Upskill U & AT&T Tackle IoT Security
Kelsey's Grammar | 6/23/2016 | 1 comment
Creating a strong security strategy is front of mind for players in the IoT space. Jason Porter of AT&T tackles the toughest IoT security challenges today at Upskill U.
Automating NetOps for a 5G World
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/22/2016 | 1 comment
The major topic of discussion at Nokia's Network Management Breakfast, held in Nice during TM Forum Live 2016, was the automation of network operations to support 5G.
Upskill U: Disney on Analytics & CEM
Kelsey's Grammar | 6/22/2016 | 2 comments
Embedded analytics are opening a new frontier to enhancing customer experience, but challenges remain. Juan F. Gorricho of The Walt Disney Company will address these challenges in an Upskill U course at 1PM ET today.
Data Center Drives 400G
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/21/2016 | Post a comment
As data traffic continues to expand quickly each year, demand for 400G connections also expands, making way for numerous opportunities for vendors who make 400G components.
DOCSIS 3.1 Dominates ANGA COM
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/20/2016 | Post a comment
In a continental coming-out party for cable's new broadband spec, European cable operators embrace gigabit speeds that DOCSIS 3.1 promises to deliver.
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.
Upskill U: Masergy on Network Security
Kelsey's Grammar | 6/17/2016 | Post a comment
The ever-changing landscape of security threats is driving service providers to rethink traditional security measures. Tune in to 'Big Data Analytics & Network Security' with Masergy to boost your security strategies.
Spectrum Issues Loom Large for Antennas
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/15/2016 | Post a comment
As network operators and vendors are preparing for 5G systems, antenna research and development (R&D) is expanding to help meet the performance requirements that will be needed in the very near future.
Telcos Clamoring for Cloud-Native VNFs
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/15/2016 | 2 comments
Operators have firmly identified VNF architecture as the next hurdle on the critical path to NFV, and the clamor for cloud-native VNFs is growing rapidly.
What's the NCTA Thinking?
Breznick Unbound | 6/6/2016 | 4 comments
In a questionable call, the cable trade group is planning to hold its INTX show next year at the same time as NAB's big trade show in Las Vegas.
What Qualifies as 'Test & Measurement'?
Brianiac | 6/6/2016 | 3 comments
What is test and measurement? This is most decidedly not just an academic question – it's at the heart of some deeply felt consternation arising from this year's Leading Lights Awards.
Mapping Open APIs With TM Forum
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/1/2016 | Post a comment
APIs are rapidly becoming the lingua franca of digital business, and the TM Forum is aiming to apply their benefits across the entire IoT digital value chain.
AT&T Preps for Big Fiber Build
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/31/2016 | 7 comments
In the latest segment of this sponsored blog series, AT&T's Veronica Bloodworth explains how the company aims to extend its fiber links throughout its regions.
Verizon Upskills on 5G at BCE
Kelsey's Grammar | 5/24/2016 | Post a comment
Gerry Flynn, director of network infrastructure planning at Verizon, explains how new industry players and increasing bandwidth demands are driving the development of 5G networks.
From The Founder
The independent evaluation of Nokia's key virtual network functions (VNFs) was a defining moment for the Finnish giant.
Charting the CSP's Future
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.
Upcoming Live Events
September 13-14, 2016, The Curtis Hotel, Denver, CO
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May 16-17, 2017, Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX
A new survey conducted by Heavy Reading and TM Forum shows that CSPs around the world see the move to digital operations as a necessary part of their overall virtualization strategies.
BETWEEN THE CEOs - Executive Interviews
At the BCE 2016 show in Austin, ECI Telecom CEO Darryl Edwards tells Light Reading founder and CEO about the Elastic Network concept and the company's NFV and cybersecurity developments.
Mark Dzuban, president and CEO of SCTE/ISBE, sits down with Steve Saunders in Light Reading's New York office to discuss the society's Energy 2020 campaign, including its mission to benefit the environment, enable economic benefits and the key challenges facing cable operators wanting to reduce energy consumption.