March 2021 News

Operators embrace automation as a disruptive force Contributing Editor Annie Turner rounds up March’s automation highlights, from excitement about stability and SON to supporting new ways of working. TDC NET says its network is at its most stable for 25 years, with fewer instances of unplanned downtime and customer disruptions, and a more reliable experience […]

February 2021 News

Network automation market set to boom post-Covid Contributing Editor Annie Turner rounds up February’s automation highlights, from the heat of Magma to the temporary cooling of investment in tech. The global network automation market is expected to grow rapidly to reach $22.58 billion by 2027 with a compound annual growth rate of 24.2% between 2020 […]

January 2021 News

Access networks are where the action is. Contributing editor Annie Turner rounds up AI and automation highlights from January. Deutsche Telekom (DT) and Türk Telekom have begun roll out of disaggregated broadband in their access networks, based on the SDN-Enabled Broadband Access (SEBA) reference architecture developed by the Open Networking Foundation (ONF). The two have been […]

December 2020 News

Automation moves up the agenda As we look forward to what 2021 brings, Contributing Editor Annie Turner rounds up the highlights from December – the end of a truly remarkable year in telecoms. Valmet, a Finnish industrial technology company, announced it has chosen Finnish operator Elisa as its prime partner to provide a global SD-WAN and […]

November 2020 News

Network automation is revving up. A new report from HTF Market Intelligence outlines how network virtualisation is fuelling the need for cloud-native solutions, from security to core networks. The AWS outage in late November should give pause for thought, as it highlighted a particular weakness of public clouds – the intra-dependence of services. A small […]