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Content tagged with New IP posted in October 2017
Ericsson CFO: Automation Is Helping Us Cut Jobs
News Analysis  | 
10/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Swedish vendor is rolling out artificial intelligence and predictive maintenance technologies in its service delivery business, which suffered hefty cuts in the recent third quarter.
Ericsson Sees Networks Progress Despite Mounting Losses
News Analysis  | 
10/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Swedish equipment maker draws attention to gains at its networks division but continues to face a huge turnaround challenge.
'Brutal' Automation & the Looming Workforce Cull
Morris Lore  | 
10/18/2017  |  10 comments
As telcos try to emulate their Internet rivals, the industry looks set to set lose many of its current employees.
Verizon Lays Out Virtualization Demands
News Analysis  | 
10/13/2017  |  1 comment
US operator emphasizes the need for progress in key virtualization areas to meet emerging customer demands.
Tribalism Is Rife in Telecom, Too
Morris Lore  | 
10/13/2017  |  6 comments
The last thing the shrinking communications networking industry would seem to need is more working groups or associations, yet new ones are sprouting.
Orange Moves to 'Industrial' NFV Phase, Will Start in Spain
News Analysis  | 
10/11/2017  |  1 comment
French telecom incumbent is ready to embark on a more widespread rollout of NFV using technology from a handful of suppliers.
Facebook's TIP to Launch AI Working Group
News Analysis  | 
10/11/2017  |  1 comment
A new TIP working group will look at using machine learning and AI to improve network management.
China Unicom to Build 'Thousands' of Edge DCs
News Analysis  | 
10/11/2017  |  1 comment
Chinese operator is poised to migrate to 'thousands' of edge data centers as it makes preparations for the launch of 5G.
Martiny Cocktail? DT Exec Eyes ONAP & Zero-Touch Merger
News Analysis  | 
10/11/2017  |  1 comment
DT exec Klaus Martiny thinks ONAP and ETSI could be quite a mix.
Complexity Could Derail Automation, Say Telcos
News Analysis  | 
10/10/2017  |  5 comments
Telcos are increasingly focused on automating their networks, but complexity represents a major challenge, said industry executives in The Hague this week.
DT: Brutal Automation Is Only Way to Succeed
News Analysis  | 
10/10/2017  |  5 comments
German incumbent says its new goal is to build networks that can be managed without human intervention.
Ericsson Nominates Ronnie Leten as New Chairman
News Analysis  | 
10/9/2017  |  Post a comment
Nomination comes after former chairman Leif Johansson said he would not seek re-election under apparent shareholder pressure.
UK's Zeetta Eyes £125M in TIP Funding
News Analysis  | 
10/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Bristol-based SDN startup also gets access to BT's labs.
Nokia Lands Non-Telco SDN Deal in China
News Analysis  | 
10/5/2017  |  1 comment
Finnish vendor is to supply its SDN-based virtualized services platform to China's second-largest property insurance company.
Nokia's Leprince Hails Enterprise Growth
News Analysis  | 
10/3/2017  |  1 comment
Nokia's diversification into high-growth enterprise markets is starting to pay off, says the company's global services boss.


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