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5G-Transformation

5G Transformation: Closer to the Start of the Journey than the Finish

It’s been five years since I collected with industry thought leaders in Reykjavik, in the cold and the dark of an Icelandic winter. In that first 2020 Executive Summit, we together laid-out the...

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The Strange Case of the Hole in the 5G Core and the Missing Startups

Last week saw the Mobile World Congress event in Los Angeles – an industry jamboree to celebrate all things telecom and mobile. This year, however, behind the public announcements and excitement...

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Rethinking Talent and Culture to Lay the Foundation for 5G

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Unifying Orchestration of 5G Networks and Services

Behind the Closed 5G Doors-The Reality of Physical Legacy Resources in 5G Environments

Behind the Closed 5G Doors: The Reality of Physical Legacy Resources in 5G Environments

5 Make-or-Break Factors of 5G Success

5 Make-or-Break Factors of 5G Success

Autonomous vehicles. Gigabit wireless broadband. Massive Internet of Things (IoT) installations with real-time decision-making at the edge. We don’t need to rehash all the reasons why 5G is a big...

Coffee Chat-4 Executives, Mobile World Congress, and More

Coffee Chat: 4 Executives, Mobile World Congress, and More

Sometimes the most interesting conversations happen over a coffee. With that in mind, we gave four Lumina executives a cup of coffee and one goal - explore what’s coming at Mobile World Congress...

Mastering Agile Development-Debunking the Field of Dreams

Mastering Agile Development: Debunking the Field of Dreams

In my decades-long career as a developer and software architect, I have seen many projects, products, and companies come and go. I have always been struck by a repeated mistake that seems to be...

Neglected Factors in 5G-SDN-R & Wireless Transport SDN

Neglected Factors in 5G: SDN-R & Wireless Transport SDN

Software-Defined Networking (SDN) concepts are alive and well in the indomitable march to 5G. Control plane to data plane separation, network programmability, and closed-loop automation techniques...

Neglected Factors in 5G-Network Slicing

Neglected Factors in 5G: Network Slicing

It may seem odd to long-time networkers that networking “slicing” is discussed extensively in relation to 5G deployment. After all, haven’t we been using VLAN, VPNs, VRFs and a whole host of ways...