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Iain Morris, News Editor, Light Reading, 8/9/2018
Competition for Italy's 5G spectrum is likely to be fierce after seven companies were revealed to have entered the forthcoming auction, according to an update from Italy's Ministry of Economic Development.
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Iain Morris, News Editor, Light Reading, 8/7/2018
VEON might not be done with digital transformation, but the company is certainly no longer shouting it from the rooftops.
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Iain Morris, News Editor, Light Reading, 8/6/2018
Three UK, the smallest of the UK's four mobile network operators, has revealed who will build its future 5G network -- and it's not one of its existing radio suppliers. (See Digging Deeper Into Three UK's Transformation Program.)
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Iain Morris, News Editor, Light Reading, 7/31/2018
Nokia has struck a $3.5 billion, multi-year agreement to build a "nationwide" 5G network for T-Mobile US in what represents its biggest 5G deal so far and one of the industry's largest 5G deals to date.
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Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, Light Reading, 7/30/2018
Verizon is confirming that it will launch mobile 5G services in "early 2019" as compatible devices become available.
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Mitch Wagner, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading, 7/26/2018
Cato Networks, which has a distinctive cloud-based, as-a-service approach to SD-WAN, is giving network operators the ability to prioritize traffic based on the identities of individual users, to make networks more more adaptable to what's important to the business.
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Iain Morris, News Editor, Light Reading, 7/24/2018
VEON seems to have become a stark illustration of what can happen when a digital transformation project goes wrong.
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Iain Morris, News Editor, Light Reading, 7/23/2018
Slowly but surely, Ericsson is hammering its business back into shape. While it still has a long way to go to achieve its target of a 10% operating margin in 2020, it edged into profitable territory for the first time in nearly two years in its recent second quarter. (See Ericsson Back in Profit After Fierce Cuts & 5G Action.)
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Iain Morris, News Editor, Light Reading, 7/19/2018
The CEO or CFO of any large European service provider typically needs to have a split personality. On the one hand, he or she must cheerfully persuade investors of the company's bright future as an infrastructure player. On the other, he or she must grumble that regulators are endangering the company's bright future as an infrastructure player. This ...
Conversations with Huawei
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Dennis Gu, Chief Architect of Cloud Computing solution of Huawei Technology, 3/7/2018
In the 5G era, the ecosystem chain covers cloud, pipe, and device and everything in between. The innovative and cross-generation evolutionary wireless terminals, air interfaces of base stations and network transmission technologies accelerate the evolution of device and pipe architectures. However, cloud data centers are the core hub of the 5G digital ...
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DHagar
Posted by DHagar |  In reply to: UK Forms Government-Backed 5G Task Force
@mpouraryan, good stuff!  Thanks for sharing! Happy May as well!    
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On-the-Air Thursdays Digital Audio
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.
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Monday, February 12, 2018
9am ET

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.

Special Huawei Video
10/16/2017
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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