Casa Joins Virtual CCAP Parade
News Analysis | 9/26/2016 | 1 comment
Casa is demonstrating a virtual CCAP solution at this week's SCTE Cable-Tec Expo show, joining a multitude of vendors pursuing the cable access market as operators look to upgrade and virtualize their networks.
Global Services: The $40B Face-Off
LRTV Interviews | 9/26/2016 | 1 comment
More service providers than ever before are battling it out to win a slice of what is now a $40 billion global communications services pie, explains Ovum Principal Analyst David Molony.
WiCipedia: The Women Helping Women Edition
WiCipedia | 9/23/2016 | 2 comments
This week in our WiC roundup: Kristen Bell releases hilarious 'Pinksourcing' video; girls from Oakland to Senegal learn to code; digital tools help new moms acclimate when going back to work; and more.
NFV: Driving Toward Openness
News Analysis | 9/22/2016 | Post a comment
The more vendors deconstruct their features and services, the more they can be integrated into everybody else's infrastructure, according to Andrew Coward at Brocade.
Time to Shut Up About 'Dumb Pipes'
Wagner’s Ring | 9/22/2016 | 12 comments
Service providers can't compete with OTT players. It just isn't in their DNA. Instead, service providers need to embrace what they're good at -- providing reliable, secure connectivity.
Infinera Ups the DCI Ante
News Analysis | 9/22/2016 | 3 comments
Vendor's upgrade of its data center interconnect (DCI) platform includes a host of impressive technical advances.
Crossing the Virtualization Chasm
News Analysis | 9/21/2016 | Post a comment
CSPs crossing the virtualization chasm will be challenged by the abundance of choices and approaches, said a panel at the NFV & Carrier SDN event last week in Denver.
ETSI Drops 'Mobile' From MEC
News Analysis | 9/21/2016 | 2 comments
Mobile Edge Computing becomes Multi-Access Edge Computing as ETSI embarks on a second phase of specifications work that will cover WiFi and fixed access technologies in addition to 3GPP standards.
ECOC: Satisfying the Need for Speed
News Analysis | 9/21/2016 | 3 comments
It's ECOC time again! Here are some of the new devices and technologies being unveiled at the show that all point to near-term future networks running at hundreds of gigabits per second.
Ewaldsson Grows His Ericsson Empire
Shades of Ray | 9/20/2016 | 1 comment
Ericsson's CTO Ulf Ewaldsson adds strategy to his existing responsibility for technology at the Swedish vendor, which has yet to appoint a new permanent CEO.
Peering Into the Digital Future
LRTV Interviews | 9/20/2016 | Post a comment
Nick Thomas, practice leader of digital media at Ovum, talks about how digital transformation in the technology, media and telecom sectors will enable the development of a new range of applications and services for enterprises and consumers and how the upcoming Digital Futures event in London will examine the implications of the emergence of those services.
Comcast Will Go Wireless in 2017
News Analysis | 9/20/2016 | 7 comments
Comcast will take its first step toward becoming a wireless carrier in 2017 with a network that combines Verizon cellular assets and Comcast's own WiFi hotspots.
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