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Nokia IP Mobile Anyhaul
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4/28/2017  | 
Nokia IP Mobile Anyhaul—an industry-leading all-IP, 5G-ready mobile transport solution—can help you create value for your customers to be among the first to support ultra-broadband connectivity and IoT applications.
Cloud RAN & the Next-Generation Mobile Network Architecture
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4/27/2017  | 
Virtualization: A Critical Capability for Service Provider Success in IoT, 5G & Beyond
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4/17/2017  | 
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a huge opportunity for communications service providers (CSPs) because of the sheer scale of investment it will attract and the business impact it will have globally. This white paper provides an in-depth look at the IoT landscape, the challenges and opportunities IoT provides, and some strategies for success.
The Pivotal Role of Service Assurance Systems in NFV/SDN Environments – Whitepaper
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4/12/2017  | 
The Pivotal Role of Service Assurance Systems in NFV/SDN Environments
See What’s Happening Across the Entire Network - NFV Service Assurance Datasheet
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4/12/2017  | 
See What’s Happening Across the Entire Network - NFV Service Assurance Datasheet (SPDS 011-1602)
Accelerating 5G NR for Enhanced Mobile Broadband & Beyond
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4/7/2017  | 
Learn how we are accelerating the schedule for the 3GPP 5G NR Release 15 specification – the global 5G standard – to efficiently deliver fiber-like connections to our mobile devices starting in 2019.
VR and AR pushing connectivity limits—what role will 5G play?
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4/7/2017  | 
Learn how 5G addresses the connectivity requirements in terms of capacity, uniform experience, and latency for four futuristic AR and VR use cases.
The essential role of Gigabit LTE and LTE Advanced Pro in a 5G World
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4/7/2017  | 
Learn how we are getting the first glimpse of the 5G world with Gigabit LTE and LTE Advanced Pro today.
Accelerating C-V2X technology and defining the path to 5G for autonomous driving
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4/7/2017  | 
Learn how we are accelerating C-V2X technology towards 5G for safer, autonomous driving.
Carrier Cloudification: What Every Telecom Executive Needs to Know
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3/30/2017  | 
Canonical has the solutions and expertise to help telcos make the move from the rigid business models of the past to delivering revenue-generating services much faster.
The Risks and Rewards of Transitioning to NFV- What CSPs Should Know in 2017
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3/29/2017  | 
Many CSPs are turning to NFV as it allows for dynamic provisioning of network resources. There are potential risks involved, however. This infographic outlines the risks and rewards of transitioning to NFV.
NFV Reality & Assuring Services on Hybrid Networks
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3/29/2017  | 
In partnership with SevOne, Heavy Reading authored this whitepaper discussing the main NFV management concerns of operators, requirements to monitor and assure services on hybrid virtual networks, and the types of solutions to consider.
NFV in 2017: Opportunities and Obstacles for CSPs
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3/29/2017  | 
The key to achieving new levels of agility, meeting customer needs, and innovating faster lies in moving away from aging infrastructure and transitioning to NFV. This eBook explores the opportunities and obstacles for CSPs transitioning to NFV.
Revelations: Nominum Data Science & Security Report (Fall 2016)
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3/27/2017  | 
This report shows how profit-motivated attackers outpace defenders as they continue to evolve their attacks, and investigates the largest threats that affect organizations and individuals, including ransomware, DDoS, mobile malware, IoT-based attacks and more.
Bringing Virtual Probes and Analytics Together For the Next Generation Mobile Network
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3/23/2017  | 
Telecom operators have begun to implement Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) in their mobile core networks – but monitoring and analytics functions are not also being virtualized. How can telecom bring virtual probes and analytics together?
Huawei AAU Simplifies Site Complexity and Reduce TCO
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3/22/2017  | 
5000 Series RF_New RF for Future Network Evolution
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3/22/2017  | 
Huawei 4.5G to 5G
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3/22/2017  | 
Industry's First FDD Massive MIMO Accelerates Network Performance
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3/22/2017  | 
Innovation in Communications Services: Breaking With the Past Without Waiting for the Future
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3/21/2017  | 
This paper explores a “third way” transformation path for service providers that leverages their existing domain name server (DNS) infrastructure as a means of delivering innovative, new services to their customers.
Subscribers Demand New Communication Methods from Service Providers
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3/21/2017  | 
This paper highlights the results of a study of consumer attitudes about new way for CSPs to communicate with customers, examining existing approaches and emerging methods such as in-browser messaging, which appear in a subscriber’s web browsing window.
Digital Transformation Requires a "Subscriber-First" Approach
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3/21/2017  | 
This new, survey-based report from Ovum examines the benefits of leveraging DNS to enable CSP digital transformation. It explores the changing business needs of CSPs and how DNS contributes to a "subscriber-first" approach.
Broadband Outlook 2016
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3/21/2017  | 
This report highlights the “digital transformation paradox” that has kept service providers from capitalizing on the digital trends their networks have enabled, and discusses how DNS enables CSPs to achieve digital transformation and deliver an enhanced subscriber experience.
Understanding the SDN-Driven IP & Optical Renaissance
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3/21/2017  | 
This white paper provides a detailed look at the new SDN-based IP and optical integration renaissance, including the market drivers, technology enablers, primary applications and use cases, leading operator success stories, and work yet to be done.
Building Your Own CDN For Video Delivery: Why, When, And How.
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3/16/2017  | 
Self-Built TV CDNS

