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Amdocs boasts record managed services revenue in fiscal Q3

BSS specialist also shows off strong order book and ups fiscal-year revenue guidance.

Leading Lights 2020 Finalists: Most Innovative Mobile/Wireless Product or Service

Amdocs; Cohere Technologies; Rakuten, Intel and Altiostar Networks are in the running for the 'Most Innovative Mobile/Wireless Product or Service' award.

Has Nokia stopped the 5G rot?

The Finnish equipment vendor may have turned an important corner at a very opportune geopolitical moment.

Nokia stock soars as profits recover after China 5G exit

Finnish equipment vendor counts the sales cost of coronavirus and Chinese setbacks but makes unexpectedly good progress on profitability.

Leading Lights 2020 Finalists: Most Innovative Telco Cloud Product Strategy

Seven companies – Affirmed Networks, Altiostar, DriveNets, Enea Openwave, Netcracker, Optiva and Volta – made the cut in the Most Innovative Telco Cloud Product Strategy.

Axiata and Telefónica form enterprise services tie up

The Telefónica/Axiata partnership will focus on sales of cybersecurity, cloud and IoT/Big Data services and cooperation in strategic projects.

Leading Lights 2020 Finalists: Outstanding Digital Enablement Vendor

Six companies – Amdocs, Matrixx Software, MDS Global, Netcracker Technology, Openet and Whale Cloud – made the cut in the Outstanding Digital Enablement Vendor category.

Openet opts to dance with the 'dinosaur'

Openet, the policy and (hard) charging specialist, is being snapped up by Amdocs, its bigger rival in the BSS space.

Think, don't Tweet: A considered approach to cloud native

Will having the same team develop and manage cloud-native service provider applications result in smoother, more efficient operations in the long run?

Comcast's AI action extends to the network core

Cable op says a relatively new AI- and machine learning-assisted platform that orchestrates data from across the core network has helped Comcast maintain performance and rapidly pinpoint problems during the pandemic.

Eurobites: UK told Huawei the 5G ban is partly political – report

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: South Africa's Rain taps Huawei for 5G SA; Ericsson lands more 5G SA work at SoftBank; is time up for the rush hour?

Dish begins staffing up in wireless

Dish Network's wireless business is headquartered in Littleton, Colorado, where it has said it will employ at least 2,000 people. The company is in the midst of staffing up to meet that goal.

Amazon Web Services answers the question: Friend or foe to telcos?

Glenn Gore, director of solutions architecture for Amazon Web Services, spoke with Light Reading about the company's efforts in the telecom industry, and what role AWS might play in the future.

Herding cats: The quest for 'standard' NFVi

Network operators require a single common infrastructure to simplify operations and cut costs. But is there a single right answer to that problem?

Podcast: Telcos could lead by example, says BT Global's Hriday Ravindranath

Telcos can provide the networks and services that businesses need to re-invent themselves and adapt to life in a pandemic. But can they be socially responsible too?

Haivision snaps up P2P video tech startup Teltoo

Haivision says Teltoo, a Spain-based company with ties to the cable industry, will help continue its expansion into the video delivery product marketplace.

Eurobites: Loon's balloons go up over Kenya

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad founder worried over 5G scare stories; Sunrise chooses Comarch for IoT expansion; Proximus parts merge.

Promptlink tries to rise above the cable network noise

New AI-assisted tool is helping cable operators identify and pinpoint the source of upstream network noise during a pandemic that has caused peak usage to surge, CEO says.

Vodafone's cloud-native journey: A mix of old school and new

The Cloud Native World program last week offered evidence of progressive telco thinking and the same old barriers to faster adoption of cloud-native architectures.

Pandemic spotlights need for simplified and automated self-service tools – study

More than half of consumers can't fix their own technical issues, a number that surges to 73% among those who don't consider themselves tech-savvy, Sweepr finds in survey of 600+ people in the US and UK.

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