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MADRID -- Zero Touch & Carrier Automation Congress -- The 3GPP standards group is developing a machine learning function that could allow 5G operators to monitor the ...
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MADRID -- Zero Touch & Carrier Automation Congress -- Spain's Telefónica will start ramping up investments in automation tools, including a "cognitive self-optimizing ...
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Here's a modern fable for the virtualized communications era: Virgil and Phineas are chief technology officers for rival operators of similar size. An extreme sports ...
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What ails NFV? Incompatibility between vendors, a lack of standardized approaches and insufficient expertise usually top the list of telco complaints about ...
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Turning a motley assortment of ageing telecom networks into a cutting-edge pan-European cloud was never going to be an overnight task. But Deutsche Telekom's ...
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Every year, as the Mobile World Congress grows its attendee numbers, the most recognizable operators thronging its cavernous halls and walkways shrink into slimmer ...
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Enthusiastically boarding the artificial intelligence bandwagon, Ericsson will unveil a handful of "machine intelligence" products at this week's Mobile World ...
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