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Operators struggle to make business case for 5G

Article by: by Matt Kapko FierceWireless Despite all the hype and excitement surrounding 5G, operators are still in the very early stages of deploying next-generation networks and struggling to make a business case for 5G. On a global basis, most 5G rollouts will continue through 2022, according to a new survey from McKinsey. Most of 2019 will be…

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Ericsson, Intel Team Up on 5G Software-Defined Infrastructure

Article by: SDX Central Ericsson and Intel are jointly developing a hardware management platform for service providers targeting 5G, NFV, and distributed cloud. The new platform combines hardware and software: Ericsson SDI Manager software and Intel Rack Scale Design(RSD) architecture and software. It will also maintain full backward compatibility for Ericsson customers. RSD is Intel’s reference architecture for disaggregated,…

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ONF Launches Open Convergence Initiative for 5G Deployments

Article by: SDX Central The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) launched an ambitious mobile and broadband convergence initiative designed to help service providers with 5G deployments. Dubbed the Converged Multi-Access and Core (COMAC), the initiative is focused on delivering services over both mobile and broadband networks while supporting subscriber management and maintaining a consistent service experience without regard to the…

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Q&A Interview with Shahryar Khan, Telia Group

Ahead of speaking at FutureNet World 2019, Shahryar Khan, Head of Automation and Systems, Transport Networks at Telia Group discusses the drivers, priorities and challenges around AI and Automation in this exclusive Q&A with FutureNet’s CEO Giles Cummings. Tell us a little but about you and your company? Head of Automation in Network Services & Devices…

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BT Taps SevOne For Greater Visibility Into Its Managed Services

Article by: Ali Longwell, SDX Central British telecommunications provider BT tapped SevOne’s Data Platform for performance management. The provider will leverage SevOne to provide monitoring and reporting capabilities to its service teams to resolve issues on customer networks. The SevOne Data Platform is a cloud-based platform that collects heterogenous raw data and turns it into insights. It…

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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? I am the Chief Technology Officer for TELUS, a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, where I’m responsible for all technology…

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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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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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