Telecommunications

News and perspectives from telecommunications, media and entertainment industry experts

TELUS’ CTO is tackling telcos’ bad customer experience rap

Written by Jordan Teicher | January 29, 2019 | Artificial Intelligence, Big Thinkers, Telecommunications

Ibrahim Gedeon sees his work as CTO as an integral part of the TELUS customer experience. ...read more


‘I felt absolutely horrible’: The world record-holder for binge watching looks back

Written by Jordan Teicher | March 21, 2018 | Cloud, Media and Entertainment, Telecommunications

Binge-watching is a quintessential 21st-century pastime. But few have binged like Guinness World Record holder Alejandro “AJ” Fragoso. ...read more


The race to scale network virtualization through automation is accelerating

Written by Jordan Teicher | February 23, 2018 | Cloud, Telecommunications

The idea of network function virtualization first emerged in 2012 as a way for telcos to meet rising demand for bandwidth, cut down costs, and speed up delivery of new services. But for the most part, implementations have been slow and modest in their scope. In 2018, that’s changing. ...read more


Garry Kasparov: It’s time for humans and machines to work together

Written by Jordan Teicher | February 20, 2018 | Cloud, Media and Entertainment, Telecommunications

Chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov is now a vocal advocate of friendly collaboration between humans and AI. ...read more


The little-known story of the first IoT device

Written by Jordan Teicher | February 7, 2018 | Automotive, Electronics, IoT...

How some techies tinkered with a soda machine and casually made history. ...read more


How gifs conquered the world

Written by Jordan Teicher | February 1, 2018 | Cloud, FutureScape, Telecommunications

GIFs rode the wave of technological change. Now they’re driving it. ...read more


On New Year’s Eve, do you have the bandwidth to share the #balldrop?

Written by Jordan Teicher | December 31, 2017 | Cloud, Media and Entertainment, Telecommunications

Revelers have been celebrating New Year’s Eve in Times Square since 1904, and each year the party gets bigger and bigger. Last year, an estimated 2 million people gathered in midtown Manhattan to ring in the start of 2017. This year’s event—which features musical performances, celebrity appearances, and hourly countdowns before the midnight ball drop— ...read more


Streaming this weekend? 5 games you need to see

Written by Jordan Teicher | November 22, 2017 | Cloud, Media and Entertainment, Telecommunications

More Thanksgiving football streaming means more strain on networks, and a greater potential for bandwidth shortages that can result in broadcast issues. ...read more


How to never stop watching football this Thanksgiving

Written by Jordan Teicher | November 20, 2017 | Cloud, Manufacturing, Telecommunications

Increasingly, fans are turning to live streaming to watch pro football games. ...read more