformation Program

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At Huawei's OTF 2018 event, Paolo Chiozza, Assurance Senior Director of Wholesale Operations at TIM (Telecom Italia), talks about network operations and maintenance (O&M) trends and how the operator's O&M strategy plays a key role in its digital transformation program.
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MWCA Day 2 Recap: '5G' Rolls Out & We Roll On

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Still weary from walking in LA, Light Reading's Phil Harvey and Dan Jones look straight into 5G and offer an artistic interpretation of carrier deployment strategies.
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Fortinet Addressing Security Challenges Around 5G

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Ronen Shpirer, Senior Manager of Solutions Marketing, EMEA at Fortinet, discusses how customers are dealing with a lot of change and uncertainty that is being brought about by digital transformation. Fortinet provides solutions to the challenges that Communication Service Providers and Managed Security Service Providers face, including some of the biggest security ...
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MWCA Day 1 Recap: 5G Is Here…?

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Phil Harvey, Gabriel Brown and Mitch Wagner bring you the truth about 5G from downtown LA.
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Verizon's Bill Stone: 5G Is Really Coming Home

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Bill Stone, Verizon's VP of Technology Development & Planning, said the carrier's 5G Home launch is a huge step forward for the industry as it shows 5G's potential – and Verizon's advantage in having fiber, wireless and mass market service experience.
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Parallel Wireless Deploys Open vRAN Across the Globe

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Parallel Wireless Founder & VP of Development Kaitki Agarwal talks to Light Reading about how the company's multi-technology Open vRAN is being deployed by operators globally to reduce cost and complexity.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Puzzling Times

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Jamie and Scott are joined by Ray from Light Reading, who kicks things off by analyzing why the big telecom vendors seem to be stepping up their M&A activity – spoiler alert: it's all about automation and being cloud-native. Conversation moves seamlessly on to the jigsaw puzzle that is 5G as, more than any previous generation, a lot of pieces have to be in place ...
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Why Tier 2/3 CSPs Are Being Sidelined

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The evolution of the communications service provider (CSP) sector is creating a schism between the large, resource-heavy Tier 1 operators and the smaller Tier 2/3 players, says TM Forum Chief Analyst Mark Newman.
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The Operational Challenges of 5G

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Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw talks about some of the challenges, such as power management, that will arise as 5G networks are deployed, and suggests that AI and analytics tools will be needed to help automate an increasing number of operational processes in a 5G world.
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Huawei OTF 2018 Day 2 Highlights

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Attendees split into five tracks on Day 2 of Huawei's Operations Transformation Forum to discuss various topics such as broadband, customer experience management and digitized operations.
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Turkcell's CEO on the Potential of 5G

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Kaan Terzioglu discusses digital transformation at Huawei's annual OTF event.