Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes
Cable 5G Backhaul Forecast: Clear as Mud
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/16/2017 | Post a comment
Cable is well on the path to meeting 5G backhaul and small cell requirements; however, cable may face competition from mobile network operators (MNOs) and find challenges in technology and regulation limitations.
SD-WAN Questions Linger for CSPs
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/11/2017 | Post a comment
Although many service providers have already deployed software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) technology and believe it is an integral part of their business, a clear path to vendor success and long-term revenue isn't yet visible.
CSPs See Slow Going for IoT – Report
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 10/3/2017 | 1 comment
The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing rapidly, but the lack of standards as well as uncertainty about its revenue potential is a major source of frustration for communications service providers (CSPs).
The Importance of BBU Emulation
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 9/22/2017 | Post a comment
Whether building out distributed RANs or new centralized RANs, BBU emulation is a critical step of the process to help mobile operators avoid lengthy and costly delays.
Charting the Course to Cloud-Native
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 9/20/2017 | Post a comment
During the "Getting to 'Cloud Native' " panel at our NFV & Carrier SDN event, we will debate what it will take to enable telcos to execute their cloud transformations, and what the supplier community's responsibilities are in the process.
Converging the Access Network
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 9/1/2017 | 1 comment
Fiber is making a comeback and converged access infrastructure is helping to push the market collectively towards 5G and other services.
Intent-Based Marketing or Intent-Based Networking?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/25/2017 | 1 comment
During the past year or so, vendors have taken interest in intent-based networks (IBNs), and standards development organizations have started working toward finding an industry standard for this cost- and time-saving development.
ON2020 Looks to the Future at ECOC
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/17/2017 | Post a comment
ON2020 has been surveying the optical networking needs and evolution strategies of leading network operators and is ready to share the results at ECOC 2017.
Structural Issues Facing LPWA in the Utility Sector
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/2/2017 | Post a comment
Despite some challenges ahead, the utility sector remains a promising one for LPWA, not least because utilities themselves are seeing the benefits of becoming more digital throughout their operations, and because of the increasing coverage of networks and availability of key enabling components, such as communications modules from a broadening ecosystem.
Cable Eyes SD-WAN to Boost Business Services
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/25/2017 | 4 comments
Software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) is offering cable multiple system operators (MSOs) a leg up in the market, offering solutions other than fiber, such as DOCSIS 3.1; however, it is not without its challenges.
The Emergence of Private LTE Networks
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 7/10/2017 | 1 comment
Designed-for-purpose, private LTE systems are emerging as the preferred wireless platform for enterprises with production-critical automation and mobility needs.
How Wireless Aims to Trump Fiber
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/29/2017 | 10 comments
In many cases, advocates say, wireless broadband service may make more sense and be more cost-effective than stringing fiber or cable all the way to the customer.
Making Video a Basic Service
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/25/2017 | 2 comments
It's time for reluctant telecom carriers to treat video as a core service offering so that it can generate plenty of fresh revenue and growth opportunities for them.
It's Time to Focus on One-Way Network Delays
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/15/2017 | 5 comments
While service providers have traditionally relied on tracking two-way latency issues on their networks, switching to a superior one-way measurement approach would be far more effective.
Cable Moves Toward Faster, Smarter Access
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 5/10/2017 | Post a comment
Cable's next-generation strategy for a smart cable access network is perhaps its biggest change in over 25 years, and it offers numerous options to increase Internet speeds and enable intelligent traffic routing and service management.
From The Founder
Light Reading is spending much of this year digging into the details of how automation technology will impact the comms market, but let's take a moment to also look at how automation is set to overturn the current world order by the middle of the century.
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