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ZTE on Its Best Way to 5G
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2/23/2017  | 
Bridging the Innovation Gap
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2/22/2017  | 
This eBook examines the innovation barriers hindering your service provision, the role that outsourcing and virtual managed services can play in bridging the innovation gap, and how you can tap into the potential $156 billion ITaaS opportunity.
Addressing the Indirect Tax Challenges Facing Communications Providers
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2/21/2017  | 
All communications industry professionals should read this Aberdeen Group paper (brought to you by Avalara for Communications) to discover how communications tax automation can let you focus on your business, not taxes – and benefit your bottom line.
Huawei X Labs, Born for Innovative Wireless Applications
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2/21/2017  | 
Intel & the Cisco Media Blueprint
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2/14/2017  | 
Find out how the world’s largest chip maker and the world’s largest networking provider have joined forces to accelerate the creation, delivery and monetization of immersive media.
Shared Spectrum for 5G New Radio
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2/10/2017  | 
Shared spectrum can be a critical enabler of “permissionless innovation” in 5G. It will mean a wide range of end-user organizations will be able to take advantage of New Radio (NR) technology, while for mobile operators new sharing mechanisms will drive more efficient use of spectrum, improved network capacity, and gigabit speed performance.
Shared Spectrum for 5G New Radio
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2/9/2017  | 
Shared spectrum can be a critical enabler of “permissionless innovation” in 5G. It will mean a wide range of end-user organizations will be able to take advantage of New Radio (NR) technology, while for mobile operators new sharing mechanisms will drive more efficient use of spectrum, improved network capacity, and gigabit speed performance.
The Essential Guide for Telecoms & Service Providers Adopting Big Data Solutions
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2/9/2017  | 
This eBook provides telecom and service provider executives with a basic introduction to big data and analytics processing.
Evolving the Mobile Security Architecture Toward 5G
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2/9/2017  | 
This paper examines trends in the mobile threat landscape, software programmability and cellular standards to point to new directions in network security architecture that mobile operators should be considering.
Prepare Your Mobile Network for 5G ebook
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2/9/2017  | 
In this eBook you will discover the reality of 5G adoption behind the hype, the three vital elements of preparing for 5G: HetNet, Mobile Core and xHaul, and how 5G can be an agile platform to deliver new business services quickly and easily
Webinar: CKN Securing the 5G Mobile Network
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2/9/2017  | 
Why Your Hotspot Matters White Paper
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2/7/2017  | 
WiFi-enabled devices connect to the Internet via a WLAN network and a wireless Access Point (AP), or hotspot. Americans today have an average of four WiFi-enabled devices in their homes, and with the Internet of Things just around the corner – anything from the toaster to the water heater – they too will soon be chatting on our networks.
Cable Tackles the Gigabit Challenge
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2/7/2017  | 
DOCSIS 3.1 presents several major fresh challenges for the cable industry, demanding major technological shifts, operational changes and potential spectrum shifts for its full implementation. Moreover, cable operators will need new equipment, procedures, and testing and monitoring tools to turn their Gigabit dreams into reality.
VeEX Product Brochure
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2/7/2017  | 
VeEX develops innovative test solutions for next generation communication networks and services. Our products address all stages of network deployment, maintenance, field service turn-up, and service verification features across DSL, Fiber Optics, CATV/DOCSIS, Mobile, next-generation Transport Network, Fibre Channel, Broadband/IPTV, WiFi, Synchronous and Carrier Ethernet technologies.
Fulfilling the Promise of NFV: Infrastructure & Software Implementation Best Practices
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2/7/2017  | 
What viable alternatives are available to ensure a flexible, programmable and scalable NFV infrastructure? In this paper we will look at the best practices that can be used to vet available alternatives that can provide service providers with the programmable flexibility they need.
Case Study: Exponential-e Accelerates VPN Service Delivery and Automates IT Tasks Across Networking Technologies with Nuage Networks
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2/2/2017  | 
Exponential-e, already a customer for Nuage Networks datacenter SDN solution, has chosen the Nuage Networks Virtualized Network Services (VNS) platform to accelerate the provisioning of WAN services and incorporate remote sites using both Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) and broadband Internet.
SD-WAN for Addressing Branch Network Complexity & Security
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2/2/2017  | 
The global study “Using SD-WAN to Simplify & Secure the Network,” conducted by Dimensional Research, found that companies are struggling to manage and secure the WAN, especially at branch locations. Nearly all participants stated that maintaining security policies, network devices and complexity due to cloud and mobile applications are the most difficult aspects of managing the WAN.
How to get NFV Solutions to Market Faster and at Lower Risk
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2/1/2017  | 
This paper discusses trends in NFV infrastructure, ecosystem and a technology platform with a common execution environment for most every NFV use case. This will achieve time savings and easier development for next-generation NFV products.
Don’t Let Communications Tax Compliance Challenges Halt Innovation: Automation Keeps You Competitive
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1/31/2017  | 
The communications industry is in a state of extreme change, both in services offered and the way they are delivered. This Aberdeen Group white paper, sponsored by Avalara, uncovers how top-performing communications organizations are utilizing technology to ensure tax compliance, while still enabling the business to remain agile and competitive.
The Tax Challenges of Accurately Identifying Customer Locations: For Communications Service Providers, There’s a Lot On the Line
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1/31/2017  | 
All communications service providers (CSPs) face a wide array of taxation challenges: regulatory fees to track, nexus requirements to determine, tax on tax calculations to get right. This whitepaper, sponsored by Avalara for Communications, examines five methods and outlines how CSPs can resolve common location errors.
How Cable Operators Can Save Energy Through Virtualization
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1/30/2017  | 
