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Key developments related to network functions virtualization, including telco strategies and vendor updates.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/17/2018
Italian incumbent looks outside the traditional vendor community to solve its latest mobile network challenge.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/16/2018
Four operator executives say open source solves more problems than it causes, and that CSPs need to get with the program.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/16/2018
At the NFV & Carrier SDN event in Denver, Women in Comms panelists examined the impact of automation on women in the tech and communications industries.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/16/2018
Two of the leading industry groups trying to break the stranglehold of big vendors on the radio access network look set to combine their efforts.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/16/2018
There's friction and a fair amount of hot air in the open source NFV MANO world and it's not doing anyone any favors.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/15/2018
Major European provider will lay out the strategy behind its new Vodafone TV streaming service at Light Reading's Cable Next-Gen Europe event in London next month.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/15/2018
Just like banks, some virtual network functions have become 'too big to fail,' says an executive at Deutsche Telekom's pan-net subsidiary, casting a shadow over efforts to cloudify the telco network.
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By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/15/2018
Open source MANO (management and orchestration) developments are providing network operators with something of a conundrum.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/12/2018
After years of developments and incremental advances, Colt is set for a major three-stage telco cloud deployment that will be a big step in its migration from a legacy hardware architecture to virtualized functions.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 10/12/2018
In a special, free SCTE|ISBE Cable-Tec Expo breakfast roundtable session on Tuesday, October 23, we'll look at where cable stands in its cloud journey.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/12/2018
Deutsche Telekom becomes the first European operator to make a firm 5G coverage commitment.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/11/2018
Deutsche Telekom claims 80% of its mobile network is 5G ready as it prepares for a 2020 commercial launch, but the transition to full-blown 5G will require a lot more effort.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/11/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VEON terminates Jazz, Bangalink offer; MegaFon CEO steps down; San Marino revs its 5G engines; Sigfox strikes deal with Paessler.
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Why Killing Off TLS 1.0 & 1.1 Is a Good Thing
Larry Loeb, Author, 10/17/2018
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Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/13/2018
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NFV Is Down but Not Out
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NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
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Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/14/2018
Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
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Eric Hutchinson's goals as CEO of Spirent are nothing if not ambitious. He is seeking to not only move the long-time testing and assurance vendor into a new strategic ...
Virtualization is a term the telecom industry has wrestled with for the past six years, since network functions virtualization (NFV) became a "thing," but it's time ...
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