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Poll: Cloud Services Will Cash In
Mike Robuck  
1/29/2016   31 comments
Over the next five years, cloud offerings will be the top revenue-generating service for operators, with gigabit broadband coming in second place.
Scorecard IDs Converged Charging Leaders
Mike Robuck  
1/28/2016   4 comments
IHS's report says Huawei, Amdocs and Ericsson are top convergent charging software vendors.
Billing Transformation & the Telco Obituary
The Digerati  
1/28/2016   14 comments
Telcos need to adapt their billing systems carefully if they are going to survive in the digital world.
Radio Show: Building Smart Cities
Mike Robuck  
1/28/2016   42 comments
TM Forum tees up a new forum to help prioritize strategic planning for smart cities.
Telcos Board OCP Bandwagon
Mike Robuck  
1/27/2016   20 comments
Verizon, AT&T, Deutsche Telecom and SK Telecom join newly minted OCP Telco project.
Contest: Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner!
Mike Robuck  
1/27/2016   17 comments
There were numerous contenders in our first giveaway, but one in particular addressed CEM.
Liquid Telecom's Eurin Eyes Metro Success
The Digerati  
1/27/2016   5 comments
Besides targeting new opportunities in wholesale and enterprise markets, Africa's Liquid Telecom is ramping up investments in metro and FTTH networks.
Walmart Reaches for the Cloud With OpenStack
Mike Robuck  
1/26/2016   19 comments
Walmart is serving up its OneOps cloud management code to open source developers.
Liquid Telecom's Eurin Targets Africa's Enterprise Sector
The Digerati  
1/26/2016   5 comments
The African fiberco is busy ramping up its enterprise offerings but confident its wholesale business will continue to flourish.
F5 Networks Hires First Chief Information Security Officer
Mike Robuck  
1/25/2016   18 comments
Convertino's hiring shows that F5 is making security a bigger priority.
Poll Result: Service Fulfillment/Provisioning Key for OSS/BSS in 2016
Mike Robuck  
1/22/2016   14 comments
There's a three-way tie for second-place in the most recent Telco Transformation poll.
Fuetsch Shines a Light on AT&T's Digital Transformation Plans
The Digerati  
1/21/2016   47 comments
In the second installment of this Q&A with Telco Transformation, AT&T's Fuetsch talks about DevOps, big data and OSS/BSS.
Cox Kicks OTT Service to the Curb
Mike Robuck  
1/20/2016   100 comments
Light Reading story says cable operator's latest IP endeavor is done after just a few months.
T-Systems' Marten Bets on Industrie 4.0 Opportunity
The Digerati  
1/20/2016   17 comments
Germany's telecom incumbent says Industrie 4.0 is about reclaiming the digitization initiative from other parts of the world.
AT&T's Fuetsch Provides Download on SDN/NFV Roadmap
The Digerati  
1/19/2016   26 comments
In Part I of this Q&A with Telco Transformation, Fuetsch also talks about Network on Demand.
Poll: NFV Will Play a Major Role in Service Provider Transformation
Mike Robuck  
1/15/2016   24 comments
NFV garners the checkered flag in our poll about the technologies that service providers will mostly likely embrace over the next five years.
Telco Transformation Contest: Win $250!
Mike Robuck  
1/14/2016   37 comments
Tell us your customer experience management challenges -- the best entry wins a $250 gift card and a virtual hug.
SD-WAN Will Stay Hot in 2016
Mike Robuck  
1/14/2016   9 comments
Want proof? VeloCloud scores $27 million in Series C round.
The Dawning of the Gigabit Era?
Mike Robuck  
1/14/2016   16 comments
The gigabit era is dawning, according to a report by Deloitte Global, which says that gigabit connections will increase tenfold this year.
Orange's Paillassot Banks on Groupama Move
The Digerati  
1/13/2016   8 comments
The deputy CEO of Orange's mobile banking business tells Telco Transformation why the French operator can pull off a move into the banking sector.
IoT: Webcam Hack Creates Network Backdoor
Mike Robuck  
1/13/2016   10 comments
Vectra Networks finds backdoor gateway opening in D-Link webcam.
TWC's Cooper Updates Cable’s Energy 2020 Program
The Digerati  
1/11/2016   11 comments
SCTE's all-encompassing power and energy program resets the US cable industry.
A New Role for the Service Provider
Joseph Franell  
1/11/2016   28 comments
Telecom service providers are uniquely positioned to be the conveners of industry sectors, argues Eastern Oregon Telecom CEO Joseph Franell.
Poll: Company Culture Is King for Digital Transformations
Mike Robuck  
1/8/2016   19 comments
Company culture tops Telco Transformation's recent poll in regards to which areas telcos should transform first.
IoT Gears Up for Smart Cities, Cars
Mike Robuck  
1/7/2016   19 comments
After several years of hype, the Internet of Things is starting to gain traction in the real world with smart cities, but IoT is dividing mobile operators.
Vodafone Transforms Itself Through Customer Innovation
Mitch Wagner  
1/6/2016   11 comments
By working closely with customers, the telco changes its own business as well as theirs.
Is 2016 a Breakout Year for Carrier Billing?
Mike Robuck  
1/5/2016   9 comments
Mobile service providers need to cash in on digital wallet services for their subscribers.
Block Communications CTO Charts a Migration Course
The Digerati  
1/5/2016   14 comments
Block's Buckeye CableSystems and Telesystem are kicking the tires on SIP, big data, DOCSIS 3.1 and virtualization.
Deutsche Telekom Courts Startups for IoT Spark
Iain Morris  
1/4/2016   24 comments
The German incumbent is out to prove it is an attractive partner for technology entrepreneurs as it looks to fuel the growth of its smart-home and B2B offerings.




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