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Content tagged with OSS/BSS posted in March 2019
Why Cable Automation Is Taking Off
LRTV Interviews  | 
3/29/2019  |  Post a comment
Broadband Success Partners' David Strauss shares highlights of his firm's fresh research about the cable industry's growing forays into network automation.
Telstra Preps Service Catalog in Bid to Be Telco AWS
News Analysis  | 
3/28/2019  |  Post a comment
Telstra wants to reinvent itself as an AWS of the telco world, and is calling on vendors to be more supportive.
Automation Focus Shifts From Cost to Customer
News Analysis  | 
3/27/2019  |  Post a comment
Faced with new Internet and cost challenges, operators are increasingly presenting automation as a means of improving the customer experience.
ZTE Says It's Back in the Black
News Analysis  | 
3/27/2019  |  Post a comment
After an annus horribilis, Chinese vendor ZTE is expecting to report a net profit for the first quarter of 2019.
Eurobites: EU Sets Out Its 5G Security Stall
News Analysis  | 
3/27/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT and ADVA make quantum leap; Openet rings Canada's Bell; T-Mobile Austria activates 5G.
Wooing the Video Customers of Tomorrow
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
3/25/2019  |  Post a comment
Consumers are increasingly seeking simple, easily searchable and personalized viewing experiences anywhere, everywhere and all in one place.
Nokia Unearths AlcaLu Compliance Timebomb
News Analysis  | 
3/22/2019  |  1 comment
Annual report references 'compliance issues' at former Alcatel-Lucent business that could have criminal and financial implications.
An Extra Week to Enter the Leading Lights
News Analysis  | 
3/20/2019  |  Post a comment
You begged... we caved.
Had a Great Year? Then Enter the Leading Lights Awards
News Analysis  | 
3/15/2019  |  1 comment
Not entered yet? Then get a move on… there are only days left to submit your entries.
Fantastic BSS Beasts & How Openet Can Tame Them
News Analysis  | 
3/15/2019  |  1 comment
After a turbulent 2018, the Irish BSS company is looking to challenge Amdocs, Ericsson and Huawei in their own backyard.
Com Hem Mines & Analyzes Data to Boost Business Metrics
News Analysis  | 
3/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Combining and analyzing key network data with machine learning techniques has helped the Swedish operator improve churn and lift ARPU, exec says.
AT&T's Pacewicz: 'We See the Cloud Fragmenting Again'
News Analysis  | 
3/14/2019  |  Post a comment
AT&T Business Chief Product Officer Roman Pacewicz describes how edge computing, 5G and network virtualization are required for next-generation applications that can deliver new business opportunities for the operator.
MWC19: ETSI's DG Drills Down Into 5G
LRTV Interviews  | 
3/13/2019  |  Post a comment
At Mobile World Congress, Luis Jorge Romero, director general of ETSI, talks about the industry body's focus on key areas of 5G R&D, including edge computing, virtualization and automated network management, and provides an update on blockchain and AI efforts.
F5 Denies $670M NGINX Buy Was a Defensive Move
News Analysis  | 
3/13/2019  |  1 comment
F5 scooped up NGINX to keep it out of competitor Citrix's hands, reckon Piper Jaffray analysts, but F5 says that just ain't so.
MWC19: EY on 5G, AI & Understanding Customers
LRTV Interviews  | 
3/12/2019  |  Post a comment
At MWC19, EY's Tom Loozen talks about how telcos can leverage key technologies and trends associated with 5G and AI to improve their service offerings and understand the needs of customers in different markets.
Surf, Try, Then Buy: Verizon, Deloitte Connect Online & In-Store Shopping
LRTV Documentaries  | 
3/12/2019  |  Post a comment
As 5G and foldable phones come to market, browsing online and then trying stuff out in a store might become an even more critical way to buy new technology. Deloitte Consulting's Julie Miller and Verizon's John Walker explain why.
VMware Sets Sail as a Telco Cloud 'Great Power'
News Analysis  | 
3/12/2019  |  Post a comment
Following deals with AT&T and Vodafone and hardware partnerships, VMware is emerging as a leading telco cloud vendor.
Eurobites: Telia, Ericsson & Volvo Use 5G for Industrial Remote Control
News Analysis  | 
3/12/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Virgin touts "Intelligent WiFi"; the 5G possibilities of sports events; O2 says reggae is good for you.
Juniper's Rami Rahim: Speed Is Everything
CxO Spotlight  | 
3/11/2019  |  Post a comment
The CEO of Juniper Networks said that getting companies to market quickly means sharpening the vendor's edge in open source software, cloud computing orchestration, and professional services.
Microsoft: 5G's Killer App 'Is Staring Telcos in the Face'
News Analysis  | 
3/11/2019  |  1 comment
Microsoft sees pervasive connectivity as the killer app for 5G – and Microsoft's golden ticket to becoming a major telco vendor.
Huawei Wages Lawfare Against US
News Analysis  | 
3/7/2019  |  Post a comment
Does Huawei know what it's getting itself into by taking the US government to court? This could be a risky move.
MWC19: A Soft Embrace for the Public Cloud
Shades of Ray  | 
3/5/2019  |  2 comments
The big noise in Barcelona was, of course, anything and everything to do with 5G, but in the background there were signs that some companies are embracing the potential of the public cloud as they determine their next-generation technology and services strategies.
Podcast: Let's Not Talk About 5G at MWC19
LRTV Documentaries  | 
3/1/2019  |  2 comments
The Light Reading podcast, in video form, from the InterDigital booth at MWC19 in Barcelona. Phil 'Captain Jetlag' Harvey and Ray Le Maistre discuss telco business models and how the industry is changing, even without ubiquitous 5G.


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