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Content posted in February 2016
Poll: IoT Most in Need of Cloud Hookup
Mike Robuck  
2/29/2016   10 comments
Latest Telco Transformation poll says that IoT is the application that has the biggest need for smart mobile cloud support.
Telenor's Sandberg Faces 5G, NFV Dilemma
The Digerati  
2/29/2016   1 comment
Norway's Telenor needs more regulatory certainty before it can firm up its 5G strategy.
Telstra's Clarke Takes PEN in Hand
The Digerati  
2/26/2016   13 comments
Clarke provides more details on new SDN features for Telstra's NaaS platform.
'Survival' Drives AT&T's Transformation
Ray Le Maistre  
2/26/2016   39 comments
AT&T's massive transformation began with its IT systems and now the major telco is building from there.
TT Contest: We Have a Winner!
Mike Robuck  
2/26/2016   17 comments
The latest Telco Transformation contest focused on which service provider was the best at social media engagement.
Verizon Opens More Doors to IoT platform
Mike Robuck  
2/23/2016   46 comments
Third-party developers and service providers now have access to Verizon's ThingSpace platform.
Saudi Telecom Draws a Bead on OpenStack
Mike Robuck  
2/22/2016   27 comments
STC will use OpenStack for all of its new virtual network functions.
AT&T's Donovan Talks Virtualization in Barcelona
Mike Robuck  
2/22/2016   33 comments
Donovan and Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders tackle virtualization during the Digital Operations Transformation Summit.
AT&T's Donovan Touts White Box Networking
Mike Robuck  
2/22/2016   23 comments
Donovan says that white box networking is the 'big prize,' but there are several steps to take first.
Huawei, Qualcomm Kick Tires on 1Gbit/s Speed Test
Mike Robuck  
2/20/2016   39 comments
The vendors say the mobile Internet speed test validates 4.5G for massive commercialization.
CenturyLink CTO Hussain Maps Out Virtualization
The Digerati  
2/19/2016   20 comments
DevOps, SDN, NFV are playing key roles in CenturyLink's digital transformation.
When IT Worlds Collide: AT&T's Parisian Provides Insight on Merger
The Digerati  
2/17/2016   16 comments
It was a lengthy IT to-do list when AT&T and DirecTV got the green light on their merger, but CIO Parisian moved quickly.
Huawei Outlines Big Initiatives for Digital Transformations
Mike Robuck  
2/16/2016   10 comments
Ahead of next week's Mobile World Congress, Huawei outlines its game plan for the telecom industry.
TT Contest: $250 up for Grabs!
Mike Robuck  
2/16/2016   46 comments
This month's Telco Transformation contest tackles social media engagement by service providers.
Telcos: Not Ready for Prime Time With Video
Mike Robuck  
2/12/2016   39 comments
Telco Transformation poll results say that telcos have their work cut out for them with regard to the influx of videos on their networks.
AT&T Unveils 5G Ambitions
Mike Robuck  
2/12/2016   14 comments
AT&T is working with Ericsson and Intel in its labs ahead of field trials in Austin later this year.
CenturyLink Accelerates GPON, Prism TV Rollouts
Mike Robuck  
2/11/2016   12 comments
CenturyLink CEO Glen Post expects to reap the rewards of investments in GPON this year.
Former Time Warner Cable CTO LaJoie Provides Download on Big Data
The Digerati  
2/11/2016   9 comments
Mike LaJoie talks about the different approaches to big data and why it's a key tool for service providers.
Report Examines Digital Transformation Priorities
Mike Robuck  
2/9/2016   11 comments
CSG International's survey says that 69% of communications service providers will update their business's processes over the next three years.
Comcast Keys Up Big Data for Smart Homes
Mike Robuck  
2/8/2016   29 comments
Comcast taps into WeatherBug Home's software to help Xfinity Home subscribers reduce energy usage and lower costs.
Network Transformation Tops IoT Poll
Mike Robuck  
2/5/2016   12 comments
Network transformation and addressing security concerns should be top of mind for service providers implementing IoT strategies.
The Burning Platform of African Telecom
The Digerati  
2/5/2016   10 comments
Africa's operators need to overhaul their business models and strategies if they are to succeed in the OTT era.
CenturyLink's Middleton Talks About Prism TV, Gigabit Services
The Digerati  
2/4/2016   19 comments
CenturyLink rolls its FTTH Prism TV service into St. Paul and 19 nearby cities.
Orange's Olivier Ondet Aims for IoT Supremacy
The Digerati  
2/3/2016   8 comments
Orange is too busy making investments in new network technologies and expanding into other parts of the value chain to realize its grand IoT ambitions.
Telefónica Lays Claim to Transport SDN First
Mike Robuck  
2/2/2016   10 comments
Telefónica partnered with Huawei for what they say is the industry's first SDN IP+Optical trial network with commercial traffic.
IBM Beefs Up IoT With Weather Company Deal
Mike Robuck  
2/1/2016   30 comments
IBM will mesh The Weather Company's cloud data platform with its cloud, Watson IoT businesses.




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