Using Automation, AI/ML and Real-time Analytics for Network Optimization

Learn how to optimize your communications network operations with flexible, scalable analyses that evolve and grow with your network.

June 3, 2021

 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time


Telecommunications providers’ CAPEX expenditure is mostly focused on growing and maintaining their networks. With this significant but limited investment and increasing expectations from customers, they need to enhance the network strategically, do more with less.  Automation, AI/ML, and real-time analytics are key enablers to optimize infrastructure investments, increase efficiency and quality of service in operations, and improve customer experiences.

Join our panel of experts to learn how to optimize CAPEX and reduce OPEX using artificial intelligence, automation, and real-time analytics by implementing smart capacity planning, real-time network monitoring and alerting, proactive network maintenance, and natural language processing to ensure the best possible customer experience. 

In this event, you will:

  • Learn four ways that you can apply AI/ML to enhance your network planning and operations
  • Learn how companies use edge analytics to capture valuable, real-time insights
  • Hear how Telefonica Spain uses SAS Viya AI and Machine Learning capabilities to grow their fiber network and retire legacy copper networks

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Andrea Moore
Principal Customer Advisory

Steve Sparano
Principal Product Manager, Event Stream Processing, IOT SAS

Peter Cirocco
Systems Engineer Customer Advisory

Teresa Herrero
Network Strategy and Capacity Manager, Telefónica Spain

Debbie Mayville
Global Advisory Lead at SAS


11:00 am

Welcome & Opening

  • Debbie Mayville, Global Industry Lead for Telco, Media, & Technology at SAS

11:05 am

Four Applications of Network Analytics

  • Andrea Moore, Principal Customer Advisory - SAS
  • Peter Cirocco, Systems Engineer Customer Advisory - SAS 

11:45 am

Real-time Intelligent Decisioning at the edge

  • Steve Sparano, Principal Product Manager, Event Stream Processing, IOT
12:15 pm

Customer Success Story

  • Teresa Herrero Zamorano – Network Strategy and Capacity Manager Telefónica Spain
12:40 pm


  • Debbie Mayville - Global Industry Lead for Telco, Media, & Technology at SAS