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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of IP Multimedia Subsystem platforms.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/9/2019
The global wireless industry rushed a barebones version of the 5G standard out the door so it could get to market more quickly. Today's 5G certainly reflects that haste.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/25/2019
Verizon currently uses a 4G LTE IMS core from Nokia for its 5G offerings. But in the next 1 to 2 years, the operator has said it will shift to a standalone, fully virtualized 5G core for its 5G services.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 3/8/2019
The public safety market – totaling up to 20 million potential customers – is the setting for an increasingly heated battle between AT&T and Verizon. And 5G looks to be the latest weapon that Verizon plans to wield.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/5/2019
The big noise in Barcelona was, of course, anything and everything to do with 5G, but in the background there were signs that some companies are embracing the potential of the public cloud as they determine their next-generation technology and services strategies.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 3/5/2019
Despite analyst skepticism, Dish executives continue to argue that the company will be able to make a splash with a new, nationwide 5G network. And Japan's Rakuten appears to offer some evidence to support those claims.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/18/2018
Ambitious software-only messaging and mobile core applications specialist targets major equipment vendors as it aims to become a billion-dollar business within four years.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 5/23/2018
Service providers are refreshing their IMS and looking for real cloud native IMS functions, according to Micaela Giuhat, Metaswitch's VP of product management, Cloud Native Core, who shares her thoughts on everything from container-based approach to VNFs to her experiences and advice as a leading woman in comms.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/19/2018
Never mind the days, there are only HOURS remaining before the door closes on this year's Leading Lights awards deadline...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/4/2017
New One Talk capabilities target midsized and multi-site businesses with collaboration tools built right into the Verizon Wireless network.
By Ian Maclean, CMO, Metaswitch, 9/14/2017
Mobile edge computing (MEC) and a cloud-native core are necessary ingredients for the future 5G NFV network, argues Ian Maclean of Metaswitch.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 9/5/2017
COO says operator is building towards 5G, adds Metaswitch and Mavenir as virtualization vendors.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 8/8/2017
Chatbot and messaging platform entrepreneur warns that telecom network operators are about to be left behind if they don't move quickly on RCS.
By Denise Culver, Online Research Director, 3/22/2017
IMS hit the top of its hype curve a long time ago and now it's delivering on its promises – but it still needs sophisticated test tools to keep it honest.
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Telefónica CTO: It's Time for Unica Phase II
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After a year of tough lessons, the Tier 1 operator is moving forward with its SDN ...
Vendor Selection Survey: New Criteria for the New IP Era
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Inside CenturyLink's NFV/SDN Strategy
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 4/22/2014
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Top 5 NFV Movers & Shakers
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 1/8/2014
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