IBC: 50-Year-Old Parties Like It's 1967
Slideshows 9/25/2017 22 comments
IBC, the best excuse for the global media industry to get together and drink heavily, kicked off its 50th edition earlier this month. We bring you the best bits, straight from Amsterdam.
BCE Keeps Austin Awesome
Slideshows 5/19/2017 19 comments
BCE 2017 featured a disco-themed awards party, Tex Mex and powerful insights from the communication industry's thought-leaders.
When in Rome... Virtualize, Digitize & Transform!
Slideshows 12/13/2016 14 comments
Luminaries from across the telecom sector came together in Rome last week at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit to discuss NFV, Open Source and how to chart the future of communications networks and services.
IBC 2016: Wham, Bam, Thank You Amsterdam!
Slideshows 9/14/2016 5 comments
The Telco Transformation team dived into the annual craziness that is the IBC convention, braving clumsy crowds, vendor hype, poorly drafted press releases and the unseasonable Amsterdam heatwave.
Big Video Summit Shanghai 2016 Pt. I
Slideshows 7/11/2016 1 comment
Service providers shared their plans and perspectives with hundreds of industry executives at the recent Big Video Summit in Shanghai – check out these pictures and discover the key trends.
BCE Does Texas-Two Step
Slideshows 5/27/2016 22 comments
Light Reading's Big Communications Event touched down in Austin this week for a passel of technology keynotes and panels, BBQ and live music.
Let's Get Digital: TM Forum Live! Report
Slideshows 5/16/2016 3 comments
Digital transformation was a key theme at this year's TM Forum Live! Event in Nice, France, particularly at the 'Building Up Digital Operations and Ecosystem' breakfast briefing.
Pics From TV Connect
Slideshows 4/26/2016 7 comments
Executives from all parts of the global TV industry gathered in London to discuss the challenges they face.
Cable Next-Gen: Mile-High Moments
Slideshows 3/11/2016 6 comments
Light Reading recently hosted its Cable Next Gen Technologies & Strategies at The Cable Center on the University of Denver campus. Here's a view of the day's events through the Telco Transformation lens.
MWC: Photographs & Memories...
Slideshows 2/29/2016 9 comments
The 2016 edition of Mobile World Congress was packed full of food, libations and technology in Barcelona, Spain. Here's a small slice of MWC.
My Transformation Road Trip
Slideshows 12/23/2015 35 comments
I encountered a number of telco transformation stories on my trips around Europe during the latter part of 2015 and took some pics along the way.
Early detection of security risks at the entry point minimizes loss and speeds up detection.
SD-WAN has room to grow, according to a panel at the MEF17 conference.
During his keynote address at MEF17, Verizon's Eric Cevis said the industry needs to continue to develop standards.
Carriers need to get on the digital transformation bandwagon or risk their customers going to other service providers.
MEF 3.0 specifications will enable agile, orchestrated services at a much faster rate by creating a new ecosystem.
Huawei Network Transformation Seminar
The adoption of virtualization technology and cloud architectures by telecom network operators is now well underway but there is still a long way to go before the transition to an era of Network Functions Cloudification (NFC) is complete.
MEF is working to define, deliver, and certify dynamic communications services that are orchestrated across a global ecosystem of automated, virtualized and interconnected networks. In this radio show, MEF CTO Pascal Menezes talks about the challenges and the solutions that his organization is working on and provides a preview of the MEF17 conference in November.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Software-defined networking (SDN) is a key component of services providers' virtualization game plans and AT&T and Level 3 Communications have been at the forefront of its adoption.
In this webinar, Andrew Dugan, CTO of Level 3 Communications, and Amy Wheelus, Vice President of Cloud and D2 Platform Integration at AT&T, will discuss how their companies have leveraged SDN within their networks, services and applications. Some of the key areas that will be covered include:
- Automation, APIs and lifecycle service orchestration
- The continued evolution of SDN-based solutions and SDN in networks, including SD-WAN, dynamic cloud connections and scalable Ethernet and security solutions.
Bill Walker, CenturyLink's director of network architecture, shares his insights on why training isn't enough for IT employees and traditional ...
During the Carrier NFV and SDN event in Denver, AT&T's Tom Anschutz talked about how the second generation of VNFs could reduce opex during this ...
DENVER, 10/6/2017 - Jim Sabey, head of connect and compute sales specialists at BT Americas, talks about how virtualization has changed the ...
Level 3's VP of Global Development and Management Adam Saenger talks about the importance of multi-operator automation, and how it impacts ...
CenturyLink's Steve Sklar examines business models and opportunities for service providers navigating the OTT market.