Piracy Is Killing Capacity – Sandvine
Aditya Kishore 11/3/2017 90 comments
Network technology vendor Sandvine has found that piracy isn't only hurting network operator profits – each pirated set-top box is also using up 1TB per month in 'phantom bandwidth.'
Understanding Generation Z
Aditya Kishore 7/24/2017 83 comments
Generation Z is the most ethnically diverse generation in the US, with the highest penetration of digital devices, according to new research from Nielsen.
TT Poll: Pay-TV Is for Everyone
Aditya Kishore 6/9/2017 37 comments
Respondents to our latest poll believe that pay-TV providers should cater to all age groups, and not concentrate only on either older, more traditional subscribers or millennial cord-cutters.
Netflix Hit-Rate Takes a Hit
Aditya Kishore 6/8/2017 19 comments
Netflix has canceled four shows in seven months – unusual for a business with history of creating hit shows with uncanny precision.
Intel & MLB Add to Sports VR Momentum
Aditya Kishore 6/2/2017 27 comments
Major League Baseball and Intel will be providing virtual reality coverage of baseball games in the latest initiative to promote adoption of virtual reality via sports coverage.
How BT Learned to Love 4K
Aditya Kishore 5/18/2017 18 comments
BT's chief architect shared the operator's journey into the world of sports broadcasting, and its adoption of 4K at Light Reading's Big Communications Event.
Making Fat Video Fit
Aditya Kishore 5/18/2017 18 comments
A panel discussion at Light Reading's Big Communication Event addressed the rollout of UHD and virtual reality.
Deutsche Telekom to Entertain in 4K
Aditya Kishore 4/6/2017 13 comments
Deutsche Telekom says it will bring UHD channels to its Entertain TV service later this year, perhaps adding momentum to the relatively cautious deployment of UHD by pay-TV providers.
Build or Buy: The CDN Dilemma
Aditya Kishore 4/3/2017 16 comments
A panel discussion at the recently concluded TV Connect event exposed the differences in content delivery approaches being used by content distributors today.
Australia could add $45 billion to its GDP by 2021 through digital transformation, according to a recent study from Microsoft and IDC.
The indoors will be a big challenge with 5G networks, but Heavy Reading says indoor digital systems could be the answer to coverage and new revenue opportunities.
Sprint's CFO Rob Roy tells McKinsey that the carrier fell into the trap of not understanding what a transformation means, but better data helped it start over.
In part two of this Q&A, the carrier's group head of network virtualization, SDN and NFV calls on vendors to move faster and lead the cloudification charge.
It's time to focus on cloudification instead, Fran Heeran, the group head of Network Virtualization, SDN and NFV at Vodafone, says.
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.
Monday, February 12, 2018
In this webinar, the panel will give an overview of where the industry is right now in regards to bringing early 5G services and technologies to the market, as well as examine what's needed for future services and applications such as IoT, AR/VR and edge computing. Panelists from Huawei, Heavy Reading and Orange will discuss how network slicing virtualizes one network into many platforms in order to serve various verticals. Other areas to be discussed include:
- The move to cloud-native architectures
- How to use the IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS layers of the cloud platform to build-out 5G service capabilities
- The importance of implementing full-process automation of telecom networks and 5G services
- Why service operators need to extend their cloud platform capabilities to the edge of their networks.
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 ...