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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 ...
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'Godbox' Reloaded?

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With 5G around the corner, the network complexity we have all become accustomed to will become a major issue. Ray Le Maistre and Andreas Hegers discuss the rebirth of the 'Godbox,' and whether it stands a better chance this time around.
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Huawei UBBF 2018 Highlights

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Huawei's annual UBBF event had five key themes this year: Premium Home Broadband, Optical Networking 2.0, Simplified Network, Cloud Network Synergy and Intent Driven Network.
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PCCW Global on the Need to Monetize the Edge

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On the sidelines of Light Reading's 2020 Vision executive summit in Lisbon, PCCW Global's Shahar Steiff talks about the key challenges facing network operators as they figure out their edge computing strategies.
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Open RAN, Open Interfaces

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We spoke with leading global operators to find out how Open RAN initiatives can accelerate deployment of innovative radio technology in mobile networks.
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Cisco: Here's How 5G Accelerates Service Provider Opportunities

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Michael Glickman, SVP of Cisco's service provider business, talks with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner about the range of opportunities for service providers – and Cisco – to reinvent their business.
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TDC's New Structure, New Opportunities

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TDC's CTO Michael Fraenkle discusses the recent re-structuring of the company.
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Huawei's Will Zhang on UHD video

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Huawei discusses the challenges for the UHD video industry and how the vendor can help network operators make money from UHD.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Cloud, Huawei, 5G Phones & Orange

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In this special pod recorded on location in Portugal, Scott is outnumbered by no less than three Light Reading hacks, including a first appearance from US editor Phil Harvey. They start by reviewing what little they're allowed to discuss from the highly confidential 2020 Vision summit that took them to Lisbon, before reflecting on the big telecom news of the week ...
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How AI Is Being Put to Work at Vodafone

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Jayshree Kottapalli, group head of Analytics CoE (AI, Automation and Analytics) at Vodafone, talks about how Vodafone is using AI tools to mine the enormous volumes of data the operator collects.
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Wi-Fi Alliance on Wi-Fi Technology & Home Network Digitalization.

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Edgar Figueroa on the importance of evolving Wi-Fi technology to cope with the new digital homes.
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Cisco, Open RAN & Multivendor 5G Networks

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Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown discusses the challenges and reality of multivendor interoperability, x-haul transport and xRAN management interfaces for 5G with Cisco's global director of mobility.
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Assuring Delivery of High-Quality Business Services in the Cloud

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Cable/MSOs are looking to the cloud with SD-WAN to deliver high-quality business services cost effectively with agility and security. To do that, carrier operations and engineering teams must have visibility to this multi-cloud environment. In this video, Dr. Vikram Saksena explains why carriers need to focus on the application layer to achieve their objectives in ...