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NFV & SDN: What's Next for Cable?
Breznick Unbound | 10/16/2017 | Post a comment
Now that CableLabs and ETSI have begun defining standards, interfaces and software-based network elements, how will the industry proceed with virtualizing the cable architecture?
Automation Gets Its Own ETSI Group
News Analysis | 10/10/2017 | Post a comment
Wait, what? Another ETSI group?? Major vendors and operators collaborate to form a 'zero-touch' networking group at ETSI, but not everyone thinks that's a good move.
Practical Advice of the Transforming Kind
Rewired | 10/9/2017 | Post a comment
CenturyLink's Bill Walker is an IT guy, tasked with helping transform a legacy telco. He shared some very practical ideas about how to do that – notes from the trenches, as it were – in this video interview.
CSPs See Slow Going for IoT – Report
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/3/2017 | 1 comment
The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing rapidly, but the lack of standards – as well as uncertainty about its revenue potential – is a major source of frustration for communications service providers (CSPs).
What Digital Transformation Means for Telcos
LRTV Interviews | 9/27/2017 | Post a comment
LONDON, 9/27/2017 – Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw talks to Light Reading's Iain Morris at Ovum's Digital Futures event about what digital transformation actually means for telecom network operators.
The 'New' Sandvine Has Automation in Its Sights
Shades of Ray | 9/26/2017 | Post a comment
Following the C$562 million nuptials of Procera and Sandvine, the resulting packet inspection, analytics and policy management specialist is pitching itself to service providers as a key enabler in the shift to automated processes.
Digital Transformation: It's a People Thing
Shades of Ray | 9/25/2017 | Post a comment
HONG KONG, 9/25/2017 – Digital and operations transformation is much more a people challenge than a technology challenge, according to the many service provider executives who shared their experiences at the recent Operations Transformation Forum in Hong Kong.
SAP on New Telco Revenue Streams
LRTV Interviews | 9/25/2017 | 1 comment
LONDON, 9/25/2017 – At Ovum's recent Digital Futures event in London, Stephan Gatien, general manager for telecommunications business at SAP, discusses some of the prime focus areas for telecom operators that are driving new revenues 'beyond connectivity.'
Flirting With Automation
Shades of Ray | 9/20/2017 | 1 comment
Automated back office operations is becoming a hot topic amongst major operators, including many of those at the recent Operations Transformation Forum in Hong Kong.
Charting the Course to Cloud-Native
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 9/20/2017 | Post a comment
During the "Getting to 'Cloud Native' " panel at our NFV & Carrier SDN event, we will debate what it will take to enable telcos to execute their cloud transformations, and what the supplier community's responsibilities are in the process.
Huawei Intros SDN/NFV Testing-as-a-Service
News Analysis | 9/19/2017 | Post a comment
The testing environment has become more complex and burdensome with the introduction of virtualization, so Huawei has developed a testing-as-a-service (TaaS) offer called TestCraft to pitch to operators.
5G Volume Knob Cranked to 11
News Analysis | 9/13/2017 | 5 comments
That's one louder than ten, folks, as the likes of Telefónica, Nokia, Qualcomm, KDDI, Ericsson, LG U+, Huawei, Mavenir, Intel, Keysight, Cavium and more serve up a slew of 5G announcements.
From The Founder
Light Reading is spending much of this year digging into the details of how automation technology will impact the comms market, but let's take a moment to also look at how automation is set to overturn the current world order by the middle of the century.
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With the mobile ecosystem becoming increasingly vulnerable to security threats, AdaptiveMobile has laid out some of the key considerations for the wireless community.