Czech Out Telecom's Future
Slideshows 12/18/2017 14 comments
The brightest minds in telecom came together at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit 2017. Held in Prague earlier this month, the event addressed key issues for the industry such as automation, virtualization, IoT, security and the status of 5G deployment.
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.
Transformation isn't a democracy and will ultimately be imposed on employees, says Sigma Systems' CTO Catherine Michel, but changing a company's culture is always the hardest part.
Sigve Brekke, the CEO of Telenor Group, has challenged his 30,000 employees to complete 40 hours of digital training and education in 2018.
Telcos are struggling with how to manage the growing number of services and multi-cloud environments in the emerging 5G world, according to TBR Analyst Chris Antlitz.
5G and the cloud will usher in an era of automation, reassignment and retraining of personnel, says TBR Analyst Chris Antlitz.
A software-driven operations with an emphasis on automation is key for CSPs to take advantage of 5G, IoT and SDN/NFV, according to a new report from Analysys Mason.
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.
Orange has been one of the leading proponents of SDN and NFV. In this Telco Transformation radio show, Orange's John Isch provides some perspective on his company's NFV/SDN journey.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
12:00 p.m. New York / 5:00 p.m. London
Since its inception in February of this year, the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) has attracted a community of more than 50 leading suppliers and global carriers, who support more than 55% of the world's mobile subscribers. ONAP, which is hosted by the Linux Foundation, was designed as an end-to-end framework for real-time, policy-driven automation of physical and virtual network functions. It not only unifies the telecom sector, but also provides it with a viable roadmap for network orchestration and automation well into the future.
Eric Bozich, vice president of products and marketing at CenturyLink, talks about the challenges and opportunities of integrating Level 3 into ...
Epsilon's Mark Daley, director of digital strategy and business development, talks about digital transformation from a wholesale service provider ...
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 ...