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posted in June 2016
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NTT DoCoMo CEO Hails Partnership Approach
Aditya Kishore  
6/30/2016   10 comments
DoCoMo's new head credits its "d+" partnership initiative for enabling new revenue growth
Transformative Times: Open APIs
Infographics  
6/29/2016   7 comments
Open APIs are playing an increasingly larger role in regards to accelerating the velocity of service providers' digital transformations.
Verizon's IoT Marketplace: One-Stop Shop for DevOps
Joe Stanganelli  
6/27/2016   15 comments
In order to encourage and reward developers, Verizon is adding Marketplace to its IoT platform.
Under the Hood: Open APIs
Infographics  
6/24/2016   11 comments
Open APIs are key components for digital transformations by enterprises and service providers.
Elbaz: Foundries Are Driving AT&T's New Products & Services
The Digerati  
6/24/2016   12 comments
The AT&T Foundry program is key to the company's digital ecosystem expansion.
AT&T's Elbaz on How AT&T Foundries Create a Culture of Innovation
The Digerati  
6/23/2016   7 comments
AT&T has opened six of its Foundry Centers over the past five years to help drive innovation across its products while improving customer experience.
Exclusive: Verizon Beefs Up ThingSpace With Big Data & App Store
Joe Stanganelli  
6/23/2016   31 comments
Verizon is aiming for IoT dominance by allowing developers to access its analytics capabilities and an app store.
CenturyLink Throws Hat in SD-WAN Ring
Mike Robuck  
6/22/2016   13 comments
CenturyLink is out of the starting blocks with its SD-WAN service.
Verizon's ThingSpace Opens Up APIs for IoT Developers
Joe Stanganelli  
6/22/2016   4 comments
Verizon is broadening its IoT platform by opening up its APIs to third-party developers.
Seen & Heard: Samsung Sinks $1.2 Billion Into IoT
Mike Robuck  
6/21/2016   30 comments
Samsung is dividing up its investment between startups and research in the US.
The IoT Revolution: Democratizing DevOps
Joe Stanganelli  
6/21/2016   23 comments
IoT is already helping companies provide a better experience for their customers.
Smart Lights + Smart Traffic = Smarter Cities
Joe Stanganelli  
6/20/2016   11 comments
Boston conference focuses on solving real-world issues such as parking and traffic with IoT applications and services.
Business Are Banking on 5G, but Education Lacking
Mike Robuck  
6/17/2016   16 comments
A study by Forbes found that while some executives are looking forward to the promise of 5G-enabled mobile networks, others are in the dark.
Seen & Heard: Lack of Tech Talent Hamstrings CIOs
Mike Robuck  
6/17/2016   17 comments
According to a recent survey, a shortage of skilled technology workers is hampering digital transformations.
TT Webinar: Orchestrating SDN & NFV With OPEN-O
Mike Robuck  
6/16/2016   3 comments
Telco Transformation hosts the industry's first webinar on OPEN-O, which includes a unified orchestration platform for SDN and NFV.
Mediacom Business Works Its Plan
The Digerati  
6/15/2016   8 comments
Mediacom Business Solutions is going big with its gigabit roll out while also gearing up for SDN deployments.
Hearst Television Taps Into Verizon Digital Media Services' APIs
Mike Robuck  
6/14/2016   15 comments
Hearst Television is using Verizon Digital Media Service to power its live and on-demand news streams across various devices.
Open APIs 'Needed' for Transformation, Says VimpelCom CTO
Iain Morris  
6/14/2016   7 comments
VimpelCom hints at interest in the TM Forum's Open APIs initiative as it embarks on the digital transformation of its operations.
Orange Group CIO Builds Digital Operations Around Customer Experience
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6/14/2016   Post a comment
Orange Group CIO Pascale Vignier says the operator's digital operations strategy has customer experience at its heart and notes that mobile banking, IoT and the development of a digital ecosystem underpins that approach.
Apple Adds Single Sign-On, YouTube Searches on Apple TV
Mike Robuck  
6/13/2016   29 comments
Apple announces several upgrades to Apple TV during its Worldwide Developers Conference.
Survey: Tech CEOs Big on Better Customer Enagement
Mike Robuck  
6/13/2016   23 comments
Technology and service provider CEOs are looking to drive growth by improving engagement with customers.
