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Key developments related to the network functions virtualization (NFV) strategies of the communications service provider community.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/20/2018
UK mobile operator Three UK is undergoing a revamp of its radio access network and supporting IT systems.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/4/2018
The latest 5G standard included specifications for next-generation core platforms, so expect to hear plenty about service-based architecture in the coming months.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/2/2018
Reliance Jio, Reliance Industries' disruptive 4G operator, will get its own in-house telco cloud vendor.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/19/2018
New strategic realignment already generating reference designs for virtualization of key edge access and compute platforms.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/18/2018
Ambitious software-only messaging and mobile core applications specialist targets major equipment vendors as it aims to become a billion-dollar business within four years.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/14/2018
Joint development deal with chipmaker ARM brings RISC-based silicon to the edge computing realm, focused on uCPE and more.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/12/2018
New features in latest software release target practical deployment features as more major operators roll out ONAP whole or in pieces.
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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/4/2018
CenturyLink's James Feger explains why converting some central offices into data centers may be necessary but also notes it won't be easy.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/4/2018
A BCE keynote panel comprising speakers from Colt, Windstream and Wind River, plus industry strategic advisor David Amzallag, discuss the evolution of business models and procurement relationships as more and more functions are developed and monetized in software rather than hardware.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/28/2018
Spanish operator is moving ahead with its software-defined edge network plans that will ultimately see 1,000 central offices become mini data centers.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/25/2018
The German telco's failure to realize cost saving targets will put its transformation agenda firmly under the spotlight.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/24/2018
Latest release of Telefónica-backed management and orchestration system boasts multiple enhancements, and a 'lessons learned' paper, that highlight 'real progress,' notes industry analyst. But not everyone's convinced.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 5/23/2018
Service providers are refreshing their IMS and looking for real cloud native IMS functions, according to Micaela Giuhat, Metaswitch's VP of product management, Cloud Native Core, who shares her thoughts on everything from container-based approach to VNFs to her experiences and advice as a leading woman in comms.
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