Content posted in April 2016
Cable Gets Its DOCSIS 3.1 Groove On
On-the-Air Thursdays 4/28/2016 131 comments
In this episode of On-the-Air Thursdays, Cox's Jeff Finkelstein speaks about how the cable industry is ramping up to gigabit speeds with DOCSIS 3.1 deployments, and the pros and cons of distributed access architecture (DAA) approaches. Finkelstein, Executive Director of Network Architecture at Cox Communications, will also delve into where cable is headed with SDN/NFV, software-based networking and other new technologies.
Paving a Path to Open ROADM
On-the-Air Thursdays 4/21/2016 148 comments
Tune in to On-the-Air Thursdays to hear AT&T's Andre Fuetsch, SVP of Architecture and Design, talk about how his company is bringing innovation and openness to the optical networking space with a new group called Open ROADM. The goal of Open ROADM is to develop specifications to create software-controlled ROADMs that run on open hardware. Fuetsch will also touch on ECOMP, which is AT&T's vision for automating network services and infrastructure.
Italy's 5G auction could exceed a government target of raising €2.5 billion ($2.9 billion) after attracting interest from companies outside the mobile market.
The emerging-markets operator is focusing on the humdrum business of connectivity and keeping quiet about some of its ill-fated 'digitalization' efforts.
Three UK has picked Huawei over existing radio access network suppliers Nokia and Samsung to build its 5G network.
Vendor says that it's its biggest 5G deal to date.
Verizon skates where the puck is going by waiting for standards-based 5G devices to launch its mobile service in 2019.
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.
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.
The Small Cell Forum's CEO Sue Monahan says that small cells will be crucial for indoor 5G coverage, but challenges around business models, siting ...
People, strategy, a strong technology roadmap and new business processes are the key underpinnings of Telstra's digital transformation, COO Robyn ...
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 ...