AT&T: Businesses Unprepared for Cyber Security Breaches
Mike Robuck  
6/13/2016   30 comments
AT&T's latest cyber security report provides advice to businesses on how they can better protect their assets.
Defining Digital Transformations
Flash Poll  
6/13/2016   7 comments
While communications service providers (CSPs) know they need to revamp their company cultures, back office/IT systems, work processes, services and applications, there are different approaches towards each one's digital transformation. What do you think should be CSPs' top priority this year?
LTE Broadcast: A Clearer Picture for Mobile Video Streaming?
The Digerati  
6/10/2016   20 comments
LTE Broadcast technology could open up a range of new business opportunities for service providers.
Seen & Heard: DT a Model for Digital Transformation
Mike Robuck  
6/9/2016   9 comments
Deutsche Telekom was singled out in a new report as a leader in telco digital transformations.
TM Forum's David Pleasance Discusses Digital Business Models
Telco Transformation Video  
6/9/2016   7 comments
What is a digital business? David Pleasance, chairman of the TM Forum, has some answers.
Comcast Embraces DevOps for Faster, Smarter App Development
Carl Weinschenk  
6/8/2016   9 comments
Comcast implements DevOps model to speed up its rate of innovation in cross-disciplinary groups.
AT&T Boots Up Connected Health Facility
Mike Robuck  
6/7/2016   28 comments
AT&T opened the doors on a new AT&T Foundry innovation center for Connected Health in Houston.
Accenture's Christian Kelly on Building a Cloud Ecosystem
Telco Transformation Video  
6/6/2016   5 comments
At TM Forum, Accenture's Christian Kelly looks at the importance of 'value exchange' in cloud ecosystems.
TT May Caption Contest Winners
Mike Robuck  
6/6/2016   12 comments
Telco Transformation asked professional cartoonist John Klossner to pick the winners of last month's caption contest.
Huawei's Sean Liu on the Goal of Digital Transformation
Telco Transformation Video  
6/5/2016   Post a comment
Sean Liu, Chief Branding Officer at Huawei's Carrier Business Group, talks about the different aspects of telco transformation and explains that having a framework, while important, is not enough.
TT Poll: Connected Car & Smart Cities Big Drivers for IoT
Mike Robuck  
6/3/2016   32 comments
Connected car and smart cities came out on top of a recent Telco Transformation poll about which IoT sectors would have the biggest impact for service providers.
Digital Ecosystem Priorities
Flash Poll  
6/3/2016   3 comments
What is the most important element of a successful digital ecosystem for a telco?
Report: Mobile Broadband Not Replacing Fixed Broadband
Mike Robuck  
6/3/2016   11 comments
Fixed broadband deployments by US cable operators are continuing to grow with no sign of being replaced by mobile broadband.
Seen & Heard: Global OSS/BSS Revenues to Top $49.8B by 2020
Mike Robuck  
6/2/2016   13 comments
OSS/BSS growth is being driven by demand for better customer care services and converged billing systems.
OTT & Video Boomin' in Latin America
Mike Robuck  
6/2/2016   6 comments
OTT services proliferate in Latin America with subscription video on demand earning the lion's share of the revenues, according to a new report from Digital TV Research.
Vodafone Architect on the Benefit of Open APIs
Telco Transformation Video  
6/2/2016   4 comments
Vodafone's chief system architect, Lester Thomas, talks about the significance of Open APIs to network operators.
Ovum Delves Into the Digital Operations Model
Telco Transformation Video  
6/2/2016   Post a comment
Ovum's Clare McCarthy advises telcos about the steps they need to take to introduce a digital operations model.
BCE: Is Dramatic Change Taking Place?
Mike Robuck  
6/1/2016   4 comments
A keynote panel at BCE weighed in on rate of change, and whether it was really occurring, by communication services providers.
IoT at MIT CIO Symposium, Part 2: IoT's Unholy Trinity
Joe Stanganelli  
6/1/2016   27 comments
The big challenges of IoT can be summed up across three areas: security, privacy and compliance.
Vodafone & Huawei Debut Madrid Tech City
Mike Robuck  
6/1/2016   5 comments
The collaboration between Huawei and Vodafone was designed to turn Madrid into one of the most technology-advanced tech cities in the world.




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