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By Sandra O'Boyle, Senior Analyst – CEM & Customer Analytics, Heavy Reading, 11/8/2017
KNect365's Telco Data Analytics Europe 2017 show took place in Madrid in late October. Having attended the show last year, I noticed that this year's show was bigger and more popular with ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 12/16/2014
US Cellular's Mario Vela explains how the operator uses analytics for network planning and what comes next as the carrier looks to eke more value out of its metrics.
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By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/25/2014
The move to SDN and NFV will only increase the need for advanced data analytics, especially in the OSS layer for service assurance, service management and related functions, according to ...
By Anukool Lakhina, CEO & Founder, Guavus, 11/24/2014
I was reading a recent article in Light Reading that talked about whether big data could be used as a future currency, which got me to thinking: Isn't data already a form of currency? (See ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/20/2014
Wireless operators are gung ho about the potential for machine-to-machine communications, but they have yet to make progress with an analytical strategy for the burgeoning Internet of ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/19/2014
The US-based communication service provider gets to grips with advanced analytics, tackling data and breaking down the silos within its own business.
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By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/19/2014
It's all about the data for US operator C Spire as it uses analytics to personalize its customer service down to individual subscribers.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/17/2014
For service providers, the value of the Internet of Things (IoT) lies less in the new connections attaching to their networks, and more in what they can do with them.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/14/2014
The big data analytics debate has moved on from a year ago, with some experts suggesting it's no longer a technology challenge.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/13/2014
In the past two years, wireless operator Bell Mobility has gone from grossly over-provisioning a network into which it had no visibility to keeping tabs on the entire network from core to ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/12/2014
ATLANTA -- Telecom Analytics World -- While making money has traditionally been the primary goal of network operators with big data, customer experience management (CEM) is now becoming ...
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TEOCO on Managing Enterprise Services & SD-WAN

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NEW YORK, 12/1/2017 -- At Light Reading's 'Future of Cable Services' event, Alan Breznick speaks with Dima Alkin, TEOCO VP of Service Assurance Solutions, about how cable operators are moving into the enterprise space with services like SD-WAN.
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A 5G Reality Check

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PRAGUE, 12/13/2017 – Following his 5G-focused presentation at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Prague, Heavy Reading analyst Gabriel Brown gives a down-to-earth overview on where the industry is right now in terms of bringing early 5G technology and services to market.
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ADVA on Optical's Critical Role in 5G

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With MRV on board to further boost its optical portfolio, its Ensemble virtualization business growing and its synchronization smarts in focus, ADVA can offer the foundations for a successful 5G network rollout, explains the company's Senior VP of Marketing and Investor Relations, Stephan Rettenberger.
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Hollywood & the VR Evolution

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Hanno Basse, CTO of 20th Century Fox, explains how storytelling intersects with the future of VR.
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Orange's SVP & the Digital Revolution

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Didier Duriez, SVP at Orange Global Solutions, talks about the tech benefits of the digital revolution.
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DT Aims for Aggregation With Huawei

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Deutsche Telekom's CTO, Bruno Jacobfeueuborn, explains that aggregation is DT's goal, and says they can accomplish it with the help of Huawei.
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The Importance of Content Availability

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President and Chair of the Ultra HD Forum, Thierry Fautier, discusses content availability and quality issues.
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RAD Shares Insights on Latest Developments in vCPE & SD-WAN, & the MEF17 Silver Award Winning PoC

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RAD's VP of Marketing and Business Development, Ilan Tevet, sits down with Light Reading's Editor-At-Large, Carol Wilson, to discuss the recent developments in vCPE and SD-WAN, along with how RAD's Flexible vCPE-Toolbox with its vCPE-OS for any server allows operators to deploy white boxes at the network's edge today. In addition, this talk also discusses the ...
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Skilled Women Can Fuel Tech Growth

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LONDON, 12/4/2017 – There are skill shortages in many emerging technology areas, such as artificial intelligence, notes Carolyn Dawson, managing director of the TMT unit for KNect 365, an Informa business. Attracting and training more women to the tech field will help the industry grow faster and better explore a broader range of possibilities. Dawson heads the ...
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Epsilon: Future Wholesale Markets Need Better APIs

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ORLANDO, 12/1/2017 – Wholesaler Epsilon developed its own internal system for delivering connectivity to CPaaS players and others, but longer term, the industry needs a plan, says Mark Daley, director of digital strategy and business development. Exposing individual functions within the networking environment is critical to the wholesale play, he says in an ...
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100GbE in Action & More at MEF17

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ORLANDO, 11/30/2017 – Light Reading Editor-at-Large Carol Wilson and John Hawkins, Ciena's resident Ethernet expert, discuss innovations, proof of concepts and how enhancements to Ciena's packet portfolio allows service providers to cost-effectively expand and scale their Ethernet Business Service offerings up to 10GbE and 100GbE for new and broader revenue streams.
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ADLINK Talks About OCP & Next Generation Telecom Infrastructure

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Jeff Sharpe of ADLINK sits down with Craig Matsumoto and shares insights on the leading edge computing platforms, the importance of OCP, SDN/NFV and Multi-Access Edge Computing in the telecom industry.