With the traditional operator business dying, CSPs must adopt new operating models to deliver digital services.
In what could herald an even more intense marketing land-grab, the first official 'early drop' non-standalone 5G NR specifications are approved at the 3GPP's RAN 78 meeting in Lisbon.
This week in our WiC roundup: Where are the women in cryptocurrency?; female CEOs tell tales of being pushed out of tech; international telecom companies make big moves for women; and more.
ETSI gives birth to its Zero Touch Network and Service Management group and issues a telco-authored white paper on 'the necessity and benefit of automating network and service operation in next-generation networks.'
What does 2018 hold in store for the telecom sector? We asked our own editors and analysts, and gathered up a few third-party forecasts as well.
Telcoin is hoping to raise funds from an initial coin offering as it seeks telco partners that will use its cryptocurrency as part of their mobile money services.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone abandons Maltese merger; Sheffield sticks the knife into Uber; Türk Telekom's TV ambitions.
The most recent Thought Leadership Council survey finds that business/operations support system (B/OSS) transformation will be an important focus for service providers in the coming years.
Expanded Equinix Cloud Exchange gives enterprises almost on-demand access to cloud players and interconnections that are part of its ecosystem.