This week’s roundup of telecom news touches on several aspects of the transformation underway in the communications network market. This includes the learning curve of operators as they adopt network functions virtualization (NFV), how NFV and software defined networking (SDN) promise to make networks better and more profitable, the pesky details involved with deploying virtualized customer premises equipment (vCPE), the importance of analytics for voice over LTE (VoLTE), what it takes to test an abstracted network, and the emerging role of the telco cloud.
Operators challenged by NFV business model, but learning
SDN and NFV for Network Automation – Promises of Network Transformation
With analytics, VoLTE leverages real-time, end-to- end network and service assurance