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Mobile Operators & Video
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center  | 
4/25/2017  |  Post a comment
Ovum's Ed Barton discusses the latest mobile operator strategies for mobile video.
Pardeep Kohli Discusses Network Transformation & the Market Opportunity for the 'New' Mavenir Systems
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4/13/2017  |  Post a comment
In a brief discussion at MWC 2017, Heavy Reading analyst Adi Kishore talks to Pardeep Kohli, CEO, Mavenir Systems about the creation of the 'new Mavenir' and some of the key challenges facing operators in today's market. A key theme of the discussion centers around operator need for software-only, virtualized solutions and how they will need to adapt to capitalize on the benefits of IoT and 5G.
EXFO Demonstrates Its 3D Analytics Concept
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4/5/2017  |  Post a comment
EXFO's Anssi Tauriainen shows how his company's 3D analytics concept can help visualize networks.
EXFO at MWC
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4/5/2017  |  Post a comment
Philippe Morin talks about the major trends for service providers in network transformation.
Affirmed Networks Is Setting Up New Standards for IoT
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3/30/2017  |  Post a comment
As a market leader helping mobile operators embrace the benefits of virtualized networks, Affirmed Networks is seeing significant interest by service providers worldwide to deploy NFV-based networks as the foundation for IoT service delivery.
Driving Better Mobile Customer Experience While Transforming the Mobile Network
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3/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Light Reading talked to George McGregor of Citrix about the NetScaler Mobile Gateway - an intelligent traffic management solution which can markedly improve the customer experience provided by mobile operators, even when traffic is encrypted.
Mastercard: What's Next for Mobile Payments?
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3/21/2017  |  Post a comment
We spoke to James Anderson, executive vice president of digital payments at MasterCard, about digital wallets to tokenization to robots and commerce-enabled IOT devices -- and how Mastercard is working to ensure that every one of its accounts is as digital as the people using them.
Mastercard: 2 Billion Adults 'Trapped' in Cash Economy
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3/21/2017  |  1 comment
Despite advances made in the last several years, two billion adults around the world are trapped in a cash economy and lack what we take for granted -- a safe way to receive, save and use money.
Mastercard: Payment From Every Device
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3/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Kiki Del Valle, senior vice president of commerce for every device program at MasterCard, shares how Mastercard is bringing the future forward and delivering unique connected moments to consumers' daily lives.
InterDigital's Role in the 5G, IoT Era
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3/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Alan Carlton, managing director and VP for Europe at InterDigital, talks about the company's role in 5G projects in Europe and the prospects for the company in the IoT market.
Lessons Learned From Digital Transformation
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3/21/2017  |  Post a comment
Ravi Palepu, global head of Telco Solutions at Virtusa, talks about some key takeaways from telco digital transformation experiences during the past couple of years.
Software-Driven Architecture for 5G & IOT
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3/20/2017  |  Post a comment
We present Heavy Reading's Jim Hodges's report from Mobile World Congress -- where operators and vendors are working to bring a variety of technologies together to make virtualization a reality in the era of 5G and IoT.
IoT & 5G Are Hot Trends, But What Is the Business Opportunity Now?
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3/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Steve Bell and Wind River's Charlie Ashton discuss the role of virtualization in IoT and 5G and where to capitalize on the business opportunities today. They talk about some of the top use cases and the key requirements that need to be met to make the advent of IoT and 5G a reality.
Cloud-RAN: Cost Savings Strategy or Key Enabler for 5G & IoT Use Cases?
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3/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Jim Hodges sits down with Wind River's Charlie Ashton to discuss the emerging importance of Cloud-RAN technology, what it means to the industry, and some key strategies for successful deployment.
What's New in vCloud NFV 2.0?
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3/20/2017  |  Post a comment
With vCloud NFV 2.0, CSPs will be able to deliver new and differentiated services on an agile, open and secure software-defined architecture today as they evolve their networks to support 5G and the Internet of Things.
Equinix & Callr Highlight New Cloud Comms Opportunities
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3/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Equinix CTO Ihab Tarazi and Callr CEO Taoufik Zagdoud explain how cloud architectures are enabling new business opportunities for competitive communications services providers.
Making 5G New Radio (NR) a Reality
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3/16/2017  |  1 comment
Listen to Dr. John Smee, Vice President of Engineering at Qualcomm, talk about the tremendous progress the industry is making towards making 5G NR – the global 5G standard – a reality. Hear about the latest demonstrations and technologies Qualcomm was showcasing at Mobile World Congress.
AccelerComm First to 5G Polar Code IP
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3/15/2017  |  Post a comment
AccelerComm is a semiconductor IP-core company that provides patented turbo coding technology. In this video, they demonstrate their turbo decoder at Mobile World Congress.
Etisalat Egypt: Innovating for MBB2020
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Etisalat Egypt's Director of Access Network Planning & Optimization Mohamed Shalaby explains how the telco will optimize its network to hit its MBB2020 goals.
OrbTV: EdgeConneX CTO on Prepping for 5G, IoT
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Don MacNeil, CTO, EdgeConneX, talks to Liz Coyne, managing editor, Light Reading, at Mobile World Congress about how edge data center operators are preparing for a future of 5G, IoT and more.
CEO Chat With TEOCO's Atul Jain
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
TEOCO Founder and CEO Atul Jain talks to Light Reading Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about the challenges around cost control and service monetization in the mobile and IoT sectors.
Accelerating C-V2X Toward 5G for Autonomous Driving
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Listen to George Tsirtsis, Senior Director of Technology at Qualcomm, describe the critical role Cellular-V2X (C-V2X) will play in the autonomous car of the future. And hear about the outstanding momentum toward making C-V2X a reality.
ZTE MWC Highlights
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Highlights of ZTE's innovations, such as M-ICT and Massive MIMO 2.0/.
MulteFire Alliance Releases 1.0 Specification
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
MulteFire Alliance President Mazen Chmaytelli provides an update on the MulteFire Release 1.0 specification for LTE standalone operation in unlicensed and shared spectrum.
OrbTV: AT&T CMO & the 'Digital Mindset'
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
AT&T Business Solutions' chief marketing officer, Steve McGaw, sat down with Light Reading's CEO, Steve Saunders, at Mobile World Congress to talk about how CSPs need to get into the "digital mindset" in order to succeed in a cloud-based future.
Power the Road to Digital Transformation With ZSmart 9
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
ZTEsoft is taking the lead in the process of helping CSPs' digital transformation.
