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Niilo Fredrikson, Executive Vice President, Intelligent Data Business Unit, Comptel, 4/28/2017
While the algorithms utilized in artificial intelligence are widely available to telcos, the critical challenge, according to Niilo Fredrikson, the executive vice president of Comptel's Intelligent Data Business Unit, is to apply these algorithms shrewdly.
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Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, 4/28/2017
The Robuck has spoken, and his judgement is upon us. The entries have been reviewed, and the winner of last month's caption contest has been duly anointed.
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Sudhanshu Vats, CEO, Viacom 18 Group, 4/27/2017
For Sudhanshu Vats, group CEO of Indian broadcast and video conglomerate Viacom 18, the future of video-content companies lies in the augmented, the virtual and the artificial.
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Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/27/2017
The ETSI Open Source MANO group (ETSI OSM) is making significant headway in NFV interoperability with the launch of OSM Release TWO, according to a press release issued by ETSI today.
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Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, 4/27/2017
Original content is increasingly becoming a must-have for an OTT service. With Netflix proving the value of such an approach, an increasing number of OTT providers have started producing their own content. The most recent is Hong Kong incumbent PCCW Ltd. (NYSE: PCW; Hong Kong: 0008), with its OTT service Viu.
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Christopher W. Rice, Senior Vice President of AT&T Labs, Domain 2.0 Architecture and Design, 4/27/2017
In his many presentations on ECOMP, leading up to its introduction into open source and its merger with OPEN-O into the ONAP, AT&T's Chris Rice often cited the need for virtual networks functions to be more like Lego blocks and less like snowflakes.
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Clara Mai Kunstmann, Head of OTT Product Development, TDC Group, 4/26/2017
Clara Mai Kunstmann's responsibilities encompass an exhausting swathe of topics, including digital strategy, trendspotting, technology development/selection, and user interface/experience design, among others. She is the senior director and head of OTT & VoD Solutions at TDC Group , responsible for developing OTT and IPTV products for all ...
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Joe Stanganelli, Founder and Principal, Beacon Hill Law, 4/26/2017
When it comes to gaining analytics efficiency and efficacy, centralizing big data efforts through cultural transformation is crucial, according to AT&T's associate director of technology, Sarah Obermayer.
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Joseph Hundah, President and Group CEO, Econet Media, 4/25/2017
Living in developed economies, we don't always consider the challenges faced by companies operating in developing markets, where technologies and services seen as standard here are hard to come by. Operators in these countries have to rewrite the rule book when launching new services, but this can result in new, innovative solutions.
Conversations with Huawei
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Zou Zhilei, President, Huawei Carrier Business Group, 12/30/2016
Zou Zhilei, president of Huawei Carrier Business Group, spoke about how his company was working with its carrier customers to reshape their networks with cloud services during this Huawei Connect address in Shanghai in late summer.
On-the-Air Thursdays Digital Audio
During this radio show, Adam Dunstan, CenturyLink's vice president of SDN and NFV engineering, will talk about CenturyLink's approach to making its network less complex while adding flexibility and automation.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
12:00 p.m. New York/4:00 p.m. London

The promise of 5G connectivity is a truly Networked Society. 5G is not just about making the throughput larger, it is also about offering use case optimized user experiences and inclusion of new vertical sectors. Use cases predicted for 2020 will need new types of connectivity services that are highly scalable and programmable in terms of speed, capacity, security, reliability, availability, latency and impact on battery type. 5G will need to be an agile, dynamically programmable network that can meet diverse needs with new, as-a-service models on a single infrastructure. In this Webinar, you will learn how the Open Networking Foundation is combining open source and software defined standards through its Open innovation Pipeline to advance innovative architectures such as mobile CORD (M-CORD). M-CORD is being developed by the CORD Project community under ONF's leadership and hosted by The Linux Foundation. Built on the pillars of SDN, NFV and cloud technologies, the end-to-end M-CORD open reference solution is arming operators with the capabilities needed to start planning for the upcoming 5G transition.

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