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posted in November 2016
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Comcast Hoists ONOS, CORD Flags
Mike Robuck  
11/30/2016   11 comments
Comcast becomes the first cable operator to join ONOS and CORD.
Ecosystem Transformation: Barriers
Infographics  
11/30/2016   28 comments
While most service providers see the benefits of virtualization, software and the cloud, there's still some trepidation to overcome.
Original Content Strategy Offers Diminishing Returns: maxdome CEO
The Digerati  
11/30/2016   120 comments
German OTT provider challenges the assumption that spending billions on original content will help Netflix, Amazon win in the OTT space.
TM Forum: Putting NFV/SDN to Work
Carl Weinschenk  
11/30/2016   4 comments
TM Forum draws a bead on the business aspects of SDN, NFV and 5G.
Level 3's Scola Discusses Standards, APIs
The Digerati  
11/29/2016   6 comments
While Level 3 is using Lifecycle Service Orchestration elements today, it's looking to organizations such as the MEF to get standards ready for next-gen networks.
Can Asian OTT Providers Challenge Netflix, Amazon?
Aditya Kishore  
11/29/2016   14 comments
Recent rollouts from Viu and HOOQ are targeting Asian viewers with local content and partnerships. But will they be able to take on the big boys in the long run?
Seen & Heard: WOW Kicks NFV Tires
Mike Robuck  
11/28/2016   21 comments
WOW is tapping into NFV for business services, but residential benefits are on the horizon.
The Race to Virtualization
Infographics  
11/28/2016   30 comments
While there's a general consensus from service providers on the merits of both SDN and NFV, implementations will vary.
Best Practices for Driving OTT Advertising Revenue – Ooyala
Aditya Kishore  
11/28/2016   35 comments
Video technology vendor Ooyala shares best practices for OTT providers wanting to maximize video advertising revenue.
Scola: Lifecycle Service Orchestration Key for Level 3
The Digerati  
11/23/2016   6 comments
While Lifecycle Service Orchestration is still maturing, it will offer a full platform for orchestration and management integration across network systems.
Are Sports Economics to Blame for Declining Viewership?
Aditya Kishore  
11/22/2016   30 comments
Evidence is mounting that younger viewers are less interested in viewing sports, which could up-end the financial structure of the sports industry.
Level 3's Scola Discusses SD-WAN for NaaS
The Digerati  
11/22/2016   9 comments
One of the immediate benefits of SD-WAN is that programmability of legacy infrastructure is possible with adapters.
Security a Big Concern for State CIOs
Mike Robuck  
11/18/2016   39 comments
A survey of state-employed CIOs listed security as the top priority for the third consecutive year.
OSS/BSS: An Analyst's View
The Digerati  
11/17/2016   10 comments
Heavy Reading's James Crawshaw weighs in on the challenges CSPs face with integrating their next-gen networks with legacy OSS/BSS.
Fox's Goldberg on Changing Climate for Broadcasters
The Digerati  
11/17/2016   9 comments
Keith Goldberg, VP of global operations and transmission services at Fox Networks Group, shares his thoughts on the changes confronting TV broadcasters.
Seen & Heard: Microsoft Signs Up for The Linux Foundation
Mike Robuck  
11/16/2016   12 comments
Microsoft's move to join The Linux Foundation signals its willingness to work more with open source communities.
AT&T Crowdsources Its Crowd
Carl Weinschenk  
11/14/2016   20 comments
AT&T's TIP program has aided its cultural transformation and benefited its customers.
SDN, IoT Drive Network Refreshes: Security Lags Behind
Mike Robuck  
11/11/2016   15 comments
According a recent report, enterprises are refreshing network devices more frequently, but security is being overlooked.
AT&T's Ford Talks OSS/BSS Challenges in MANO
Mike Robuck  
11/10/2016   11 comments
While SDN and NFV are playing key roles in enabling new networks and on demand services, there still needs to be a viable pathway to legacy OSS/BSS.
Norwegians Are Biggest OTT Spenders: NRK's Distribution Chief
Aditya Kishore  
11/10/2016   7 comments
Norway's national broadcaster discusses the challenges for broadcasters and the TV market in Norway.
AT&T, Colt Connect on API Interface Trial
Mike Robuck  
11/9/2016   4 comments
AT&T and Colt recently tested an API-to-API interface between two of their SDN-based networks.
Orange Business Services Debuts First NaaS VNF
Mike Robuck  
11/8/2016   52 comments
The French operator's foray into NaaS starts with a security VNF.
RTL Keeps It Simple
Aditya Kishore  
11/8/2016   11 comments
RTL simplified its catch-up services by integrating them under one brand, and found adoption shot up.
BT Steps Up its SD-WAN Game
Mike Robuck  
11/8/2016   5 comments
BT's latest SD-WAN offering is slated for launch early next year.
Momentum Builds for 360-Degree Video
Aditya Kishore  
11/4/2016   32 comments
A growing number of initiatives from a variety of companies across the video value chain show that interest and enthusiasm for virtual reality and 360-degree video is growing.
TT Poll: Enterprises Are the Best Target for Operators' Productive Video Services
Aditya Kishore  
11/3/2016   16 comments
The latest Telco Transformation poll finds that large enterprises are the best potential customers for network operators offering productive video services.
Seen & Heard: How IT Can Increase Agility
Mike Robuck  
11/1/2016   11 comments
Organizational agility is key for enabling digital transformations for enterprises.
Two-Fifths of US Subscribers to Cut Pay-TV Spend, Finds Study
Aditya Kishore  
11/1/2016   19 comments
New research from FocusVision and Zanthus finds that 41% of US pay-TV subscribers plan to cut the cord or reduce the size of their TV package.




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