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By Sandra O'Boyle, Senior Analyst – CEM & Customer Analytics, Heavy Reading, 11/10/2017
At Light Reading's recent OSS in the Era of NFV/SDN event in London, I moderated a panel discussion on "Analytics, Machine Learning & AI in Next-Gen OSS/BSS" and wanted to share some key ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/8/2017
LONDON -- David Hughes has little patience with telecom service providers who make excuses or blame others -- regulators and vendors -- for their problems or pace in managing a digital ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/6/2017
When it comes to doing service assurance in the virtualized telecom world, SevOne is choosing to cover all its bases. In addition to its alliance with Red Hat to combine service assurance ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/3/2017
LONDON -- OSS in the Era of SDN & NFV -- Some operators are now making money on the back of SDN and NFV deployments, and the ones that have achieved that fiscal goal are the service ...
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 11/3/2017
LONDON, 11/3/2017 – At Light Reading's 'OSS in the Era of SDN & NFV' event in London, Heavy Reading's James Crawshaw and Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre talk common information models and automation.
By Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 11/2/2017
LONDON -- OSS in the Era of SDN & NFV - The proposed "zero touch" networking industry group that is set to be formed under the auspices of ETSI has attracted a range of high profile ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/2/2017
LONDON, 11/2/2017 – At Light Reading's 'OSS in the Era of SDN & NFV' event, Carol Wilson and Iain Morris discuss some of the key talking points of the day, including a renewed focus on the business case for management system upgrades and the doubts swirling around common information models.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/1/2017
LONDON -- OSS in the Era of NFV & SDN -- The push for common information models is running into practical problems that could prevent the industry from ever reaching this Holy Grail, Heavy ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 11/1/2017
LONDON -- OSS in the Era of SDN and NFV -- BT has been forced to address the lack of conformity between vendors developing SDN and NFV technologies through a program of in-house training ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 10/23/2017
Light Reading's Women in Comms initiative to provide information, networking, mentorship, access to jobs and support for women in the next-gen communications industry was never really just ...
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – OSS/BSS Transformation, Heavy Reading, 9/27/2017
AT&T executives recently published a book, Building the Network of the Future, that explains the transition to software-defined networking, or as they put it: "getting smarter, faster and ...
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MEF17: Breaking Down the Hot Topics

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Light Reading Head of Video Dan Allen and Editor-at-Large Carol Wilson spent this week at MEF17 in Orlando. They took a closer look at the leading players and the biggest issues – including MEF 3.0, SD-WAN and the persistent challenges around rethinking the traditional telco culture.
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Sprint's McClendon – Building for the Future, Learning From the Past

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NEW YORK -- Sprint's Director of Technology Innovation & Architecture - Strategy, Planning and Development, Ginger McClendon, talks about how the future of network design will evolve with the advent of 5G and distributed architectures, while explaining the importance of learning from cellular surprises of the past.
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The Third Wave of Telco Cloud Services for the Enterprise

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Evan Kircheimer, Research Director Enterprise Services at Ovum, says the latest wave of operator cloud offerings for enterprise focus on connectivity and security as a service.
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Intelligent Access: Make Your Networks Faster, Better & Smarter

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In a world where data consumption continues to skyrocket, where homes are hotbeds of many devices, and where networks combine multiple technologies and traffic types, we need networks that are faster, better and smarter. Welcome to the world of Intelligent Access. For Gigabit-ready networks, explore:
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Changing the Network With Intel

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DENVER -- Krithika Moorti of Intel speaks to Alan Breznick about the evolving network technology and Intel's own platform for virtualization.
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Sprint's McClendon – Trust Your Inner Voice

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NEW YORK -- Sprint's Director of Technology Innovation & Architecture - Strategy, Planning and Development, Ginger McClendon, explains that while she's noticed more women at tech conferences, the telecom industry can still be a difficult place for women to break into and continues to have a culture of being cutthroat. McClendon discusses why listening to her inner ...
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Connecting Regional Ireland

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SIRO CEO Sean Atkinson describes how the Irish telco is bringing badly needed fiber connectivity to regional Ireland.
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EE Looks Ahead to MBBF17

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As we build up to Huawei's MBBF17 event in London, the CEO of the UK's largest operator EE, Marc Allera, gives his thoughts on the show and the value of its partnership with the vendor.
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The Second Network Evolution

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Andre Beijen, Head of Network Innovation at KPN, takes us through the telco's digital transformation program, aimed at ensuring its network becomes more customer-centric.
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Huawei Tops Optical Networking Scorecard

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The Chinese vendor's strong performance in market share, service support and R&D investment have pushed it to the top of the optical networking vendor table, says Heidi Adams, Senior Research Director for Transport Networks at IHS Markets.
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Hong Kong’s Broadband Trailblazer

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HKT Managing Director Engineering Peter Lam explains why the telco is now delivering a massive 10 Gbit/s to the home user.
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LINX Talks About Open Networking & OcNOS

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SILICON VALLEY, 11/9/2017 – Listen to Richard Petrie, CTO of LINX, explain how LINX is adopting a disaggregated format for their secondary London interconnect platform (LON2). They're leveraging IP Infusion's network operating system and hardware from Edgecore Networks. LINX, one of the largest operators of Internet Exchange Point (IXP) services connecting over ...