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By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 1/4/2018
It's the start of a new year, which means that everyone is making resolutions, many of which involve some kind of transformation. For communications service providers, transformation is ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/4/2017
LONDON, 12/4/2017 – There are skill shortages in many emerging technology areas, making it more important to attract and train women, notes Carolyn Dawson.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/28/2017
Companies need to include women and minorities in product/service creation or miss out on huge audience segments in the digital economy.
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, Editor-in-Chief, 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, Editor-in-Chief, 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 ...
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Pole Position: A Look at San Jose's Smart City Small Cell Deal

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The City of San Jose is working with three carriers to unleash the best cell coverage and fastest download speeds its citizens have ever seen. Here's how it happened.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
CeBIT 2018: How Pietro Fiorentini's Using IoT to Provide Smart Metering Services in Italy

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Gianfranco De Feo from Pietro Fiorentini talks about NB-IoT and how it is using the technology to provide smart metering services in gas, electricity and other vertical industries around the world.
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CeBIT 2018: Huawei's Shi Mao Talks About Development in NB-IoT

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Shi Mao, CMO of Huawei West Europe, talks to Light Reading at CeBIT 2018 about how NB-IoT is developing in Europe and China, and Huawei's strategy in accelerating the industry implementation on NB-IoT technologies.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: It's Coming Home

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Iain kicks off this week with tales from Transylvania, which he recently visited to hear about all the cool things Orange Romania is working on with 5G such as fixed wireless access and smart cities. Scott then moves on to 'chapter 11' of the ZTE saga, in which the fraught Chinese kit vendor seems to have been offered a lifeline of sorts by the US. The guys then ...
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Orange Spain on IP & Optical Integration

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At NGON 2018, Manuel Sanchez Malagon discusses the acquisition of Jazztel and the integration of both networks.
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Cisco's Yvette Kanouff: How We Get Real Results From Network Automation

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Cisco's top service provider executive is moving quickly to create value for carrier class software in a hardware-based business and helping her customers reach unheard of levels of automation in their networks. Watch this most recent conversation with Yvette Kanouff to find just how well Cisco's service provider business fits in with the rest of the company's ...
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Huawei Digital Transformation World Highlights

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At TM Forum's Digital Transfirmation World in Nice, Iain Morris takes a close look at what Huawei is working on in the telecom world.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: That's a Fact, Jack

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It's just Iain and Scott this week, with Jamie Shanghaied in China at their equivalent of MWC. They start by toasting a Light Reading report from the show in which the Huawei CEO had a pop at a US senator, precipitating a social media war. They then nip over to the smartphone world, where Scott has been mucking about with a few of the latest ones to work out which ...
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Unitymedia Links Guavus Analytics to Improved NPS

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Guavus and Unitymedia review a Proof of Value at the 'Big Data Potentials and Value' panel at ANGA COM 2018. In a Proof of Value using real data, Unitymedia links Guavus big data analytics to reduced calls, trouble tickets, truck rolls and overall improvement in NPS. Watch the extended version here:
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Is Your Transport Network Ready for 5G?

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ECI Telecom's senior director of portfolio marketing, Scott Wilkinson, discusses some of the key points network operators must consider as they prepare their transport networks for the 5G era.
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NGON: The Software Tide Creeps Up on Optical

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Quick, someone move those damn sunbeds further away from the water! Ray Le Maistre hits the beach in Nice to wax lyrical on what this year's NGON event has been all about: transport for 5G and the deployment of software in optical networks.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Social Skills

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There's a cosmopolitan theme to the pod this week with Scott reflecting on his trip to Stockholm to hang out with Ericsson and Jamie looking forward with some trepidation to breakfast in China. We also hear about a recent Connected Britain event from guest podder Shannon, who also fuels a massive tangent about the pros and cons of social media. Iain ruins the ...