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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/25/2018
Says thousands of on-net buildings can be used to distribute network functions virtualization closer to the edge.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/25/2018
ETSI open source organization will also have single point of entry to manage network services and network slices with release later this year.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/25/2018
Moves seen as major effort to cut employee rolls, particularly US-based jobs as management is among the targets.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/25/2018
Nokia's head of North America, Rick Corker, gives us an update on the vendor's technical achievements in 5G, its announced wins with carriers and why the North American market is going to be so challenging and competitive as these networks roll out.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/25/2018
AT&T is replacing Ericsson with Nokia and Samsung as it rolls out a 5G network, according to Michael Genovese of MKM Partners.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/25/2018
Vodafone's head of cloud and automation wants to define the telco cloud so that everyone's singing from the same hymn sheet.
By Light Reading, 9/25/2018
At the Ovum Digital Futures summit, the pod-squadders talk media consumption, artificial intelligence and voice activation. And they upset a security guard.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/25/2018
We took a quick walk around the Nokia stand at Mobile World Congress Americas earlier this month and enjoyed some virtual reality pitches, lessons in network demand forecasting and a discussion of decomposing network functions (I think).
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/25/2018
CEO Mike Fries says he's 'excited for the competition' in wake of the Comcast-Sky deal.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/25/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia tees up 5G test network in Estonia; Vodafone brings Juniper into its SD-WAN fold; new blood for Ofcom.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/25/2018
CEO Satya Nadella gives the side-eye to Amazon Web Services, saying Microsoft won't compete with its enterprise customers.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 9/25/2018
Issues relating to services orchestration have still not entirely been resolved.
By Jack S. Burton, Principal, Broadband Success Partners, 9/25/2018
OTT has changed everything and now 5G is on the way. How can cable operators stay ahead?
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United Nations' Websites Besieged by Data Leaks, Exposed Files
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 9/25/2018
In time for the UN's General Assembly this week, two reports find that the United ...
Zero Trust & Network Segmentation: Keys to Securing IoT
Pablo Valerio, Technology Writer, 9/25/2018
As IoT devices become more popular both in the home and within businesses, ...
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Women: The Unmined Gems of Broadband
9/25/2018
Vice president of network engineering at triple-play provider RCN Business, ...
In-Home Broadband Is Key Selling Point in T-Mobile/Sprint Deal
Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/21/2018
Companies claim that the 5G network resulting from the proposed merger will ...
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By Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading, 10/25/2017
Next-gen wireless will require next-gen wireline fronthaul and backhaul solutions that must be put in place within the next 2 years.
Thought Leadership Council: CSPs Increasingly Rely Upon Automation in IoT Networks
September 2018
Automation is slowly but surely becoming a part of the Internet of Things (IoT) network architecture, according to the latest survey results from the Thought Leadership Council (TLC). This TLC group was asked nine questions about the impact of IoT on network architecture. The results clearly indicate that CSPs increasingly are turning to automation as they build IoT networks, and they continue to focus on security as a primary area of concern in those networks.
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AI in Telecom Operations: Opportunities & Obstacles
September 2018
This report provides an overview of AI/ML, outlines the key telecom use cases and discusses the challenges of applying AI/ML to the networking domain. It provides real-world examples from 10 CSPs using AI/ML and profiles 16 vendors with AI-based offerings focused on the telecom industry.
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Multicore Processor & Switch Survey 2018
September 2018
This report analyzes the use of multicore processors and switch chips by telecom and networking equipment manufacturers, based on the results of an exclusive worldwide survey of engineers, designers, product managers and sales/marketing personnel that work for telecom and networking system equipment manufacturers and suppliers. The responses to our survey make it clear that these devices are critical components in most types of networking equipment.
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DT's Terastream: A Bigger Splash?
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/13/2018
Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
Piecing Together the 5G Big Picture
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 9/10/2018
For network operators, the evolution to a 5G architecture requires a strategy ...
NFV Is Down but Not Out
Iain Morris , International Editor , 5/22/2018
NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
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CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Virtualization is a term the telecom industry has wrestled with for the past six years, since network functions virtualization (NFV) became a "thing," but it's time ...
Glenn Lurie, CEO of software platform provider Synchronoss Technologies, has his work cut out for him. He's helping carriers navigate several possible growth opportunities, like IoT, messaging and personal cloud services. Check out this interview where Lurie discusses the company's newest partnership with AT&T and new proof-of-concept with a blockchain-based mobile payments service.
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