Column | 7/29/2019 | 1 comment
Fresh survey results show that the distributed enterprise market is up for grabs as cable operators, traditional telcos and wireless providers vie for advantage.
Column | 7/19/2019 | Post a comment
Operators are challenged with finding a tech-agnostic approach and a data-driven upgrade strategy that will stand the test of time.
Column | 7/15/2019 | Post a comment
While sports content piracy is growing at an alarming rate, hurting the industry and dampening down the value of sports TV rights, solutions are available.
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.
Column | 6/28/2019 | Post a comment
Cloud service providers and network operators have the scale and talent to help protect enterprises from state-sponsored hacking attempts.
Column | 6/25/2019 | Post a comment
Telcos are in denial if they think they are security experts, says outspoken industry analyst Patrick Donegan.
Column | 6/21/2019 | Post a comment
Telecom operators need to take control of the customer experience to really benefit from 5G.
Column | 6/11/2019 | Post a comment
A delay to the launch of 5G networks might be just what telcos need.
Column | 5/17/2019 | Post a comment
As 5G networks begin to roll out, it is worth looking at how service providers can deliver high-value, high-margin security services in a way that no one else in the IoT ecosystem can match.
Column | 4/8/2019 | Post a comment
Operators that mainly serve prepaid customers must figure out a strategy for tackling churn.
Column | 3/25/2019 | Post a comment
The optical networking industry is at another inflection point, writes James Kisner, and the chalice some companies drink from next could point the way to everlasting revenue growth.
Column | 3/13/2019 | 6 comments
Like Lucy always does to Charlie Brown, 5G is likely another new technology that teased optical networking vendors with massive, sustained spending, then quickly yanked back expectations.
Column | 3/6/2019 | Post a comment
More acquisition activity in the optical space is inevitable, but it might not happen for a while until some newly coupled companies get to know each other just a little bit more.
Column | 3/4/2019 | Post a comment
Cablecos must go beyond platform upgrades like DOCSIS 3.1 to stay truly competitive with the growing number of FTTH offerings from rival providers.
Column | 2/11/2019 | Post a comment
And how these changes offer fresh opportunities for video providers to engage sports fans in meaningful new ways.
Column | 2/5/2019 | 1 comment
ADVA's Prayson Pate looks at the key considerations when selecting the compute foundations for universal CPE.
Column | 1/25/2019 | Post a comment
Sports stadiums are demanding WiFi environments, and equipment built for their needs can be useful in education, retail, healthcare and more.
Column | 1/18/2019 | 2 comments
The reason for timely deployment of 5G and new spectrum is perfectly simple – LTE is expected to start to hit a wall around 2022 or so.
Column | 1/14/2019 | Post a comment
Huawei's new CloudEngine 16800 feeds the bandwidth needs of data-hungry AI.
Column | 12/28/2018 | Post a comment
The reliability of 5G networks is critical to the success of smart cities applications. This puts network testing back into the communications technology spotlight.
Column | 12/27/2018 | 1 comment
How MEF's work impacts telco businesses, SD-WAN and digital transformation, from the perspectives of AT&T, PCCW and Verizon.
Column | 12/26/2018 | Post a comment
Thought leaders from AT&T, PCCW and Verizon Partner Solutions talk with MEF about their priorities for now and the coming year.
Column | 12/14/2018 | Post a comment
Networking containerized environments is tough; Arista wants to help.
Column | 12/4/2018 | Post a comment
The emergence of the eSIM will make it easier for customers to change operators and force the industry to have a proper conversation about the largely overlooked prepaid side of the business.
Column | 12/4/2018 | Post a comment
AWS is transforming to reach beyond its hardcore developer base, says analyst Zeus Kerravala.
Column | 11/28/2018 | Post a comment
The security industry has an incredible opportunity to move forward and close the talent gap by thinking outside of the norm and taking a chance on technology-savvy women with translatable skills.
Column | 11/12/2018 | Post a comment
Network operators will each take their own unique journey to becoming more cloud-native. This heterogeneous, 'lumpy' universe will be with us for quite a while.
Column | 11/7/2018 | Post a comment
Recognizing that service providers are heeding the hue and cry to automate or die, Light Reading has created a new online marketplace, Automation Exchange.
Column | 11/5/2018 | Post a comment
Why CSPs should adopt an omni-channel approach to improve the customer experience and regain their competitive advantage
Column | 10/25/2018 | Post a comment
MEF is creating an SD-WAN service definition to describe the core, baseline capabilities to help buyers and sellers of SD-WAN services.
Column | 10/8/2018 | 1 comment
In this last of a three-blog series, we will explore the potential for cable operators and other broadband providers to work with their OTT and access rivals.
Column | 10/3/2018 | Post a comment
In the second part of this three-part series, Burton explores the rise of OTT, as well as its impact on cable operators and other broadband service providers.
Column | 9/26/2018 | Post a comment
At analyst event in Philadelphia, Comcast's business unit launches new branding strategy to promote SD-WAN and other services that go beyond high data speeds.
Column | 9/25/2018 | Post a comment
OTT has changed everything and now 5G is on the way. How can cable operators stay ahead?
Column | 9/24/2018 | Post a comment
How to solve mobile video's worst problem.
Column | 9/20/2018 | 11 comments
Coherent DSPs for 400Gbit/s and beyond could be the catalyst for a re-shaping of the optical vendor landscape, believes Serge Melle.
Column | 9/4/2018 | 4 comments
Using blockchain to speed the automation of one of the trickiest areas in telecom – inter-carrier settlements – seems to be showing promise as startups emerge to lead the way.
Column | 8/27/2018 | 1 comment
AI-driven solutions are being used in telecommunications to support various elements of the customer experience that most CRM systems just can't handle.
Column | 8/20/2018 | 4 comments
By 2021, telecom networks will see a turning point where AI-driven technologies will be necessary to deploy, run and manage 5G services and leverage comprehensive network automation solutions.
Column | 8/17/2018 | 2 comments
The US could start a steady climb back up the global rankings if more cities practice intensive spectrum management and make new LTE-Advanced upgrades.
Column | 8/15/2018 | Post a comment
Operators will need full control over network and application performance if 5G services are to thrive.
Column | 8/15/2018 | Post a comment
Automation will help companies meet customer demand and stay competitive, but it also makes the security stakes that much higher. Here are some key ingredients for a comprehensive network security approach.
Column | 8/9/2018 | 3 comments
To deliver the new services promised by 5G, your existing 4G core will not be enough.
Column | 8/8/2018 | Post a comment
The cloud gives enterprises an express lane to machine learning.
Column | 8/7/2018 | Post a comment
The telecom industry can learn from Apple in its efforts to make virtual network function (VNF) deployment quicker and easier.
Column | 7/24/2018 | 1 comment
What has been the effect of the EC's decision to abolish roaming charges for customers traveling outside their domestic markets?
Column | 7/17/2018 | 2 comments
Why it makes sense for cable operators to distribute coherent packet-optical technology to the cable network edge.
Column | 7/16/2018 | 1 comment
How subscription streaming video downloads will keep mobile video viewers even more engaged.
Column | 7/10/2018 | Post a comment
5G's speed, latency and improved connectivity will bring a quantum leap to enterprise cloud capabilities for mobile users.
Column | 7/9/2018 | Post a comment
As healthcare, financial services, and education move to multicloud they face different security requirements.
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