Report from Huawei Operations Transformation Forum, 2016

Alan Burkitt-Gray
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Global Telecoms Business took part in Huawei’s Operations Transformation Forum, held in Wuzhen, China, in November 2016. Here are our first videos and news reports

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Telecoms executives from around the world attended Huawei’s Operations Transformation Forum, in Wuzhen, China, in November 2016. They discussed key issues facing the industry at a time when they are not only extending and developing their infrastructure but also introducing exciting new services.

Executive interviews in Global Telecoms Business

Carsten Bryder, TDC

Superfast broadband? Upgrade your cable TV network, says Denmark’s TDC

Carsten Bryder, CTO of TDC, along with colleagues, tell Global Telecoms Business how the company is upgrading its cable TV network to deliver 1Gbps and potentially 10Gbps to Danish homes, in a project with Huawei

Jim Lu, Huawei

Transformation is a long-term strategy and CEOs have to educate the whole company

Transformation is on the agenda for operators, but CEOs have to educate not only their company colleagues but also shareholders, Jim Lu tells Alan Burkitt-Gray


Video interviews

Click the video below to watch the editor introduce the Operations Transformation Forum:

  Later on in the conference, the editor interviewedFred Giron of Forrester and Eric Owen of IDC about the transformation challenges that the telecoms industry is facing. 

Click the videos to watch them:




News reports

Global Telecoms Business published the following news reports from the OTF, and will be publishing a number of interviews with executives from Huawei and its customers over the next few days.

1Huawei releases cloud VPN integration
Vendor aims to speed up provisioning for enterprises needing ICT services

2Huawei to hold next open transformation meeting
The Open ROADS Community, launched by Huawei in February, is to meet in London next week, executive tells transformation conference

3China Mobile launches virtualisation project
Largest operator launches Novo Net virtualisation project at Huawei operations conference in China

4TDC cable network to run at gigabits
Most Danish households to get more than 1Gbps in Huawei upgrade of TDC’s cable TV network

5China Mobile starts index to show LTE quality
Network experience can go down as well as up. China Mobile borrows from stock markets to set up network experience index

Telcos form Omni-channel Management Alliance
A number of telecoms giants, including Huawei, have partnered to launch the Industry Omni-channel Management Alliance (OCM-A) at the Open ROADS community meeting in London

Alan Burkitt-Gray summarises the Operations Transformation Forum here: