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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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Huawei on the Current State of Broadband in Europe

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Huawei Europe's CMO discusses the challenges operators face with their fiber-to-the-X deployment.
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5G4REAL: MWC19 Handset Warning

2|14|19   |     |   (0) comments


Let's get serious about 5G phones. They're going to be cool, gorgeous and they're mostly going to run at 4G speeds.
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MWC 2019: 5G's AI Power Struggle

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5G will usher in an AI power struggle between the mobile operators and the web services giants, predicts Aditya Kaul, research director focused on artificial intelligence and robotics at Tractica.
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Metro Transformation: Simplicity. Agility. Automation.

2|12|19   |     |   (0) comments


In telecom networks worldwide, Metro is the hotbed of innovation driving today's digital experience. Juniper's Amit Bhardwaj, Director of Product Management, provides enlightening insight to Metro trends, evolving services, disruptive influences and available architectural transformations that can change monumental challenges into paradigm shifting opportunities ...
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Europe, Huawei, O-RAN & Legere

2|12|19   |     |   (0) comments


The guys can't resist talking about Europe, with the Brexit moment of truth fast approaching for the UK, and debate whether one consequence of it will be a return to the bad old days of roaming charges and bill shock. They move on, inevitably, to Huawei and its ongoing drama, before concluding with a look at the growing O-RAN Alliance and the unique qualities of ...
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MWC 2019: 5G & the Capex Question

2|11|19   |   10:01   |   (0) comments


With 2019 set to be the year when 5G really starts to shift from slideware to the network, the head of Ovum's European telecoms team, Dario Talmesio, talks about the impact on carrier capex.
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Ahead of 5G, or a RAZR Reboot, Motorola Unveils New Low-Cost 4G Phones

2|7|19   |   2:37   |   (0) comments


Motorola launches its new G7 family of LTE phones in NYC. All use the Android 9.0 operating system. The photo-friendly G7 Plus comes in at $299, the battery-conscious Power at $249, and the Play at $199. Ahead of 5G, this is one of the ways the smartphone market is evolving, offering decent 4G performance and features at bargain prices.
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MWC 2019: Ovum's Key IoT Trends

2|7|19   |   06:20   |   (0) comments


As the IoT market shifts further from proofs of concept to real deployments, Ovum's IoT expert Alexandra Rehak talks about the key IoT trends, such as new business models and data management, that she'll be discussing in Barcelona.
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Analyst on Why CES Left a 'Bad Taste'

2|6|19   |   09:23   |   (0) comments


Aditya Kaul, research director focused on artificial intelligence and robotics at Tractica, returned from CES with a 'bad taste' left by an overload of gimmicks and lack of substance.
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Service Provider Opportunities at the Edge

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Calix Chief Development Officer Michel Langlois talks with Iain Morris as they look closely at the changing service provider landscape and the opportunities and challenges in key areas like edge computing, 5G and IoT.
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MWC 2019: Ovum on the 5G Device Buzz

2|5|19   |   07:33   |   (0) comments


Smartphone expert and Ovum senior analyst Daniel Gleeson says 5G devices, and foldable displays, will take center stage on device stands in Barcelona, but it will likely be 2020 at the earliest before Apple joins the 5G device fray.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Huawei, Nokia & GDPR

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Everyone's favorite, award-winning, telecoms industry podcast is back with the usual suspects wearing the effects of the inaugural Telecoms.comMeetup the previous night. Inevitably Huawei leads the agenda once more, with the US accusing it of a bunch of crimes and misdemeanours, and Jamie has a juicy conspiracy theory to share. They move onto Nokia's quarterly ...