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Key developments in OSS, BSS, and policy control.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 11/6/2019
Shentel, a Sprint affiliate, said it can't agree to new roaming terms with the operator, so they're heading into arbitration instead. According to analysts, $5 million hangs in the balance.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/6/2019
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.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 11/6/2019
At the Software-Driven Operations event in London, BT's OSS Senior Solution Architect Manager José Domingos talks to Heavy Reading's James Crawshaw about the use of open source code to develop the UK operator's latest network monitoring tools.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/6/2019
Company expects mobile sales volumes to ramp up as it extends sales of its new mobile product beyond brick-and-mortar stores to online and digital distribution channels.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/5/2019
VMware wants to help telcos launch services faster in multi-cloud environments.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/31/2019
For the Australian incumbent, reskilling an entire workforce is the route to a successful network and IT transformation.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/24/2019
The Finnish vendor appears to have lost its way against Huawei and Ericsson in the 5G market and is under serious pressure to prove its doubters wrong.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/24/2019
Finnish vendor was trading at its lowest point in at least five years this morning after a gloomy update and signs it is struggling against 5G rivals.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 10/22/2019
The Indian operator is trying out the BSS specialist's cloud-based charging system at its commercial operations in the Punjab as part of its back-office evolution strategy.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/21/2019
Fresh off a $9 million funding round, Sweepr aims to help its ISP partners offer customer care as a service to makers of smart home devices and appliances.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 10/21/2019
The German operator has a long list of vendors identified for its software-enabled broadband access project. What could possibly go wrong?
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 10/21/2019
A new set of NFV challenges is emerging as operators plan the shift towards cloud-native applications and a container-based strategy.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/21/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VEON trials 5G in Kazakhstan; T-Systems launches private cloud trial with VMware; Openet and Evergent combine on BSS.
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Security Now
'Quantum Dawn' Raid as Financial Industry Simulates Global Ransomware Attack
Larry Loeb, Author, 11/8/2019
Financial institutions in Asia, the US and the UK are put through their paces.
Study Finds Customer Data to Be Most at Risk From Insiders
Larry Loeb, Author, 11/6/2019
Companies say that they are somewhat more worried about inadvertent insider ...
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: Disney+ to Dominate Streaming Platforms - Report
11/11/2019
Also, Discovery Communications may launch own OTT service, Vodafone UK adds ...
New CEO Will Lead Frontier Communications' Future – Report
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/11/2019
After suffering many quarters of financial and broadband subscriber losses, ...
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Prime Reading
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
Dish Network last week announced it hired Marc Rouanne (of Nokia) and Stephen Bye (of Sprint) to build and sell its planned 5G network. Both executives spoke with ...
As the so-called "streaming wars" heat up with last week's debut of Apple TV+ and the coming launches of Disney+, HBO Max and NBCU's Peacock, there's a widely held ...
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