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posted in July 2016
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Hurdling Digital Transformation Obstacles
Infographics  
7/29/2016   18 comments
While networks are critical for organizations to achieve their digital transformation goals, there are some obstacles that still need to be hurdled.
Start Me Up: AT&T's Khan Details New IoT Developers' Kit
The Digerati  
7/28/2016   17 comments
Khan also discusses how to build an end-to-end IoT platform, and why carriers play a key role in IoT deployments.
Verizon: Ag Ripe for the Picking With IoT
Joe Stanganelli  
7/28/2016   35 comments
Verizon's work in improving agricultural technology is a prime example of how IoT is re-setting the bar.
EU, Paramount Agreement to Hit Geo-Blocking Models
Aditya Kishore  
7/27/2016   14 comments
The agreement means that Paramount movies can now be accessed from anywhere in the EEA on Sky services.
Seen & Heard: Survey Says APIs Are Booming
Mike Robuck  
7/27/2016   9 comments
A recent survey by IHS Markit reported that the API sector for telecoms has become a big business.
Morawski: Vodafone to Launch NB-IoT Next Year
The Digerati  
7/27/2016   13 comments
In order to work more efficiently with service providers, businesses need to first nail down their IoT goals.
July Caption Contest: Eye on the Prize
Mike Robuck  
7/27/2016   115 comments
Put your best cartoon caption forward in this month's Telco Transformation caption contest.
Verizon Betting Big on Yahoo's Assets
Mike Robuck  
7/26/2016   32 comments
During Verizon's second quarter earnings call, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam outlined his company's plans for Yahoo's web assets.
Will the 'Slim' TV Business Model Really Retain Cord-Cutters?
Aditya Kishore  
7/26/2016   12 comments
US pay-TV providers are exploring new slimmed down TV lineups at lower costs, but can it keep subscribers from leaving?
Vodafone's Morawski Checks IoT's Pulse
The Digerati  
7/25/2016   14 comments
According to Vodafone's recent IoT report, most businesses have a clear target in mind for their IoT strategies.
Seen & Heard: Verizon Nabs Yahoo for $4.83B
Mike Robuck  
7/25/2016   20 comments
Verizon is adding Yahoo's digital advertising to its AOL division.
Era of OTT Aggregation Beginning, Says New Study
Aditya Kishore  
7/25/2016   15 comments
Minor subscription video on demand (SVoD) services can reach a broader audience by partnering, according to Parrot Analytics and MIPCOM.
Seen & Heard: Verizon, AT&T Target Enterprises With NFV
Mike Robuck  
7/22/2016   43 comments
Both Verizon and AT&T announced NFV-related services for enterprises this week, but they are taking different approaches.
OTT Video Threatens Hollywood's Summer Blockbusters
Aditya Kishore  
7/21/2016   19 comments
New study finds increased viewing of TV content could affect demand for theatrical viewing this summer.
The State of Digital Transformations
Infographics  
7/20/2016   17 comments
This infographic looks at some of the digital transformation verticals and the initiatives that are driving them.
OTT Partner Paradigm
Flash Poll  
7/20/2016   10 comments
What is the best revenue model for pay-TV operators that partner with an OTT provider such as Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Video?
Is Subscription the Best Business Model for OTT Video?
Aditya Kishore  
7/20/2016   21 comments
SVoD is the most popular model for OTT providers, but may not work as well for operators.
Seen & Heard: AT&T, Orange Team Up on Open Source & SDN
Mike Robuck  
7/20/2016   6 comments
Among other items, AT&T and Orange will collaborate on APIs that will simplify and speed up virtualized services.
Barrett: SD-WAN Another Brick in CenturyLink's NFV Wall
The Digerati  
7/19/2016   14 comments
Eric Barrett provides more details on CenturyLink's recently launched SD-WAN service.
ROADS to Agile Digital Operations
Conversations with Huawei  
7/19/2016   47 comments
All ships rise with the implementation of Open ROADS for agile digital operations.
Does Netflix Need a New Business Model?
Aditya Kishore  
7/19/2016   26 comments
The OTT leader is losing its aura of invincibility as subscriber growth slows.
Survey: 40% of Businesses Aren't Ready for Digital Transformation
Mike Robuck  
7/18/2016   14 comments
While 86% of the senior decision makers from various business sectors said that digital transformation would play a key role going forward, 40% are unprepared.
Verizon Reveals IoT PaaS Analytics Strategy
Joe Stanganelli  
7/18/2016   22 comments
While Verizon isn't providing a lot of specifics about its plan to use big data analytics on its IoT platform, the telco is ramping up its hiring efforts.
Mobile Broadband for a Video World
Telco Transformation Video  
7/18/2016   3 comments
Mobile Broadband is growing at a double-digit rate annually thanks in large part to the proliferation of video across a range of devices and services.
Verizon Smart Platform Co-Opts the Dumb Pipe Threat
The Digerati  
7/15/2016   12 comments
Verizon serves up APIs and other tools that help TV stations publish content to social media and other outlets.
CenturyLink's Barrett on Why Customers Are Clamoring for SD-WAN
The Digerati  
7/14/2016   9 comments
CenturyLink took a multi-tenant approach to its SD-WAN offering.
How-To: Creating an IoT Platform Strategy
Carl Weinschenk  
7/12/2016   20 comments
Breaking down silos is key to building an IoT platform.
Advertising Drives Telkom Indonesia's Big Video Strategy
Aditya Kishore  
7/11/2016   7 comments
The Indonesian incumbent has integrated its OTT, IPTV and DTH platforms to maximize its advertising opportunity.
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.
Verizon Takes Multiple Approaches for IoT Security
Ariella Brown  
7/8/2016   33 comments
Verizon is taking a multi-pronged approach to security on its ThingSpace IoT platform.
OCP's Baldonado on Faster, Better Service Deployments by Telcos
The Digerati  
7/7/2016   8 comments
Facebook's Open Compute Project is bringing open source computing technologies to telcos.
APIs to Make Network 'Invisible,' Says Orange
Iain Morris  
7/6/2016   28 comments
Orange Business Services says customers will be able to control a range of network functions through the use of APIs in future.
The Evolution of Big Data in the Service Provider Domain
Michael E. Serrano  
7/5/2016   18 comments
Despite the advances in technologies and services, many aspects of carriers' big data needs are still the same.
Seen & Heard: Operators Will Embrace IMS in NFV Environments
Mike Robuck  
7/1/2016   6 comments
NFV's ability to scale on demand was the top reason for the use of IMS in NFV environments.




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