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Calix transformation to a platform company complete, say execs

Calix execs said over 90% of Q4 bookings comprised platform and managed services as it pursues a 'land and expand' strategy.

Brace for the collision between telecom, public cloud

Should telecom operators leverage the public cloud? Billions of dollars hang on the answer to that question as the private networking opportunity lights a fire under both sides.

Chinese telcos relish their new role at core of digital economy

The Year of the Rabbit promises more cloud-driven growth.

The Notebook Dump: DeWi pushes forward, ACP needs funds, Netflix with ads is 'meh'

The editors contemplate the state of decentralized wireless, the future of the Affordable Connectivity Program and why Netflix with ads is irritating.

Microsoft CEO gushes about AI as he prepares to ax 10,000 jobs

The software giant rumored to be planning a major AI investment will cut 5% of its workforce by March, said Satya Nadella.

Harmonic open to opening up 'CableOS' to outside developers

Harmonic has had 'a couple of conversations' about expanding the scope of the company's cloud-powered CableOS platform, said Harmonic CEO Patrick Harshman.

GTT adds PoP, new logo and exits Chapter 11 cases

The managed service provider is launching a new point of presence in Portland and has emerged from nearly $3 billion in debt plus Chapter 11 cases.

Mobi in Hawaii to go nationwide with new cloud-based mobile core

Mobi will use a cloud-native mobile core from startup WG2 – hosted in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud – to launch a nationwide MVNO service on T-Mobile's network. And it's building a CBRS network too.

Cloud roundup: Microsoft acquires startup Fungible

In this cloud roundup, IDC predicts enterprise application growth to reach $385 billion in 2026, Microsoft acquires Fungible, GCX and Nordic team on data center growth, and Windstream updates a unified communications platform with AWS.

The Notebook Dump: DirecTV layoffs, T-Mobile may want Mint Mobile, FCC map challenges

Jeff Baumgartner, Mike Dano, Nicole Ferraro, Phil Harvey and Kelsey Ziser join this week's roundup to discuss what's up in pay-TV, mobile, broadband mapping, the cloud... and offbeat coffee mugs.

Verizon's product development chief prepares for network slicing

As senior VP of technology and product development, Srini Kalapala is getting ready to move 5G network slicing from Verizon's lab into the real world.

Airties CEO makes the case for managed, monitored Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi management systems that monitor and optimize individual access points and extenders 'is not enough,' says Airties CEO and CTO Metin Taskin. 'We are going all the way to the application experience.'

EY: Pricing missteps biggest risk facing telcos in 2023

Consultancy finds a 'fear factor' among telco execs of not being able to respond sufficiently to customers' pricing needs in era of high inflation and cost-of-living crisis.

ChatGPT prompts excitement and fear about the AI future

The arrival of a new and supremely articulate chatbot is a worry for anyone whose job involves the written word, including many in the telecom sector.

Eurobites: Get on Deutsche Telekom's public cloud, says EU

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange announces its first European solar farm; HERE gets brand-specific; Virgin Media puts on its legwarmers.

Eurobites: Nokia appoints new head of Europe

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson exits something; Meta and Apple fined for personalized ads shenanigans; Olivetti feels the Benefit.

iPhone cold turkey for Christmas

Smartphone addiction is now a global menace, but cooking your device alongside the roast veg is not recommended as a way out.

Huawei back to business as usual, says co-chair

Huawei halts revenue decline and says the future is green and digital.

Asia 2022: Tech war, more tower sales and 5G

5G subs up but not profits, an underwater volcano cuts off Tonga and major embarrassments for KDDI and Optus.

2022 in review: Russia vs. the world

Not only did Russia's invasion of Ukraine upend the global order, it also helped highlight a bifurcation in the global telecom industry.

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