Prepare For Blockchain’s Impact On The Telecommunications Sector

Forrester IT

big data blockchain digital transformation telecommunications servicesBlockchain offers telcos opportunities for new business, improved compliance, and efficient operations.

How to combat insider threats as organisations increasingly rely on cloud computing to telecommunicate

CTOvision

Read why Matt Middleton-Leal says that it is difficult to combat insider threats as more and more business communications are using cloud on Tech Radar : Cloud providers including Microsoft, Google, and others, have recently acknowledged that they are struggling to deal with a spike in remote tools usage.

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Microsoft to acquire Metaswitch Networks, bolstering Azure telecommunications efforts

GeekWire

Microsoft said it will acquire Metaswitch Networks , a 39-year-old company that develops software for cloud-based communication networks. The acquisition builds on Microsoft’s existing cloud-related work to help telecom companies with their 5G deployments.

Gear Up Pragmatically For 5G

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CEO update: the impact of COVID-19 on telecommunications

Spearline Testing

Spearline continues to observe the impact of Covid-19 on telecoms infrastructure around the world. The number of cases globally has now exceeded 3.5 million. Networks are experiencing strain due to a large increase in demand.

CEO update: COVID-19's continued impact on global telecommunications

Spearline Testing

Telecommunications infrastructure continues to adjust to changing demands as the Covid-19 impact changes geographically and intensifies in key epicenter areas.

MWC19: Where Telecommunications and Cloud Meet

Cloud Musings

With its highly-rated conference program and assemblage of telecommunications visionaries, it seemed like the perfect venue for getting details about how the cloud is driving changes across the mobile and wireless landscape.

MWC19 Los Angeles: The value of blockchain in the telecommunications sector

Tech Republic Security

Here's how the telecommunications sector can benefit Blockchain isn't reserved for bitcoin.

5G In The Retail Sector

Forrester IT

age of the customer retail 5G infrastructure networking Telecommunications5G will speed up the transformation of the retail sector by delivering technology building blocks for frictionless end-to-end experiences.

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A Timeline Guide For Your 5G Strategy

Forrester IT

age of the customer 5G carrier networking telco TelecommunicationsThe rollout of 5G is much more evolutionary than the rollout scenarios of previous cellular standards.

Telecommunications firm turns to ERP to shed new light on international processes

IT Toolbox

More than a year after it paid a whopping $795 million settlement to resolve bribery allegations, telecommunications firm Veon Ltd. has decided to adopt a unified enterprise resource planning system in a bid to improve transparency. Finance chief Andrew Davies said Veon, which renamed itself from VimpelCom Ltd. in February, said the ERP system is one element of a much broader company-wide

Nonpublic 5G Networks Will Be A Critical Building Block Of Your Enterprise Network Strategy

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Learn From Telcos And Network Infrastructure Vendors About Innovations For Networked Solutions

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Digitalization In Industry — Observations From Hannover Messe 2019

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It’s Time To Dust Off Your Pandemic Plans

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The Realities of Rural 5G Deployment in the US

Forrester IT

Early last week, Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced his approval of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. This will result in a third mega-carrier in the US mobile wireless market, which is a good move for consumers like you and me.

How Much Is CX Actually Worth In Profit for Telecoms?

Forrester IT

We all instinctively believe that great customer experience can bring financial success, but proving this with numbers can be a real challenge. If you are a CX professional working in a telecom, this research is particularly relevant to you.

A Guide To 5G Strategy

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Make Omnichannel A Cornerstone Of Your Digital Transformation – The Telco Angle

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Telefónica Is Maturing Into A Digital Service Provider

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data & information protection networking platform-as-a-service (PaaS) predictive analytics privacy software-defined storage (SDS) telecommunications servicesTelefónica hosted its Industry Analyst & Customer Days in Madrid recently.

The Future Of Telecoms: Strategies To Transform Telcos Into Digital Services Providers

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Huawei Global Analyst Summit 2018

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cloud computing IoT software platforms network management networking platform-as-a-service (PaaS) telecommunications servicesHuawei hosted its annual Analyst Summit in Shenzhen, China, recently. As in 2016, Huawei reported strong financial growth in 2017.

Mobile World Congress 2018 Felt More Telco-Centric Again

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Europe internet of things (IoT) machine-to-machine (M2M) mobile moments telecommunications services UncategorizedNow that the dust has settled from Mobile World Congress 2018, it is possible to get a better feel which mobility themes will set the tone for the coming year of mobility.

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US Tech Market Poised For A Strong 2018, But With Doubts About 2019

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business technology (BT) chief information officer (CIO) technology telecommunications servicesAt the midpoint in 2018, the US tech market is on track to grow by 6.7% in 2018, the fastest growth since 2012.

Impressions From Alibaba’s Computing Conference

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Alibaba has become one of the world’s most fascinating and cutting-edge technology businesses — and is key to understanding where the digital era is heading.

