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What will separate the 5G leaders and laggers in 2023

January 27, 2023

Via: Telecom Ramblings

As communications service providers (CSPs) want faster monetization of 5G, recession fears loom, and the cost of energy increases, some have formed a shortsighted view of 5 G’s true long-term impact. However, leading into 2023, this perspective could be what […]


Internet, Modern Media

Three predictions in 2023 for AI-driven operations (Reader Forum)

January 11, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

2023 is shaping up to be a year of uncertainty for communications service providers (CSPs). Between inflation, rising energy costs and continued pressure to cut costs while launching new services, speed and cost savings remain the name of the game. […]


Internet, Modern Media

5G: How to turn lab innovation into commercial reality (Reader Forum)

December 14, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G labs are becoming very popular. CSPs are welcoming partners to work with them to come up with new ideas and use cases that will ultimately drive increased use of 5G networks and effectively increase their revenues. In Europe, Orange […]


Internet, Modern Media

Nokia launches core software-as-a-service for 5G

November 10, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Finnish vendor Nokia unveiled its core software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution for 5G, whichit says will enable operators and enterprises to have a fully automated and scalable software model to run the core of their networks. In a release, the vendor said […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

$300M Asia Link Cable to connect China and Southeast Asia

November 8, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

A group of Communication Service Providers (CSPs) servicing the Asia Pacific region announced Tuesday a shared investment of $300 million to develop a 6,000 kilometer (km) submarine cable system in Southeast Asia they’re calling the Asia Link Cable (ALC). The […]


Networks & Systems

VMware updates cloud portfolio with data sovereignty in mind

November 8, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

VMware on Tuesday announced new solutions and cloud partners that it says will help guide customers through data sovereignty issues. The announcements include information about global providers specializing in data sovereignty issues, along with updates to core VMware products with […]


Internet, Modern Media

Telecom server market spend predicted to hit $14B by 2026

November 2, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The overall market opportunity for telecom servers is expected to reach $14 billion by 2026, according to a new report from Dell’Oro Group. Most of that growth is coming from the expansion of edge data centers, according to the report. […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Mavenir supports Triangle Communications’ rip-and-replace efforts

October 20, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Mavenir said today that is has turned on a fully cloud-native converged packet core, Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) and O-RAN compliant Radio Units (O-RUs) for Triangle Communications. Triangle Communications is undergoing a full network transformation as part of […]


Internet, Modern Media

Dell, Fujitsu collaborate to accelerate O-RAN adoption

September 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Dell Technologies and Fujitsu announced a joint collaboration with the aim of helping communications service providers (CSPs) to accelerate the adoption and simplify the deployment of O-RAN solutions globally. As part of the joint work, the companies said they will […]


Networks & Systems

VMware expands telco cloud platform with new features

September 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

VMware on Thursday announced changes to its telco cloud portfolio that it says will help Communication Service Providers (CSPs) with modernization efforts around 5G, Radio Access Network (RAN) and edge computing deployments. The company’s announcements include Telco Cloud Platform 2.5, […]


Internet, Modern Media

Dell wants to simplify telco cloud with ‘Infrastructure Blocks’

September 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Dell Technologies this week introduced Telecom Infrastructure Blocks, a new telco cloud infrastructure solution the company co-engineered with Wind River. The “blocks” offer Communication Service Providers (CSPs) with simplified telco cloud network deployment and management features by combining validated and […]


Internet, Modern Media

Nokia announces new SaaS service for 5G, IoT monetization

September 22, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nokia launched a new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution designed to help communication service providers (CSPs) and enterprises commercialize new 5G and IoT use cases and offerings. The solution, called AVA Charging, provides “intelligence everywhere” using AI, machine learning, no code configuration, […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Optiva brings 5G telecom charging to Google Cloud

September 20, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

OSS/BSS software developer Optiva has announced that its Optiva Charging Engine is now available through Google Cloud Marketplace. The company claims it to be the first 5G telecom charging solution to be made available that way. Available as a Software […]


Networks & Systems

How close are we to fully-automated Open RAN networks?

August 9, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Open RAN has been the subject of earnest development for a number of years and has seen large-scale commercial deployment by three major global operators building new networks with significant commitments from many large brownfield CSPs. Reducing TCO through vendor […]


Modern Media, Unified communications

Bandwidth and Alianza Partnership Targets CSPs

June 22, 2022

Via: No Jitter

Today, Bandwidth and Alianza announced a new partnership. A few months back, I wrote about Lumen turning to Alianza to power a new generation of its cloud-delivered services. At first glance, I thought this was a similar arrangement, but it’s […]


Networks & Systems

Research: Consumers believe in the metaverse, but challenges must be addressed (Reader Forum)

June 2, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

We’re entering an era of significant change. But do we have the right “mashup” of devices, services and networks to make it work? Just like the iPhone turned the internet into a mobile experience, the metaverse will disrupt the internet […]


Networks & Systems

How to cut carbon emissions in telecoms networks (Reader Forum)

April 4, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Hoesung Lee, Chair of The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a forward to the Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability report released in February 2022: “This report is a dire warning about the consequences of inaction, it […]


Networks & Systems

Cloud Packet Core: Where flexibility enables profitability

March 7, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Communication Service Providers (CSPs) must monetize their investments in 5G infrastructure while simultaneously managing the increasing demands of their customers. Designing a webscale-class cloud packet core network that meets the needs of CSPs today and in the future, starts with […]


Internet, Modern Media

How 5G experiences will go above and beyond in 2022

December 3, 2021

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Communication service providers (CSPs) are facing more pressure than ever to start generating new revenue streams and monetising their network assets. With rising demand for real time, data-rich services, telcos have had to invest in upgrading their networks, both in […]


Modern Media, Unified communications

Battle for Telcos: Next Phase in War for Global UCaaS Domination

March 31, 2021

Via: No Jitter

I have covered the cloud communications space for two decades and, throughout this time, business models and value propositions have evolved dramatically. Market power has shifted many times across vendors and service providers as various factors, including innovation velocity, strategy […]