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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 4/5/2019
5G, AWS, telco cloud and Internet video have dominated the headlines in recent weeks and we're talking about all of it, live from NYC.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/23/2018
DENVER -- Tracy Nolan, president of national sales, strategy and operations for Sprint, says companies need to support women in the shift to network automation to lessen the potential jobs impact.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/16/2018
Finding differing opinions on open source with the telecom industry isn't hard to do, especially where orchestration is concerned. That's why a panel discussion on open source and MANO at ...
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/16/2018
Automation holds a lot of promise to increase efficiency and reduce costs, but these benefits to network operations could come at the expense of jobs -- especially for women.
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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.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 10/9/2018
Aqsacom CEO Gilles Blanc said his company is ready for 5G as we met at last month's NFV & Carrier SDN event in Denver.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 10/9/2018
CenturyLink has more than 100,000 on-net, "lit" buildings in its network. That's a massive advantage in a world where new services require the distribution of virtualized network functions as close to customers as possible, according to Kevin McBride, CenturyLink's principal architect of SDN & NVF technologies.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/8/2018
Automation provides operators with the means to respond to threats faster and even preempt an event, but controlling new security software also increases complexity for service providers.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/8/2018
Equinix's Bill Long says age of virtualization and automation is causing a major shift in network deployment costs as well as the engineering skillsets required amid the growing need for talented software developers.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/5/2018
Bill Walker says carrier never expected NFV to cause massive shifts early on, adding that it's replacing legacy at a pace that makes financial sense.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/4/2018
DENVER -- NFV & Carrier SDN -- If you embark on SD-WAN plans and don't factor security requirements into the early stages of the process, you do so at your own peril.
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The Evolution of AI for Telecoms

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At the AI Summit in London, Tractica Principal Analyst Mark Beccue says the telecom vendor community is getting its story together on the use of artificial intelligence tools and the link to 5G network slicing.
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The Critical Role of Assurance in 5G Monetization

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Mounir Ladki, CTO and President at MYCOM OSI, outlines the critical nature of real-time, AI/ML-powered operations in supporting the monetization of SLA-backed digital services. He discusses the role of integrated, cloud-native, real-time service assurance capability in helping CSPs transition from legacy, silo OSS/BSS towards a central, unified blueprint.
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From 5G to Huawei to SD-WAN: A Tour of Cisco Live

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Light Reading attended the recent Cisco Live event, where 28,000 people descended on San Diego's convention center to learn everything they could about Cisco's products and business strategy. Light Reading's Mike Dano spent some time talking to top execs at the event about the 5G opportunity, the SD-WAN opportunity and how Huawei and China might affect Cisco and ...
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HR's Steve Bell on 5G Private Networks

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At 5G World, Heavy Reading senior analyst Steve Bell discusses one of the hottest topics in the 4G and 5G markets – private networks.
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How Orange Business Services Is Pursuing the SD-WAN/5G Intersection

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John Isch of Orange Business Services said the company is talking about SD-WAN with virtually all of its multinational clientele. However, he said the 5G part of that conversation is still at a very early stage.
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DT's Lautz on Edge Computing Trials

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At the 5G World event in London, Deutsche Telekom Senior VP of 5G, Alexander Lautz, discusses the German operator's edge computing tests and trials.
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Key Takeaways From 5G World

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Light Reading's Iain Morris and Ray Le Maistre discuss some of the key issues – spectrum allocation, Verizon's progress, the impending UK ruling on Huawei, uptake in South Korea – from the first morning of the 5G World event in London.
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How Integrated Approach to 5G & WiFi Creates Value for Network Service Providers & Subscribers

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While 5G was the undisputed queen of the scene at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, it's important not to get lost in the headlines and miss the critical role that in-home wireless networks will play in meeting consumers' expectations globally. There is a lot of action and interest around the business and opportunities that are swirling around ...
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Big 5G Event Keynote: Supercharge 5G Fixed Wireless

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NetComm's Director of Marketing, Els Baert, discussed how service providers can generate new revenue streams by leveraging existing networks and spectrum at the Big 5G Event in Denver, Colorado on May 8, 2019.
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5G4REAL: Storytellers Unveil 5G-Powered Projects

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In late 2018, Verizon and the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) invited a cohort of creators to explore how 5G technology could breathe life into their work. After a months-long residency at RYOT Studios in Los Angeles, three creative teams showcased how 5G can make live motion capture, a typically cumbersome production process, both faster and cheaper. Initial ...
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f5: Three Essential Components for 5G Security

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Jim Hodges of Heavy Reading interviews Geoff Petersen from F5 Networks at Light Reading's Big 5G Event.
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Big 5G Event Keynote: Edge Compute – 5 Design Considerations

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Western Digital's Oded Sagee discussed the trade-offs inherent in edge computing and what can be done about them at the Big 5G Event in Denver, Colorado on May 8, 2019.