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    One of the key capabilities that will allow us to build flexible networks on top of a common physical infrastructure is network slicing. As 5G continues to take shape, network slicing will become a fundamental technology enabling a wide range of use cases.

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  • Technology companies are facing unprecedented change while trying to remain relevant to their enterprise partners. Global information and technology consultant Erik Viens discusses what key areas tech companies should be focused on right now.

  • How do you meet and exceed the evolving demands of your customers? We spoke with industry experts from Juniper Networks, Sumitomo Electric Lightwave and Avion Networks to discuss the ways in which their business are pivoting to address the changes in customer demand as network virtualization becomes more prominent across the communications technology ecosystem.

  • One of the key capabilities that will allow us to build flexible networks on top of a common physical infrastructure is network slicing. As 5G continues to take shape, network slicing will become a fundamental technology enabling a wide range of use cases.

  • TIA and QuEST Forum have officially announced the completion of their merger. The combined organizations are now poised to address the evolving business, technology and industry transformation needs of its members, from public policy to quality assurance and much more.

  • With corporate tax reform a top priority for the President and Republican lawmakers in 2017 – and legislation currently moving through Congress – experts from the firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber and Schreck, Elizabeth Gore and Brian Wild, join Brian Hendricks, head of Government Affairs for Nokia Americas Region, to provide their insights on the process, politics and policy currently surrounding the tax debate in Washington.

  • The march towards network virtualization has many service providers focused on infrastructure. As stand-alone and full-solution testing takes place, questions remain about the true existence of a comprehensive and interoperable NFV infrastructure. Wayne Cheung, Director of Product Marketing at Juniper Networks talks with TIA NOW’s Clarence Reynolds about how to define that progress and what this transition means for legacy network integration.

  • TIA’s Dan Henry speaks with Craig Dollar, Director of NG9-1-1 Strategy at Motorola Solutions and Patrick Halley, Executive Director of the NG9-1-1 Institute and Partner with Wilkinson Barker Knauer about current challenges to upgrading our emergency communications systems. Public safety will require policy leadership and dedicated funding to bring emergency communications into the modern era.

  • We talk a lot about network innovation on the virtualized side of the network, but what about the backbone of the network? Deploying fiber deep pushes better cable service closer to the customer, enhances scalability, and addresses concerns about aging copper being a bottleneck to network innovation. Cox Communication's Dr. Eugene Dai and EXFO's Sophie Legault spoke with TIA NOW from Cable-Tec Expo 2017 about the drive towards deep fiber, what impedes deployment, what deep fiber means for five nines reliability, and how service assurance will change as the network evolves.

  • Communities seeking the benefits of "smart" connectivity are faced with difficult choices: what are the first steps? How do you integrate applications? Which vendors do you work with? What's your budget? How do you manage public and private partnerships? In this discussion, city and county leaders tasked with scaling smart communities discuss the challenges and opportunities they're currently facing. They also weigh in on how the communications ecosystem can support their plans for current and future connectivity.

  • In this video panel from Nest headquarters in Palo Alto, CA, IoT security experts from VMware, Nest, NIST and Palo Alto Networks weigh in on consumer IoT and security. How do you balance the plug-and-play functionality of consumer IoT with network layer security?

  • Rachel Kutz, VP of Strategic Initiatives within AT&T's Global Supply Chain group discusses how the value chain of suppliers and QuEST Forum's role help AT&T compete and achieve near-term sustainability goals.

  • Nokia’s Chief Quality Officer, Deepti Arora, joins Power & Tel CEO Jennifer Sims and KPGCo President Trevor Putrah to explain the importance of the global language of network quality and performance provided by TL9000 for suppliers and service providers around the world.

  • AT&T’s Susan Johnson, SVP of Global Supply Chain, and CenturyLink’s Todd Miller, VP of Network Operations, discuss how they’ve raised the bar thanks to TL9000 and close coordination with their supplier partners via QuEST Forum. They also discuss what they foresee as required network innovation, and their expectations for the newly announced merger of TIA and QuEST Forum.

  • Spirent’s Dave Garrison and Rajat Agarwal reveal how 5G is more than a generational improvement on 4G; it's a new way to design and build networks from core to edge to RF. 5G will require a re-think of the role of networks in meeting end user demands.

  • The TIA and QuEST Forum merger announced this week heralds a new era in industry alignment bringing “agility, scale, quality, efficiency and trust,” says TIA CEO Wes Johnston. Fraser Pajak, CEO of QuEST Forum and Wes Johnston discuss the natural synergies and combined strengths of the new organization.

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