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Backhaul Strategies: Looking to 2015
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
9/29/2014  |  1 comment
The challenges associated with small cell deployments, the impact of virtualization, and the demand for dark fiber are just some of the topics to be debated at the upcoming Backhaul Strategies conference in New York City.
Analyzing Apple & VoLTE
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
9/12/2014  |  10 comments
The news that Apple's new iPhone 6 will now support Voice over LTE kind of a big deal.
NFV Drives Telco Cloud Evolution – Nokia
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8/29/2014  |  5 comments
Network functions virtualization is the key catalyst underpinning telco data center transformation, believes Nokia Networks.
Testing Will Further Boost Mobile Market
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8/27/2014  |  Post a comment
The growth of the smartphone market is creating a new testing ground for vendors that must find a way to keep ahead of the game.
Testing Performance Is Key to Cloud Success
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8/20/2014  |  2 comments
As more and more applications move into the cloud, enterprises must ensure that those clouds are rigorously tested for performance.
Who's Doing Best in LTE-A?
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8/14/2014  |  Post a comment
As LTE-Advanced networks begin to reach commercial deployment, technology suppliers are scrambling to establish market leadership positions.
Cable's WiFi Video Attack
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/12/2014  |  2 comments
Cable has been working on WiFi gateways to combine IP video and advanced Wi-Fi for the home.
Where to Put Your VNFs
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/4/2014  |  6 comments
When it comes to virtual network functions (VNFs), Dell is convinced that the heavy lifting will need to be done in the 'cloud'.
Integrated Components Accelerate LTE
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7/14/2014  |  Post a comment
The latest highly integrated silicon components are enabling a massive acceleration of LTE worldwide.
WebRTC: A Double-Edged Sword for Telcos
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7/10/2014  |  2 comments
WebRTC has the potential to enable armies of developers to create their own real-time communications apps in previously unheard-of ways.
Uncovering More of the LTE-A Smorgasbord
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
7/4/2014  |  1 comment
As Release 10 and 11 of the 3GPP's LTE standards are being turned on, operators are seeking features that offer the biggest bang for their buck.
Cable & OTT: Do We Hear Wedding Bells?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
7/3/2014  |  5 comments
Cable and over-the-top (OTT) providers are striking up an unusual friendship, yet this unexpected pairing may lead to profitability for both sides, once some significant challenges are hurdled.
IoT: More Things, More Challenges
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
7/1/2014  |  2 comments
As M2M matures into the Internet of Things (IoT), the technology and network requirements are becoming much more complex.
LTE & EPC Drive ATCA
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6/25/2014  |  2 comments
The rapid rollout of LTE is driving demand for ATCA-based systems to support the EPC, IMS and many related applications.
MNOs Need to Get in the Driver's Seat
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
6/20/2014  |  1 comment
The market for connected cars is growing rapidly, with an expected CAGR of 41.2% between 2013 and 2018.
WiFi Gets Around
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
6/13/2014  |  4 comments
WiFi roaming isn't just for cellular offload anymore – MSOs and enterprise customers are also moving toward WiFi networks for cost savings across the board, especially for international roaming.
Telco Data Centers: Reinvention Starts Here
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5/23/2014  |  2 comments
Virtualized, SDN-enabled data centers may become telcos' key strategic asset in the next-gen telecom ecosystem.
Accelerating Packet-Optical Convergence
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5/22/2014  |  4 comments
Operators have shared their perspectives on IP and optical convergence, with network management and planning coming in for close scrutiny.
Who’s Afraid of OTT?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
5/19/2014  |  19 comments
OTT services are giving service providers sleepless nights, according to the early results of a poll.
Wanted: Wisdom of the Crowd (That’s YOU)
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
5/13/2014  |  8 comments
We've got the questions, you've got the answers...
Cloud Helps Companies Face Disaster Head-On
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
5/13/2014  |  2 comments
The disaster recovery market is facing challenges with quick IT growth, especially among mobile and other technologies.
Big Changes in Store for CDNs
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5/12/2014  |  1 comment
Verizon's acquisition of CDN provider EdgeCast is just one of several developments that will shake up the CDN sector.
Virtualization to Transform CPE
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
5/5/2014  |  2 comments
Customer premises equipment (CPE) is set to change dramatically in the coming years through virtualization, a process that will change business models for telcos, helping them to reduce capex and opex.
Policy Revenues Climbing, but Hazards Loom
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4/30/2014  |  Post a comment
The policy and DPI market will double in size during the next five years, but new challenges are emerging as the market nears saturation.
Service Assurance Is Critical for NFV & SDN
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4/18/2014  |  3 comments
The success of NFV and SDN will depend on service assurance, big data, end-to-end orchestration, and a centralized catalog.
Core 100G Fuels Packet-Optical Switching Growth
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4/10/2014  |  5 comments
The move to 100G in long-haul networks is driving the integration of DWDM transport and OTN switching, finds Heavy Reading.
The Digital Lifestyle Goes Corporate
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4/8/2014  |  2 comments
Service providers are being challenged to enable a digital lifestyle for their corporate clients as well as residential customers.
Suppliers Gear Up for Big Data Gold Rush
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4/2/2014  |  Post a comment
Big data analytics is creating a multi-billion-dollar revenue opportunity for service providers.
The Rise of Virtual EPC
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
3/26/2014  |  2 comments
The Evolved Packet Core (EPC) has emerged as one of the leading candidates for network functions virtualization (NFV).
Going Beyond 100G? Not So Fast…
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
3/10/2014  |  17 comments
There's growing urgency around the need to migrate beyond 100G to 400G transport networks, but who is driving that urgency? Is 400G really the next evolutionary step?
Telco Data Centers: Crisis Control
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
3/7/2014  |  3 comments
Looking for a telco pain point? Seek no further than the data center...
Is 4K Ultra HD in Cable's Future?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
3/7/2014  |  6 comments
The expected arrival of 4K Ultra High-Definition TV (UHD) will present some significant challenges to cable providers.
MWC14: What Are Telcos For?
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3/5/2014  |  8 comments
A view of Mobile World Congress from the outside – it looks a whole lot different and doesn't require comfortable shoes.
Social Media & Customer Care: How Best to Integrate Them
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
3/3/2014  |  4 comments
As telecom services become increasingly complex, telcos are moving toward the digital sector to improve real-time self-service (RTSS).
Finding the Value in Transportation Telematics
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2/28/2014  |  6 comments
Transportation and telecommunications are growing closer together.
The New Resonant Relationship Between NEPs & Their Customers
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2/27/2014  |  2 comments
Operators and network equipment providers are facing uncertainty together, pooling their understanding of what the future might look like. For network equipment providers, this uncertain future has meant becoming even more responsive to the needs of their operator customers, and responding to the network functions virtualization (NFV) challenge.
Ready or Not, Here Comes 5G
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
2/25/2014  |  13 comments
It may be years away from commercial deployment, but 5G is already showing up in long-term R&D plans.
No Easy Answers on FTTH Investment
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
2/18/2014  |  4 comments
Will the fiber laggards think that playing catch-up is worth the expense? The jury's still out...
Going to MWC? Let Us Know!
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2/6/2014  |  Post a comment
Heading to Barcelona? So are we! Let's do lunch. Or breakfast. Or some damn thing.
Shedding Light on Heavy Reading
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2/4/2014  |  6 comments
Why Heavy Reading is at the heart of the 'reborn' Light Reading.
Coffee, Tea, or Network Security?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
1/27/2014  |  1 comment
A breakfast briefing during Mobile World Congress will focus on customer privacy concerns and network/data security.
Metro P-OTS 2.0 Has Arrived
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1/21/2014  |  Post a comment
The numbers from the latest tracker report show that the next generation of metro packet-optical technology is here.
100G Revenue Drives 400G Investment
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1/13/2014  |  2 comments
With revenue increasing for 100G optical modules and components, companies are starting to ramp investment in 400G.
How Heavy Reading Called Small Cells Right
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
1/6/2014  |  6 comments
Think we'd be seduced by the small cells hype? Get outta here!
Huawei Is Striking the Right Notes
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
1/3/2014  |  3 comments
Huawei's commitment to API exposure, policy management/analytics, and big data show that it's in tune with network operators' needs today.
AAN: A Vision for the Future
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
12/23/2013  |  2 comments
As numerous changes occur in the network, a shift to application-aware networking (AAN) will be an answer to the rising challenges.
Cable's Search for Advanced Advertising Treasure
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
12/20/2013  |  5 comments
Dynamic advertising insertion (DAI) is available in 30 million homes and expected to be in 40 million homes by the end of 2014.
Mobile Voice is Dead. Long Live Mobile Voice!
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
12/19/2013  |  2 comments
Better mobile call quality has shown to drive longer call time.
Data Growth Spurs Policy Management Evolution
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
12/18/2013  |  3 comments
Communications service providers (CSPs) are pursuing new monetization strategies in the policy management market.
VoLTE Needs Passing Grade From Operator Tests
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12/17/2013  |  1 comment
Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) is predicted to grow tremendously through 2016.
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A Cultural Shift for an OTT World

