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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of subscriber data management (SDM) systems.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 8/7/2019
For any operator, revamping an entire business support system (BSS) architecture in just six months and cutting IT opex by 80% as a result is a notable achievement.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/16/2019
Ellen Rubin joins the Light Reading podcast to discuss edge computing and the new need for data management in more places as the world goes from static storage to mobile, multicloud madness.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/6/2019
MobiTV's president and COO says Amazon is 'really engaging' with plans to optimize and customize its streaming platform for the pay-TV operator market.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/5/2019
New lab backed by CSG to focus on how blockchain tech can streamline global roaming deals, inter-carrier agreements and possibly settlements between pay-TV and OTT services.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/13/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TIM collaborates with Corning; Tele2's Q4; prepaid mobile in developing economies; Kudelski forges IoT partnership.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 2/11/2019
CEO Ray Pasquale isn't in the VoIP business to lower the price of phone calls. He wants to give small businesses everything they need to know – from network analytics to pizza topping preferences – on one screen.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/31/2019
New options and 'market factors' lead to decision to shut down UltraViolet as studio-backed Movies Anywhere service gains traction with digital retailers and pay-TV operators.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 1/29/2019
There's a customer-facing story to Verizon's Visible efforts. But on the backend, the story is perhaps even more interesting.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 1/2/2019
A 'bonkers' network management card had too much eggnog and caused a wave of service outages, including 9-1-1 service, in several states for several days during the last week of 2018.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/19/2018
Kyrio has turned Go2Broadband service locator into a digital, hyperlocal service locator for cable resellers with plans to extend that capability to other service-oriented industries.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/7/2018
Operating the core network and owning the SIM card will lead to lower churn, pave the path to more control of the service and offer other benefits, CEO says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/23/2018
Says stitching Vewd OS to devices running the Android TV Operator Tier platform enables service providers to personalize and customize the UI and pre-load apps from outside the Google Play universe.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/2/2018
Veteran test and measurement firm seeks more strategic role in service assurance, 5G rollouts and cybersecurity.
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Security Now
Fintech Startups Get Sloppy With Application Security
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2019
Some startups need to shape up or ship out.
New Industry Drives Renewed Interest in Embedded Security
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2019
Hardware for security may just get hot.
Broadband World News
Why FTTH May Trump Fiber Deep for Cable
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 8/20/2019
In a provocative new BBWN webinar, Broadband Success Partners' Jack Burton will ...
BBWF Interview: NOS's Manuel Eanes on the Smart Home Opp for Telcos
8/19/2019
Five years ago, NOS board member Manuel Ramalho Eanes helped steer the Portuguese ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Prime Reading
Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
Having invested big bucks to become a software company, Calix seems poised for a ...
10 SPIT Vendors to Watch in 2015
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 12/29/2014
Virtualization has sparked renewed interest in the OSS and BSS sectors -- here ...
C Spire Lets SPIT Percolate
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 4/8/2014
C Spire's Percs reward program was a homegrown SPIT initiative, but the regional ...
Touring Sprint's Well Oiled MVNO Factory
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 11/21/2013
Supporting over 100 unique MVNOs with unique business models takes more than just ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Three UK has just launched a major 5G-led assault on the living room. If all goes to plan, the smallest of the country's four mobile network operators will emerge ...
Dish Network's Charlie Ergen is poised to become a major new face in the 5G market.
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