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posted in May 2016
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BCE Does Texas-Two Step
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.
CenturyLink's Feger: Real-World Transformation Underway
Mike Robuck  
5/26/2016   13 comments
CenturyLink is putting SD-WAN through its paces and offering virtualized services in 50% of its edge locations.
Verizon Fiber Rollout Will Make Boston a 'Smahter' City
Joe Stanganelli  
5/26/2016   31 comments
Verizon's fiber roll out in Boston will enable Internet of Things services and Smart City innovation.
Masergy CEO: Build a Better Customer Experience
Mike Robuck  
5/25/2016   9 comments
Masergy CEO & Chairman Chris MacFarland says blending good employees, automation, NFV and customized apps are key to better customer experiences.
Let's Get Digital: TM Forum Live! Report
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.
NFV Needs 'Human Revolution,' Says Orange
Iain Morris  
5/10/2016   3 comments
Enterprise division of French telecom incumbent is encountering skills challenges as it rolls out SDN and NFV technology.
TT Poll: Mobile Is the Weakest Security Link
Mike Robuck  
5/9/2016   10 comments
Mobile threats were deemed the biggest security threat in last week's Telco Transformation poll.
Facebook/Oculus Exec Leaves to Cure Diseases
Mike Robuck  
5/6/2016   45 comments
Mary Lou Jepsen will focus on curing diseases via wearable devices.

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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.
Monday, February 12, 2018
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In this webinar, the panel will give an overview of where the industry is right now in regards to bringing early 5G services and technologies to the market, as well as examine what's needed for future services and applications such as IoT, AR/VR and edge computing. Panelists from Huawei, Heavy Reading and Orange will discuss how network slicing virtualizes one network into many platforms in order to serve various verticals. Other areas to be discussed include:

  • The move to cloud-native architectures
  • How to use the IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS layers of the cloud platform to build-out 5G service capabilities
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  • Why service operators need to extend their cloud platform capabilities to the edge of their networks.

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