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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, News 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, News 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, News 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, News 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, News 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, News 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, News 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, News 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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Making the Right Geothermal Call to Slash Cooling Costs

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Rygan's Lane Lawless says that geothermal installations are like haircuts -- "People only talk about the bad ones" -- and he has good advice for operators seeking to leverage geothermal to reduce cooling costs by up to 70%. In this video recorded at the recent
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Reliance Jio President Mathew Oommen on India's 4G Phenomenon

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Reliance Jio's Mathew Oommen discusses the market reality and motivation behind one of India's most incredible mobile networks.
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Lanner at BCE: Accelerating SDN/NFV Deployment With Multi-Purpose Network Appliances

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An open architecture allows service providers to efficiently integrate pre-validate hardware platform with best-in-class VNFs and to accelerate service time-to-market. To build a platform for multivendor SDN and NFV deployments, Lanner provides a wide range of white box hardware solutions pre-validated and optimized by major VNF vendors in the market specializing ...
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Vodafone Germany CIO Talks Customer-Centric Digital Transformations

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Light Reading's News Editor, Iain Morris, interviews Frederic Vanoosthuyze, CIO of Vodafone Germany, about their customer-centric digital transformation. Frederic highlights the critical nature of the customer experience and the role of Revenue Management capabilities to the customer experience. He demonstrates a flexible data sharing plan on My Vodafone APP which ...
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Huawei BSS – Enabling HKT's Customer-Centric Digital Transformation

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Light Reading's News Editor, Iain Morris, interviews Peter Lam, Managing Director of Engineering of Hong Kong Telecom (HKT) about their customer experience-driven approach to digital transformation. Peter emphasizes the benefits that their digital transformation project delivered in terms of customer experience and operation efficiency and how the partnership ...
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Why 5G Needs a 3D Perspective – Ovum

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At the 5G World Summit in London, Ovum's Daryl Schoolar explains why the migration from 4G to 5G requires a three-dimensional perspective.
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NFV & Interoperability at Verizon

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Ken Presti, director of the New IP Agency (NIA), talks NFV and interoperability with Anuj Dutia, who is in charge of product management and strategy in cloud networking at Verizon.
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Parallel Wireless Founder Reflects on Tech

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Parallel Wireless is focused on making networks more flexible under the guidance of Co-Founder and VP of Development Kaitki Agarwal, who shares her thoughts on the industry's most game-changing technologies – past, present and future – as well as offering advice for other female founders with a great idea.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Corporate Haircuts

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Scott, Jamie and Iain ponder the significance of haircuts at the top of the corporate food chain, with the luxuriantly coiffured Gavin Patterson reaching the end of his tenure at BT and the often mulleted Hans Vestberg set to take over at Verizon. Iain and Jamie then reminisce about some swanky lunches they both attended with Vodafone and Orange, and declare a ...
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Digital Electricity: A New Power Delivery Paradigm?

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Electricity that's safe to touch? Infrastructures that don't require metallic conduits to deliver power safely? According to Dan Lowe, Chief Business Officer and Co-Founder of VoltServer, breaking current into 600 pulses per second and checking for safety each time can revolutionize how electricity is sent around buildings, campuses and even entire cities. In ...
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The Journey to Network Transformation: Interview With Intel's Dan Rodriguez

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Light Reading's US News Editor, Phil Harvey, interviews Intel's Dan Rodriguez on the impact of the transformation across the network and what the industry needs to do to keep up with the increasing consumer expectations for amazing experiences. Rodriguez discusses the latest technology trends such as transformation at the edge to support new IoT and 5G services ...
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Fujitsu's Sales Director: Be Your Own Champion

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Heidi Westbrook, Fujitsu's director of ICP and North American Carrier Sales, shares the secrets to advancing in comms with a work/life balance in tact, including networking, self-advocacy, unapologetically pursuing the next step and more.