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By Light Reading, 5/29/2018
Tim Spencer, CEO of Sigma Systems, sits down with Light Reading at TM Forum Digital Transformation World 2018 to discuss its newest customer, Telekomsel of Indonesia, and give the company new branding.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/17/2018
NICE -- Digital Transformation World 2018 -- Two years ago, the TM Forum's annual shindig in Nice seemed to hit a low. "Mary Celeste," was how one attendee described the event. The ...
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/15/2018
NICE -- Digital Transformation World 2018 -- The TM Forum has revealed that its open APIs will be included in the forthcoming Beijing release of ONAP, due to arrive in the summer.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/14/2018
NICE -- Digital World Transformation 2018 -- Telus CTO Ibrahim Gedeon has delivered a troubling assessment of telco virtualization, warning industry executives gathered here in Nice that ...
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/3/2017
Like many businesses, wages are the biggest single cost item for most telecom operators. Anything that can be done to replace humans with software falls straight to the bottom line.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 6/9/2017
TM Forum Live!, the industry association's annual jamboree in Nice, is the key event in the OSS/BSS world's calendar -- closely followed by Light Reading's OSS in the Era of SDN & NFV.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/18/2017
US telco giant AT&T is developing smart city offerings that other carriers will be able to resell on their own networks.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/17/2017
Ulf Ewaldsson does not seem like a man facing one of the most daunting tasks in telecom. With his ready smile and lilting Swedish accent, the head of Ericsson's newish digital services ...
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/16/2017
NICE, France -- TM Forum Live -- The billion-dollar investments that operators have made in billing support systems (BSS) represent a colossal waste of funds, judging by comments from ...
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/16/2017
NICE, France -- TM Forum Live -- The TM Forum is launching a new software app that will allow telcos to monitor their progress on digital transformation amid concern that some departments ...
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/15/2017
NICE, France -- TM Forum Live -- Ericsson is considering buying companies that could strengthen its digital services business and is predicting a "tangible turnaround" at the ailing unit ...
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Scraping the Barrel

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With 'the talent' all on holiday we're left with Jamie and Ray for this week's installment. The dynamic duo both had a chat with a senior Ericsson bod about its cunning US 5G investment plans, and Jamie updates us on what Samsung is up to -- namely its AI efforts, 5G and a seemingly pointless Bixby. Lastly, Ray ponders the vacant Cisco position in its service ...
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F5 on IoT

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Richard Duncan talks about the security threats that come with IoT and how service providers can manage them.
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F5 on Automation

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Vernon Wells talks about the importance of automation on service providers' virtualized infrastructures.
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Netflix & Sony Bet That Consumers Will Pay for 4K

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At a press event in Manhattan, Sony recently announced a new 4K HDR display with a 'Netflix Calibrated Mode' – a setting that can match the picture settings finalized in a Hollywood post-production facility. The image quality is unbelievable, but will these new Master Series appeal to anyone besides hardcore videophiles? And, more generally, are consumers ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Versa's CEO, Kelly Ahuja: Securing & Software-Defining the WAN Edge

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Kelly Ahuja, CEO of Versa Networks, gives his insights into how Versa is #Winning, #Growing and #Innovating. And why the Versa Secure Cloud IP Platform is enabling managed service provider partners and enterprise customers to securely transition to multicloud, transforming the WAN edge into an automated, secure and business intelligent services architecture.
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Evernote: The Cloud Gets You Closer to Customers

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Moving to the cloud lets engineers get close to customer problems, rather than struggling with infrastructure, says Evernote Chief of Staff Ben McCormack.
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AT&T, Policy Leaders Tout National Cybersecurity Protections

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The DHS National Cybersecurity Summit brought together a wide range of stakeholders across government, industry and academia to discuss collective efforts to battle cyber attacks. AT&T, in particular, stood out as it fretted about losing the 5G technology lead to Europe and China.
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Google VP: Small Failures Drive Big Success

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Developers need tools that let them make fast, incremental changes to cloud applications, says Google's Adam Seligman, VP of developer relations.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
How Lumina Is Redefining SDN

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Less than a year after being spun off from parent company Brocade, Lumina Networks has secured over $10 million in Series A funding and caught the attention of industry juggernauts such as AT&T and Verizon. Lumina COO Nitin Serro talks about the future of SDN, and how Lumina is changing the landscape for everyone in the game.
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The Rise of LTE for IoT

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Light Reading's Editor in Chief, Ray Le Maistre, visits Altair Semiconductor's headquarters to gain insight into the benefits of LTE for IoT, discuss IoT applications and hear about Altair's dual-mode Cat-M1/NB-IoT chipset.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Drinking With CEOs

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Scott is struggling in this episode, having been led astray by Ericsson's PR team the previous evening, but he holds it together long enough to compare notes with Ray about their chat with Ericsson CEO Börje Ekholm. Leaving Ray to his Rubik's Cube, Jamie decides to join in to tell us all about how Iliad is disrupting the Italian mobile market. Inspired by his ...
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AWS Summit 2018: Why Amazon Is the King of Cloud

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All kinds of companies in telecom – such as AT&T and Verizon – and other vertical markets are moving to the cloud at different speeds and for different reasons. So why are so many of them using AWS?