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CSPs’ next big opportunities: Reading the signals

This article is sponsored by Nokia The pace and complexity of change make it hard enough for communications service providers (CSPs) to keep up with what’s now, let alone get ahead of new developments that may be coming next. Nokia recently gathered a team to “read” emerging technology, business and societal signals and give CSPs […]

Realizing OSS/BSS Modernization: MYCOM OSI, Cloud-Based Service Assurance

This article is sponsored by Red Hat and Intel Operations support systems (OSS) and business support systems (BSS) are being rewritten or refactored to cloud-native, microservices-based applications capable of running on hybrid cloud and multicloud computing and storage infrastructure. MYCOM OSI is leading the way in moving the much ‘stickier’ mission-critical OSS functions, involving data-intensive, […]

Anatomy of a 5G Network That Can’t Fail

5G holds a great deal of promise, but as with any new undertaking, there are many risks and unknowns. What was acceptable on 3G networks became unacceptable by 4G standards, and the same will be true of 5G. It is, after all, human nature to want and expect more. But when the consequences of failing […]

OSS/BSS Modernization: MATRIXX, a Full Cloud Native Charging Platform

This article is sponsored by Red Hat and Intel Operations support systems (OSS) and business support systems (BSS) are being rewritten or refactored to cloud-native, microservices-based applications capable of running on hybrid cloud and multicloud computing and storage infrastructure. MATRIXX Software was created to take advantage of the inherent advantages of cloud-native software for 5G […]

Huawei’s Innovation Day 2020

LIVE STREAM: 3RD DECEMBER 9:00-10:30 AM CET/ 8:00-9:30 AM GMT

An innovative spirit has always been an important driver of social prosperity and economic success – especially in medium-sized companies. To ensure that this also holds true for the future, it is essential that we support the innovative strength of SMEs and that we give entrepreneurs a platform to network, share knowledge and experiences and to support and motivate each other. That is where the HUAWEI INNOVATION DAY comes into play! As part of our virtual event on Dec 3, 2020, please join us and other entrepreneurs in a dialogue on the topic of innovation – connecting, inspiring and always open to discussions!

Plagued with uncertainties and ambiguities of the development in the public adaptation of IPv6, IPv4 becomes a commodity that gives rise to leasing IPv4

This article is sponsored by LARUS Limited Plagued with uncertainties and ambiguities of the development in the public adaptation of IPv6, IPv4 becomes a commodity that gives rise to leasing IPv4. Leasing IPv4 is a crucial component, especially if it becomes a better option for corporations to capitalize massive investment over an asset that may […]

View On-Demand: Huawei’s European Innovation Day 2020

At the beginning of the new decade, the changing world has redefined talent. The event topic this year focuses on the talent empowered by technologies and their contribution to society.

Looking forward to the next decade, technologies like AI, 5G, cloud, IoT are creating a world in which everything is connected, sensing, and intelligent. During this event, we share best practices as well as our commitment to local talent and innovation, and how we can collaborate with them to create a better society for every person, family and organization.

Hear from an impressive mix of education and innovation stakeholders from across Poland and Central Eastern Europe, including representatives from universities, research institutes, key opinion leaders, and the start-up community.

OSS/BSS Modernization: Amdocs MS360 Cloud Native Development Platform

This article is sponsored by Red Hat and Intel Operations support systems (OSS) and business support systems (BSS) are being rewritten or refactored to cloud-native, microservices-based applications capable of running on hybrid cloud and multicloud computing and storage infrastructure. As a part of its transition, Amdocs created Microservices360 (MS360), an end-to-end carrier-grade accelerated microservices development […]

New technologies and ecosystem expedite the deployment of LTE/5G private wireless networks

This article is sponsored by Amdocs As the need for higher performance, reliability and data security continues to intensify for business communications and applications, enterprises are seeking new options for wireless connectivity that provide solutions that help overcome the limitations of their current networks and address future needs. LTE/5G private wireless networks play a crucial […]

Huawei Launches All-scenario Intelligent Connectivity Solutions

October 14, 2020, the UN Broadband Commission and Huawei held the sixth Ultra-Broadband Forum (UBBF 2020) online in Beijing. With the theme of “Intelligent Connectivity, New Value Together”, this year’s UBBF discussed the challenges and opportunities facing the connectivity industry in the intelligent era.

