Category: MEC


Making Sense of the Telco Cloud

In recent years the cloudification of communication networks, or “telco cloud” has become a byword for telecom modernisation. This Telecoms.com Intelligence Monthly Briefing aims to analyse what telcos’ transition to cloud means to the stakeholders in the telecom and cloud ecosystems. Before exploring the nooks and crannies of telco cloud, however, it is worthwhile first […]

Consensus on 6G is gradually forming

Participants at the virtual 6G Wireless Summit shared their thinking on what 6G can do and what research is needed to get the underlying technologies in place.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: media, edge and cunning plans

This week’s podcast is brought to you from the Ritz Carlton Vienna, where Scott attended the Light Reading Executive Summit and roped Phil and Iain from LR into doing a pod with him. They start by discussing where operators should get involved in media, move on to whether they should get into bed with AWS over the mobile edge and conclude by wondering whether or not they have a cunning plan at all.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Automotive, edge and Huawei smartphones

Iain returns to join Scott this week and they welcome special guest Paul Myles, Editor of TU Automotive. They start by looking at the connected car from both the telecoms and car industry perspectives, before moving on to a discussion of the growing importance of mobile edge computing. To conclude they question why anyone would buy a Huawei Android smartphone now that they’re not supported by Google.

If operators want to own the edge they need to be decisive and brave

At the recent Edge Computing Congress event in London Telecoms.com Editor Scott Bicheno discussed the main talking points from the keynotes with Light Reading Editor Ray Le Maistre. A central theme was the opportunity telcos have to own the edge infrastructure, but the window is small so they need to act quickly and be prepared to take risks in order to get the rewards.

AT&T joins the retail robot revolution

AT&T Business has unveiled a new partnership to target the retail segment, a vertical which might look completely different in a few years’ time.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: 5G, edge computing and Huawei

Jamie takes the helm this week as the pod comes from the Big 5G Event in Denver. He’s joined by Iain and debutant Telecoms.com podder Mitch Wagner from Light Reading. Appropriately enough that kick off by talking about 5G, with a focus on edge computing. The move on to the transformation of the telecoms industry in general and just can’t resist an update of the Huawei situation.

Edge Computing vs Fog Computing

Computing at the network perimeter, including edge computing and fog computing, will play a crucial role in content delivery and workload management.

Orange points to privacy benefits through MEC

Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) is back on the buzzword agenda after spending a few years in the wilderness and Orange has pointed to an interesting privacy benefit to the technology.

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