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By Light Reading, 5/29/2018
Tim Spencer, CEO of Sigma Systems, sits down with Light Reading at TM Forum Digital Transformation World 2018 to discuss its newest customer, Telekomsel of Indonesia, and give the company new branding.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/17/2018
NICE -- Digital Transformation World 2018 -- Two years ago, the TM Forum's annual shindig in Nice seemed to hit a low. "Mary Celeste," was how one attendee described the event. The ...
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/15/2018
NICE -- Digital Transformation World 2018 -- The TM Forum has revealed that its open APIs will be included in the forthcoming Beijing release of ONAP, due to arrive in the summer.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/14/2018
NICE -- Digital World Transformation 2018 -- Telus CTO Ibrahim Gedeon has delivered a troubling assessment of telco virtualization, warning industry executives gathered here in Nice that ...
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/3/2017
Like many businesses, wages are the biggest single cost item for most telecom operators. Anything that can be done to replace humans with software falls straight to the bottom line.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 6/9/2017
TM Forum Live!, the industry association's annual jamboree in Nice, is the key event in the OSS/BSS world's calendar -- closely followed by Light Reading's OSS in the Era of SDN & NFV.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/18/2017
US telco giant AT&T is developing smart city offerings that other carriers will be able to resell on their own networks.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/17/2017
Ulf Ewaldsson does not seem like a man facing one of the most daunting tasks in telecom. With his ready smile and lilting Swedish accent, the head of Ericsson's newish digital services ...
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/16/2017
NICE, France -- TM Forum Live -- The billion-dollar investments that operators have made in billing support systems (BSS) represent a colossal waste of funds, judging by comments from ...
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/16/2017
NICE, France -- TM Forum Live -- The TM Forum is launching a new software app that will allow telcos to monitor their progress on digital transformation amid concern that some departments ...
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/15/2017
NICE, France -- TM Forum Live -- Ericsson is considering buying companies that could strengthen its digital services business and is predicting a "tangible turnaround" at the ailing unit ...
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Huawei BBWF Highlights

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Huawei showed its broadband access technologies, innovations and evolutions at BBWF 2018.
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Cisco: Fast-Evolving Enterprise Networks Create 'Huge' Telco Opportunities

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Until recently, enterprise networks could remain static for years, but now new devices and the cloud require rapid evolution, creating service provider opportunities, says Scott Harrell, Cisco enterprise networking business lead.
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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.