Why do so many great brands lose new customers at the first hurdle?

This Vendor View is sponsored by Anyline Why do so many great brands lose new customers at the first hurdle? They say you should never judge a book by its cover. But in our age of instant everything, first impressions have never mattered more. When it comes to choosing a new telecom provider, most consumers […]

Network-as-a-Service: Creating values for all parties

With COVID-19 forcing the majority of staff in many companies to work remotely for months on end, there is huge pressure on IT and network professionals to assure all corporate business and collaboration applications run as they should to meet employee and customer needs and expectations. Embracing digital innovation and leveraging cloud capabilities has become even more critical to address today’s new business demands.
Enterprises are looking to shore up the game by equipping themselves with intelligent, secure and more reliable network connections that meets their requirements. SD-WAN (“software-defined wide area network”) is the leading solution nowadays for this. While enterprises could choose to build their own SD-WAN by combining equipment, software and access technology by themselves, a growing number of organizations are turning to a more flexible and efficient solution: to buy the service from communications service providers (CSPs) as a “network as a service” (NaaS) solution.

Dynamic network functions placement, an essential capability for successful 5G?

This Vendor View is sponsored by Amdocs SUMMARY Recent research by AvidThink (leading independent research and analysis firm for infrastructure technologies) explores the challenges of homing and network functions (NF) placement, recommending a three-phase approach that will lead service providers on a step-wise journey to autonomous NF placement. Today’s NF placement orchestration capabilities typically address […]

Safeguarding operator networks against sophisticated international threats

What is the cost of telecoms fraud? €29 billion a year, according to Europol, representing one of the largest sources of lost revenues for operators. From the direct cost of traditional wholesale fraud and indirect costs associated with damaged reputations and regulatory oversight to hindering enterprise segment revenues, telecoms fraud is an issue that has […]

IPv6 Enhanced Innovation, Embracing the IP Future in 5G & Cloud Era

On June 16th, Light Reading organized a webinar endorsed by IPv6 Forum, ETSI and EANTC, on “IPv6 Enhanced Innovation: Embracing the IP Future in 5G & Cloud Era”. More than 200 experts from standards organization, operators, vendors, government, university and research institutions registered and attended the webinar. Speakers shared experience in deploying IPv6 in Europe, benefits, challenge and related standardization progresses and business practices.

Why agility will be at the heart of 5G monetisation

This article is sponsored by Openet As the 5G digital services race begins, we now find communication service providers (CSPs) at various stages of planning, designing or deploying new infrastructure. The range of potential 5G use cases are huge. Everything from gaming to smart factories to VR-based entertainment. Unlike in the 4G era, the operators […]

Let’s Talk Privacy with CUJO AI

Marcio Avillez, CUJO AI’s SVP of Business Development, answered a few questions about privacy, third-party trackers and consumers’ concerns.

Ericsson’s 2020 African growth plans

President of Ericsson Middle East and Africa, Fadi Pharaon, tells Telecoms.com about the group’s strategy for growth on the African continent.

China Unicom and ZTE Made Spectrum-Sharing Breakthrough Using SuperDSS

Recently, China Unicom and ZTE enabled SuperDSS, the industry’s first Tri-RAT dynamic spectrum sharing solution, in China Unicom Henan Branch live network, which implements fast 5G deployment and legacy 3G service guarantee simultaneously. The test result shows average 35% throughput improvement within same bandwidth comparing with LTE/NR DSS while maintaining legacy 3G voice experience, greatly improving spectrum utilization efficiency.

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Polls

What role will consumers expect telcos to play when COVID-19 is behind us?

  • As a reliable utility similar to the role they have managed to play during the pandemic (45%, 13 Votes)
  • Rolling out new technologies and services to support new customer behaviours (28%, 8 Votes)
  • Turning special service offerings during the pandemic into standard offerings (17%, 5 Votes)
  • As a digital platform that they have struggled to change into since the pre-COVID times (10%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 19

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