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4.5G Evolution: Peter Zhou on Advanced MIMO Technologies & 5G Business Prep
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2/25/2017  |  Post a comment
In the process of service transformation, operators need to catch three major opportunities and start deploying in 4.5G networks, such as video, household broadband access and digital transformation of vertical industry. 5G is coming. Operators don't need to wait for it to happen but should progressively deploy 4.5G networks by introducing 5G-oriented technologies, such as 4x4MIMO and Massive MIMO to prepare for 5G.
What WTTX Can Deliver
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2/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Mohamed Madkour explains the benefits of WTTX while Dimitris Mavrakis discusses the challenges of delivering home broadband access.
Huawei on Mobile Broadband
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2/23/2017  |  Post a comment
Mohamed Madkour shares his vision on MBB for the next three years.
Analysys Mason Talks About the Future of Digital Operations
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2/23/2017  |  Post a comment
The future of digital operations has three key aspects: 1. Highly automated operations for both service and network; 2. Highly converged BSS/OSS for business and resources; 3. Highly merged management and control for real-time cloud native operations.
Huawei's Pre-MWC Analyst Briefing 2017 Highlights
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2/22/2017  |  Post a comment
Huawei shares its vision for this year's MWC.
Open Source NFV/SDN Automation
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2/17/2017  |  Post a comment
AT&T ECOMP (Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy) code is transitioning into the Linux Foundation for placement into open source. In this video, Carol Wilson provides an update on the maturation of open source ECOMP and meets with industry leaders from AT&T, Bell Canada, Orange, Linux Foundation and Amdocs to discuss what this means for the industry, the vendor-ecosystem and how service providers will benefit.
Huawei Digital Transformation Forum 2017
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2/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Here's a preview of the upcoming Huawei Digital Transformation Forum taking place in Barcelona with trending telecom topics like cloud, IoT, 5G and much more!
Cisco's Cloud Scale Networking: Automation, Virtualization & Simplification
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1/18/2017  |  1 comment
Cisco's Sanjeev Mervana outlines the latest innovations in networking technology at CES 2017 in Las Vegas.
ADVA Talks Innovation & the Future of Networking
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1/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Ray Le Maistre and Christoph Glingener, CTO of ADVA Optical Networking, discuss the current state of the industry, cooperation and collaboration, open innovation and the future of networking.
Cisco's Infinite Video Platform
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1/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Cisco's Infinite Video Platform allows service providers to deliver broadcast-quality video over IP networks. Infinite video supports many devices, from 4K TVs to tablets to game consoles. Join Cisco's Rajeev Raman for a brief tour and live demo.
VMware Telco NFV Solutions – Preparing for 5G & IOT
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1/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Shekar Ayyar, EVP & Corporate Strategy/General Manager of Telco for VMware, discusses VMware's Telco NFV solutions role and foundation for the Imminent Arrival of 5G & IOT.
Ensemble SmartWAN Explained
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1/5/2017  |  Post a comment
Ray Le Maistre and Prayson Pate, CTO of the Ensemble division at ADVA Optical Networking, discuss the details around the recent Ensemble SmartWAN announcement from ADVA and its potential impact on the SD-WAN movement as it goes virtual.
VMware Telco NFV Solutions – Lessons Learned From IT for NFV
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1/4/2017  |  Post a comment
Shekar Ayyar, EVP & Corporate Strategy/General Manager of Telco for VMware, discusses VMware's Telco NFV solutions and the parallel lessons to be learned from IT virtualization and the journey towards network virtualization.
Network Virtualization Simplified
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1/3/2017  |  Post a comment
Ray Le Maistre and Stephan Rettenberger, VP of Marketing and Investor Relations at ADVA Optical Networking, talk about the real challenges of commercializing NFV and how ADVA is making network virtualization easier for their customers.
Light Reading Executive Summit Interview: SDN in the Access Network
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1/3/2017  |  Post a comment
This informative interview with Robert Conger, AVP, ADTRAN, highlights the reasons global service providers and cable network operators are evaluating SDN for their broadband and Ethernet access networks.
Solving Service Provider Challenges Through Multiple Use Cases
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12/22/2016  |  Post a comment
This interview covers topics such as the role of open source software in telco; what makes a strong ecosystem (and why it is so important; and some of the specific use cases Wind River technology can be applied to, such as Virtual CPE (vCPE), Cloud RAN (C-RAN) and others. The two also take a look into 2017 to discuss what’s coming next for Wind River and the industry at large
Verizon's IoT Strategy: Smart Communities
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12/13/2016  |  1 comment
Lani Ingram, vice president of smart communities, outlines Verizon's IoT strategy and explains two recent acquisitions that will expand connectivity at the street level.
John Hoadley of Sonus on Voice-over-LTE
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12/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Sonus's John Hoadley explains how his company's voice-over-WiFi solutions can help operators make the transition to voice-over-LTE.
Pierre Lynch of Ixia Shares Insights on Virtualization
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12/13/2016  |  Post a comment
Ixia's Pierre Lynch discusses the impact of virtualization on testing and more.
We Can Make the World More Sustainable
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11/29/2016  |  Post a comment
GeSI is a global e-Sustainability Initiative organization bringing together 40 big multinational companies around the world. According to GeSI's report, information and communication technology can make the world more sustainable. Luis Neves, chairman of GeSI, shared with us his opinion at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
Finding a New Way to Engage Customers & Drive Revenue
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11/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Mobile revenues are declining. Digicel, a player in the Caribbean telecommunications/entertainment space, has found a new way to engage customers and drive revenue. John Quinn, CTO of Digicel, shared with us its story at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016)
Do You Really Need Gigabit Infrastructure?
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11/29/2016  |  Post a comment
Altibox is the biggest fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) player and the largest provider of video and TV in Norway. They started out with zero customers in 2002. Now they have close to half a million households and companies attached to their FTTH business. Nils Arne, CEO of Altibox shared with us their story and insight on 5G at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
BT’s Openreach Strategy & Its Updates in 2016
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11/29/2016  |  Post a comment
A lot of developments at Openreach this year in terms of strategy and planned investments. Peter Bell, CIO of Openreach BT, shared with us the updates of Openreach at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
ITU: The Broadband Is Our Future
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11/29/2016  |  Post a comment