A Frost and Sullivan White Paper (2017).
“….as content volumes grow, the cost of owning and operating a private CDN begins to look more attractive than pay-as-you-go…”
Video Platform Infographic
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3/14/2017  | 
Our Video Platform infographic provides a wealth of valuable data, from video consumption rates in the home to current OTT market numbers and anticipated consumption by 2020. It also shows the incredible increase in VOD consumption from 2010 to 2015.
Direct-to-Consumer Solution Brief
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3/14/2017  | 
In order to stay competitive, content providers must develop an effective direct-to-customer (D2C) strategy. That means asking some critical questions. What are they and where can providers get answers? Our Direct-to-Consumer Solution Brief explains.
Study Available: Airtel and Viavi Research Smartphone Performance Analysis in Indian Mobile Market
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3/14/2017  | 
Bharti Airtel and Viavi Solutions conducted a study based on measurement and analysis of 8,000 distinctive stock keeping units (SKUs) of 3G and 4G Smartphone performance in Delhi City, India, using big data sourced from the live Airtel network. Download the complimentary white paper to see how location intelligence can be used to confirm that user experience varies from device to device under the same network conditions.
Virtual Probes for NFVI Monitoring
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3/6/2017  | 
As operators transition to NFV, monitoring solutions need to adapt. This white paper discusses how to monitor traffic and service performance in new hybrid networks by deploying vProbes that cover both physical and virtual interfaces.
WTTx- Quick Win for Home Broadband Business
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3/2/2017  | 
FTTH Architecture White Paper Series
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3/1/2017  | 
This paper provides an overview of two fundamental FTTH architecture categories – centralized and cascaded – that determines where in the network the fiber is split. Splitter placement and split ratios strongly impact the location and amount of fiber required, and hence the cost of deployment. This is followed by a brief discussion of several designs.
Service-Orientated 5G Core Networks
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2/28/2017  | 
How to Deliver Higher Mobile Video QoE
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2/27/2017  | 
This white paper explores how to bring back transparency to mobile streaming video perfromance and how that can improve subscriber QoE.
Operator Success in the New Age of the Software-Defined WAN
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2/27/2017  | 
This white paper takes an in-depth look at the emerging SD-WAN market from the service provider perspective. The paper outlines the drivers for SD-WAN, details the benefits of offering SD-WANs for service providers and charts a realistic course for the evolution of SD-WANs in the era of virtualization and network functions virtualization (NFV).
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.
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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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The Urgency of Commercial 5G Services

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The progress of 5G has been closely monitored in the industry. At the 2017 Brooklyn 5G Summit, the sense of urgency for a commercial 5G launch had started to surface among operators.
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Diversity brings innovation, creative ideas and a way to reflect the broad spectrum of your customer base, Comcast Director of Customer Experience Jenelle Champlin says.
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Mobile Operators & Video

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Ovum's Ed Barton discusses the latest mobile operator strategies for mobile video.
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Infinera Introduces Instant Network

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Mike Capuano, vice president of marketing at Infinera, discusses the advancement from Instant Bandwidth to new Instant Network capabilities, which include Bandwidth License Pools, Moveable Licenses and Automated Capacity Engineering (ACE).
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Vodafone's Eubank on Sponsors, Mentors & Moving On Up

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Vodafone America's Head of Operations Kimberly Eubank breaks down the difference between a sponsor and a mentor and shares why both made a big difference in her career.
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NYC Auto Show: Are We Smart Yet?

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The auto industry is facing some big transformations as electric vehicles, autonomous technology and connected cars are seen as the future of the industry. During the much-anticipated NY international auto show, there was an emergence of new technology and mobility service on the show floor. Aside from performance, brands like Lincoln, Hyundai, Honda, Mercedes and ...
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The Impact of Video

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David Mercer from Strategy Analytics discusses the impact of video on current strategies.
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Pardeep Kohli Discusses Network Transformation & the Market Opportunity for the 'New' Mavenir Systems

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In a brief discussion at MWC 2017, Heavy Reading analyst Adi Kishore talks to Pardeep Kohli, CEO, Mavenir Systems about the creation of the 'new Mavenir' and some of the key challenges facing operators in today's market. A key theme of the discussion centers around operator need for software-only, virtualized solutions and how they will need to adapt to ...
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Tech Maverick Shares Her Tips for Gender Inclusivity

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Wendy Hall Bohling, a corporate escapee, author and gender exclusivity consultant, tells her story of sexism, bias and progress along the road to gender equality in the workforce.
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Huawei at MWC 2017

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At Mobile World Congress 2017, the biggest mobile industry gathering of the year, Huawei showcased its new innovations and solutions with the theme "Open Road," which focuses on cloud, 5G, operation transformation, videos and consumer-oriented products. Its campaign has been recognized by three awards given by GSMA.
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China Telecom NFV Infrastructure on RSD

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Lynn Comp, senior director of market development of Intel, is joined by Chong Zhang, storage engineer at Inspur and Ou Li Yan, architect for technology strategies of China Telecom, for a discussion of what NFV brings.
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Nokia's IMPACT Software Demo

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Khamis Abulgubein of IoT market development at Nokia demonstrates IMPACT (intelligent management platform for all connected things), a software solution with a horizontal approach to managing any device on any application.
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