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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, News 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, News 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, News 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, News 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, News 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, News 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, News 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, News 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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How Operators Can Reduce Video Bitrates to Meet Subscriber Expectations on 4G

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As video on the mobile network expands, 5G promises immense bandwidth capacity, yet today the vast majority of network traffic is distributed via 4G. Beamr offers the telecom industry perceptual video encoding technology that enables operators to move from legacy codecs such as H.264 to HEVC, and deliver broadcast quality 1080p under 2 Mbit/s.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Live* From 5G World

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This week we bring you the pod live (*or at least it was when we filmed it) from 5G World 2018 in London – an event that tested the stamina of our youngest team member. Scott senses a general feeling that everyone should stop moaning about 5G business cases and just get on with it, while Iain notes the current downbeat phase of the 5G hype cycle, Jamie laments a ...
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Matrixx VP Outlines Her Career-Making, Changing Skills

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Technology can be learned, but critical thinking, decision making and verbal communication are the career-making skills that are transferable and crucial in a digital transformation, says Jennifer Kyriakakis, Matrixx Software's co-founder and VP of marketing.
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Interview With Lanner at RSA 2018: Empower Next-Generation Cybersecurity

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The increasing convergence in IoT, cloud, SDN and NFV has led to the unprecedented transformation and revolution of the network environment. The conventional security measures are encountering their limits against the sophisticated, advanced cyber intrusions. As the leader in network security gateways, Lanner strives to innovate product lineups to meet the ...

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Making the Right Geothermal Call to Slash Cooling Costs

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Rygan's Lane Lawless says that geothermal installations are like haircuts -- "People only talk about the bad ones" -- and he has good advice for operators seeking to leverage geothermal to reduce cooling costs by up to 70%. In this video recorded at the recent
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Reliance Jio President Mathew Oommen on India's 4G Phenomenon

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Reliance Jio's Mathew Oommen discusses the market reality and motivation behind one of India's most incredible mobile networks.
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Lanner at BCE: Accelerating SDN/NFV Deployment With Multi-Purpose Network Appliances

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An open architecture allows service providers to efficiently integrate pre-validate hardware platform with best-in-class VNFs and to accelerate service time-to-market. To build a platform for multivendor SDN and NFV deployments, Lanner provides a wide range of white box hardware solutions pre-validated and optimized by major VNF vendors in the market specializing ...
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Vodafone Germany CIO Talks Customer-Centric Digital Transformations

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Light Reading's News Editor, Iain Morris, interviews Frederic Vanoosthuyze, CIO of Vodafone Germany, about their customer-centric digital transformation. Frederic highlights the critical nature of the customer experience and the role of Revenue Management capabilities to the customer experience. He demonstrates a flexible data sharing plan on My Vodafone APP which ...
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Huawei BSS – Enabling HKT's Customer-Centric Digital Transformation

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Light Reading's News Editor, Iain Morris, interviews Peter Lam, Managing Director of Engineering of Hong Kong Telecom (HKT) about their customer experience-driven approach to digital transformation. Peter emphasizes the benefits that their digital transformation project delivered in terms of customer experience and operation efficiency and how the partnership ...
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Why 5G Needs a 3D Perspective – Ovum

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At the 5G World Summit in London, Ovum's Daryl Schoolar explains why the migration from 4G to 5G requires a three-dimensional perspective.
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NFV & Interoperability at Verizon

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Ken Presti, director of the New IP Agency (NIA), talks NFV and interoperability with Anuj Dutia, who is in charge of product management and strategy in cloud networking at Verizon.
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Parallel Wireless Founder Reflects on Tech

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Parallel Wireless is focused on making networks more flexible under the guidance of Co-Founder and VP of Development Kaitki Agarwal, who shares her thoughts on the industry's most game-changing technologies – past, present and future – as well as offering advice for other female founders with a great idea.