Automated NFV operations—two key use cases

One of the top expectations on NFV is the ability to introduce automation of operations. This improves reliability and keeps total cost of ownership low. In this brief video—Amit Sharma, Strategic Product Manager in Management and Orchestration, presents examples of automated NFV operations. The focus is on auto healing and auto scaling and the benefits they provide.

Making business sense of cloud and distributed computing for 5G

Industry momentum is strong around fog computing, mobile edge and distributed cloud. Critical capabilities to unlock the full potential of 5G network platforms. Where ultra-reliable low latency communication is poised to change the world. This post is about providing a foundation for connecting distributed clouds and 5G. Looking at the fundamental drivers shaping this new market place.

Innovations in telecom: Our top 10 highlights from Digital Transformation World

I'm reflecting today on last week's event, where Ericsson together with industry peers participated at Digital Transformation World—previously known as TMForumLive. Whilst we started out our week with out of ordinary cold temps and rainfall—nothing was going to stop our Ericsson team from keeping visitors engaged and interested in what we had to offer to this year’s Digital Transformation World program.

Network slicing orchestration

Service providers today are at an inflection point. Voice and messaging revenues have declined as consumers have several OTT options to choose from. Data traffic has increased exponentially, however service providers see challenges in monetizing data beyond a point. There is an urgent need to create new compelling services.

The need to analyze, understand and transform is now paramount for operators

Big data intelligence can fundamentally change how operators interact with their customers. EE, as one of the UK’s largest mobile operators and part of the BT Group, aim to deliver a next-generation customer experience management (CEM) system to analyse, understand and transform their customers' experience.

Webinar: Telecom analytics, innovations & use cases

In operator workplaces around the world, data scientists and business analysts have been teaming with their colleagues across a range of operations centers to understand how advanced analytics capabilities can best be applied to solve business needs relevant to each domain. 

Core network evolution from EPC to 5G Core made easy

The mobile core network is a central part of 5G network platforms. Where enabling functionality from 3GPP release 13 to 16 define a journey from existing 4G EPC to 5G Core. This post address how this evolution journey can be simplified, with a holistic evolution approach towards a dual mode core network, to reduce risk, cost and time to market.

Charting the course for Big Data and Analytics

Welcome to our seventh episode of our ongoing podcast series; “Transmissions from Tomorrow” by Dez Blanchfield, where we get an insider's view from people driving the next wave of digital transformation and innovation for Telco operators.

The time for onboarding NFV is now

It takes vision, confidence, a high tolerance for risk, and a big pile of cash to become an early adopter of a transformative technology. Yes, the rewards are great, but so are the risks. This has been particularly true of transformations from physical network functions to VNFs.

How to improve the voice service experience for small businesses

By combining VoLTE and WebRTC, a mobile operator could provide a mashup communication services to address small businesses with a better service they can utilize when communicating with their customers. See a demonstration on how operators can improve the voice service experience for small businesses and bring in new revenue from this untapped segment.

Telecom Customer Experience, A Zero-touch Future

As highlighted in the new Ericsson Consumer and IndustryLab report "The zero-touch customer experience", service providers should evolve their customer journey into a zero-touch future, where interaction will be based on voice and gestures and supported by artificial intelligence.