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Avaya Goes Global With IBM Cloud

Avaya is partnering with IBM for global expansion of its OneCloud ReadyNow cloud call center and unified-communications-as-a-service, beyond current availability in the US and central Europe.

Podcast: What's Changing in the Competitive World of SD-WAN

Our series on the state of the SD-WAN market continues with a discussion on what's holding back some companies in the space and how standards and new technologies are advancing the cause of SD-WAN.

NTT Revamps to Form Single Giant Global Service Provider

Japanese operator pulls together multiple units to form a single international ICT service provider with annual revenues of $11 billion.

Can RingCentral Stay Ahead of the UCaaS Chasing Pack?

Its sales growth and stock market performance are an investor's dream, but new challenges are emerging in the fast-changing UCaaS market.

MWC 2019: Three 5G Trends to Watch

Iain and Ray from Light Reading chew the MWC 5G fat and spit out three trends to watch out for in Barcelona.

MWC 2019: Ovum on Enterprise 5G

Alexander Harrowell, Senior Analyst at Ovum Enterprise Services, looks at the development of 5G enterprise services and the need for deeper relationships between the mobile sector and industrial verticals.

Masergy CEO: How We'll Get to $1BN

James Parker steps in with a mandate to triple the company's managed services revenue, even as competition in the space grows.

Windstream Underscores Need for Reach

Adding more Southwest US 'on-ramps' to its Cloud Connect platform underscores importance of fiber reach.

Can Telecom Business Services Bounce Back?

There was surprising optimism in the sector at the MEF18 event, but will it be reflected in revenues going forward?

PCCW Global: Blockchain Can Automate Inter-Carrier Connections

Service interconnection is changing, requiring automation to handle commercial agreements at scale and blockchain can enable that, says Marc Halbfinger, CEO of PCCW Global.

Is X by Orange Showing Us the OTT Future for Telcos?

With NFV still unable to deliver agility and scale, Orange launches public cloud-based, OTT enterprise services in Spain with Red Hat as its platform partner. Is this the future for SME communications and networking services?

Synchronoss CEO Glenn Lurie: Delivering the New Mobile OS

Glenn Lurie, CEO of software platform provider Synchronoss Technologies, has his work cut out for him. He's helping carriers navigate several possible growth opportunities, like IoT, messaging and personal cloud services. Check out this interview where Lurie discusses the company's newest partnership with AT&T and new proof-of-concept with a blockchain-based mobile payments service.

The World of Disney: StudioLAB Innovation, Cisco Collaboration & 5G Anticipation

With technology partners and an eye toward 5G networks, the StudioLAB is helping Disney-owned content studios solve technical production problems and reach consumers in novel ways.

Behind the Scenes at Disney's StudioLAB

Disney is using tech from Cisco and other partners to reach consumers in new ways. We take you behind-the-scenes at the StudioLAB, where Disney execs explain how 5G networks will unlock new opportunities in storytelling and content distribution.

Windstream Claims US SD-WAN Leadership

In announcing Q2 earnings, Windstream says its sold more SD-WAN services than anyone else in the US and expects to keep rolling.

Get Off My Wireline Lawn!

Consumers are now shifting away from wireline for broadband, as well as for phone, as more people either prefer wireless access or don't really care.

BT Americas: Technology Matters, Customer Engagement Matters More

In second of a two-part series, Jennifer Artley, president of BT Americas, says her company is engaged with customers in significantly different ways as it brings cloud-based UC and SD-WAN to market.

BT Americas President Artley: Geopolitics Disrupts Digital Transformation

Large multinationals struggle to modernize their companies, but new tariffs, data security worries and geopolitical wrangling add more layers to an already complex problem.

Ovum Survey Shocker: OTT Video Calling Is More Popular Than OTT Voice

Mobile operators may find that all their investments in VoLTE and RCS are for naught as OTT providers win and they are left monetizing the data pipe.

FCC Poised to Gut '96 Telecom Act

Smaller ISPs head to DC to fight for continued access to unbundled loops but compromise by large incumbents may spell doom for UNEs.

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