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Connecting to space, the final frontier

What are Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite networks and how will they help to provide connectivity to new areas? Ciena’s Brian Lavallée explains and takes a look at how satellite network operator Telesat is doing just that.

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Want to Monetize 5G? Start with Dynamic and Federated Inventory

Network inventory management has become a huge pain point for CSPs because they have so many legacy systems operating in silos. Blue Planet's Sandra Lowenstein details how federation technology can unify inventory data to provide a single 'source of truth' in an evolutionary approach to OSS.

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Busy city showing connections to the internet The importance of xHaul for the success of 5G

The future of 5G presents an exciting opportunity for telecom operators in Asia, but transport network considerations and automation are key components of success. ABI Research’s Dimitris Mavrakis details the design and implementation challenges that lie ahead for mobile operators.

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What is LSO?

Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) is a framework and architecture for automating the lifecycle of a connectivity service from end to end across multiple technology domains and provider networks.

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