Radisys' Open Solutions for SDN, NFV & 5G
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Radisys President and CEO Brian Bronson explains how Radisys is helping communications service providers deploy agile open service delivery networks to accelerate their 5G service rollouts and revenues.
Etisalat Nigeria: Best Practice on IT Enables Business Success in Emerging Market
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
As a leading mobile operator in Nigeria, Etisalat Nigeria is committed to driving the digital future to empower society, thus inspiring people to fully maximize their potential.
Rohde & Schwarz at MWC 2017
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Christian Müller from Rohde & Schwarz's mobile network testing unit introduces new products for cable and antenna testing at Mobile World Congress 2017.
Mahindra Comviva's Award-Winning Mobile Payment Solution
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
At MWC 2017 Mahindra Comviva and Ecocash Zimbabwe won a Glomo award for best mobile payment solution. Heavy Reading's Adi Kishore caught up with the winners at the show.
Modernizing the Packet Core for Cloud and 5G
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3/14/2017  |  Post a comment
Jan Häglund, Ericsson's head of network analytics and control, discusses how the packet core must evolve to accommodate cloud-native applications and the rollout of 5G. At MWC, Ericsson's pavilion included solutions for network slicing, optimizing throughput and automating lifecycle management.
Parallel Wireless Pioneers Multi-Technology vRAN
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3/13/2017  |  Post a comment
In this video, Parallel Wireless Founder/CTO President Rajesh Mishra talks to Light Reading about how the company's multi-technology vRAN reduces the network cost/deployment complexity of today's networks and 5G.
OrbTV: AT&T's CMO Details $40B Spend
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3/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Steve McGaw, chief marketing officer of AT&T Business Solutions, details out the 2016 and 2017 $40 billion capex outlay in part one of an interview with Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, at Mobile World Congress.
LRTV Interviews DigitalRoute CTO Lars Månsson
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3/13/2017  |  Post a comment
DigitalRoute's CTO discusses how the company provides smart data integration to its customers.
OrbTV: Orange & the NFV, SDN Opportunity
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3/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Didier Duriez, senior vice president of Global Services and Solutions at Orange Business Services, talks to Ray Le Maistre, editor-in-chief at Light Reading, about the opportunities created by SDN and NFV, and the work it's doing with AT&T and its ECOMP MANO solution, which is now merged with OPEN-O and called ONAP.
Service Providers: Win Big in SD-WAN With Cisco
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3/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Watch this video to learn how you can capture SD-WAN opportunities, as well as what is driving this technology. Service Providers who partner with Cisco are poised to succeed.
OrbTV: Tele2 CEO on Industry 4.0
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3/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Allison Kirkby, president and group CEO of Tele2, spoke with Ray Le Maistre, editor-in-chief of Light Reading, about the fourth Industrial Revolution, the impact it will have on businesses and society in general and the challenges it will bring for service providers.
OrbTV: NetScout's CTO on the 'Journey to the Cloud'
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3/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, sat down with Bruce Kelley, senior vice president and CTO of service provider at NetScout, and Jim McNiel, CMO of NetScout, to talk about the challenges service providers are facing on their journey to the cloud.
OrbTV: EE Talks Emergency Services & 5G
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3/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Tom Bennett, director of network services and devices for EE, talks to Ray Le Maistre, Light Reading's editor-in-chief, about the service provider's approach to emergency services and the move to 5G.
OrbTV: NetScout on Video QoS Challenges
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3/10/2017  |  Post a comment
Mate Prgin, senior director of video strategy at NetScout, talks to Liz Coyne of Light Reading about the key challenges service providers face when delivering video QoS, including security and privacy.
Boosting NFV Solutions With Network Intelligence
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3/10/2017  |  Post a comment
The evolution towards virtual networks in the telecom environment is accelerating. Once a lab technology, NFV is now starting to become real in operators' infrastructures with vCPE as one of the first use cases. DPI and service chaining are important technologies to deploy smart, efficient infrastructures.
OrbTV: ETSI Goes Sci-Fi With AI
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3/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Luis Jorge Romero, director general of ETSI, sheds light on the organization's new AI group, and talks about the state of 5G standards.
OrbTV: IoT's Plusses & Minuses
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3/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Samir Marwaha, vice president of products and services at NetScout, talks to Liz Coyne of Light Reading about the challenges and benefits of IoT for service providers.
OrbTV: DT's CTO on 5G Strategy
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3/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's News Editor, Iain Morris, sat down with Bruno Jacobfeuerborn, group CTO of Deutsche Telekom, at Mobile World Congress to discuss the company's newly announced strategy, commitment and timeline for 5G.
OrbTV: Orange & the 'Human' Side of IoT
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3/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Orange Business Services' Olivier Ondet talks to Steve Saunders of Light Reading and Steve Bell of Heavy Reading about privacy, security and monetization issues around IoT.
Kontron on Universal OpenStack-Based Virtualized Services
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3/9/2017  |  Post a comment
CSPs can start the migration path to virtualized services using the SYMKLOUD OpenStack Platform. It is the foundation to run any VNF-driven "open" services on common infrastructure.
New SD-WAN Offerings: Growing Service Provider Revenue & IT Agility
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3/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Sunil Khandekar discusses the business trends and drivers behind service providers' SD-WAN offerings, and what they need to look for to build out an SD-WAN infrastructure.
Qualcomm's CTO on 5G Developments
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3/9/2017  |  Post a comment
At MWC 2017, Qualcomm's CTO Matt Grob talks to Light Reading's CEO and Founder Steve Saunders about the progress being made in the development of the technologies and standards that will underpin 5G.
OrbTV: DT on Cyber Defense
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3/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Max Röttgermann, product manager of IP Transit and DDoS Defense Live at Deutsche Telekom, talks to Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, about security breaches and technologies that service providers can implement to protect against attacks.
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AT&T is focused on the software-defined network of the future and is reskilling its workforce to get ready too, according to AT&T's President of Technology Development Melissa Arnoldi.
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At an event in Wembley stadium, EE used its live network to demonstrate gigabit LTE using a Sony Xperia XZ Premium smartphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip.
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Unlocking Customer Experience Insights With Machine Intelligence

