Posts about BT

For this post, I got together with Maria Cuevas, head of mobile core networks research at BT, to look ahead to our joint MWC demo. "MWC 2018 Threatens to Be 5G New Radio Bore," wrote Light Reading's news editor, Morris Lore, fearing that the non-radio side of the 5G overhaul wouldn't get much of a look in at the year's biggest mobile event. Well, it doesn't feel like that from where we are. For our team heading out to Barcelona, things are looking exciting - frantic even - as we prepare our demonstration of network slicing and assurance for 5G ...

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Telco operators see many benefits to network functions virtualization (NFV). In short, the goal is to bring the advantages of the cloud to telco operators. One of the big benefits is the wide array of available support software, including Linux, Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM), Open vSwitch and OpenStack. These software packages provide a base of well-known functionality upon which operators can build innovative new virtualized services ...
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Barely days into the New Year and the flames surrounding the net neutrality debate have once again flared. There are few who will have missed the media furore this week over BT’s launch of its Content Connect service. A number of the UK’s national press and open access groups are calling this a breach of the basic principles of net neutrality and the first step towards a two-tier Internet.
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