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The industry initiative of Autonomous Networks

The industry initiative of autonomous networks Article by Dong Sun, Chief Architect of Digital Transformation and AI, Huawei Technologies. The main concerns and interests of the telecom industry today are to apply AI, and other cutting-edge technologies such as big data, cloud computing, edge computing and IoT, to address the challenges and opportunities around complexity,…

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Open source and telco standards to play nicely

Open source networking projects and ETSI specification groups are to get more closely aligned. Will it bring about a speedier introduction of the automated, cloud native and virtualised network? By Keith Dyer, The Mobile Network ETSI and the Linux Foundation have announced they will be trying to align their working groups more closely.  The MoU is…

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Conference Review: FutureNet World 2019

Network Automation and AI remain at the core of the Industry’s growth Dimitris Mavrakis, Research Director, ABI Research Held on 26-27 March 2019, FutureNet World was a stage where the supply and demand side of telecoms narrated about industry themes expected to drive the next wave of growth. Network Automation and AI was the umbrella…

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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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