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Key developments related to the replacement of legacy routers and switches with commercial off-the-shelf systems.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 9/16/2019
At the 5G Asia event in Singapore, Intel's Caroline Chan talks to Heavy Reading's James Crawshaw about the link between edge computing and 5G, potential enterprise use cases, and the increasingly hot topic of private networks.
By Stephen Lawson , 9/10/2019
Stratum is the foundation for the ONF's next-generation SDN initiative.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/9/2019
AT&T said it tested an eCPRI connection with equipment from Nokia and Samsung, while Verizon appears to have deployed Nokia's cloud RAN. The moves reflect growing operator interest in open RAN technologies.
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By Prayson Pate, CTO, Ensemble, ADVA Optical Networking, 9/6/2019
NFV has many naysayers, but it's alive, kicking and thriving, with SD-WAN as a significant catalyst.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/5/2019
AT&T's biggest business unit now has a new leadership team. Here's a look at who is likely running the company's wired and wireless networks, and its overall mobile and wired Internet offerings.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 9/4/2019
The term 'telco cloud' is used often, but it can mean different things to different people.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 9/3/2019
John Stankey and Jeff McElfresh are stepping up to take over leadership at AT&T in the wake of John Donovan's departure. McElfresh specifically will be in charge of AT&T's move into 5G.
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By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 8/26/2019
The top telecom executive at AT&T is leaving the company to spend time with his family. AT&T hasn't named a replacement.
By The Philter, 8/26/2019
Our series on the state of the SD-WAN market continues with a discussion on what's holding back some companies in the space and how standards and new technologies are advancing the cause of SD-WAN.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 7/31/2019
Dish Network is hoping to enter the wireless industry as a disruptive MVNO while it builds a 5G network. But what exactly are the company's plans?
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/30/2019
Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser discusses the world of SD-WAN, why there are so many vendors and whether enterprise 'white glove' services are handled by butlers.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 7/29/2019
AT&T's Rupesh Chokshi says the case for disaggregated routers at the edge goes beyond the usual examples of increased business agility, network visibility and performance.
By Robert Clark, 7/26/2019
After winning the MVNO game in Japan, Rakuten is poised to disrupt the small club of network operators.
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NIST Tackles AI
Larry Loeb, Author, 9/16/2019
But to prepare for something usually means you have an idea about what you are ...
An Image Can Poison Just as Well as an Exploit Can
Larry Loeb, Author, 9/13/2019
An emerging and increasingly sophisticated threat campaign is employing obscure ...
Broadband World News
BBWN Bites: DAA Move Shows Comcast's Openness to Open Source
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 9/16/2019
Also, Altice USA is primed for Amazon, Altice Europe refinances, UK gov sees more ...
BBWN Bites: Openreach Bows to Gfast Pressures
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 9/13/2019
Also today, Telecom Italian's chairman might leave, AT&T is right on its SDN goal ...
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Ericsson, Huawei & Nokia Are Facing an 'Oil Crisis' Upheaval
Iain Morris , International Editor , 7/31/2019
Years of consolidation have left the global mobile network market largely in the ...
Open Conflict Over Open RAN
Iain Morris , International Editor , 2/14/2019
Accusations that big kit vendors tried to throttle developments show open RAN ...
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 ...
Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Ciena CEO Gary Smith is trying not to sound excited.
As CEO of Orange Silicon Valley, Mireille Helou's mission is to bring Californian innovation back home, and raise awareness of Orange in the States.
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