5G@MWC19 — Reflections On Mobile World Congress 2019

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A Closer Look At Google’s 5G Mobile Edge Cloud Strategy

CTOvision

Last week, Google shared its vision for enabling telecommunication providers to deliver business services through 5G networks.

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Telcos must prioritize Innovations that extend beyond networking

Forrester IT

Since the birth of cloud computing in early 2000, telecommunications companies have seen business growth thanks to these IT transformational partners.

Connected Cars, Telematics and Connectivity-as-a-Service ?: What’s the Future?

Datacponomy

Featured Internet of Things Tech Trends Technology & IT Transportation & Logistics Connected Cars Elon Musk GPS internet of things Self-Driving Cars telecommunication telematicsVehicle-to-Cloud – yes, it is a thing! And it is making automotive insurance providers and telecoms thrive together to support telematics “Self-driving cars are the natural extension of active safety and obviously something we should do,” this is a popular quote by Elon Musk.

CORD for Telcos Now a Linux Project with Google’s Backing

Data Center Knowledge

The biggest consumer of computing power by volume may very well be the telecommunications industry. Data Center Design Networking architecture CORD Guru Parulkar Kubernetes open source telecommunicationsIn recent years, the world’s major telcos have been desperately urging engineers and developers to build a real cloud that works for them — one that can be staged, provisioned, and orchestrated like.

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Look to over-the-top services to secure mobile, says specialist

Computer Weekly

Mobile network operators should look to 3G and 4G while enterprises should consider OTT services to provide the best security, says telecommunications industry veteran and pioneer Charles Brookson

Telecom-Only = Disrupted

Forrester IT

My theme at PTC’19 this week was that telecommunications and colocation companies who maintain a focus on their traditional value propositions will be fully disrupted by 2025.

Social Media and Public Employees - Part 2 - CIO Musings

CIO Musings

The International Telecommunication Union (2010) reports that 71% of the population in developed countries are online. The Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association (2011) reported that there are 95 million digital handsets (aka “smartphones”) with wireless broadband access in the United States and that 98% of the United States population is covered by wireless broadband. CIO Musings - Life as a Public Sector CIO.

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[Guide] 2018 Cable, Satellite and Telecom Industries Outlook

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Business Optimization cable communications customer experience digital transformation Management Consulting Satellite strategy Telecom telecommunications WirelessUsing the insights we’ve gleaned from conversations with clients, perspectives from industry executives, and statistics from market research reports, we have prepared a guide that describes the current state of the communications sector. Use it as a barometer to measure the impact of your own activities and initiatives.

In About-Face, UK Will Not Allow Huawei to Be Involved in Any Part of Its 5G Networks

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It appears the UK wants Chinese telecommunications company Huawei as far away from its 5G network as possible. In an about-face, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told officials to create plans to reduce Huawei’s involvement in the country’s 5G networks to zero by 2023. Read more.

How CIOs Can Avoid Being Fired

The Accidental Successful CIO

It can also include taking care of the company’s telecommunications network. Career business units computing facilities data centers delegated fired IT resources management telecommunications networkIn order to hold on to their jobs, CIOs need to know how to not get fired.

Who Moved The Communications Services Sector?

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As new technologies mature, the distinction between technology, media and telecommunications industries blur. […]. Success in the communications services sector is indeed a capricious piece of cheese. In it, every new technology advancement brings new business models, new security and sociopolitical debates, brand new industries of disruptors, and even new job roles for man and machine.

T-Mobile MONEY’s Checking Account: Game Changer?

Forrester IT

This is not the first time we’ve seen a telecommunications firm enter the banking space – it’s already been happening for years in Europe and Asia, with large telcos such as Orange and KDDI.

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Donald Trump extends U.S. telecom supply chain ban aimed at Huawei and ZTE

Venture Beast

President Donald Trump extended for another year a May 2019 executive order declaring a national emergency related to telecommunications equipment.

Intel’s James Named Vice Chair of U.S. President’s Telco Security Committee

Data Center Knowledge

Industry committee advises president on telecommunications security Read More. Government Intel Security

Videotron Acquires Quebec Colocation Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

Canadian telecommunications companies continue to expand data center business lines through acquisition Read More. colocation Deals

Transformation Initiatives Are Critical in Telecom and Cable

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Business Optimization cable communications customer experience digital digital transformation innovation Management Consulting Mobile Product Satellite strategy t-mobile Telecom telecommunications Transformation WirelessWhile innovation thrives and the “regulatory environment seems favorable to consolidation,” according to John Legeras, CEO of T-Mobile, obstacles persist.

Digitalization Will Help Telecom, Cable, and Satellite Win Big

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As it stands, the outlook for broadcast, cable, and telecommunications providers looks very bright. Management Consulting advertising AT&T Business Optimization cable Charter Communications communications customer experience digital digital ads digital transformation marketing Mobile Satellite strategy Telecom telecommunications verizon WirelessIn a Q3 2017 earnings call, John J.