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Exclusive Q&A with Ibrahim Gedeon, CTO at Telus

FutureNet World was delighted to spend some time recently with Ibrahim Gedeon, CTO at Telus discussing the drivers, priorities and challenges around AI and Automation.  Tell us a little but about you and your company (current role and responsibilities, main priorities & achievements, key stats) I am the Chief Technology Officer for TELUS, a leading national…

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Telefónica selects Wind River for its UNICA NFV programme

Telefónica Selects Wind River Titanium Cloud Virtualization Platform for UNICA Initiative © Telefonica ALAMEDA, CA – Jan. 14, 2019 – Wind River®, a leader in delivering IoT software to critical infrastructure, announced today that Telefónica has completed their validation in their NFV Reference Lab of Wind River Titanium Cloud as a Virtualized Infrastructure Manager (VIM)…

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Nokia and Telenor Group to deploy AirGile cloud-native core solution to transform mobile network operations in Scandinavia

Nokia made Telenor Group’s key cloud core supplier in Scandinavia to drive network efficiency after it simplified the telecom operator’s Asian hub networks Deployment in Denmark, Norway and Sweden will enable new capabilities in service agility, scalability, automation and network slicing as Telenor evolves toward 5G Telenor will leverage Nokia AirFrame data center and Cloud…

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ONAP’s Casablanca Focuses on Deployability

FierceTelecom: Tuesday, 4 December, 2018 You might expect something romantic from a software release named Casablanca, but ONAP, the open source project focused on orchestration and automation of virtualized networks, instead focused today’s announcement on the practicality of the updates which it says is more modular and easier to deploy, and for the first time…

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FutureNet partners with ETSI and TM Forum on forthcoming event in London

Will automation and intelligence really deliver the network requirements of tomorrow? FutureNet World, 26-27 March 2019, London will bring the whole ecosystem together for 2 days of discussion, debate & exploration as the industry tackles one of the greatest challenges – how to build a network for the future. As operators are embarking upon their…

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KPN to slash €350M in operating costs

Mobile World Live: 28 November 2018 Dutch market leader KPN unveiled plans to simplify the business, accelerate digital transformation and drastically cut its operating expenses through measures including a reduction in staff costs. In a statement ahead of a strategy presentation covering 2019 to 2021, the operator said it would implement a number of changes…

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ABI Research Executive Summary: Orchestration and Automation for Telecom Networks

Spotlight on ABI Research Senior Analyst Don Alusha’s new Technology Analysis Report, “Orchestration and Automation for Telecom Networks,” Published October 10, 2018. The telecommunications industry is undergoing a rapid transformation. The current mode of operation whereby services are delivered atop an integration of hardware, software, applications, and data is resource intensive. Further, it is not…

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Huawei Launches HiAI 2.0, Commits to Creating the Ultimate AI App Experience

[Rome, Italy, November 08, 2018] At the third Huawei Eco-connect Europe conference, Huawei launched HiAI 2.0, an open platform designed to facilitate the development of On-Device artificial intelligence (AI). The latest iteration of the platform provides developers with an open ecosystem that lets them tap into the capabilities of Huawei’s chipsets, devices and cloud via…

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