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In 2007, in order to meet ever increasing traffic demands of YouTube, Google started building what is now the Google Global Cache program. Over the past 15 years, we have added thousands of edge caching locations around the world, with widely varying hosting conditions—some in customer data centers, some in remote locations with limited connectivity. …

Communication service providers (CSPs) are at the forefront of a remarkable digital transformation as network data traffic soars to record highs. From low-latency edge computing, digitally reimagined infrastructure management, and sustainable networking practices, CSPs are meeting the massive increase in network demand by becoming data-driven and digital-first. To achieve this, leading CSPs know they must …

The transition of telecommunications networks to the cloud has begun. Yet, simply containerizing network functions and running them on centralized or edge clouds will not maximize the cost savings and operational efficiencies promised by the cloud. A nominal change in technology from virtualized to containerized functions risks the same disappointments seen with the previous virtualization …

Communication services providers (CSPs) are experiencing a period of disruption. Overall revenue growth is decelerating and is projected to remain below 1 percent per year, following a trend that started even before the pandemic.1 At the same time, driven by the pandemic, data consumption in 2020 increased by 30 percent relative to 2019, with some …

As communication service providers (CSPs) continue to focus on capitalizing on the promise of 5G, I’ve been having more conversations with operators and network equipment providers on why and how it may make sense to adopt cloud-native approaches. More specifically, we often discuss best practices around accelerating the time to value of 5G and simplifying …

South Korea is the undisputed telecommunications superpower of our world — how did they achieve this? South Korea has the highest percentage of users with fibre broadband subscriptions in the world, according to the data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Statista published a chart displaying selected countries included in the OECD …

During this unprecedented period challenging the world’s health and economy, Verizon announced, for the next 60 days, it will waive late fees that any residential or small business customers incur because of their economic circumstances related to the coronavirus. In addition, the company will not terminate service to any residential or small business customers because …