This white paper examines the various factors that cable operators should consider when deploying a virtualized network solution, with an emphasis on the energy ramifications of such virtualization moves.
Voice Security on the Rise
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1/23/2017  | 
With the steep increase in using voice for interfacing with our world, voice biometric authentication is also on the rise. Ensuring the security of this authentication method is paramount to protecting consumers.
Making 5G NR a reality
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1/23/2017  | 
5G New Radio (a.k.a. 5G NR) is the name for the new air interface being developed to enable advanced 5G services. Download this whitepaper to explore the key features of 5G NR as understood at this stage of development.
Integration of IoT & Communications
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1/20/2017  | 
Authored by Dean Bubley from Disruptive Analysis, this paper explores emerging intersections between IoT and real-time communications. It frames and segments the use cases, and examines the opportunity for telecom-type services, especially where enabled by NFV and cloud-based IoT services platforms.
EANTC Performance and Functionality Tests of the Virtualized Metaswich Perimeta SBC
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1/20/2017  | 
EANTC was commissioned by Intel under the Intel Network Builders program to perform independent tests of the Metaswitch Perimeta SBC Solution. This document details the testing methodology, the results of those tests and their applicability to VoLTE.
Lower Deployment and Operational Costs with Virtualized IMS Using NFV
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1/20/2017  | 
This white paper describes how CoSPs can address these challenges with a network functions virtualization (NFV)-based virtualized IP Multimedia Subsystem (vIMS) from Dell, Intel Metaswitch and Red Hat, that increases agility and lowers deployment and operational costs compared to traditional IMS solutions without NFV platforms.
Telco-Grade Services from an IT-Grade Cloud
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1/20/2017  | 
How can telco-grade availability be achieved if we move this software into a cloud computing environment that offers, at best, 99.97% availability? That is the question that this white paper sets out to answer.
Monarch LTE Platform
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1/12/2017  | 
Monarch is the world’s first and most highly-optimized LTE-M (Cat M1) and NB-IoT (Cat NB1) chip. It is purpose-built for the Release 13 narrowband LTE standard. Monarch comprises baseband, RF, power management, and RAM in a single package and supports PSM and eDRX for 10 year plus battery life.
Wi-Fi Credential Provisioning, Authentication and Management
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1/9/2017  | 
This white paper discusses the challenges and opportunities associated with Wi-Fi credential provisioning, authentication and management. The paper addresses the benefits and limitations of Hotspot 2.0, as well as the merits of a client-assisted approach to Wi-Fi credential provisioning and management.
Blockchain and Data Integrity eBook
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1/6/2017  | 
Download the eBook, and understand how blockchains can bring integrity assurance to the Internet of Things.
How to Master the Digital Economy
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1/6/2017  | 
The message is clear: today’s businesses require a data center that’s built for the digital economy. Our eBook guides you from the goal to the solution and the final result – this is the journey to winning with cloud.
Working in the Cloud – Infographic
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1/6/2017  | 
Learn more about what US decision makers and business users really think about the cloud by downloading the infographic "Working in the Cloud".
Removing the Spectrum Straitjacket
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12/22/2016  | 
Key Virtualization Trends: SD-WAN, Virtual CPE
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12/19/2016  | 
2016 has been proven, if nothing else, how challenging it can be to deliver on the early promises of virtualization. Reduced operating and capital costs? Greater agility? New revenue opportunities? This report takes a look at some of the key industry developments and trends impacting and enabling these emerging opportunities and highlights some of the challenges facing network operators as they implement their virtualization strategies.
Cost-Effective Capacity Expansion through Multi-Sector Solution
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12/19/2016  | 
Putting DOCSIS 3.1 Networks to the Test
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12/14/2016  | 
With DOCSIS 3.1, cable companies will be able to make an enormous leap in broadband transmission rates. D3.1 includes new technologies, and its implementation can be complex. Preparing the network and monitoring its performance will be critical.
Inside Check Point’s Cybersecurity Research Lab
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12/13/2016  | 
Check Point Carrier Security Solutions
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12/13/2016  | 
LTE Radio Transport Security: Vulnerabilities, Threats & Controls
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12/13/2016  | 
vCPE: Market Outlook
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12/12/2016  | 
This report looks at where we are today with challenges and developments related to vCPE deployment and highlights some of the initiatives and operator strategies that are bringing early vCPE programs to market.
From Ripples to Waves – How the Evolution of Consumer Demands Changed Cloud Communications
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12/9/2016  | 
Today workers expect the same applications experience at work that they enjoy at home. Spiceworks, a community of IT professionals, conducted research to uncover their views. Discover more about the growth of cloud communications in this whitepaper.
Get Ready for the Cloud X.0
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12/9/2016  | 
Cloud X.0 is the promise of the cloud fulfilled: simple to use, seamless across mobile and fixed devices, and empowering users. One in four enterprise cloud communications seats globally run on Mitel. Explore a new Cloud strategy in this guide.
Cloud Communications in the modern workplace – a Mitel whitepaper
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12/9/2016  | 
IT professionals know how communications technology can improve productivity and support team collaboration. Discover more about how cloud communications can drive productivity while at the same time reduce complexity for IT professionals.
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Cisco's Conrad Clemson, recently promoted to head up the company's Service Provider Apps & Platforms developments, talks to Light Reading's Founder and CEO Steve Saunders about how he's bringing cloud video, mobile and virtualization together to empower network operators.
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Charting the CSP's Future
Six different communications service providers join to debate their visions of the future CSP, following a landmark presentation from AT&T on its massive virtualization efforts and a look back on where the telecom industry has been and where it's going from two industry veterans.
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4.5G Evolution: Peter Zhou on Advanced MIMO Technologies & 5G Business Prep

