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Key developments in OSS, BSS, and policy control.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/21/2018
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.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/18/2018
Affirmed Networks and others are taking virtualized EPCs and delivering that capability as a service via the public cloud.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/17/2018
Vendor launches Contrail Edge Cloud, bringing a multicloud platform to the network's edge for 5G and much more and claiming a performance advantage in a small package.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/14/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom goes big in Bavaria; new MVNO targets hearing-loss sufferers; why telco customer experience (often) sucks.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/14/2018
FCC filings shed light on mix of initial deployment proposals targeting the emerging, shared 3.5GHz band.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/14/2018
New initiative at test system specialist aims at making company more of strategic partner, while promising to make 5G rollouts more cost-effective and faster.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/13/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia shows off 8K UHD streaming over 5G; BT gives container port added backbone; 5G goes into the woods.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/13/2018
Finnish vendor will retain a minority stake in the video business as it follows in the wake of Ericsson and Cisco to become the third big network vendor this year to sell video assets.
By Denise Culver, Online Research Director, 9/12/2018
Communications service providers (CSPs) are slowly adopting automated processes for their Internet of Things (IoT) network architecture, with more than 80% of CSPs who participated in this month's panel citing automation as critical to their IoT networks.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 9/12/2018
When it comes to mobile technology generations, telecom operators are highly procrastinational.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/11/2018
US service provider will now spend $7 billion with Europe's two main network equipment vendors on the rollout of 5G services.
By Light Reading, 9/11/2018
This week: M&A action; the 5G jigsaw puzzle; and Huaweiphobia.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/8/2018
The evolution of the communications service provider (CSP) sector is creating a schism between the large, resource-heavy Tier 1 operators and the smaller Tier 2/3 players, says TM Forum Chief Analyst Mark Newman.
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Cloudflare Looks to Take the Pain Out of DNSSEC Protocol Adoption
Larry Loeb, Author, 9/21/2018
Uptake of the newer DNSSEC protocol has been slow, but a new tool from Cloudflare ...
Xbash Malware: Dangerous Mix of Threats
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 9/21/2018
The Xbash malware includes ransomware and cryptomining functions as well as ...
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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 ...
As Remote PHY Nears, No Time to Spare
Jim Walsh, Marketing Manager, Viavi Solutions, 9/20/2018
As MSOs add networking equipment to support the growing number of node counts, ...
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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 ...
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 ...
Robot Wars: Telecom's Looming AI Tussle
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/14/2018
Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
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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