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Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 5/27/2016
AUSTIN, Texas -- Big Communications Event (BCE) -- Light Reading's BCE was held deep in the heart of Texas this year in Austin, which, of course meant Texas-sized portions of BBQ, live music, networking, keynotes by industry leaders and technology panels.
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Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 5/26/2016
AUSTIN, Texas -- Big Communications Event (BCE) -- CenturyLink is speeding down the virtualization superhighway. During the Big Communcations Event in Austin this week, CenturyLink's James Feger said that 50% of the company's edge locations now have virtualized services.
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Joe Stanganelli, Founder and Principal, Beacon Hill Law, 5/26/2016
No more than a handful of American cities enjoy a substantial deployment of Internet-of-Things technology and connectivity to truly qualify as a "smart city."
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Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 5/25/2016
Count AT&T among the suitors for Yahoo after Bloomberg reported on Wednesday that the telco had submitted a bid for Yahoo's core Internet business.
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Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 5/25/2016
As operators look to virtualization as a means to address their scalability and flexibility requirements, the move to virtualization of policy management is underway as well.
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Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 5/25/2016
AUSTIN, Texas -- Big Communications Event -- There are many elements that come into play in building a better customer experience, but having employees that understand their company's core values and culture is the most important, according to Masergy CEO & Chairman Chris MacFarland.
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Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 5/24/2016
AUSTIN, Texas -- Big Communications Event -- Pop quiz: What is the biggest obstacle that operators face in regards to implementing SDN and NFV in their networks? The answer, according to a Deutsche Telekom exec, is legacy OSS and BSS systems.
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Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 5/24/2016
AUSTIN, Texas -- Big Communications Event - The future is now for the Internet of Things, according to a Tuesday afternoon BCE keynote by Huawei's Russ Coffin.
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Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 5/24/2016
Apple CEO Tim Cook believes that apps are the future of TV, and that his company can play a key role in the world of entertainment.
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While there are major moves underway towards virtualization and eliminating interaction with subscribers, there needs to be a human touch when it comes to customer service, according to Eastern Oregon Telecom CEO Joseph Franell.
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