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In the process of service transformation, operators need to catch three major opportunities and start deploying in 4.5G networks, such as video, household broadband access and digital transformation of vertical industries. 5G is coming. Operators don't need to wait for it to happen but should progressively deploy 4.5G networks by introducing 5G-oriented ...
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What WTTX Can Deliver

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Mohamed Madkour explains the benefits of WTTX while Dimitris Mavrakis discusses the challenges of delivering home broadband access.
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Huawei on Mobile Broadband

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Mohamed Madkour shares his vision on MBB for the next three years.
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Analysys Mason Talks About the Future of Digital Operations

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The future of digital operations has three key aspects: 1. Highly automated operations for both service and network; 2. Highly converged BSS/OSS for business and resources; 3. Highly merged management and control for real-time cloud native operations.
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Software Trends in the Telecom Sector

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Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw talks with Telecoms.com Editorial Director Scott Bicheno about trends and developments in the telecoms software sector and what to expect at MWC 2017.
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Huawei's Pre-MWC Analyst Briefing 2017 Highlights

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Huawei shares its vision for this year's MWC.
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MWC17: 5G, Cloud RAN & More

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Ovum Senior Analyst Julian Bright talks to Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com about all things MWC, including Cloud RAN, Huawei's pitch to the industry and the road to 5G.
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MWC 2017's Key 2-Letter Terms

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5G, AI, VR... these are just some of the two-letter terms that will dominate show-floor chat at MWC 2017 in Barcelona, according to these two blow-hards (a.k.a. Scott Bicheno of Telecoms.com and Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre). And then there's PB...
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Key Trends for Mobile Operators in Developing Markets

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Ovum's Matthew Reed talks to Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com about the challenges and opportunities facing mobile operators in the developing markets of Africa and the Middle East.
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YouTube Takes on Facebook Live-Streaming

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Popular 'YouTubers' will be the first to get the new service on their smartphones. You have been warned.
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Open Source NFV/SDN Automation

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AT&T ECOMP (Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy) code is transitioning into the Linux Foundation for placement into open source. In this video, Carol Wilson provides an update on the maturation of open source ECOMP and meets with industry leaders from AT&T, Bell Canada, Orange, Linux Foundation and Amdocs to discuss what this means for the ...
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Uber & NASA Collaborate on Flying Car Project

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Is Uber for real? Well, it's hired NASA engineer Mark Moore to lead the project, and he wouldn't come cheap.
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