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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.
LRTV Documentaries
The Telecoms.com Podcast: LIVE, Latin Fiber & Telco AI

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This week's pod features the usual suspects but in a novel environment -- the lobby of London's Montcalm Marble Arch Hotel. Our intrepid podders were between events, having just finished the inaugural Telecoms.com LIVE event with the Glotel Awards evening to come. They start with a recap of the event, move on to fiber innovation in Latin America and conclude with ...
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Ericsson's Tomas Ageskog: 5G Core & Orchestration in North America

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Tomas discusses the three key drivers for why automation is necessary in 5G and cloud native, how Ericsson develops cloud native to facilitate innovation and contribution from the open source community.
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Helping Customers Bring 5G to Market Faster

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The head of 5G Core portfolio at Ericsson explains how his company is investing to bring new cloud native based solutions to the market to help their customers being first with 5G and achieving more operational efficiency.
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Ericsson: Live, End-to-End 5G Network Slicing

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Ericsson's demo showed how Ericsson Dynamic Orchestration easily creates a 5G network slice, which is instantly validated in a live 5G SA data session. The data session connected to a 5G UE in the booth, was carried on the 2.6GHz band with AIR 6488, Baseband 6630 and Router 6000 products from Ericsson Radio System also in the booth, and connected back to the 5G SA ...
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Dual-Mode 5G Cloud Core for Best TCO

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Ericsson's dual-mode 5G Cloud Core delivers a single platform for EPC and 5GC based on cloud native/microservices architecture orchestrated by Kubernetes. It offers deployment flexibility for smooth migrations from 4G to 5G and high levels of automation to lower the core network's TCO. In this live demo Ericsson demonstrated the in-service SW upgrade capability of ...
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Ovum's Ed Barton on the Disney+ Launch

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Disney is going all out on its new direct-to-consumer streaming channel, which has just launched in the US. Will all the company's dreams come true?
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Radisys Discusses Disaggregation Solutions at MWC Los Angeles 2019

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Arun Bhikshesvaran, Radisys CEO, offers insight into how its recent acquisition and proximity to one of the world's leading operators creates a unique insider's perspective into both the operator's world and Industry 4.0 opportunities, and how Radisys' Enable and Integrate strategy leverages its heritage in computing and mobility to provide disaggregated ...
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Network Virtualization – The Future for DAA

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Colin Howlett, VP of Architecture at Vecima Networks, discusses what should and shouldn't be virtualized in the network, and identifies functionalities that will lead the charge. Also discussed are consolidating hubs and the importance of edge computing in the cable industry, specifically when reducing latency for IP video.

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Marcio Avillez Discusses CUJO AI LENS, a New Network Analytics Tool

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Lens is designed for network operators to surface unprecedented insights applicable to marketing, business performance, operations and product development through an intuitive dashboard. This promotes exploration and understanding through visualization, correlation and analysis of data related to connected devices, applications usage, content access, security ...
LRTV Interviews
How AI Will Impact Employment

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Should people be worried about the impact that artificial intelligence deployments will have on the jobs market? Tractica Principal Analyst Mark Beccue shares his views. For more on this topic, read this article.
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What Europe's Top Telcos Are Doing with AI

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At the Telco AI Summit Europe event in London, Tractica Principal Analyst Mark Beccue talks about how some of Europe's largest telecom operators, including BT, Orange and Telecom Italia, are using AI tools to optimize network processes – and how it isn't all tied to 5G.
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Building a 5G Ready Network Today

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In this interview, Andrew Vaz, Senior Director of Product Line Management at Juniper Networks, elaborates on why these are exciting times for service providers. We have real industry business problems that are aching to be solved and at the same time we have a leading-edge 5G technology "tool set" available today to help solve these problems. Andrew talks ...