At Ultra-broadband Forum, Houlin Zhao, Secretary General of ITU, discussed how important it is for countries, companies and everybody to be working together to help to build the broadband and digital economies (UBBF2016).
Tackling 5G in Dallas
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11/28/2016  |  Post a comment
Here are our highlights of the 5G North America show in Dallas, Texas with Light Reading's Dan Jones.
Drivers & Potential of NGP
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11/11/2016  |  Post a comment
ETSI has created an Industry Specification Group to work on Next Generation Protocols (NGP ISG), looking at evolving communications and networking protocols to provide the scale, security, mobility and ease of deployment required for the connected society of the 21st century.
Huawei IP 2020 for Future Networks
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11/11/2016  |  Post a comment
Future Networks should satisfy many requirements such as high throughput, extremely low latency, flexible mobility, intrinsic security, networking automation, and so forth.
Digital Object Architecture
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11/11/2016  |  Post a comment
: Digital Object Architecture provides a basic information infrastructure that can facilitate interoperability between or among different systems, processes, and other information resources, including different identity management systems.
BT's Openreach Has High Hopes for Long-Reach VDSL
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11/11/2016  |  Post a comment
Peter Bell, Network Portfolio CIO at BT's access business Openreach, talks about the operator's trial of a new broadband access technology called Long Reach VDSL.
Central Office Re-Farming
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11/11/2016  |  Post a comment
Multiple operators have started implementing central office re-farming strategies, explains Jinn Xu, director of the Access Network Solution Sales Dept. at Huawei.
Cutting the Complexity of Enterprise-Leased Lines
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11/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Huawei's new CloudVPN Integration Services Solution reduces the complexity of enterprise-leased lines. The new solution was a joint development between Huawei and ten other vendors, including Fortinet and Infoblox.
Technicolor & the Demand for Faster Broadband Speed
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11/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Bart Vercammen, VP of Product Management at Technicolor, talks about how everyone is demanding faster broadband speed every year and how Technicolor's technology is responding in this demanding industry.
TDC's Strategic Partnership With Huawei
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11/10/2016  |  Post a comment
In the three years since it began, the partnership between Huawei and Denmark's TDC has hit all its targets and is expanding into new areas.
OPEN-O's First Release
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11/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Nine months after it was launched, the OPEN-Orchestrator Community (OPEN-O) is ready to announce its first release.
The Power of Software-Defined Operations
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11/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Huawei has engaged in more than 120 software-defined operations projects worldwide.
Qualcomm Tackles the In-Home Networking Challenge
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11/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Rahul Patel, senior vice president and general manager of the Connectivity Group at Qualcomm Technologies, talks about the challenges in delivering high quality, in-home broadband services and how those challenges can be met with technologies such as MU-MIMO and Wi-Fi SON.
Digital Transformation at Telefónica Mexico
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11/10/2016  |  Post a comment
Telefónica Mexico IT Director Victor Prieto explains the operator's approaches to transformation and how to choose a BSS partner.
ZeroLight Puts Virtual Reality to Work With Toyota
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11/10/2016  |  Post a comment
At VR/AR World, Francois De Bodinat, chief marketing officer at ZeroLight, talks about how his company's 3D visualization software can be used to change the way in which people buy and experience products.
Qualcomm: Issues Between Service Needs & Service Availability
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11/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Rahul Patel of Qualcomm discusses the issues of broadband service expectations and why there is a gap between application service needs and WiFi services available in the home.
Why Augmented Reality Is a Big Deal
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11/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Ryan Pamplin, VP of Sales and Partnerships at Meta, explains the massive business and customer experience potential offered up by augmented reality.
Luis Neves on GeSi's Goal
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11/9/2016  |  Post a comment
At Huawei's UBBF 2016 in Frankfurt, Luis Neves talks about GeSi's efforts to help communication companies move their technology forwards.
Self-Organising Networks Panel Discussion
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11/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Murali Ranganathan from Nokia chairs a panel discussion on Self-Organising Networks.
Nokia on SON & Automation
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11/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Nokia's Murali Ranganathan discusses SON and its benefits for future networks.
ZTE's View on the Main Development Stages of Big Video Era
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11/9/2016  |  Post a comment
The big video service requires ultrafast broadband and low latency for the current network. Weijun Lee, CTO Group of ZTE, shares the main development stages of the big video era and his suggestions on the network construction needed to better prepare for big video services.
Putting Augmented Reality to Work
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11/9/2016  |  Post a comment
Sebastian Knödel, director of R&D at Diota, talks about the role of augmented reality applications in software tools designed to improve industrial processes such as manufacturing, assembly and quality control.
Domenico Convertino, WW OSS Business Lead at HPE
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11/8/2016  |  Post a comment
In this interview, conducted by Heavy Reading Senior Analyst James Crawshaw, Domenico Convertino from HPE addresses the challenges that telcos face in their transformation to become Digital Service Providers, and how HPE can help them with innovative, agile and adaptable OSS solutions.
Wipro On the Key Challenges for Telcos
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11/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Peter Brogan, Head of Europe, Global Media & Telecoms, Wipro talks about some of the challenges facing today's telcos, including digitization, OTT and IoT content consumption and operating costs.
AirTies & Waoo Discuss In-Home Wi-Fi: Managed Mesh
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11/8/2016  |  Post a comment
AirTies and Waoo are at the forefront of using in-home Wi-Fi Mesh to improve speeds and coverage throughout the home. Managed Mesh networks deliver differentiated video and broadband services and open new paths to monetization.
Intersec Is an Innovative, Location-Based Solution for Service Providers
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11/8/2016  |  Post a comment
Michel Laurent, CMO of Intersec, explains the market issues that his company seeks to address.
SAP on the Future of Telco and Big Data Analytics
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11/8/2016  |  1 comment
SAP's Christina Giraud, Global Lead of Big Data, outlines the biggest challenges and opportunities around big data for service providers. She includes a brief demo of SAP Big Data Margin Assurance.
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Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.
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Huawei Will Accelerate the Spread of the Video Business

