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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of business support systems such as billing platforms.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 12/10/2018
On the sidelines of Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Lisbon, PCCW Global's Shahar Steiff talks about the key challenges facing network operators as they figure out their edge computing strategies.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/5/2018
Spectrum Enterprise teams with Moviebeam to beef up video offering for hotels.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/5/2018
But cable operator is still evaluating its pricing and business model for mobile as it prepares to launch service in 1H 2019.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 11/20/2018
For enterprises, 5G opens up a new conversation with carriers – not just about what's possible on their new networks, but what they can do now to help businesses beyond providing connectivity.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/30/2018
Vendor's new WaveSuite applications are designed to help network operators make more money from their optical assets.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/29/2018
Roaming solutions specialist Mobileum has acquired hosted signalling firewall vendor Evolved Intelligence, a move that begs a number of questions says seasoned industry analyst.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/19/2018
Zen Internet, an alternative ISP in the UK, has ambitious growth plans and is looking to a refresh of its back office software, including the introduction of SDN capabilities, to help achieve its goals.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/2/2018
Vista Equity acquires roaming platform specialist Starhome Mach to merge it with existing portfolio company Telarix, which specializes in interconnect billing, rating and fraud management.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/24/2018
Vodafone's UK business is offering customer service agents the chance to retrain as coders, as an increasingly sophisticated chatbot takes over their jobs.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/24/2018
Digital transformation is a complex challenge but one that will help service providers revitalize their businesses, as we found out at this year's Operations Transformation Forum (OTF) in Munich.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 9/21/2018
Glenn Lurie, CEO of software platform provider Synchronoss Technologies, has his work cut out for him. He's helping carriers navigate several possible growth opportunities, like IoT, messaging and personal cloud services. Check out this interview where Lurie discusses the company's newest partnership with AT&T and new proof-of-concept with a blockchain-based mobile payments service.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/8/2018
The evolution of the communications service provider (CSP) sector is creating a schism between the large, resource-heavy Tier 1 operators and the smaller Tier 2/3 players, says TM Forum Chief Analyst Mark Newman.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 9/5/2018
5G looks to be much more than just a way to deliver faster wireless access… it could lead to a new way of designing, deploying and operating communication networks.
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