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Artificial intelligence (AI) is starting to become a hot topic for the likes of Amazon, Google, and Facebook, for application in several domains, including their networks. A few vendors are starting to offer products including elements of AI for the telco network today, hinting that it may soon become a major topic of interest in the telecoms market.


  • Network analytics are the first application of AI in telecoms, where user requirements are anticipated and the network is adapted to suit these before they happen.

Features and Benefits

  • Learn about AI in the telecom network domain.
  • Evaluate vendor activities in AI for telecom networks.

Key questions answered

  • Are operators willing to let AI operate their networks?
  • How will SDN and NFV promote the use of AI in the telecom network?

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  • Summary
  • AI is the future, but not just yet
  • SDN and NFV will be the foundation of telco AI
  • SDN/NFV vendors must assess impact of AI


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