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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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GTT's Sahim: Standards Could Speed SD-WAN Adoption

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AUSTIN, Texas -- Big Communications Event -- Kevin Sahim, VP of Engineering, GTT, explains how service providers' delivery of multiple circuit types and hybrid security are important features for enterprise customers adopting SD-WAN. As enterprises become more familiar with the many capabilities of SD-WAN, and standards development efforts progress, on-going ...
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Simplify Your Core Evolution Journey From EPC to 5G Core

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As we move from 4G to 5G, mobile network operators want to define clear and crisp evolution journeys for their core networks. They want a concise plan on how to move from EPC to 5G Core, with clearly delineated stepping stones along the way. Watch this video interview to get Ericsson’s insights on this critical network evolution topic.
LRTV Documentaries
Meet the Man Who's Optimized His Entire Life With Automation

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From diet plans to dating, data analyst Ken Lang is on a mission to automate every aspect of his lifestyle.
LRTV Custom TV
Today's Future Network: How 5G & Automation Will Usher in a New Breed of Value

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Light Reading's US News Editor, Phil Harvey, and Hassan Ahmed, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Affirmed Networks, discuss how 5G and automation will allow a new breed of services and revenue streams.
Women in Comms Introduction Videos
Metaswitch VP Talks IMS & Career Refreshes

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Service providers are refreshing their IMS and looking for real cloud native IMS functions, according to Micaela Giuhat, Metaswitch's VP of product management, Cloud Native Core, who shares her thoughts on everything from container-based approach to VNFs to her experiences and advice as a leading woman in comms.
LRTV Custom TV
BCE 2018 Keynote: Intel's Dan Rodriguez on the Journey to Transformation

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Intel's Dan Rodriguez, Data Center Group VP and general manager of the Communications Infrastructure Division, provides insights into the power of data, the next-gen central office and the role of universal CPE (uCPE) in network transformation strategies.
LRTV Custom TV
Using Energy 2020 Output to Control Cable's Power Needs

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As the SCTE•ISBE Energy 2020 program moves toward the halfway mark, the industry is eyeing best practices and training that can help operators capitalize on the program's initial standards work. In this video with Dave Fellows, the CTO of ...
LRTV Interviews
BCE 2018 Recap: Automation Nation & the Big Fight at the Edge

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Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre and Phil Harvey sum up the whole show in five minutes. That's after we cut out the 75 minutes of food-and-coffee commentary.
LRTV Documentaries
Reliance Jio's BCE Keynote: A Disruptive Digital Transformation

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At BCE 2018, Reliance Jio's president of Network, Global Strategy and Service Development, Mathew Oommen, describes how the operator has transformed the nature of mobile service delivery with its greenfield 4G network and, in doing so, changed the communications landscape in what is the second-biggest services market in the world.
LRTV Documentaries
AT&T's BCE Keynote: 5G & SDN Worlds Colliding

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At the Big Communications Event (BCE) 2018 event in Austin, Melissa Arnoldi, president of Technology and Operations at AT&T, spoke about AT&T's path to 5G and the important role software plays. 5G will eventually have a significant impact on how businesses work and how they engage with their customers.
LRTV Documentaries
The Inner Digital Transformation World in Nice

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What's it all for? Why are we here? What's the French for 'ennui'? Oh, I nearly forgot: Here's the much-anticipated recap of the TM Forum event on the French Riviera.
LRTV Documentaries
Leading Lights 2018

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A recap of the 14th annual Leading Lights Awards in Austin, TX. Congratulations to all the winners!