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Franco Callegati is associate professor of telecommunication networks. His current research interest are in the field of Software Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and cybersecurity. He has been active in EU-funded research projects since 1994. He served as co-chair of the Education Committee of the IEEE SDN Initiative and is currently Director of the Center for Industrial Research in ICT of the University of Bologna as well as President of the T3Lab Consortium.


The course deals with the digital revolution in telecom services. It presents the telecom service paradigms and discusses the opportunity and chalenges of integration introduced by the digital transformation of the communication. Then the most recent technologies supporting the modern telecom service paradigm are discussed, from network softwarization to IoT network architectures and service deployments.