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By Sandra O'Boyle, Senior Analyst – CEM & Customer Analytics, Heavy Reading, 11/8/2017
KNect365's Telco Data Analytics Europe 2017 show took place in Madrid in late October. Having attended the show last year, I noticed that this year's show was bigger and more popular with ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 12/16/2014
US Cellular's Mario Vela explains how the operator uses analytics for network planning and what comes next as the carrier looks to eke more value out of its metrics.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/25/2014
The move to SDN and NFV will only increase the need for advanced data analytics, especially in the OSS layer for service assurance, service management and related functions, according to ...
By Anukool Lakhina, CEO & Founder, Guavus, 11/24/2014
I was reading a recent article in Light Reading that talked about whether big data could be used as a future currency, which got me to thinking: Isn't data already a form of currency? (See ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/20/2014
Wireless operators are gung ho about the potential for machine-to-machine communications, but they have yet to make progress with an analytical strategy for the burgeoning Internet of ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/19/2014
The US-based communication service provider gets to grips with advanced analytics, tackling data and breaking down the silos within its own business.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/19/2014
It's all about the data for US operator C Spire as it uses analytics to personalize its customer service down to individual subscribers.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/17/2014
For service providers, the value of the Internet of Things (IoT) lies less in the new connections attaching to their networks, and more in what they can do with them.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/14/2014
The big data analytics debate has moved on from a year ago, with some experts suggesting it's no longer a technology challenge.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/13/2014
In the past two years, wireless operator Bell Mobility has gone from grossly over-provisioning a network into which it had no visibility to keeping tabs on the entire network from core to ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 11/12/2014
ATLANTA -- Telecom Analytics World -- While making money has traditionally been the primary goal of network operators with big data, customer experience management (CEM) is now becoming ...
LRTV Documentaries
The Telecoms.com Podcast: 2019, Digital Media & Coffee Mishaps

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The last pod of the year sees Scott and Jamie joined by special guest Ed Barton from analyst firm Ovum. Ed starts by looking ahead to next year from a digital media perspective, including a look at the trend of telecoms companies trying to buy their way into content.

They move onto a look at Nokia managing to have a great week without doing anything ...

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Clear Launches Blockchain PoC at MEF18

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Clear CEO Gal Hochberg discusses Clear's Bandwidth on Demand PoC (Proof of Concept) at MEF18 in Los Angeles in Oct. 2018, which was launched with seven carriers and one other technology provider. The PoC was awarded the Silver Prize, and it demonstrates how blockchain-based settlement and clearing for bandwidth-on-demand services can help telcos commercialize ...

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Orange Exec Talks Digital Innovation

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Orange's VP of Digital Innovation, Patrice Slupowski, talks to Light Reading's Iain Morris on the sidelines of our recent 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Lisbon about the potential for digital services, the use of open source code and the future of telco services.
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Video Briefing: Award-Winning Network Automation Proof of Concept From MEF18

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This short video presented by Spirent provides an overview of the MEF18 proof of concept (PoC) project: Fulfillment & Activation of an Intercontinental MEF 3.0 Service Spanning Four Operators. This groundbreaking PoC demonstrates how network automation can accelerate inter-provider service activations from months to just minutes! As part of the PoC, Spirent showed ...
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Preparing Service Provider Infrastructure for 5G Profitability

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Cisco's SVP/GM of Service Provider Network Systems Sumeet Arora explains how Cisco is helping service providers build and automate converged IP networking infrastructure in preparation of 5G to drive multiple revenue-generating streams, such as mobile broadband, IoT and enterprise services.
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Full-Duplex DOCSIS Not One-Size-Fits-All

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Node+0 requirement of FDX is a deal-breaker for some operators, and could open the door to other, less-limiting alternatives that will enable cable operators to deliver multi-gigabit symmetrical speeds, Daniel Etman, cable consultant at Switzerland-based Quickline, says.
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Vodafone Ireland's Kiss Kallo on Edge Computing's Potential

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Can mobile operators take advantage of edge computing's potential? At Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Lisbon, Csaba Kiss Kalló, Vodafone Ireland's Head of Connectivity, Mobility and Security Portfolio, says they can.
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Why NOW Is the Time for 5G

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Open source networking expert Andrew Coward, CEO of Lumina Networks, sits with Light Reading's Iain Morris to address 5G network automation. The two discuss the fundamental architectural advantage reached when automating a unified network of legacy equipment, new 5G technology, and virtualized functions collectively. From labs to production, they continue by ...
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Telia Carrier's Evangelist on Internet Traffic Trends

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On the sidelines of Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit, Mattias Fridström, chief evangelist at Telia Carrier, discusses the latest shifts in public Internet traffic trends and whether the likes of 4K/8K video, SD-WAN and 5G will impact international traffic patterns.
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Amdocs CTO: How 5G Will Enable Charging for Specific Services, Rather Than Just Data

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"We're just starting to tap the surface" of potential 5G use cases, says Amdocs CTO Anthony Goonetilleke, explaining how the mobile technology will enable operators to charge for separate services, rather than data usage.
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Cisco: 5G Transforms Data Center Networks

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Communications networking developments, such as IoT, edge computing and now the introduction of 5G services, has a "profound impact on the data center," says Ishmael Limkakeng, Cisco SVP data center business, who talked with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner.
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Huawei BBWF Highlights

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Huawei showed its broadband access technologies, innovations and evolutions at BBWF 2018.