What's Up With App Fatigue?
Column | 8/22/2016 | 2 comments
How cable operators and other pay-TV providers can differentiate themselves by helping customers find needles in haystacks. More is not always better.
How CSPs Are Competing in Rio
Column | 8/15/2016 | 2 comments
With the Summer Olympics now halfway over in Brazil, CSPs and other tech providers are competing fiercely for their own gold, silver and bronze medals.
Not So Fast on Streaming
Column | 8/8/2016 | 5 comments
The transition from broadcast TV to online isn't just about developing the right technology; it's about crafting the right business models.
Understanding Enterprise Needs
Column | 8/4/2016 | 1 comment
In the third part of this series, we look at how MSOs can align products and service offerings to meet mid-market and enterprise customer needs.
Facing the Internet TV Tsunami
Column | 7/18/2016 | 1 comment
As online video keeps pouring over both fixed and wireless networks, both content and service providers must adapt by adjusting their operations and business strategies.
NFV's Opex Gains Need Not Be Delayed
Column | 7/18/2016 | 1 comment
The latest Future of Virtualization Index data suggests opex savings from NFV are not materializing as expected – but it doesn't have to be that way, according to Leo Zancani.
What Can NFV Learn From OCP?
Column | 7/6/2016 | Post a comment
NFV and mobile edge computing are exciting industry developments but they require hardware evolution just as much as software evolution, argues Chloe Jian Ma.
The Future of Telecom
Column | 6/17/2016 | 1 comment
In this final blog of a three-part series, Jeff Gordon examines what operators hope to gain from going down the converged service layer route.
Convergence of the Service Layers
Column | 5/6/2016 | Post a comment
The conclusions of a new survey, commissioned by OpenCloud and conducted by Heavy Reading, suggests that the move towards converged service layers is now well underway.
Cellular, WiFi & the 'CEO Pitch'
Column | 4/12/2016 | Post a comment
WiFi is offering a challenge to the network-centric cellular status quo and that's something that mobile network operator CEOs recognize, believes Devicescape CEO Dave Fraser.
Ericsson's CTO on a 5G Future
Column | 3/22/2016 | 6 comments
We are now in the midst of a journey to 5G, says Ericsson's Ewaldsson, one that will require more co-operation across diverse industries than the mobile world has ever seen.
Why IP Live Production Will Be Revolutionary
Column | 2/9/2016 | 1 comment
In the second part of a two-part series, Paul Robinson explains why the move to live IP production is an opportunity to significantly change the viewing experience, and more importantly, open up new revenue and business opportunities.
VoLTE: It's Not Just About Voice
Column | 1/12/2016 | 1 comment
Exact Ventures forecasts that the overall market for IMS core networking equipment will grow by 30% in 2016 to reach $3 billion as VoLTE drives investments.
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BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders and UXP Systems CEO Gemini Waghmare discuss the strategic importance of digital identity for operators in the midst of transformation.
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