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

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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

Mobile World Congress 2018 Felt More Telco-Centric Again

Forrester IT

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

Forrester IT

telecommunications. CIO Customer Experience Digital Transformation Telco carriers cultural transformation customer lifecycle multichannel omnichannel telecommunications

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.

Digitalization Will Help Telecom, Cable, and Satellite Win Big

Perficient - Digital Transformation

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.

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

Comcast and the Industry’s Desire to Be Most Relevant

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cable, satellite, telecommunications) sector has come. It illustrates how innovation has always been the backbone of the broadcast, cable, and telecommunications industries. Business Optimization amazon Apple cable Comcast communications customer experience digital digital transformation Management Consulting Mobile NBCUniversal Satellite strategy Telecom telecommunications Wireless

Customer Experience in Telecom and Cable Is the Key to Growth

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Digital Experience Broadcasting Business Optimization cable communications customer experience cx digital digital transformation John Legeras Management Consulting Mobile Netflix Satellite strategy t-mobile Telecom telecommunications WirelessWhile operational efficiency is critical when it comes to running a lean and profitable business, it is closely intertwined with the customer experience.

Driving Operational Efficiency in Telecom and Cable

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In a Q3 2017 earnings report, Nicholas Jonathan Read, chief financial officer of Vodafone, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, said the company is investing a tremendous amount of money in technology to become more effective and lean: Supporting customers will be far more efficient and effective, given new AI applications such as chatbots and virtual agents.

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Equinix, AT&T, Verizon Join Facebook’s Open Source Data Center Project

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Open Compute Project launches telco project that will focus on telecommunications tech Read More. Blades Networking Open Compute

Cisco Sales Forecast Points to Slower Technology Spending

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Most of the caution in Cisco’s forecast comes from weak orders from telecommunications service providers for switches. Read More. Cisco Companies Networking Technology

Toshiba telecoms exit creates opportunities for VoIP firms

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Toshiba has announced that it will wind down its telecommunication systems division business, effective immediately. Many telecommunicationsWhile the company says it is committing to support warranty and maintenance obligations, its customers are being encouraged to move to third party support. Searching for a replacement for a Toshiba phone system has become a big topic in the VoIP industry.

Videotron Acquires Quebec Colocation Data Center

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

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

China Is Said to Close Major Hole in its Great Internet Firewall

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(Bloomberg) — China’s government has told telecommunications carriers to block individuals’ access to virtual private networks by Feb. Beijing has ordered state-run telecommunications firms, which. 1, people familiar with the matter said, thereby shutting a major window to the global internet. Asia-Pacific Regulation

Google Rolls Out Cloud-Based Home Phone Service to Fiber Cities

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Google is becoming a fully-fledged telecommunications provider with the launch of Fiber Phone, a cloud-based home phone service. Read More. Cloud Computing Google Shared

S.J.Res.34 and what this really means for your Internet privacy

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On April 3rd, 2017 President Trump signed into law S.J.Res.34 – A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to “Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services” (see: [link] The Internet, news agencies, […].

Telco FairPoint Expands Data Center Business in New Hampshire

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The Telecommunications provider has a budding data center services business, opening its second New England data center Read More. colocation

BT broadband users hit by UK-wide outage

Computer Weekly

Telecommunications giant incurs the wrath of BT broadband users after thousands struggle to get online, following power outage at third-party datacentre provider

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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With Plans to Double Business Cloud Revenue by 2018, Deutsche Telekom Extends Huawei Partnership

Data Center Knowledge

German telecommunications provider Deutsche Telekom is eyeing partnerships to help the company double its cloud revenue with business customers by 2018. Read More. Shared

Top 5 Benefits of VOIP Phones for Business

IT Toolbox

Business owners that want to use efficient and economical telecommunication solutions should consider Voice over Internet Protocol phone systems. VOIP systems offer various benefits from cost reduction to better time management and higher productivity. Here is a brief discussion of the key benefits of acquiring VOIP telephone systems and accessories for your business.

Latest OpenStack Release Advances ‘Intent-Based’ Configuration

Data Center Knowledge

OpenStack’s engineers didn’t say so at the time, but their new system was well aligned with a property that telecommunications engineers have been desiring for quite some time: intent-based configuration. Read More. Convergence

4 Benefits of VoIP and CRM Integration

IT Toolbox

percent of users see a reduction in their phone expenses, according to one report -- and provides more flexibility than traditional telecommunications. Voice over Internet Protocol, commonly called VoIP, lets businesses make phone calls from the internet. It boosts portability, cuts costs -- 99.9 Companies that integrate VoIP with customer relationship management software could reap further benefits

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A road map for national VoIP success

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Making a VoIP service available nationally is the long-term game of many fast-growing telecommunications firms around the country. Frontier Communications has just achieved that goal, announcing last week that its VoIP service was now available in all 50 states. Called Frontier AnyWare, it is a virtual communications platform that relies on the cloud. The cloud-based component has

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5 VoIP Trends That Are Pushing Enterprises to Evolve

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In fact, although it has been in the telecommunications field for two decades, it is only now starting to get the recognition and growth it truly deserves as key decision-makers realize its potential. These days, an increasing number of enterprises are choosing Voice over Internet Protocol technology because of the value it adds to their organizations. But this solution-based software isn't new.

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4 Features Of A Great PGP Encryption Provider

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If you’re a telecommunications user concerned about security, look for a PGP encryption provider with these 4 features. If you’re comparing PGP encryption providers, it’s probably because you value security and privacy. You don’t want people snooping around your emails, especially not cybercriminals who can use your personal information against you.

Telehouse to Expand London Docklands Campus With £135M Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

Japan''s KDDI pumps more money into the campus considered one of UK''s most important telecommunication hubs. Read More. colocation Europe London Telehouse

Canadian government awards major $140 million VoIP contract

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Government departments in both the US and Canada are in the process of upgrading their telecommunications infrastructure, in part to make themselves more efficient, and in part because traditional alternatives are being taken offline. We are seeing this on both sides of the border as municipalities revisit their existing infrastructure and send out tenders for VoIP installation.

DISA collapsing wired networks, expanding wireless, Coasties don't.


According to a recent DHS audit, the Coast Guard is sitting on over 5,000 laptops in Coast Guard Telecommunications NSA Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Coasties don't want expensive TISCOM laptops ?

IP and VoIP specialists partner for new market access

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Partnership deals between companies that offer complementary services are becoming increasingly prevalent in the US telecommunications landscape, particularly in the VoIP market, where growing business are readily entering into agreements with established vendors that can offer sales channels.

Cincinnati Data Center Virtual Tour

Data Center Knowledge

This video animation of CyrusOne''s downtown Cincinnati location gives an overview of the former Cincinnati Bell building and its power, cooling and telecommunications systems.

The Data Flow Imperative: Fighting Barriers to Promote Growth

Data Center Knowledge

Ensuring that data flows can move across borders without undue interference or restriction must be top priority for policymakers and the Obama Administration, writes Scott Belcher of the Telecommunications Industry Association. Read More. Industry Perspectives