Sue Monahan: Small Cells Crucial to Indoor 5G
Telco Transformation Video 3/7/2018 2 comments
The Small Cell Forum's CEO Sue Monahan says that small cells will be crucial for indoor 5G coverage, but challenges around business models, siting and regulations still need to be worked out before widespread deployment by 2025.
Bill Walker's Transformation Insights
Telco Transformation Video 10/13/2017 3 comments
Bill Walker, CenturyLink's director of network architecture, shares his insights on why training isn't enough for IT employees and traditional telco employees, the importance of "fast pivot" versus "fast failure," and why service providers need to re-think how they sell their products and services to their end customers.
Level 3 on Multi-Operator Automation
Elizabeth Miller Coyne 5/31/2017 1 comment
Level 3's VP of Global Development and Management Adam Saenger talks about the importance of multi-operator automation, and how it impacts partners, customers and employees.
Colt: CSPs Adopt OTT Way of Thinking With SD-WAN
Elizabeth Miller Coyne 12/21/2016 3 comments
Providing SD-WAN services is the first foray into OTT for many CSPs, said Nico Fischbach, strategy, architecture and innovation director of Colt Technology Services, at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Rome.
TBR on Digital Business Transformation
Telco Transformation Video 11/28/2016 3 comments
TBR shares its insights on digital business transformation, including its 2020 vision of Digital Service Providers (DSPs), the role and business model of DSP in the new digital ecosystem and how to realize digital ecosystem and become a winner in the ecosystem.
How Subsea Cables Have Transformed Africa
Telco Transformation Video 8/25/2016 6 comments
Chris Wood, the CEO at WIOCC, which is a major wholesale carrier in Africa, talks about the impact that subsea cable connectivity has had on the continent as well as being a catalyst for terrestrial network investment.
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.
Harmeen Mehta – Consumer-Inspired Digital Transformation
Telco Transformation Video 3/10/2016 4 comments
Harmeen Mehta, Global Chief Information Officer, is charged with digital operations transformation at Bharti Airtel, India. Harmeen shares how Bharti Airtel's transformation was inspired by its customers embracing digital services which has been driven by the wide adoption of 4G, and explains how Bharti Airtel is focused on transforming its operations to become a leading provider of digital lifestyles for its customers.
3 Levels of Digital Transformation
Telco Transformation Video 3/10/2016 17 comments
Rob Rich, Managing Director of TM Forum Insights Research, provides valuable insights on the three levels of digital transformation that global carriers are focused on.
Cloud Turbo-Charging Stampede to a Digital Future
Telco Transformation Video 3/9/2016 10 comments
Caroline Chappell, Senior Analyst at Heavy Reading, discusses her views on the trends driving digital operations transformation. She talks about the priorities that carriers will need to transform, starting with cloud. She highlights how carriers need to focus on network virtualization to enable their networks to run at cloud speed, as well as management and orchestration, which are currently complex areas for carriers to tackle.
Deutsche Telekom's Kerstin Günther on Digital Transformation
Telco Transformation Video 3/8/2016 5 comments
Deutsche Telekom's Senior Vice President Technology Europe, Kerstin Günther, gives Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders an update on the operator's transformational network revamp, which is set to have a dramatic impact on operating costs and new business development.
The Business Challenge of IoT
Telco Transformation Video 2/2/2016 16 comments
The Internet of Things (IoT) is going to add billions of connections to global networks, but what's the business case for this digital revolution?
Enterprise Voice in a Cloud World
Telco Transformation Video 1/18/2016 12 comments
Heavy Reading senior analyst Jim Hodges discusses how cloud capabilities are influencing the evolution of voice services and breaking down the enterprise 'walled garden.'
Level 3's Andrew Dugan on the Impact of SDN
Telco Transformation Video 1/12/2016 4 comments
Andrew Dugan, Group VP of Global Network Architecture at Level 3, talks about how SDN has transformed the company's operational scale and enhanced customer reporting capabilities.
Telefónica's Diego Lopez on the 'Unica' Evolution
Telco Transformation Video 1/7/2016 1 comment
Diego Lopez, senior technology expert at Telefónica, talks about the operator's Unica network transformation and how it is creating new business opportunities and enabling greater operational agility.
The standard narrative that heavy-handed regulation is undermining Europe's telecom sector is a myth that needs busting.
Istio is a year-old open source project for orchestrating applications built on microservices, and it's creating a buzz, says Cisco's Kip Compton.
China Mobile gears up for domestic 5G in 2020.
Telcos say they want to seize the technology initiative from their suppliers, but R&D spending by some of the world's biggest operators has fallen in the last few years.
CTO says Juniper is ready to out-do the competition when it comes to edge-cloud, both for 5G buildouts and latency-sensitive IoT apps.
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
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
- The importance of implementing full-process automation of telecom networks and 5G services
- Why service operators need to extend their cloud platform capabilities to the edge of their networks.
Huawei Network Transformation Seminar
The adoption of virtualization technology and cloud architectures by telecom network operators is now well underway but there is still a long way to go before the transition to an era of Network Functions Cloudification (NFC) is complete.
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