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What is the future of the booming video business? What changes will happen to the video industry chain in the future? Hunter Hu, VP of Huawei Video Product Line, shares his viewpoints and explains how Huawei can be an enabler and accelerate the spread of the video business.
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Frost & Sullivan's Jonas Zelba on Going Beyond Connectivity

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Telecom operators across the globe are trying to understand what can they offer beyond connectivity. Operators are already introducing new and innovative services but they are faced with challenges due to unclear business models. Jonas highlights that no one operator can offer all the services itself. Operators in the Middle East should look within their ecosystem ...
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IDC's Paul Black on Cloudification

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Paul Black from IDC shares his insights on how cloudification is expected to combile all aspects of digital transformation.
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Industry Expert Michael Howard Talks About Cloud Native

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Cloud Native is a really nice term and a lot of people are using it. But most of them have their own definition of what Cloud Native means. Michael Howard offers his take on the terminology.
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4.5G Evolution: Peter Zhou on Advanced MIMO Technologies & 5G Business Prep

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In the process of service transformation, operators need to catch three major opportunities and start deploying in 4.5G networks, such as video, household broadband access and digital transformation of vertical industries. 5G is coming. Operators don't need to wait for it to happen but should progressively deploy 4.5G networks by introducing 5G-oriented ...
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What WTTX Can Deliver

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Mohamed Madkour explains the benefits of WTTX while Dimitris Mavrakis discusses the challenges of delivering home broadband access.
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Huawei on Mobile Broadband

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Mohamed Madkour shares his vision on MBB for the next three years.
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Analysys Mason Talks About the Future of Digital Operations

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The future of digital operations has three key aspects: 1. Highly automated operations for both service and network; 2. Highly converged BSS/OSS for business and resources; 3. Highly merged management and control for real-time cloud native operations.
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Software Trends in the Telecom Sector

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Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw talks with Telecoms.com Editorial Director Scott Bicheno about trends and developments in the telecoms software sector and what to expect at MWC 2017.
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Huawei's Pre-MWC Analyst Briefing 2017 Highlights

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Huawei shares its vision for this year's MWC.
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MWC17: 5G, Cloud RAN & More

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Ovum Senior Analyst Julian Bright talks to Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com about all things MWC, including Cloud RAN, Huawei's pitch to the industry and the road to 5G.
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MWC 2017's Key 2-Letter Terms

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5G, AI, VR... these are just some of the two-letter terms that will dominate show-floor chat at MWC 2017 in Barcelona, according to these two blow-hards (a.k.a. Scott Bicheno of Telecoms.com and Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre). And then there's PB...
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