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.
Combing OPEN-O and ECOMP into ONAP should bring more harmony to the MANO sector.
The latest State of the Industry: Mobile Video Report from AOL found that the mobile screen is set to dominate video viewing, and that the large majority of users say they can't live without their smartphones.
NFV presents an opportunity to breathe new life into OSS.
Telecom Italia's EVP & Head of Multimedia Entertainment & Consumer Digital Services, Daniela Biscarini, discusses the operator's TV strategy.
Verizon and Yahoo agree to cut the price of their deal, and to split some of the liabilities.
In this Telco Transformation radio show, James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – OSS/BSS Transformation, Heavy Reading, will discuss the challenges and opportunities around re-creating OSS in a virtualized world.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
12:00 p.m. New York/5:00 p.m. London
The promise of 5G connectivity is a truly Networked Society. 5G is not just about making the throughput larger, it is also about offering use case optimized user experiences and inclusion of new vertical sectors. Use cases predicted for 2020 will need new types of connectivity services that are highly scalable and programmable in terms of speed, capacity, security, reliability, availability, latency and impact on battery type. 5G will need to be an agile, dynamically programmable network that can meet diverse needs with new, as-a-service models on a single infrastructure. In this Webinar, you will learn how the Open Networking Foundation is combining open source and software defined standards through its Open innovation Pipeline to advance innovative architectures such as mobile CORD (M-CORD). M-CORD is being developed by the CORD Project community under ONF's leadership and hosted by The Linux Foundation. Built on the pillars of SDN, NFV and cloud technologies, the end-to-end M-CORD open reference solution is arming operators with the capabilities needed to start planning for the upcoming 5G transition.
Ray Watson, vice president of global technology at Masergy, talked to Telco Transformation about IoT, cybersecurity and what's to come at Light ...
Providing SD-WAN services is the first foray into OTT for many CSPs, said Nico Fischbach, strategy, architecture and innovation director of Colt ...
Operators have the ability to provide customized services. The cloud-as-an-infrastructure combined with the Business of Things will mean new ...
By taking advantage of various methods, including automatic orchestration, carriers can differentiate their services in the cloud to better serve ...
TBR shares its insights on digital business transformation, including its 2020 vision of Digital Service Providers (DSPs), the role and business ...