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Content tagged with OSS/BSS posted in September 2017
Photo Review: Operations Transformation Forum 2017
Slide Shows  | 
9/28/2017  |  1 comment
The significant shift towards becoming a lean, digital operator was the focus of the recent Operations Transformation Forum in Hong Kong.
How CSPs Can Move Up the IoT Value Chain
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
9/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Whatever strategy CSPs adopt in the emerging IoT landscape, a critical enabler of their IoT business will be the monetization engine.
Untangling the Operational Complexities of SDN & NFV
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
9/27/2017  |  Post a comment
Light Reading's OSS in the Era of SDN & NFV is the industry's premier forum for the discussion of the impact of SDN and NFV on network operations and OSS.
What Digital Transformation Means for Telcos
LRTV Interviews  | 
9/27/2017  |  Post a comment
LONDON, 9/27/2017 – Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw talks to Light Reading's Iain Morris at Ovum's Digital Futures event about what digital transformation actually means for telecom network operators.
Transport SDN's Time Has Come
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
9/26/2017  |  Post a comment
Demand calls for another optical transport evolution, this time in the management of optical network resources.
The 'New' Sandvine Has Automation in Its Sights
Shades of Ray  | 
9/26/2017  |  1 comment
Following the C$562 million nuptials of Procera and Sandvine, the resulting packet inspection, analytics and policy management specialist is pitching itself to service providers as a key enabler in the shift to automated processes.
Digital Transformation: It's a People Thing
Shades of Ray  | 
9/25/2017  |  1 comment
HONG KONG, 9/25/2017 – Digital and operations transformation is much more a people challenge than a technology challenge, according to the many service provider executives who shared their experiences at the recent Operations Transformation Forum in Hong Kong.
SAP on New Telco Revenue Streams
LRTV Interviews  | 
9/25/2017  |  1 comment
LONDON, 9/25/2017 – At Ovum's recent Digital Futures event in London, Stephan Gatien, general manager for telecommunications business at SAP, discusses some of the prime focus areas for telecom operators that are driving new revenues 'beyond connectivity.'
Laying the Tech Foundation for Digital Transformation
Column  | 
9/25/2017  |  Post a comment
Pay-TV providers should follow four basic steps to carry out the digital transformation process
DT Trumpets Automation Savings Worth '800 Employees'
News Analysis  | 
9/21/2017  |  1 comment
German telco has been using robotic process automation to reduce the need for human intervention and cut costs.
Calix Moves Lawful Intercept Into Access Network
News Analysis  | 
9/21/2017  |  Post a comment
New capability in its AXOS Subcriber Management module eliminates the need for routers elsewhere in the network.
Flirting With Automation
Shades of Ray  | 
9/20/2017  |  1 comment
Automated back office operations is becoming a hot topic amongst major operators, including many of those at the recent Operations Transformation Forum in Hong Kong.
Charting the Course to Cloud-Native
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
9/20/2017  |  Post a comment
During the "Getting to 'Cloud Native' " panel at our NFV & Carrier SDN event, we will debate what it will take to enable telcos to execute their cloud transformations, and what the supplier community's responsibilities are in the process.
Nokia Job Cuts in France on Hold – Report
News Analysis  | 
9/19/2017  |  1 comment
Finnish vendor will meet with French government officials on October 2 to discuss job plans.
Huawei Intros SDN/NFV Testing-as-a-Service
News Analysis  | 
9/19/2017  |  Post a comment
The testing environment has become more complex and burdensome with the introduction of virtualization, so Huawei has developed a testing-as-a-service (TaaS) offer called TestCraft to pitch to operators.
Photo Highlights: Operations Transformation Forum 2017
Slide Shows  | 
9/17/2017  |  3 comments
Highlights from Huawei's annual event that focuses on how network operators are transforming their operations and corporate processes.
Close the Loop to Automate Service Assurance
News Analysis  | 
9/14/2017  |  13 comments
The separation between obtaining service assurance data and acting on it is going away, letting the network automatically address issues.
Eurobites: DT Turns Its TIP Attention to mmWave
News Analysis  | 
9/13/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia and Telefónica get it on for 5G; BT opts for Amdocs unit for billing overhaul; eir profits up 4% year-on-year; bump in the road for Fox/Sky deal.
5G Volume Knob Cranked to 11
News Analysis  | 
9/13/2017  |  5 comments
That's one louder than ten, folks, as the likes of Telefónica, Nokia, Qualcomm, KDDI, Ericsson, LG U+, Huawei, Mavenir, Intel, Keysight, Cavium and more serve up a slew of 5G announcements.
Eurobites: Telecom Italia Deal Prepares Ground for Faster Fiber Rollout
News Analysis  | 
9/12/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone teams up with IBM for cloud flexibility; Sky launches contract-free streaming in Spain; whither public WiFi?
Kickstarting Digital Transformation
Column  | 
9/11/2017  |  Post a comment
Once pay-TV providers embrace the idea, they must take a comprehensive, company-wide approach to carry out such fundamental changes.
Amdocs Claims ONAP First-Mover Status
News Analysis  | 
9/11/2017  |  1 comment
Software giant leveraging early work with AT&T's ECOMP and ONAP to bring commercial version of open source platform to market first.
With Automation, Openet Aims to Be Lean, Mean BSS Machine
News Analysis  | 
9/8/2017  |  1 comment
Following a DevOps-driven overhaul this year, the Dublin-based software company believes economic and market realities will play into its hands.
CenturyLink, Vnomic Accelerate Enterprise Road to HANA
News Analysis  | 
9/7/2017  |  Post a comment
Telco is working with the application automation vendor to help enterprises upgrade to SAP HANA – and to convince them they need to do so sooner rather than later.
Amdocs Wins Altice USA in Whopper of a Deal
News Analysis  | 
9/7/2017  |  3 comments
Multi-year deal marks Amdocs as a top partner for Altice USA as the cable company embarks on a significant transition period.
Amzallag to Advise EnterpriseWeb
News Analysis  | 
9/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Former Vodafone and Alcatel-Lucent exec to bring business and technology positioning expertise to middleware software player.
Eurobites: Safaricom Looks Beyond Kenya
News Analysis  | 
9/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone Egypt opts for Openwave Mobility video knowhow; Nokia's 5G riposte to Ericsson; Intel sees chance of EU fine reprieve.
Orange Targets Polish Turnaround in 2018
News Analysis  | 
9/5/2017  |  Post a comment
French incumbent is determined to get its underperforming Polish business back on track.
How Kentik Helps Operators Turn Network Data into Sales
News Analysis  | 
9/1/2017  |  Post a comment
SaaS-based solution offers network data analysis function to help operators such as GTT identify potential new customers.

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