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ETSI's Director General Drills Down Into 5G


At Mobile World Congress, Luis Jorge Romero, director general of ETSI, talks about the industry body's focus on key areas of 5G R&D, including edge computing, virtualization and automated network management, and provides an update on blockchain and AI efforts. 

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A Clear Path to Blockchain in Telecom

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Why CSG Is Betting on Blockchain

Managed Security Services Are a Big Telco Opportunity


Cisco Security Head Gee Rittenhouse talks with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner about how network operators can use AI, machine learning, blockchain and other emerging technologies to protect against threats. 

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Colt Exec Bigs Up Blockchain Benefits


Fahim Sabir, Colt's director of architecture and development for Colt on Demand, explains how the use of blockchain can help to automate specific manual processes and save hundreds of working hours.

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Blockchain Can Automate Inter-Carrier Connections


Service interconnection is changing, requiring automation on the front end to enable end-to-end connections but also on the back end to handle commercial agreements at scale, says Marc Halbfinger, CEO of PCCW Global. 

That is where blockchain can come in to facilitate automation by coding contracts so that parameters for settlement and dispute are baked in and can be automated. Halbfinger explains where current demos and deployments are, both in terms of the technology and the governance model.

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