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AT&T's Wheelus: Automation Key for Speed, Efficiency
The Digerati  
9/18/2017   62 comments
AT&T's Amy Wheelus talks about the telco's use of SDN and automation in this Q&A.
AT&T Embraces AI in Open Source
Mike Robuck  
10/30/2017   62 comments
AT&T has teamed up with the Linux Foundation and Tech Mahindra on a new open source AI platform.
Russia's MTS Tackles OTT
Iain Morris  
12/30/2015   61 comments
Russia's biggest operator reckons RCS technology gives it a weapon to use against its web-scale rivals.
We'll Make Buffering Obsolete, Like Dial-Up: Netflix CEO
Aditya Kishore  
2/27/2017   61 comments
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said his company is delivering high-quality video streams at 'half a meg' for mobile screens today, and hopes to go lower.
Decision 2016: TT Cartoon Caption Contest Winners
Mike Robuck  
10/25/2016   59 comments
The large field of cartoon captions for last month's contest has been whittled down for a final runoff vote.
The Growing Pains of Open Source
Mike Robuck  
9/29/2016   59 comments
Open source communities are, in some ways, still finding their feet as the industry moves away from using single vendors.
Hey Watson: Vodafone Makes First 5G Call
Sarah Thomas  
2/21/2018   59 comments
Using Huawei's Radio Access Network equipment, Vodafone made the first 5G call in the world from a computer in Barcelona to a mobile in Madrid.
Facebook Original Video Strategy Hits Speedbump
Aditya Kishore  
12/4/2017   58 comments
Content producers are unhappy with the advertising approach and revenues they are getting on Facebook Watch.
Facebook Targets the TV for Future Growth
Aditya Kishore  
2/2/2017   58 comments
Facebook is reportedly developing an app for set-top boxes as a part of its push into video services, as it searches for new advertising opportunities.
Is Cable On Deck for ONAP?
Mike Robuck  
6/21/2017   57 comments
The Linux Foundation's ONAP is drawing interest from cable companies and other industries.
Pay-TV On-Demand Is In Demand
Aditya Kishore  
10/31/2016   57 comments
New research from the Video Advertising Bureau highlights usage of pay-TV operators' VoD services, even by younger audiences supposedly at risk of cord-cutting.
The Future Is Now for IoT
Mike Robuck  
5/24/2016   56 comments
The Internet of Things is comprised of many interconnected verticals, but the platforms should share some common features.
Sri Lanka Puts Fiber at the Heart of Its Transformation Plans
Ray Le Maistre  
6/14/2016   56 comments
The island nation is rolling out fiber nationwide in a bid to build an infrastructure that will support its digital ambitions.
CenturyLink's Walker: Communication Is Key for NFV
The Digerati  
9/19/2017   56 comments
Bill Walker addresses key issues for deploying NFV, including the need for both IT and telco employees to come to terms on common goals.
TT Poll: Skinny Bundles May Be Pay-TV Operators' Salvation
Aditya Kishore  
3/7/2017   56 comments
A recent poll on Telco Transformation found that more than two out of five respondents felt skinny video streaming bundles would help operators retain subscribers.
Seen & Heard: Verizon Gets Cold Feet on Yahoo Deal
Mike Robuck  
12/15/2016   56 comments
The latest security breach of emails is giving Verizon pause on its $4.83 billion purchase of Yahoo's core web assets.
Video Transformation in the New Year -- Part II
Aditya Kishore  
12/30/2016   56 comments
Following up on part I of our round up of video transformation predictions for 2017.
Hulu Cooks Up Skinny Bundle
Mike Robuck  
5/4/2016   55 comments
Hulu is working on offering a streaming service that will feature live and on-demand broadcast and cable channels.
UK Forms Government-Backed 5G Task Force
Sarah Thomas  
3/28/2018   55 comments
Government, researchers and industry players are coming together to help expedite the rollout of 5G networks and services across the UK.
Huawei Has 'Things' Covered for IoT
The Digerati  
12/27/2016   53 comments
Huawei introduced its 'Things Coverage' plan for Internet of Things applications and services last month at the Global Mobile Broadband Forum.
OpenDaylight's Caywood Discusses 2017 Roadmap
The Digerati  
2/3/2017   53 comments
OpenDaylight is looking to build upon the momentum generated last year around uses cases while also prepping for its next SDN release.
Orange Business Services Debuts First NaaS VNF
Mike Robuck  
11/8/2016   52 comments
The French operator's foray into NaaS starts with a security VNF.
VTAB: Virtual Reality Picture Still Unclear
Aditya Kishore  
12/5/2016   51 comments
The latest VTAB survey found that operators and broadcasters are interested in using virtual reality but are still trying to determine use cases and business models.
OECD Reports Near Total Penetration of Mobile Broadband
Aditya Kishore  
2/3/2017   51 comments
The organization's latest research finds that 95% of inhabitants in its 35 member countries have a mobile broadband connection.
