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Key developments in digital transformation, including new business models and processes.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/14/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Drei and ZTE fire up 5G in Austria; 5G mmWave network to be tested in Moscow; UK MVNO targets those with hearing loss.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/13/2019
With a relatively small investment of 'several hundred million' dollars, CenturyLink plans to bring a fiber network with 5 msec latency to 98% of US enterprises – ideal for emerging categories of edge workloads.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/13/2019
The telco giant and Microsoft are joining forces to bring cloud services to India, and Reliance Jio will also build data centers for Microsoft on that subcontinent.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/12/2019
CenturyLink is building out more than 100 initial edge compute locations across the US and providing hybrid cloud and managed services.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/9/2019
It has made a noise about its revolutionary network approach, but the Japanese company will make a low-key entry into the mobile market in October.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/12/2019
Synacor reveals that it's winding down three-year deal with AT&T to run the telco's web portal, which will sap nearly half of its overall revenue.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/13/2019
VMware and Avi share multiple customers and they don't expect the combo and subsequent integration to cause much disruption as VMware aims to bring a public cloud experience to the data center.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/12/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica and Fortinet combine on Virtual Firewall service; Telia offers comfort to Swedish bus passengers; Orange connects Russian shipping fleet.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/4/2019
The Australian operator is reportedly slashing 15,000 contractor jobs and 8,000 internal positions as part of its T22 plan to become a more streamlined, 'digital' business.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/30/2019
Nefeli is implementing a commercial version of the new, open 'Lean NFV' architecture to simplify network functions virtualization on carrier networks.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 5/16/2019
Bill Walker explains how edge computing has allowed operators to decompose applications and distribute them on the network.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/13/2019
Boingo is best known as the guys who get travelers online at airports, but that's just a small part of the business nowadays. Network virtualization has helped drive the transition.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/7/2019
Not every workload needs to go to the edge. Operators need to consider which workloads make the most sense to transition.
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Security Now
Fintech Startups Get Sloppy With Application Security
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2019
Some startups need to shape up or ship out.
New Industry Drives Renewed Interest in Embedded Security
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2019
Hardware for security may just get hot.
Broadband World News
BBWF Interview: NOS's Manuel Eanes on the Smart Home Opp for Telcos
8/19/2019
Five years ago, NOS board member Manuel Ramalho Eanes helped steer the Portuguese ...
BBWN Bites: Operators Get a Clue From Broadband Usage Data Before Cord-Cutters Cut
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/19/2019
Residential subscribers typically increase bandwidth usage exponentially in the ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Prime Reading
Not Business as Usual: Open Source Changes IT Operations
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/11/2019
Open source doesn't just change software: It changes how IT does its job.
Taking It Slow: Enterprises Use Open Source, but Are Cautious About Contributing
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/9/2019
Enterprises are still mostly open source consumers rather than contributors to ...
How Open Source Has Turned the Software Industry Upside-Down
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 1/7/2019
Without open source, you don't get the cloud.
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Three UK has just launched a major 5G-led assault on the living room. If all goes to plan, the smallest of the country's four mobile network operators will emerge ...
Dish Network's Charlie Ergen is poised to become a major new face in the 5G market.
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