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Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 1/17/2017
The Linux Foundation scored a landslide victory in a recent Telco Transformation poll that asked which standard bodies or open source organizations should take the reins on the industry's virtualization efforts.
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Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 1/17/2017
Connected devices play an increasingly important role in today's economies, where a growing number of devices are used by individuals for both work and play. Tracking these devices and their market penetration is important for service providers and enterprises, to help develop their own service strategies.
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Mike Robuck, Editor, Telco Transformation, 1/16/2017
Telco Transformation is taking a trip down the virtual reality lane with this month's cartoon caption contest.
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Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, 1/16/2017
LG U+ is a South Korean telecom operator owned by LG Corporation, parent company of the well-known global electronics brand and one of South Korea's largest conglomerates. Initially a mobile operator, the company entered the landline market through the 2010 acquisition of Dacom Corp. which ran Hanaro Telecom's fixed-line network.
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John Hoffman, CEO & Director, GSMA, 1/16/2017
During the Huawei Connect 2016 conference last year, John Hoffman, CEO and director of the GSMA, said he believed that the convergence of cloud, IoT and big data would open the doors to a new world of opportunity. Here's what Hoffman had to say:
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Mazin Gilbert, Vice President of Advanced Technology, AT&T Labs, 1/13/2017
While AT&T marches towards its goal of virtualizing 75% of its network by 2020, as well as rolling its ECOMP platform into open source for other service providers, it's also going full speed ahead on combining software-defined networking with artificial intelligence.
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Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, 1/13/2017
As virtualization has become important in the networking world, operators have also started looking at ways to virtualize CPE, particularly the set-top box (STB). Deutsche Telekom AG (NYSE: DT), a pioneer in this space, was driven to do so by its portfolio of eight "natcos" or national telcos. The operator has a large base of 2 million TV ...
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Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, 1/13/2017
More than a billion dollars were invested in augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) startups in 2016, and investment is predicted to cross $120 billion by 2020. Broadcasters, pay-TV providers, OTT video providers and social networks are all keenly following the progress of these technologies.
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Mazin Gilbert, Vice President of Advanced Technology, AT&T Labs, 1/12/2017
AT&T is banking that its Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy (ECOMP) platform will create opportunities for standardization worldwide, according to AT&T's Mazin Gilbert.
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.
Posted by clrmoney |  In reply to: TT Poll: Linux Foundation Wins Hands Down in Open Source Smackdown
This is great for Linux with the 86% that they have so keep up the good work and lets see what else they have to come.
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Posted by srufolo1 |  In reply to: Caption Contest: A Virtual View
Have we become Neanderthals yet?
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On-the-Air Thursdays Digital Audio
In this Telco Transformation radio show, BT's Jim Sabey, Head of USA BT Connect & Compute Sales Specialists, will speak about his company's current and future virtualization plans, the use of white box hardware, and the impact of SDN/NFV and cloudification on legacy network assets.
Monday, January 23, 2017
11:00 a.m. New York/4:00 p.m. London

Over the past year, open source networking had climbed up the stack, resulting in a number of open orchestration initiatives.

OPEN-O is a new Linux Foundation Collaborative Project, that bridges NFV and SDN by enabling operators to orchestrate composite services based on a wide range of VNFs that may be dynamically deployed over SDN and legacy network services.

In less than 5 months from the formation of the project, OPEN-O delivered its initial release, leveraging among the world's largest carriers and vendors.

In this webinar, the OPEN-O leadership will provide an overview of the OPEN-O project, including the architecture, key technologies, and project status. We will also share China Telecom's perspective on OPEN-O as CT pursues their CTNet2025 SDN/NFV architecture for the future.

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