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CableLabs' Clarke on ETSI Specs, Orchestration & a New NFV Interop Lab
Telco Transformation Video  
4/29/2016   6 comments
CableLab's Don Clarke talks about ETSI specifications, how SDN and NFV complement each other in telcos' networks and CableLab's new NFV Interoperability Lab.
Internet of Things: Strength in Numbers
Infographics  
4/29/2016   20 comments
The race to usher in new Internet of Things business models and revenue streams will center on six key areas, according to a recent report by Verizon.
Seen & Heard: Rovi Snags TiVo for $1.1B
Mike Robuck  
4/29/2016   11 comments
Rovi and TiVo join forces via a $1.1 billion deal with the combined company operating under the TiVo brand.
TT Caption Contest: Revised to Include Voting!
Mike Robuck  
4/29/2016   109 comments
The top three comments in the Telco Transformation caption contest will win Amazon Gift Cards.
Verizon's Hakl Shares Lessons Learned for SDN & NFV
Telco Transformation Video  
4/27/2016   3 comments
Shawn Hakl, Vice President, Product & New Business Innovation, Verizon, spoke about the NFV and SDN lessons that his company has learned over the past year.
Seen & Heard: Huawei Unveils Video-as-a-Service Platform
Mike Robuck  
4/27/2016   8 comments
The end-to-end platform is designed to help carriers quickly launch video services while providing a better user experience.
TT Launches Video Industry Advisory Board
Iain Morris  
4/26/2016   31 comments
A new initiative from Telco Transformation could have a big impact on the fast-changing TV business.
Seen & Heard: Huawei Teams Up With Vodafone on IoT lab
Mike Robuck  
4/26/2016   21 comments
Huawei and Vodafone's new IoT lab will kick the tires on new applications and services.
Viacom Courting UK Pay-TV Partners
Iain Morris  
4/26/2016   12 comments
Media giant is in talks with UK pay-TV players about distribution deals for its new range of video apps.
Spotlight Shines on SDN/NFV at NFV World Congress
Slideshows  
4/26/2016   8 comments
The evolution of NFV/SDN was on full display at Layer123's NFV World Congress, including keynote addresses from Google, Huawei and Comcast executives.
Cultural Shift Key to Service Providers' Digital Transformation
Mike Robuck  
4/25/2016   25 comments
During last week's NFV World Congress, Comcast's Nandiraju spoke about how service providers need to evolve their cultures to enable their digital transformations.
Orange Becomes a Bank With Groupama Deal
Iain Morris  
4/22/2016   18 comments
Orange seals major deal that will allow it to enter the banking sector in France early next year.
AT&T Seeks to Lead with ECOMP
The Digerati  
4/21/2016   5 comments
AT&T recently launched ECOMP to speed up the launch of new services.
Verizon's Hakl: Gray Boxes Aren't Helping
Mike Robuck  
4/21/2016   12 comments
During his keynote address at NFV World Congress, Verizon's Shawn Hakl talks about lessons learned.
Internet of Things: Sizing the IoT Opportunity
Infographics  
4/20/2016   7 comments
The Internet of Things has gone mainstream as businesses and organizations of all sizes are working with service providers on new IoT-based services and applications, but there are even more opportunities in the future.
TT Poll: Billing Systems Are (Mostly) Up for the Digital Transformation
Mike Robuck  
4/19/2016   21 comments
Voters in last week's Telco Transformation poll said by an overwhelming margin that while a refresh is needed in order for billing systems to keep pace with digital services most of what's needed already exists.
Amazon Draws a Bead on Netflix With Standalone Tier
Mike Robuck  
4/18/2016   75 comments
Amazon announced on Sunday that it's serving up its streaming service as a standalone option.
The OTT Maelstrom
Mike Robuck  
4/15/2016   16 comments
Among other research, Parks Associates says that 20% of broadband households in the US cancelled at least one OTT service over the past 12 months.
TT Radio Show: AT&T's Fuetsch on Building Open ROADMs
Mike Robuck  
4/14/2016   11 comments
AT&T is pushing for open and software-controlled ROADMs to keep pace with surging optical network traffic.
Digital Transformation & Business Assurance: What They Mean for Service Providers
Michael E. Serrano  
4/13/2016   12 comments
Business service assurance is key to service providers' digital transformations.
Sling TV Launches Multi-Stream Service
Mike Robuck  
4/13/2016   27 comments
Sling TV offers up a wide-range of sports, entertainment and local programming on its new multi-stream service.
Facebook Adds Chatbots to Messenger
Mike Robuck  
4/12/2016   27 comments
Facebook unveiled its 'bots for messenger' service at its annual F8 developer conference in San Francisco.
Netflix Tops HBO for Best Original Content
Mike Robuck  
4/12/2016   45 comments
For the first time in the survey's six-year history, Netflix takes the crown for best original programming, according to Morgan Stanley.
Huawei: Carrier & Enterprise Revenues Could Top $80B by 2020
Mike Robuck  
4/11/2016   10 comments
Huawei makes bullish predictions for the future at its Global Analyst Summit.
Security Top-Ranked Service in TT Poll
Mike Robuck  
4/11/2016   12 comments
Security is the number one game-changing service CSPs can offer their enterprise customers.
Is Billing Behind the Times?
Flash Poll  
4/8/2016   3 comments
As the world moves towards digital services and real-time charging, are billing systems keeping pace?
Huawei Rules the CSP Roost
Mike Robuck  
4/7/2016   4 comments
Huawei is the single biggest vendor for technology and services that are sold to global communications service providers.
TT Poll: Virtual Reality a Work in Progress
Mike Robuck  
4/6/2016   16 comments
Virtual reality needs more bandwidth and better performance metrics, according to a TT poll.
Verizon Buys a Stake in AwesomenessTV
Mike Robuck  
4/6/2016   15 comments
The deal includes a new mobile video service that will be funded by Verizon.
Verizon Report: IoT Is Mainstream
Mike Robuck  
4/5/2016   20 comments
The promise of the Internet of Things has arrived, according to a report that was commissioned by Verizon.
CenturyLink's Freund on Data Center Trends
The Digerati  
4/1/2016   24 comments
CenturyLink's Chip Freund talks about what's driving data center growth and the impact of virtualization.




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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.
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