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Content tagged with OSS/BSS posted in July 2019
Huawei Defies US Ban With 23% Lift in H1 Revenue
News Analysis  | 
7/30/2019  |  Post a comment
Smartphones power the Chinese vendor's first-half results, but doubts about its operating system cloud the future.
Podcast: The Fast-Moving World of SD-WAN
The Philter  | 
7/30/2019  |  9 comments
Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser discusses the world of SD-WAN, why there are so many vendors and whether enterprise 'white glove' services are handled by butlers.
Eurobites: GSMA Blasts Space Industry for Hogging 5G Spectrum
News Analysis  | 
7/30/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Proximus guides for 'nearly stable' results; Ooredoo sees revenues shrink; Giffgaff fined; MTS gets new board members; and more.
Rakuten Mobile Preps for Shift From MVNO to 5G Network Operator
News Analysis  | 
7/26/2019  |  1 comment
After winning the MVNO game in Japan, Rakuten is poised to disrupt the small club of network operators.
Explainability Is the Key to Trust in AI
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
7/22/2019  |  1 comment
If AI is to play a role in communications network operations, a high degree of trust will be required. Explainable AI might be the route to gaining that trust.
Eurobites: Telia Starts to Turn the Tanker Around in Q2
News Analysis  | 
7/18/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT sells historic HQ; Virgin and Sky extend content deal; Telefónica taps smart-metering tech.
Eurobites: S&P Puts Vodafone on Creditwatch
News Analysis  | 
7/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2's earnings up 3% in Q2; Openet goes cloud-native for 5G; Inmarsat takeover comes under scrutiny.
5G Momentum Props Up Ericsson's Q2
News Analysis  | 
7/17/2019  |  Post a comment
The Networks division is helping the Swedish operator improve its top line numbers but 'strategic contracts' hit margins and other divisions are still in turnaround mode, dragging the vendor's share price down.
Podcast: ClearSky Data CEO Ellen Rubin Knows Where Your Data Is
CxO Spotlight  | 
7/16/2019  |  Post a comment
Ellen Rubin joins the Light Reading podcast to discuss edge computing and the new need for data management in more places as the world goes from static storage to mobile, multicloud madness.
The Telecoms.com Podcast: What Is Digital Transformation?
LRTV Documentaries  | 
7/16/2019  |  Post a comment
Jennifer Kyriakakis from Matrixx joins the guys this week, as they attempt to work out what 'digital' really means in the telecoms environment.
New Route to New Revenue: Detect & Respond to Credentials Sharing
Column  | 
7/12/2019  |  Post a comment
Rather than ignoring password sharing or solely seeking ways to prevent it, service providers are now in position to monetize it thanks to advances in behavioral analytics and machine learning.
IBM: We Won't 'Bluewash' Red Hat
News Analysis  | 
7/10/2019  |  Post a comment
IBM executives say they'd be fools to compromise Red Hat's independence, following the $34 billion acquisition that closed this week.
Epsilon Revamps Its Back Office to Support Pivot to Enterprise Services
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
7/10/2019  |  Post a comment
International wholesale operator wants to play a bigger role with enterprise customers but adding services such as data center interconnect and SD-WAN requires additional operational and business support tools.
Talk – but No Greater Clarity – on Huawei Ban
Shades of Ray  | 
7/10/2019  |  42 comments
Various reports suggest there has been a relaxation on the trade position being taken by the US authorities with regards to Huawei, but the situation for US vendors is no clearer.
ONAP 'Dublin' Lightens Network Orchestration
News Analysis  | 
7/9/2019  |  1 comment
The latest release of the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) sports enhancements designed to get the software up and running faster, so carriers can get on with sexy innovation.
IBM Builds Telco Muscle With $34B Red Hat Acquisition
News Analysis  | 
7/9/2019  |  Post a comment
IBM sees its combination with Red Hat as enabling a full virtualization stack to service providers, from infrastructure to OSS and everything in between.
Podcast: Parsing Data & Sharing Poles in Smart Cities
The Philter  | 
7/9/2019  |  Post a comment
US Ignite's Mari Silbey provides commentary on a few topics related to smart cities, including how research universities are helping cities slice up IoT and sensor data into bite-sized morsels.
Why Telcos Are Going (Cloud) Native
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
7/2/2019  |  Post a comment
While there is a fair degree of hype around the term 'cloud native' and plenty of misuse by software marketeers, it is clearly an important topic among CSP CTOs and CIOs.
Why Huawei's Addition to the Entity List Is the Pandora's Box of Telecoms
Shades of Ray  | 
7/2/2019  |  2 comments
No matter what the US and China agree from now on, the dynamics of the global telecoms technology supply chain have changed forever.
BT Leverages Open Source for Fifth Generation of Network Monitoring
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
7/2/2019  |  Post a comment
Telcos need new ways to monitor their services and networks and some are turning to the open source community for inspiration.
MobiTV Banks $50M More
News Analysis  | 
7/1/2019  |  Post a comment
App-focused video streaming tech and distribution company says fresh round of funds will fuel global growth, further tech development.

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