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SDN: The future of business
30 Oct 2017

The emergence of SDN over the last few years has undoubtedly changed the way we operate in the wholesale space but telecommunications as a whole.

Confidence, Innovation & Leadership report 2017
30 Oct 2017

Cloud, internet of things, security and software-defined networks are challenges that the wholesale carrier industry is facing, says Capacity’s new report on Confidence, Innovation and Leadership

Rebuilding after a perfect storm
30 Oct 2017

As the world is left reeling from three of the most powerful storms to cross the Atlantic, we round-up some of the biggest relief campaigns taking place in the telco sector and what we can do to help

Global carriers back ‘City as a Platform’ initiative
30 Oct 2017

The TM Forum is coordinating carriers, vendors and cities themselves to set new standards for smart cities and has started out by recruiting signatories for its 10-point manifesto on its City as a Platform idea.

Global Carrier Awards 2017 - Winners announced
26 Oct 2017

The 13th Global Carrier Awards saw around 400 members of the community celebrating industry achievements over the last year, with Interoute and Colt Technology Services among the big winners at this year’s event.

A higher level of messaging protection
23 Oct 2017

Deutsche Telekom’s SMS+ offering provides a dynamic one-stop-shop for secure international messaging. Christian Wollner and Matija Percan explain how

The era of digitisation is here! Embrace or be disrupted!
20 Oct 2017

We are living in an era of instant gratification and instant fulfillment – consumers look for all the answers on their smart devices and in such a scenario, businesses need to fast embrace this digitisation in order to create more value and drive digital enablement.

Prepare for the seismic shift of OTT video
17 Oct 2017

OTTs have long been seen as a threat to the carrier landscape, but a shift to video brings opportunities for the wholesale community, writes James Pearce

SD-WAN provides a growing opportunity
17 Oct 2017

More companies plan to implement SD-WAN. TeleGeography’s senior manager for enterprise research Greg Bryan discusses opportunities highlighted at the recent WAN Summit in Singapore

It pays to be in the mobile money game
01 Sep 2017

The mobile payments market is growing rapidly, with 54% of users now buying something through their smartphone on a regular basis. But how is this impacting wholesale? James Pearce finds out.

Market trends: in brief
01 Sep 2017

A number of industry market trend reports have recently been published so Natalie Bannerman takes a look at the evolving worlds of interconnection bandwidth, SDN, NFV and colocation

Software-defined access is key theme at US conference
01 Sep 2017

One term kept resurfacing repeatedly at the Adtran Connect conference in Alabama in August: software-defined access (SD-access). It was on the lips of executives from some of the biggest names in the North American telecoms industry, including Comcast, Verizon and CenturyLink, to name a few.

Djibouti telecom: a gateway to the world
01 Sep 2017

The Republic of Djibouti, on the Horn of Africa, is 23,000km square with a population of fewer than a million citizens. The country’s regional importance, however, is in disproportion to its size.

An emergent Africa
01 Sep 2017

Africa is the world’s second largest continent, home to more than 1.2 billion people, but until recently, it was considered a slow mover for telecoms.

Changing face of Carrier Ethernet
01 Sep 2017

In many advanced Carrier Ethernet markets, the technology is getting ready to move into a fresh phase, writes Gareth Willmer.

The hidden costs of a virtual world
01 Sep 2017

Many wholesalers are investing more than ever in fraud prevention and revenue assurance, writes Peter Kirwan. The complexity of virtualised networks suggests more of the same will be required.

Disruptive ideas for a new era
07 Jul 2017

Wholesale telecoms is starting to explore innovative ideas that break with decades of traditional thinking. Guy Matthews investigates

Reimagining IP networks
07 Jul 2017

Ground-breaking IP routing innovation from Nokia represents a leap forward in the evolution of the Internet. We take a look at a product range that delivers the performance, intelligence and security that is needed for the cloud and machine era

Are we changing as fast as the world?
07 Jul 2017

As innovation takes hold in all sectors of industry, Natalie Bannerman spent time with Equinix’s management and customers to hear about some of the challenges

A market in motion
07 Jul 2017

Carriers are looking at ways to work more closely with generators of video traffic, from traditional broadcasters to disruptive OTTs. Guy Matthews looks at what can be done to cater more profitably for such customers

Strong and stable leadership challenges
07 Jul 2017

The market has never needed clear leadership as it does now, but where will the right talent come from, and how are CEOs adapting their skills and strategies? Sue Tabbitt goes to the top to find out

Addressing network security in an era of cyber insecurity
29 May 2017

The ever-increasing sophistication and scope of network attacks mean that more and better tools are needed to combat them. NTT Communications believes it provides both the services and the network scale to help customers out

Retelit: flexibility, leanness and agility
26 May 2017

As Italy-based carrier Retelit grows its footprint outside its domestic market, head of sales Diego Teot explains how the company provides something different from the competition

New realities in a world of things
25 May 2017

Carriers have an opportunity to play a big part in enabling IoT. But they will need some clever approaches, writes Gareth Willmer

Diverse pathways from east to west
25 May 2017

COO George Nikoloudis describes how the company offers an excellent opportunity to customers that want to send traffic between regions and onwards, with its ability to provide a diverse and resilient network

Accelerating into the future
25 May 2017

The era of the connected car, and beyond that the fully autonomous vehicle, promises to be an interesting journey, and perhaps an important new revenue stream for carriers. But, asks Guy Matthews, are they prepared for some challenging twists and turns on the road ahead?

The backhaul challenge
25 May 2017

5G services will remain on the distant horizon until backhaul networks are fit for purpose, but how can carriers deliver what’s needed and keep costs under control, asks Sue Tabbitt

Unlimited possibilities, unlimited mayhem?
07 Mar 2017

As carriers wait for cost efficiencies from SDN and NFV to appear, security professionals and vendors continue to debate the right approach to cloud-based security, writes Peter Kirwan.

Virtual will become real in 2017
07 Mar 2017

Virtualisation is the buzzword across the wholesale industry, whether it be SDN or NFV. James Pearce asks if it is virtual insanity, or is it finally becoming a reality?