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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 ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/12/2014
ATLANTA -- Telecom Analytics World -- It was a healthy mix of questions, challenges and projections alongside practical examples of how telecom operators are putting analytics to work at ...
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CenturyLink: Let's Get Past SD-WAN Hype

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Technology becomes a "shiny object" unless it's properly focused on solving business needs for enterprise customers, says Bill Grubbs, network solutions architect for CenturyLink. He explains to Light Reading why SD-WAN deployments have to be tailored to specific needs – and more.
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Infinera's Sales Director Paints Tech's Big Picture

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Shannon Williams, Infinera's director of sales, shares how she achieves work's many balancing acts -- between her role and the broader company, today and tomorrow's tech and more.
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SD-WAN Innovation & Trends

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Versa CEO Kelly Ahuja discusses with Carol Wilson the current status and trends in the SD-WAN market, Versa's innovation around building a software platform with broad contextualization, and the advantages that startups can bring to the SD-WAN market.
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Ovum's Dario Talmesio on 5G in Europe

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At 5G World 2017, Dario Talmesio, principal analyst and practice leader on Ovum's fixed and mobile telecoms European team, explains the emerging trends amongst European operators as they prepare for 5G.
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Putting Power on a Pedestal

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ARRIS's John Ulm says a major accomplishment of SCTE•ISBE's Energy 2020 program is increased focus on power cost and consumption, including inclusion of energy requirements in operators' RFPs and RFIs.
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Gigabit Access: The Last-Mile Pipe for All Future Services

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A Gigabit access platform being deployed today must be able to deliver all types of services to an increasing number of devices. A non-blocking architecture is necessary to support the ever-increasing growth in bandwidth demand. The Huawei Gigabit access solution is based on a distributed design that is fully scalable to deliver a unprecedented performance.
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Key Factors to Successfully Deploy an SD-WAN Service

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As service providers transition their SD-WAN solution from trials and limited deployments into production at large scale, there are important considerations to successfully operationalize these solutions and realize their full potential, without adding complexity, introducing uncertainty or disrupting current business operations. Sunil Khandekar, CEO and Founder ...
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IoT Solutions: Rational Exuberance

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IoT solutions are morphing from hype into viable business opportunities. Huawei has the platform and ecosystem support to help carriers successfully address new business opportunities in the IoT space.
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Realizing ICN as a Network Slice for Mobile Data Distribution

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Network slicing in 5G allows the potential introduction of new network architectures such as Information-centric Networks (ICN) as a slice, managed over a shared pool of compute, storage and bandwidth resource. Services over an ICN slice can benefit from many architectural features such as Name Based Networking, Security, Multicasting, Multi-homing, Mobility, ...
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Ovum's Mike Roberts on 5G Uptake

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Mike Roberts, research director for Ovum's service provider markets group, explains why he has boosted his 5G subscriptions forecast.
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AT&T's Hubbard on Intersection of SD-WAN & MPLS

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Rick Hubbard, SVP of Network Product Management for AT&T Business Solutions, discusses how AT&T's approach to SD-WAN fits in with its overall virtualization strategy, explains how SD-WAN can improve enterprise customers' use of the cloud and addresses the intersection of SD-WAN and MPLS.
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Keep Connected IoT Devices Under Control With Allot

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Allot AVP of International Pre-Sales, Daniel Keidar, explains how communications service providers can protect infrastructure and service availability from flooding attacks caused by malfunctioning or bot-infected devices connected to their network.