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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 News Editor, 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 News Editor, 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 Jim Hodges, Principal Analyst – Cloud and Security, Heavy Reading, 10/5/2018
Jim Hodges and James Thomson talk about how service providers are moving past planning and managing VNF instances. In the coming era, providers will use a combination of instances working together to deliver true service management. Their conversation touches on capacity-based purchasing, security profiles, modeling tools and other components to deliver the service-aware outcome.
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 Light Reading, 10/4/2018
James Feger, general manager of service provider at F5 Networks, speaks about helping service providers grow their managed service business by helping with the transition to cloud or network-centric infrastructures. So far, the complexity of virtualization has hindered its adoption, but a new model of simplified virtual packages makes it easy to deploy, scale, operate and change out, providing a greater comfort level for the people who run the network.
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5G4REAL: MWC19 Handset Warning

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Let's get serious about 5G phones. They're going to be cool, gorgeous and they're mostly going to run at 4G speeds.
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MWC 2019: 5G's AI Power Struggle

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5G will usher in an AI power struggle between the mobile operators and the web services giants, predicts Aditya Kaul, research director focused on artificial intelligence and robotics at Tractica.
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Metro Transformation: Simplicity. Agility. Automation.

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In telecom networks worldwide, Metro is the hotbed of innovation driving today's digital experience. Juniper's Amit Bhardwaj, Director of Product Management, provides enlightening insight to Metro trends, evolving services, disruptive influences and available architectural transformations that can change monumental challenges into paradigm shifting opportunities ...
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Europe, Huawei, O-RAN & Legere

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The guys can't resist talking about Europe, with the Brexit moment of truth fast approaching for the UK, and debate whether one consequence of it will be a return to the bad old days of roaming charges and bill shock. They move on, inevitably, to Huawei and its ongoing drama, before concluding with a look at the growing O-RAN Alliance and the unique qualities of ...
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MWC 2019: 5G & the Capex Question

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With 2019 set to be the year when 5G really starts to shift from slideware to the network, the head of Ovum's European telecoms team, Dario Talmesio, talks about the impact on carrier capex.
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Ahead of 5G, or a RAZR Reboot, Motorola Unveils New Low-Cost 4G Phones

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Motorola launches its new G7 family of LTE phones in NYC. All use the Android 9.0 operating system. The photo-friendly G7 Plus comes in at $299, the battery-conscious Power at $249, and the Play at $199. Ahead of 5G, this is one of the ways the smartphone market is evolving, offering decent 4G performance and features at bargain prices.
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MWC 2019: Ovum's Key IoT Trends

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As the IoT market shifts further from proofs of concept to real deployments, Ovum's IoT expert Alexandra Rehak talks about the key IoT trends, such as new business models and data management, that she'll be discussing in Barcelona.
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Analyst on Why CES Left a 'Bad Taste'

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Aditya Kaul, research director focused on artificial intelligence and robotics at Tractica, returned from CES with a 'bad taste' left by an overload of gimmicks and lack of substance.
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Service Provider Opportunities at the Edge

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Calix Chief Development Officer Michel Langlois talks with Iain Morris as they look closely at the changing service provider landscape and the opportunities and challenges in key areas like edge computing, 5G and IoT.
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MWC 2019: Ovum on the 5G Device Buzz

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Smartphone expert and Ovum senior analyst Daniel Gleeson says 5G devices, and foldable displays, will take center stage on device stands in Barcelona, but it will likely be 2020 at the earliest before Apple joins the 5G device fray.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Huawei, Nokia & GDPR

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Everyone's favorite, award-winning, telecoms industry podcast is back with the usual suspects wearing the effects of the inaugural Telecoms.comMeetup the previous night. Inevitably Huawei leads the agenda once more, with the US accusing it of a bunch of crimes and misdemeanours, and Jamie has a juicy conspiracy theory to share. They move onto Nokia's quarterly ...
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Cable Next-Gen Is Calling

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Could our Cable Next-Gen Tech event make your cable dreams come true? Or are we just being delusional? In his head, LR cable guy Alan Breznick is there already...