The Programmable Telco Network

In June, I spoke at the virtual TelecomsEurope Digital Transformation event. My remarks focused on deployment automation using different technologies in order to achieve the flexibility and agility across the network services that are offered to the residential or enterprise market.

At the Heart of the Matter: The 5G Core

I had the opportunity earlier this month to speak at the virtual 5G Forum. My chosen topic was no small matter—the challenges and requirements of securing 5G signaling networks. With our digital lives, not only our data but our finances and even our health will depend on the security of 5G networks.

Not Every Call can be an “A” Call: The Importance of Assigning Correct Attestation

Attestation is a critical element of STIR/SHAKEN, the FCC mandate that on June 30th, 2021 kicks off a whole new era in telecommunications. Intending to restore confidence in phone calls, service providers sending or routing calls throughout the United States must be STIR/SHAKEN compliant or not only face serious financial penalties but also automatic rejection of calls that have not gone through either STIR/SHAKEN attestation or at least Robocall Mitigation.

The Open Telco – How do we harness the innovation required to revamp the network

The supplier ecosystem into the telecoms industry faces some major demands. Openness has many flavours depending on your start position.
Will ‘open’ result in a wider supplier pool or will the desire to reduce the number of suppliers handled by the telcos be a stronger factor?
Are we finally approaching a balance of supply and demand in the telecoms marketplace?
Is the availability of open APIs and open interfaces finally going to kick-start a more competitive supplier environment?
NetNumber discuss in this blog.