Content posted in September 2016
Managing Mobile Video
On-the-Air Thursdays 9/22/2016 144 comments
Consumption of video on mobile devices is growing exponentially, with various estimates predicting that it will comprise 80% of all mobile traffic in coming years. Jason Thibeault, Executive Director of the Streaming Video Alliance, explores the need for an ecosystem to drive video services, and the technologies currently being explored to improve QoE for mobile video delivery.
Cable's Transformation Path
On-the-Air Thursdays 9/8/2016 198 comments
Tune in to On-the-Air Thursdays to hear CableLabs' Don Clarke talk about where the cable operator industry is headed with SDN, NFV and virtualization, CableLab's new NFV Interoperability Lab, and ETSI specifications. Clarke, now principal architect, network technologies for CableLabs, spearheaded NFV developments at BT. He initiated the international collaboration on NFV and chairs the ETSI NFV Network Operator Council
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 ...