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Key developments in OSS, BSS, and policy control.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/26/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sparkle begins work on photonic backbone; Openet nabs more Ericsson talent; EU probes Broadcom; Huawei hits the road.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/25/2019
Security firm reveals an ongoing global attack against telecommunications providers that has been active since at least 2017 and involves a group believed to be working on behalf of the Chinese government.
By Patrick Donegan, Founder and Principal Analyst, HardenStance, 6/25/2019
Telcos are in denial if they think they are security experts, says outspoken industry analyst Patrick Donegan.
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/25/2019
Building edge computing resources for advanced applications is going to be a big challenge to telcos in terms of how and where to invest, as well as when and where to partner with cloud providers, vendors and others.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 6/24/2019
The latest release from The Linux Foundation's Acumos AI Project offers some interesting incremental improvements.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/21/2019
Kyle Okamoto starts as Edge Gravity's CEO on June 24, taking over a slot previously held by Marcus Bergström.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/21/2019
Edge computing looks to be an essential piece of the 5G puzzle but it's going to take a long time to slot into place, as MobiledgeX is finding out.
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By Richard Piasentin, Chief Marketing and Chief Strategy Officer, Accedian, 6/21/2019
Telecom operators need to take control of the customer experience to really benefit from 5G.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/20/2019
Twenty-six technical specs and standards bodies, including the Ethernet Alliance and the Broadband Forum, have written to the US Dept. of Commerce seeking clarity on whether they can still engage with Huawei whilst the 'Entity List' ruling is in place.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 6/20/2019
At the TechXLR8 event in London, Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw talks about how blockchain can be used to make, and save, money in the telecoms sector and identifies some of the innovative startups in the sector.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/18/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Three begins 5G fixed-wireless broadband trials in London; Nordic systems integrators merge; Spyder Facilities snapped up; UK government homes in on service providers' rip-off ruses; and more.
By Robert Clark, 6/17/2019
Huawei's founder says revenues will be lower than previously expected in the short term, due to pressure exerted by the US, but that it will be ready to grow again from 2021.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/17/2019
At the AI Summit in London, Tractica Principal Analyst Mark Beccue says the telecom vendor community is getting its story together on the use of artificial intelligence tools and the link to 5G network slicing.
Security Now
Best Defense: 5 Key Trends in Application Security
Ameya Talwalkar, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, Cequence Security, 6/26/2019
What application security must address to stay ahead of the attackers.
Developers Find Temporary Fix for OpenSSH Remote Access Software Vulnerability
Larry Loeb, Author, 6/26/2019
The latest update from the OpenSSH developers encrypts private keys before ...
Broadband World News
All Fiber: Build It & They Might Come
Iain Morris, International Editor, 6/26/2019
There is no point in building an all-fiber network if it remains empty, says BT. ...
Orange Adopts Controversial Approach to 10G PON
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/25/2019
Driven by economics, the French giant is planning to follow the Chinese model of ...
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DT's Terastream: A Bigger Splash?
Iain Morris , International Editor , 9/13/2018
Deutsche Telekom's once-ballyhooed Terastream initiative, which turned seven this ...
NFV Is Down but Not Out
Iain Morris , International Editor , 5/22/2018
NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
Leading Lights 2018: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
Robot Wars: Telecom's Looming AI Tussle
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/14/2018
Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Nokia chief Rajeev Suri peers down from his London office at a giant outdoor screen showing this year's Cricket World Cup. The sport he so clearly loves is analogous ...
During Cisco's recent corporate trade event, Cisco Live, the company's CEO Chuck Robbins devoted roughly half an hour to a Q&A session with reporters, covering everything from Cisco's position on the world's geopolitical stage to the company's latest networking products.
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