Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Is BT in talks with Apple over TV deal? Mobily punished for not employing enough Saudis; class action against Google blocked in UK.
That's one of the looming technology and business challenges that Light Reading will tackle on November 6 at our inaugural Cable Next-Gen Europe conference in London.
Vendor offers an enterprise services software stack that can run on any cloud platform and already has Mexico's Telefónica Movistar as a reference customer.
Chipmaker to show off 3GPP 5G at CES, as FCC looks over new rules for the CBRS band.
Survey finds that many CSPs are boldly forging a path towards the open, agile, automated and efficient networks the telecom industry requires.
OTT-TV provider lifts ad-skipping restrictions that prevented customers from recording shows from AMC, Disney, Fox, NBCU and Turner.
Cloud connections, not video or 5G, will be the global network operator's growth drive.
Bill Walker says carrier never expected NFV to cause massive shifts early on, adding that it's replacing legacy at a pace that makes financial sense.
The security vendor scoops up RedLock to gain expertise in security analytics.
This week in our WiC roundup: Lyft's latest diversity report; a Gender Manifesto relapse; flexible work becomes a necessity; and more.
Strong sales of memory chips appear responsible for the big increase in operating profits at Samsung in the recent third quarter.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia gets GET; Colt extends Dublin network; Net Insight reshapes top team; Deutsche Telekom smartens up facilities management.
Communications service providers (CSPs) are working towards more open architectures as they develop their next-generation networks.
VMware beefs up its portfolio for multicloud management.
The 5G market is set to take off soon, and vendors are racing to make their first 5G radio access network (RAN) offerings available.
Verizon's plan to cull $10 billion in costs from its operations is getting very real now. First, thin out the ranks of old, middle-manager types.
Thirty companies, including Amazon and Apple, and the US government are threatened in the attack, according to a bombshell investigative report from Bloomberg.
Having shaken up mobile, India's most aggressive service provider now threatens to disrupt the broadband market.
The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment, a group backed by major studios and OTT players, is having some success bombarding alleged Kodi-related pirates with threatening letters.
In the second part of his CXO interview, Eric Hutchinson talks about AI, cybersecurity and the humanizing factor of the test company's strategic shift.
The merger between 3 and Wind was supposed to create an Italian mobile heavyweight. But after Italy's 5G auction this week, that company is on the ropes.
Security requirements 'can change the design of your overall network dramatically,' says Orange Business's John Isch.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange extends telematics deal; Telia goes smart metering; Ireland guns for Facebook.
Yves Bellego, director of network strategy at Orange, explains how the operator is approaching automation, how it has developed a data lake and the ongoing challenges associated with NFV.
USTelecom, CTIA, NCTA and ACA band together to file suit challenging California's tough net neutrality law.
European service provider says it is in talks about fiber partnerships that could speed up network rollout.
John Isch of Orange Business says businesses have differing requirements for understanding how telecom is changing.
In the second part of this three-part series, Burton explores the rise of OTT, as well as its impact on cable operators and other broadband service providers.
Huawei has been telling the FCC why operators and consumers will suffer if it's not allowed to trade in the US as part of the universal service fund (USF) program.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TomTom makes a comeback; Proximus helps conserve art; European Parliament approves new video service rules.
An Italian auction of 5G spectrum raises $4.6 billion more than its government had budgeted. That's great news for the government, but not so good for Italy's operators.
Second annual survey shows enterprises are exposing APIs to third parties but not attending encryption or authentication, leading to a sharp rise in the number and complexity of application breaches.
Pai says 6GHz proposal will give WiFi wings, while a change in CBRS rules could encourage 5G networks.
Telecom operators need leaders with the visionary flair of Elon Musk, but attracting them is easier said than done.
'It's a standard, Jim, but not as we know it.' Orange pleads for operator consensus around NFV infrastructure, orchestration and automation requirements, but will that be enough to create scale and meet developer needs?
Will use a set of prepaid channel packages to reach what it views as an 'underserved' market.
Evolution Digital's angle with 'eMERGE' highlights how cable ops will blend their own TV services with premium OTT video services and other digital-only content.
Verizon's wireline unit is developing its own machine learning internally using open source tools and 'agile' development methods.
Extending support for legacy languages to the cloud, as well as that newfangled serverless thing that all the kids are going on about.
Vista Equity acquires roaming platform specialist Starhome Mach to merge it with existing portfolio company Telarix, which specializes in interconnect billing, rating and fraud management.
Some retailers are moving to platforms that aren't competing for customers. Others just want to keep their options open.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia commits to 5G launch in early 2019; Sigfox grows its network; KPN's new hire; Orange lands in-flight connectivity deal.
Finland's 5G auction has left each mobile operator with a sizable chunk of spectrum and not come at a crippling cost.
Infinera closed its acquisition of Coriant today, creating one of the world's largest optical networking providers with 600 customers around the world. But talk of a major account challenge mounted by Ciena sent the company's stock tumbling more than 15%.
Ranga Muvavarirwa played a big role in helping Time Warner Cable extend IP video apps to broad mix of retail streaming platforms.
Major European provider becomes second MSO to launch gigabit-enabling D3.1 service in Germany, following the launch by Liberty Global's Unitymedia unit in May.
Open source may have gained support from the communications service provider (CSP) community, but there are some major challenges in making use of it.
VP Bill Long tells NFV-Carrier SDN crowd that niche players and new entrants face a much riskier market, even though hardware capex requirements are much lower.
Claims that California's tough law illegally subverts federal government's deregulatory approach with 'burdensome state regulation.'
Startup's sub-$100, mass-market focused, all-seeing 'Control Center' unifies search, navigation and playback for up to four devices, including set-top boxes, game consoles and streaming media players.
An Italian spectrum auction risks crippling telcos on the brink of 5G rollout and should serve as a warning to other European authorities.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei helps Monaco go 'nationwide' with 5G; Vodafone brings gigabit broadband to Bavaria; Deutsche Telekom beefs up LTE coverage in Hesse.
Microsoft is developing hardware and software tools to help secure 80 billion Internet of Things devices that will come online by 2025.
Cable is exploring coherent optics technology to better access the cable network and improve fiber networks to increase capacity tenfold.
It's here! Commercial 5G arrives in the US with the launch of Verizon's fixed wireless service, which is initially based on in-house tech specs.
Microsoft is striving to win cloud customers with a new telco strategic focus, HoloLens augmented reality, and by forswearing competing with customers – unlike, Microsoft says, its crosstown rivals at Amazon Web Services.