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By Simon Stanley, 5/10/2016
The Open Compute Project (OCP) and the shift to virtualized functions using SDN and NFV is driving a complete change in the architecture of telecom data centers and telecom infrastructure. ...
By Roz Roseboro, Principal Analyst – Cloud Infrastructure & Management, Heavy Reading, 4/8/2016
Communications service providers (CSPs) are in the process of transforming the infrastructure they use to deliver services. They are looking to both lower their capex and opex and increase ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/12/2015
As cable operators seek to move upmarket, cater to larger, more sophisticated enterprises and roll out new services faster and more efficiently, they should look at adopting NFV technology.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/12/2015
SDN is turning traditional service models around to allow Verizon to measure and deliver performance at the application layer.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/8/2015
NFV isn't magic. Although it provides many benefits, it takes much hard work to get there.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/7/2015
Virtual CPE is one of the early success stories for network functions virtualization, but even here, Masergy Communications faced a business case challenge.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/6/2015
AT&T Distinguished Network Architect Margaret T. Chiosi talks to Light Reading's Carol Wilson about the potential for open source technology to liberate communications service providers.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/5/2015
The head of Telefónica's NFV initiative admits virtualization initially means greater complexity, but with the right abstraction layer, that can change.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/23/2015
The long-range goal of service providers is to deliver app-specific network performance and that is showing up in technical developments today.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/22/2015
Managed services provider Masergy Communications is on the forefront of a growing trend, deploying virtual CPE. That's currently considered one of the strongest business cases for network ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/21/2015
CableLabs' Virtualized Network Evolution Program looks at how to apply analytics to track resources and more when virtualizing home, business and core networks.
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'Godbox' Reloaded?

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With 5G around the corner, the network complexity we have all become accustomed to will become a major issue. Ray Le Maistre and Andreas Hegers discuss the rebirth of the 'Godbox,' and whether it stands a better chance this time around.
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Huawei UBBF 2018 Highlights

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Huawei's annual UBBF event had five key themes this year: Premium Home Broadband, Optical Networking 2.0, Simplified Network, Cloud Network Synergy and Intent Driven Network.
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PCCW Global on the Need to Monetize the Edge

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On the sidelines of Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Lisbon, PCCW Global's Shahar Steiff talks about the key challenges facing network operators as they figure out their edge computing strategies.
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Open RAN, Open Interfaces

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We spoke with leading global operators to find out how Open RAN initiatives can accelerate deployment of innovative radio technology in mobile networks.
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Cisco: Here's How 5G Accelerates Service Provider Opportunities

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Michael Glickman, SVP of Cisco's service provider business, talks with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner about the range of opportunities for service providers – and Cisco – to reinvent their business.
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TDC's New Structure, New Opportunities

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TDC's CTO Michael Fraenkle discusses the recent re-structuring of the company.
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Huawei's Will Zhang on UHD video

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Huawei discusses the challenges for the UHD video industry and how the vendor can help network operators make money from UHD.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Cloud, Huawei, 5G Phones & Orange

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In this special pod recorded on location in Portugal, Scott is outnumbered by no less than three Light Reading hacks, including a first appearance from US editor Phil Harvey. They start by reviewing what little they're allowed to discuss from the highly confidential 2020 Vision summit that took them to Lisbon, before reflecting on the big telecom news of the week ...
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How AI Is Being Put to Work at Vodafone

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Jayshree Kottapalli, group head of Analytics CoE (AI, Automation and Analytics) at Vodafone, talks about how Vodafone is using AI tools to mine the enormous volumes of data the operator collects.
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Wi-Fi Alliance on Wi-Fi Technology & Home Network Digitalization.

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Edgar Figueroa on the importance of evolving Wi-Fi technology to cope with the new digital homes.
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Cisco, Open RAN & Multivendor 5G Networks

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Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown discusses the challenges and reality of multivendor interoperability, x-haul transport and xRAN management interfaces for 5G with Cisco's global director of mobility.
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Assuring Delivery of High-Quality Business Services in the Cloud

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Cable/MSOs are looking to the cloud with SD-WAN to deliver high-quality business services cost effectively with agility and security. To do that, carrier operations and engineering teams must have visibility to this multi-cloud environment. In this video, Dr. Vikram Saksena explains why carriers need to focus on the application layer to achieve their objectives in ...