Guavus and Reliance Jio ("Jio") are working together to help Jio analyze the massive amount of data created on its network. No financial details were disclosed, but this is a pretty big win for Guavus.
Jio said it generates 4 to 5 petabytes of data each day and it needs to analyze that -- or parts of it -- to help decide where to put cell towers, keeping customers happy and fixing set-top problems before they result in service calls, etc.
I briefly spoke with Raghuram Velega, Jio's VP of big data and analytics, about this partnership and how the carrier intends to use machine learning and analytics to scale, improve its service and keep up with rival operators.
At #CES2020, Jeff Baumgartner reports on streaming video deals that include broadband service providers as key distribution partners. Maybe this is the silver lining as traditional pay-TV keeps losing subscribers.
The optical networking leader is pounding the table for webscale providers and telcos to move straight to 800G in the coming year, minimizing the competitive momentum of several vendors in the 600G space.