Fixed Wireless: Ready for NLoS Deployment? Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/12/2017 | (Sponsored.) Even in non-line-of-sight conditions, fixed wireless access can provide reliable high-speed broadband, as tests have now shown.
Qualcomm's Hayashi on Re-Imagining the AI Revolution Mentor Monday | 12/11/2017 | Qualcomm's Kathy Herring Hayashi addresses advancements in AI and its impact on job opportunities, how women in communications can both identify and become mentors, and offers her advice for young women considering a career in STEM.
Here's Pai in Your Eye Breznick Unbound | 12/11/2017 | 14 comments Could the FCC Chairman be taking such a radical position on net neutrality just to force Congress's hand and broker a compromise?
How Taxing Will OTT Be? Column | 12/11/2017 | As content and service providers turn more to streaming video, they should weigh the tax implications of their new services.
B/OSS Transformation Defies IT Budget Cuts Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/7/2017 | The most recent Thought Leadership Council survey finds that business/operations support system (B/OSS) transformation will be an important focus for service providers in the coming years.
So Who's Going to Buy Interoute? Shades of Ray | 12/3/2017 | 1 comment European fiber network operator and cloud service provider is up for sale, but who's got the money and the will for such a deal? You might want to look east...
Contenders Rev Their Engines at the Start of the V2X Race Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/1/2017 | Cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) systems are gaining traction in the market, and may surpass dedicated short range communications (DSRC) systems in traffic safety applications across the world.
The Challenges of Operationalizing NFV Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/29/2017 | 1 comment While NFV provides an opportunity to reduce opex and improve customer experience, it also introduces additional layers of operational complexity.
Startup's President on Squashing Self-Imposed Setbacks Mentor Monday | 11/27/2017 | 3 comments 128 Technology President Susan Johnston shares her lessons learned from participating in mentoring programs, how to be your own best advocate, and how women in comms can 'change the game for other women' in small and large ways.
Huawei Helps Carriers to Scale Up, Scale Out Before 5G Partner Perspectives | 11/24/2017 | There's plenty of excitement in the mobile broadband industry about the potential of 5G, but there's also plenty of room for further innovation in 4G, as mobile operator executives and other industry experts noted at the 4.5G Evolution, Road to 5G Summit.
Ubiquitous SDN Acceleration Is Coming Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/15/2017 | NICs have evolved many times, and the smart NIC is the next step, offering a programmable resource that can be configured to provide additional CPU offload functions for different applications.
UNH-IOL Director on Plugfests & Career Pivots Mentor Monday | 11/13/2017 | UNH-IOL Director Erica Johnson explains how she balances the technology and business goals of the UNH-IOL, makes STEM opportunities at the lab a priority for high-school students and why women should be comfortable pivoting in their careers.
AI & Machine Learning in NFV/SDN: Key Takeaways Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/10/2017 | Operators are applying artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies to leverage the power of their new programmable, software-based networks.
Why Cable's Feasting on Fiber Breznick Unbound | 11/9/2017 | In an LR webinar next Wednesday, industry experts will look at why cable operators are investing heavily in fiber, the challenges involved and how operators can overcome those hurdles.
Telco Data Analytics Europe: Key Takeaways Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/8/2017 | This year's show evinced healthy interest in effectively using data and analytics to run telecom businesses better, but how well are operators actually doing with it?
Data Center Interconnect for the Web-Scale Era Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/7/2017 | Driven by web-scale Internet companies, three key trends – disaggregation in terminals, open line systems and 100G+ transponders – are reshaping the DCI market.
CSPs Embrace Machine Learning & AI Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 11/7/2017 | The most recent Thought Leadership Council survey finds that while communications service providers (CSPs) are exploring numerous emerging technologies, most are heavily involved in machine learning.
How Enterprising Can Cable Be? Breznick Unbound | 11/6/2017 | While cable operators have made great inroads with small and midsized firms, the big question in the commercial market is whether they can duplicate that feat with large enterprises.
Mobile Network Transformation: Clearing the 4G/5G Fog Column | 10/27/2017 | Mobile networks will transform from now through 2020, more than since the inception of 2G. New 4G capabilities will trigger some of that, however, 5G both enables and encourages more fundamental change.