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posted in March 2016
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Fullscreen Targets April 26 Launch of SVOD Service
Mike Robuck  
3/30/2016   16 comments
Fullscreen will launch its $4.99 per month ad-free video service next month with AT&T's help.
Google Fiber: Phone Home
Mike Robuck  
3/29/2016   36 comments
For $10 a month, Google Fiber will soon offer Fiber Phone.
Etisalat Misr, Huawei Bring Gig Backhaul to Egypt
Mike Robuck  
3/29/2016   5 comments
The two companies say super dual-band microwave deployment in Egypt is the world's first.
IoT: It's All About Use Cases, Verizon's Bartolomeo Says
The Digerati  
3/28/2016   19 comments
Verizon's Mark Bartolomeo talks about smart cities and uses cases for the Internet of Things.
Building Blocks for IoT Platforms
3/28/2016   8 comments
Internet of Things (IoT) products and services are a maturing market for telecom operators, according to a recent report by Heavy Reading. According to operators and observers that were surveyed by Heavy Reading, 2016 will likely see significant momentum build behind IoT, including operators' involvement in platforms and applications.
Verizon's Bartolomeo: IoT Security Top of Mind
The Digerati  
3/25/2016   65 comments
Security is a key concern for consumers using IoT products and services, but Verizon is approaching security from several fronts.
Tele2's Sonkin Says Time Is Right for NFV
The Digerati  
3/25/2016   9 comments
Sweden's Tele2 AB has big bigs for NFV as a precursor to its 5G ambitions.
Huawei Advances SDN Tech With 'TIP'
Mike Robuck  
3/24/2016   3 comments
Huawei's Transport Innovation Platform is a new service that leverages an ONOS-based SDN controller.
The Louvre, Luc Besson, the Livebox & a LoRa Lamp
3/18/2016   5 comments
Orange shows off some of its latest innovations near the Louvre with the help of a famous French filmmaker.
Cable Gears Up for Next Phase of SDN
Mike Robuck  
3/17/2016   30 comments
Software-defined network and network virtualization are top of mind for cable operators, but there's plenty to consider.
Greendyk: Network Slicing Key Feature for AT&T's 5G Core
The Digerati  
3/17/2016   11 comments
In the second installment of this Q&A with Telco Transformation, AT&T's Greendyk talks big data, densification and other elements of the company's 5G core.
AT&T's Greendyk Details Use of SDN/NFV in Mobile Core
The Digerati  
3/15/2016   5 comments
Virtualization in the mobile core enables AT&T to react quickly to market needs and provision future services such as IoT, virtual reality and 4K video.
Cable Next-Gen: Mile-High Moments
3/11/2016   6 comments
Light Reading recently hosted its Cable Next Gen Technologies & Strategies at The Cable Center on the University of Denver campus. Here's a view of the day's events through the Telco Transformation lens.
See the Forest & the Trees With Subscriber-Aware Network Performance Management
The Digerati  
3/10/2016   28 comments
By combining both subscriber geo-localized analytics and end-to-end network intelligence, mobile operators are better able to track subscriber QoE and detect the network problems that are most relevant to the subscriber and mobile operator.
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.
Asia Pacific Gears Up With NFV/SDN
Mike Robuck  
3/7/2016   5 comments
A new report says that 64% of enterprises across 14 markets in the Asia Pacific region are in various deployment stages for virtualized network functions.
Poll: No Votes for White Box Networking
Mike Robuck  
3/4/2016   20 comments
The biggest impact on service providers' businesses over the next decade will be 5G, according to the latest Telco Transformation poll.
NTT Communications Beefs Up Enterprise Cloud
Mike Robuck  
3/1/2016   7 comments
NTT cozies up to OpenStack, Cloud Foundry and adds bare metal option to cloud service.

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