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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of operations support systems.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/20/2019
The satellite network operator is looking to the Open Networking Automaton Platform (ONAP) to automate connecting its space-based network with terrestrial operators.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/6/2019
SES Networks is using Amdocs to implement the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) on Microsoft Azure, to allow its telco customers to seamlessly extend to SES's satellite service.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 8/5/2019
Aaron Boasman-Patel, the TM Forum's VP of AI, Customer Experience and Data, talks about the real-world uses of AI in the telecom sector.
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By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/22/2019
If AI is to play a role in communications network operations, a high degree of trust will be required. Explainable AI might be the route to gaining that trust.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/17/2019
The Networks division is helping the Swedish operator improve its top line numbers but 'strategic contracts' hit margins and other divisions are still in turnaround mode, dragging the vendor's share price down.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/10/2019
International wholesale operator wants to play a bigger role with enterprise customers but adding services such as data center interconnect and SD-WAN requires additional operational and business support tools.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/9/2019
The latest release of the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) sports enhancements designed to get the software up and running faster, so carriers can get on with sexy innovation.
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By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/2/2019
Telcos need new ways to monitor their services and networks and some are turning to the open source community for inspiration.
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.
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 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.
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Security Now
Fintech Startups Get Sloppy With Application Security
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2019
Some startups need to shape up or ship out.
New Industry Drives Renewed Interest in Embedded Security
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2019
Hardware for security may just get hot.
Broadband World News
ADTRAN CEO Tom Stanton Q&A: All Access All the Time
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 8/21/2019
In a one-on-one interview with Broadband World News, ADTRAN Chairman and CEO Tom ...
Why FTTH May Trump Fiber Deep for Cable
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 8/20/2019
In a provocative new BBWN webinar, Broadband Success Partners' Jack Burton will ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
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 ...
Atrinet Pivots, Tackles Hybrid Network Headaches
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/13/2018
Network management vendor revamps its strategy to promote itself as a telco cloud ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Three UK has just launched a major 5G-led assault on the living room. If all goes to plan, the smallest of the country's four mobile network operators will emerge ...
Dish Network's Charlie Ergen is poised to become a major new face in the 5G market.
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