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By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/18/2018
For CenturyLink, transformation is about enhancing its business in terms of effectiveness, cost efficiency and customer experience. So how is it trying to achieve that?
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/18/2018
Facebook's Terragraph technology may have a hard time against 5G in the markets it hopes to address.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/16/2018
At the NFV & Carrier SDN event in Denver, Women in Comms panelists examined the impact of automation on women in the tech and communications industries.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/16/2018
Two and a half years into its mission, the Facebook-led TIP claims to have made networks exciting for the first time in 20 years. But as it enters the procurement phase, its task may get even harder.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/15/2018
Just like banks, some virtual network functions have become 'too big to fail,' says an executive at Deutsche Telekom's pan-net subsidiary, casting a shadow over efforts to cloudify the telco network.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 10/12/2018
This week in our WiC roundup: How sexual harassment holds women back; California tech boards prepare for a shakedown; Bumble redefines tech company values; and more.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/10/2018
Snuggies may be warm and familiar but PCCW Global's David Hughes says it's time for telcos to ditch the security blanket of clinging to legacy operations.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/10/2018
Anyone attending this year's SDN NFV World Congress in The Hague could be forgiven for thinking it was a re-run of last year's show.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/9/2018
Scale of the 'reskilling' challenge for one of Europe's biggest operators is made apparent by senior virtualization executive.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 10/5/2018
This week in our WiC roundup: Lyft's latest diversity report; a Gender Manifesto relapse; flexible work becomes a necessity; and more.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/4/2018
The merger between 3 and Wind was supposed to create an Italian mobile heavyweight. But after Italy's 5G auction this week, that company is on the ropes.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/3/2018
Telecom operators need leaders with the visionary flair of Elon Musk, but attracting them is easier said than done.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/1/2018
Infinera closed its acquisition of Coriant today, creating one of the world's largest optical networking providers with 600 customers around the world. But talk of a major account challenge mounted by Ciena sent the company's stock tumbling more than 15%.
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GreyEnergy Group Tied to Power Plant Attacks in Ukraine & Poland
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 10/18/2018
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DT's Terastream: A Bigger Splash?
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/13/2018
Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
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