The depth and vastness of network infrastructure required to sustain operations is often too much to manage on a daily basis using traditional methods. Staying ahead of business requirements requires network automation through all stages – from Day 0 (design and initial configuration) through Day 2 (continuous deployment, maintenance, monitoring and optimization).

Read more: Automation of Networks: Is It Hype?

Telecom Review recently visited with Robert Conger, ADTRAN’s SVP of technology and strategy.  He has been with the company for over 18 years, beginning as senior applications engineer before going on to occupy multiple roles, including director of product management and AVP for cloud and portfolio strategy. Robert’s diverse experience at ADTRAN makes him one of the company’s most invaluable employees. He oversees the company's end-to-end fiber broadband solutions portfolio, promoting future-proof 10G fiber access solutions and in-home wireless solutions that leverage the same software tools to maximize network performance and deliver efficient, end-to-end broadband services. With the large expansion of rural broadband in the USA ADTRAN is well positioned to expanding its position in the rural broadband market.

Read more: ADVA: Addressing the Optical Marketplace in the Rural Broadband Arena

To build state-of-the-art AI systems, you need a massive trove of data and a huge amount of computing power. Specifically, Generative AI tools, like ChatGPT are systems that are designed to leverage the power of this tech, and it’s already capable of impacting how people live and work.

Read more: Artificial Intelligence Takes the Tech Highway

The Honorable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced a new licensing policy that will give easy local access to 5G spectrum for Internet service providers and innovative industries, as well as rural, remote and Indigenous communities.

Read more: Canada Approves Non-Competitive Local Licensing for 3900 MHz Band

According to the data released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the five countries most prepared to use and adopt technologies that are essential to the green tech transition are the United States, Sweden, Singapore, Switzerland and the Netherlands.

Read more: US Ranked as Most Prepared Country for Green Tech Transition

Based on Lumen’s latest report detailing Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigations in Q1 2023, 85% of the largest 1,000 DDoS attacks that the company mitigated targeted the telecommunications industry. In addition, more than 700,000 of the application requests blocked targeted telecom customers.

Read more: Telecom Industry Remains Highly Targeted by DDoS Attacks in Q1 2023

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