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When used to analyze operational data and to drive operational decisions, machine intelligence reduces the number of tasks which require human intervention. Guavus invested in Machine Intelligence early. Learn about the difference between Machine Learning and Machine Intelligence.
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Verizon VP Talks Network, Career Planning

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Heidi Hemmer, vice president of Technology, Strategy & Planning at Verizon, shares how bold bets and the future of tech define her career.
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Masergy's NFV Journey

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Ray Watson, vice president of global technology at Masergy, discusses the advantages and challenges in entering the still-maturing NFV market for the past three years.
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Mavenir on RCS Cloud Platform & Multi-ID

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Guillaume Le Mener, head of marketing and corporate development at Mavenir, discussed RCS and the recent launch of Multi-ID, which supports T-Mobile's DIGITS, the revolutionary new technology that breaks down the limitation of one number per phone and one phone per number.
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ADTRAN Executive Outlines Trends in Next-Generation 10-Gigabit Cable Networks

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Hossam Salib, VP of Cable and Wireless Strategy at ADTRAN, outlines key trends as MSOs begin to deploy next-generation Gigabit and 10-Gigabit cable networks. In the interview, Hossam outlines the advantages of a Fiber Deep architecture, FTTH options including EPON and RFoG, and the importance of SDN and NFV in building next-generation high-bandwidth cable networks.
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Global Capacity: Bandwidth Demand Driving Ethernet Growth

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At Light Reading's Big Communications Event in Austin, Texas, Global Capacity's VP of Marketing Mary Stanhope talks about how the demand for bandwidth is changing the way service providers deliver broadband services.
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Colt's Services Chief on Digital Delivery

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Rogier Bronsgeest, the chief customer experience officer (chief CEO!) at Colt, discusses the way in which the service provider interacts with its customers these days and his aggressive net promoter score (NPS) targets.
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BT VP: Women Should Fill Security Talent Gap

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By 2020 there will be six security jobs for every qualified worker, and Kate Kuehn, vice president of Security for BT in the Americas, says BT wants to encourage women to fill the shortage in jobs.
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