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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 8/15/2018
T-Mobile is trying to put a human voice to customer care with new 'Teams of Experts' for subscribers.
By Patrick Ostiguy, President and CEO, Accedian, 8/15/2018
Operators will need full control over network and application performance if 5G services are to thrive.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/13/2018
The Norwegian telco wants to base more of its decisions on hard data and not intuition. Investment in AI-based systems could hold the key.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/13/2018
Can Intel reinvent itself for the post-PC future?
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 8/10/2018
This week in our WiC roundup: Gender diversity in AI; female entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa; Fitbit fails women with new feature; and more.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/8/2018
The Hungarian operator is trialing AI tech from startups including Uhana and Anodot, and the results have so far been compelling.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 8/6/2018
The concept of digital twins could be taken to a much higher level in areas like network planning and design, programmable networks and field service management.
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By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 8/6/2018
India's version of Europe's GDPR legislation is badly flawed but still represents a step in the right direction.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 8/3/2018
This week in our WiC roundup: Women need to hold more patents; summer camp opportunities for girls; Scandinavia nails work-life balance; and more.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/2/2018
Veteran test and measurement firm seeks more strategic role in service assurance, 5G rollouts and cybersecurity.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/1/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: big business wants an earlier copper switch-off in UK; Deutsche Telekom's pre-paid IoT offer; KPN invests in cybersecurity startup.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/31/2018
By making more cloud/IT resources available in its IBXs, Equinix is moving well beyond data center and interconnection to play a strategic role for large enterprises in the hybrid cloud space.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/30/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom begins second phase of 'supervectoring' rollout; BT beefs up cybersecurity in India, loses more TV sports content.
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IAM Heads to the Mobile Cloud
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Larry Loeb, Author, 8/15/2018
TLS 1.3 is now the industry standard for secure Internet connections via HTTPS.
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MobiTV Moves Needle With App-Based IPTV
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NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
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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 ...
Atrinet Pivots, Tackles Hybrid Network Headaches
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/13/2018
Network management vendor revamps its strategy to promote itself as a telco cloud ...
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