Cisco Blogs / Chris W. Silberberg
Chris W. Silberberg
Senior Analyst, Service Provider Transformation
Omdia - Guest Blogger
Chris is a senior analyst in Omdia’s service provider transformation team, where he aids clients in making strategic decisions through high-quality reports and trackers. Chris covers a range of service provider operations & IT topics, including BSS, converged charging, future billing, partner ecosystem management, operator cloud strategies, and edge monetization systems.
Chris joined Omdia in June 2020 as a research analyst in the carrier network software service, where he covered NFV, carrier SDN, uCPE, cloud-native evolution, core network, and edge computing software.
Before that, Chris was part of Informa Tech’s conference division, where he worked on the NFV/SDN and broadband series of events since 2018. He was seconded to Omdia as a research analyst between October 2019 and February 2020, where he produced reports and insights on NFV adoption, the evolving vendor ecosystem, and how telco virtualization supports more advanced applications such as AI.
Chris holds a bachelor’s degree in ancient history from Durham University, is a tenor horn in his local brass band, and hosts occasional office pub quizzes.
Accelerating Innovation in APAC Broadband Operators
Cloud-native architectures and ways of working are reshaping the way that network operators deliver and manage their services. No area of the network will be left untouched, and the broadband network gateway (BNG) is no exception as operators strive to make broadband infrastructure investments go further, simplified, and streamlined.
Redefining the Cost Models for APAC Broadband Operators
With more than 5 billion mobile subscriptions in 2021, broadband can sometimes feel to play second fiddle in Asia & Oceania. In a region with hundreds of millions still without connectivity, the current 670 million broadband subscriptions across the region is bound to grow exponentially.