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Telcos need to embrace a new approach to partnerships if they are to generate extra revenues quickly and give customers what they want.
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New Skills Needed as Telecom, IT Collide

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As telecom and IT collide, new technologies are emerging, new skills are needed and new opportunities for women are arising.
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Do IP Networks Need An Overhaul?

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As traffic levels ramp, do IP networks need new technologies and topologies?
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Sprint Wields Its Influence in the Valley

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Anne-Louise Kardas, Sprint's connection to startups in the Valley, explains how telcos can be innovative and find new opportunities with partners.
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SDN, NFV & The Future of XO's Network

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XO Communications COO Don MacNeil explains how cloud, SDN and NFV are altering its network requirements as well as changing data centers of the future.
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The OTT Conundrum

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What is holding back prosperous partnerships between telcos and the OTT players?
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Putting Broadband to Work

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High-speed broadband network rollout is key to telco strategies, but it's what happens after the network is built that counts.
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Light Reading's Women in Telecom Recap

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Our first Women in Telecom breakfast was a huge success, and we hope you'll join us in London for the next event on November 6.
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Monetizing Ultra-Broadband

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Ultra-broadband networks need to be built, with fiber-to-the-premises the ultimate goal, but they need to be monetized, too.
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Sales Director of INIT on Plug & Play Switch Devices

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INIT Italy uses both the Huawei S5700 and S7700 series switches for the campus LAN environment. Sales Director Andrea Curti says their company chose these Huawei devices over others because of their performance, flexible scalability and plug-and-play features.
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Saudi Arabia Upgrades Vocational Training System

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The Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) has 100,000 students, 150 government-owned institutions and oversees 1000 private institutes. The CIO of TVTC explains that Huawei devices have allowed them to manage multiple datacenters using just one software program, scientifically tracking the progress of students and teachers, saving them millions.
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Huawei's Media Solutions Are Here to Stay

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The current media revolution requires rapid upgrades in technology. New formats (HD, 3D, 4K etc.) and the subsequent explosion of file sizes demand sophisticated network and storage architecture. Social media and the multiple distribution channels require a robust asset management system. Gartner analyst Venecia Liu speaks about the current technological trends in ...
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