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Key developments related to network functions virtualization, including telco strategies and vendor updates.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/14/2019
Japan's NTT is uniting 28 enterprise-focused brands in its bid to grow at twice the market rate and deliver a boost to profitability.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/14/2019
The service provider industry is being transformed by enterprise demand for cloud-based wide-area networking, a model Gartner calls Secure Access Service Edge, or SASE.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/14/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VodafoneZiggo virtualizes with Amdocs; Batelco analyzes with Ericsson; the Queen lays down the law on UK broadband.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/11/2019
Top Comcast execs discuss the benefits and capabilities of the company's new virtual access network and how Comcast is applying lessons from its cloud-based X1 platform.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/10/2019
The open source vendor is giving up its OpenStack business to focus on application delivery.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/10/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MVNO Effortel lands bank job; EU considers new 'security paradigm'; European lobby groups want more flexibility on privacy regulations.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/9/2019
Much of what's talked about as automation is actually mechanization, says AT&T's Amy Wheelus, and the distinction is key as telcos head into the 5G world.
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By Martha DeGrasse, Contributor, Light Reading, 10/8/2019
Startup is hoping to sell telcos new technology to peek into the operations of enterprise networks.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/8/2019
The Trump administration is also taking a close interest in open RAN technologies, and proponents such as Altiostar, as it looks to support alternatives to the Chinese equipment giant.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/7/2019
One of the telecom's industry's top executives is backing trials of open RAN technology as a way of bringing more competition into the network market.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/3/2019
DALLAS -- Scott Irwin, senior director of SD-WAN for Frontier Communications, explains how Frontier's customers are increasingly moving to a more centralized managed SD-WAN platform.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/3/2019
When the time came to open a new R&D facility focused on radio technology, the US software company could find no better place than Stockholm.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 10/3/2019
Ciena's latest acquisition is another piece of a larger back office puzzle for carriers, but the vendor said it's not aiming to become the new OSS stack.
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Security Now
CISO No Longer the Last Word on Security – Radware
Larry Loeb, Author, 10/14/2019
The rise of DevSecOps may be the reason that 70% of respondents to Radware's ...
New 'Reductor' Malware Intercepts Browser Traffic
Larry Loeb, Author, 10/11/2019
Encrypted traffic from both Chrome and Firefox shown to be vulnerable.
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: Alternative Access Techs Advance
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/14/2019
Also today, Watch Communications and Ericsson heard it on the radio, Radwin tunes ...
BBWN Bites: Consumer Tech Spending to Climb to $2.06T by 2023 – IDC
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 10/11/2019
Also today, Comcast is really virtualizing, Verizon counts on emerging backhaul ...
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Is NFV Headed for a Cliff?
Mitch Wagner , Executive Editor, Light Reading , 8/7/2019
Are telcos solving NFVs big problems or making them worse? Critics say a ...
Ericsson, Huawei & Nokia Are Facing an 'Oil Crisis' Upheaval
Iain Morris , International Editor , 7/31/2019
Years of consolidation have left the global mobile network market largely in the ...
Europe's Big Telcos Are Getting Edgy About 5G
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/13/2019
Virtual dodgeball will not happen unless operators cut mobile latency, but that ...
Open Conflict Over Open RAN
Iain Morris , International Editor , 2/14/2019
Accusations that big kit vendors tried to throttle developments show open RAN ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
New Orleans -- Cable-Tec Expo -- The wired/wireless network "revolution" is well underway, though the speed at which that revolution will proceed won't be constant. ...
Marc Ganzi is described as a "leading visionary and entrepreneur" in his company's biography, and it's easy to see why.
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