The move to inter-carrier collaboration
13 December 2018 | James Pearce
“I’m very enthusiastic about inter-carrier orchestration,” admits PCCW Global CEO Marc Halbfinger CEO, as we sit down to discuss its acquisition of Console Connect a year after the deal was announced.
PCCW Global strikes pair of research partnerships into emerging tech
11 December 2018 | James Pearce
PCCW Global has struck a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Hang Seng University of Hong Kong’s Policy Research Institute of Global Supply Chain (PRISC) and a separate agreement with Administration Committee of Hengqin New District to conduct research into emerging technologies in the region.
EU backs international group to support blockchain services
23 November 2018 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
The European Commission is backing the formation of an international blockchain association to stimulate the development of distributed ledger technology.
20 Women to Watch 2018
19 November 2018 | Natalie Bannerman
Which leading ladies made onto this year's top women to watch list?
Blockchain firm OpenCryptoTrust inks deal with NJFX
16 November 2018 | Jason McGee-Abe
OpenCryptoTrust has signed five-year commitment at NJFX, the Tier 3 cable landing station colocation campus in the US, to support its blockchain-based telco infrastructure.
Will blockchain become a stepping-stone for service providers?
15 November 2018 | Simon Altman
The market size of blockchain in telecom this year has reached $46.6 million, and that number is projected to grow to $993.8 million by 2023.
Telefónica plans to use blockchain for international call routing
14 November 2018 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Telefónica has announced it is working with IBM in a blockchain-based and cloud-based project to improve the routing of international calls.
CenturyLink CTO Aamir Hussain to step down
07 November 2018 | Natalie Bannerman
Aamir Hussain, chief technology officer at CenturyLink, is rumoured to be stepping down from his role.
Impact Telecom names Patrick Reilly as vice president of carrier services
05 November 2018 | Natalie Bannerman
Impact Telecom, a full-service telecoms company, has appointed Patrick Reilly as its vice president of carrier services.
Axiata names Ghazzali Khalid as its new chairman
02 November 2018 | Natalie Bannerman
Axiata Group Berhad (Axiata) has appointed Ghazzali Sheikh Abdul Khalid, its interim chairman, as its new permanent chairman, effective immediately.
Datavision and partners demo reference solutions for telco market
31 October 2018 | James Pearce
Datavision, a service integrator of SDN/NFV-centric orchestration solutions, has partnered with Enea, Fortinet and Kontron to demonstrate reference solutions for telco and enterprise uCPE use cases.
MEF releases LSO APIs for network automation
30 October 2018 | James Pearce
MEF has announced the availability of the technical specifications and software development kits for its lifecycle Service Orchestration Sonata API at the MEF18 event in LA.