Level 3's Ewert: Why Automation Is a Boon to Employees
The Digerati  
9/20/2017   51 comments
Level 3's Travis Ewert espouses the benefits of NFV automation to both the organization and the worker – assuming IT gets the culture piece right.
Appetite for Risk Key to IoT Monetization Strategy – IHS Markit's Watson
The Digerati  
11/22/2017   51 comments
Smart cities represent risks and rewards for mobile network operators, according to IHS Markit's Julian Watson.
Singapore Tops UN Cybersecurity Survey
Mike Robuck  
7/17/2017   51 comments
United Nations survey encourages countries to come up with a cybersecurity strategy
Mobile Millennials Lead Video Piracy in Middle East
Aditya Kishore  
3/21/2017   50 comments
Video piracy in the Middle East is being led by 18- to 24-year-olds on mobile devices, according to a new online survey by content protection vendor Irdeto.
Fixing Fake News: The New Imperative for Digital Media
Aditya Kishore  
1/31/2017   50 comments
IAB's president implored the media industry to develop ways to stop fake news, and repair its credibility and rebuild its trust in a rousing speech at its annual meeting.
ComScore: Smartphone Penetration Flattens, but Usage Doubles
Aditya Kishore  
3/23/2017   49 comments
Data and measurement company comScore just released its 2017 US Cross-Platform Future in Focus report. Findings include key trends in mobile media consumption.
5G in the US Heats Up – Sort Of
Sarah Thomas  
1/9/2018   49 comments
The US operators are kicking off 2018 with 5G pronouncements, but it will be awhile before mobile users reap the benefits.
Telcos Can Drive Connected Vehicle Ecosystem
Stephan Gatien  
1/3/2018   48 comments
By embracing new technologies, telcos have the opportunity to strengthen new business models, create new revenue streams and increase the 'stickiness' of their customers.
How Innovative Billing Brought Netflix to Africa
The Digerati  
4/25/2017   48 comments
Kwesé's Joseph Hundah explains the challenges with billing and payments in Africa, and how the operator's innovative approach helped convince Netflix to launch in the continent.
AT&T Banks on AI
Mike Robuck  
12/28/2016   47 comments
AT&T is leveraging big data, predictive capabilities and diagnostic tools to blend artificial intelligence into its architecture.
Fuetsch Shines a Light on AT&T's Digital Transformation Plans
The Digerati  
1/21/2016   47 comments
In the second installment of this Q&A with Telco Transformation, AT&T's Fuetsch talks about DevOps, big data and OSS/BSS.
World NFV Market to Increase 33% by 2020
Mike Robuck  
10/27/2016   47 comments
The expected growth in the NFV market sector will be driven by the Internet of Things and 5G.
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.
TT Poll: Digging Into DevOps
Mike Robuck  
8/12/2016   47 comments
The benefits of implementing a DevOps mindset across an entire organization are clear, but there are some potential pitfalls.
Comcast, AT&T Hand Out Stocking Stuffer Bonuses
Mike Robuck  
12/21/2017   47 comments
Comcast and AT&T are among the first companies to pass out bonuses to employees after tax reform legislation passes.
Sprint's Marquardt on What Moving to 5G Means for CIOs
The Digerati  
12/5/2017   47 comments
CIOs need to think about how they will use 5G to deliver new services and applications to their customers, according to Sprint's Ron Marquardt.
Some 45% of Waking Hours Now Spent Staring at a Screen
Aditya Kishore  
8/19/2016   46 comments
New research finds that US 'per-capita personal screen activity' has now reached 50 hours per week.
TT Contest: $250 up for Grabs!
Mike Robuck  
2/16/2016   46 comments
This month's Telco Transformation contest tackles social media engagement by service providers.
Verizon Opens More Doors to IoT platform
Mike Robuck  
2/23/2016   46 comments
Third-party developers and service providers now have access to Verizon's ThingSpace platform.
Paving the Way for a Digital World
The Digerati  
1/5/2017   46 comments
Deutsche Telekom's partnership with Huawei is enabling its digital transformation.
Hulu VR Update Could Threaten Theatrical Revenue
Aditya Kishore  
2/9/2017   46 comments
Hulu offers in-theatre experience, social features as part of new VR app.
Verizon Shaves $350M Off of Yahoo Deal
Mike Robuck  
2/21/2017   46 comments
Verizon and Yahoo agree to cut the price of their deal, and to split some of the liabilities.
About That Social Media Burnout…
Mike Robuck  
3/1/2017   46 comments
Some millenials are starting to pull back from the stress of using social media, according to Telenor.
Zeto: AT&T Scores Smart City Deals With GE, FirstNet
The Digerati  
6/9/2017   46 comments
AT&T partners up to bolster its smart city capabilities.
StoryUp's Hill on Healing With Holograms
The Digerati  
5/4/2017   45 comments
VR company StoryUp's CEO discusses the importance of emotion in immersive media and how VR could be used in healthcare.
Paramount Launches Movie-Theater-on-Your-Head
Aditya Kishore  
11/20/2017   45 comments
Major Hollywood studio to trial 'virtual' movie theaters using head-mounted displays.
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