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Airship launched by AT&T and SK Telecom

AT&T and SK Telecom have jointly announced the launch of a new open infrastructure project called Airship, intended to simplify the process of deploying cloud infrastructure.

ZTE seems to be doomed. Who’s next?

ZTE employs 75,000 people and sold $17 billion of gear last year, but seems to have been wiped out with one stroke of a US regulatory pen. That’s scary.

NFV: How to get out of a virtual labyrinth

For many years, Network Function Virtualization (NFV) has been the source of a lot of uncertainty for the telecoms industry. And by no means is the fight to dominate this technology over.

Ericsson gets its own Windy Italian job

Ericsson has announced it has won a contract to virtualise and upgrade the core network of Italian operator Wind Tre as part of the 5G-evolution core modernization strategy.

Red Hat Offering Telcos The Power of Innovation from Open Source Community

Santiago Madruga, GM of Telco & ICT, EMEA at Red Hat, discusses how Red Hat is leveraging Open Source to offer telcos more opportunities through NFV and network cloudification. Santiago also discusses what needs to happen to make applications ready for the elastic infrastructure of NFVi and what telcos are looking at application modernization.

Linux Foundation looks to open source growth for AI

The Linux Foundation has announced the launch of LF Deep Learning Foundation, an umbrella organization which will support open source projects in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning.

TM Forum brings Open APIs to the Linux party

Some might bring chips and dips, others potato salad, while the rogue ones bring Tequila, but the TM Forum has pitched up to the Linux Foundation’s LA party with a bag full of Open APIs.

The future of business services

We are seeing access networks, that use a mix of high speed mobile, WiFi, copper and fibre access, with the potential to drive a new era of converged business services that will change the way the enterprises operate.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Virtually interesting

Iain, Jamie and Scott move on from the rigours of MWC by reflecting on some of the conversations they had in Barcelona about how much progress we have made with NFV. The answer seems to vary wildly according to who you speak to and it seems clear that industry consensus remains elusive. Jamie then talks us through some of the highlights of the next version of Android, including a new indoor location technology, which leads to conversational tangents including Bluetooth and the MWC smartphone app. Scott concludes by reviewing the many positive messages he heard at the Women4Tech series of talks and discussions at the end of MWC, and notes how good it would be to have more female voices on the pod itself.

Polls

Should privacy be treated as a right to protect stringently, or a commodity for users to trade for benefits?

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