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The 5G Fronthaul Handbook
Information Resources | 8/1/2021

This guide explains the impact of 5G on transport networks and key test considerations for ensuring reliable performance and high quality of service—insight you’ll need because 5G demands the network supporting it to be as flexible and reliable as the services running on it

5G Network Deployment Handbook
Information Resources | 8/1/2021

VIAVI is pleased to offer you this comprehensive 5G Deployment Handbook where you'll find insights to simplify deployment complexities and learn about easy-to-use fiber, x-haul and RF solutions.

Webinar: Automation made simple
Information Resources | 7/30/2021

Retaining Network Traffic Visibility in the Encryption Era
Information Resources | 7/30/2021

How traffic classification and inspection support networking and security solutions today, and how it will do so tomorrow as encryption usage and standards evolve.

Emerging 5G Use Cases and Effective Test Strategies
Information Resources | 7/30/2021

As 5G continues to evolve, so do the plethora of new use cases that unveil additional dimensions of capability in terms of higher bandwidth, lower latency, and efficient scalability. While these create new opportunities and innovations, the way design and manufacturing engineers verify their products and test procedures must also keep pace with the new challenges these capabilities bring to an already complex 5G ecosystem.

Multi-Vendor 5G Core Networks: The Case for a Disaggregated Control Plane
Information Resources | 7/26/2021

This white paper makes a case for operators to consider a multi-vendor 5G core deployment and cites the 3GPP service-based architecture (SBA) and cloud-native infrastructure as key technology enablers.

Service Provider Outlook: Opportunities at the Customer Premises
Information Resources | 7/20/2021

In 2Q21, Heavy Reading surveyed 86 communications service providers (CSPs) across global regions about their plans for customer premises equipment overall and universal CPE (uCPE) specifically. This report presents the highlights of that survey. The respondent pool showed a more lively than anticipated adoption of uCPE with 59% of US; 61% of Asia Pacific (APAC); and 39% of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) respondents already deploying uCPE.

How To Build and Operate At The Edge for CSPs
Information Resources | 7/20/2021

Edge computing is poised to significantly reshape telecom networks. Beyond changing the ways communications service providers (CSPs) operate, it also holds huge potential for capturing much more of the enterprise market. TM Forum’s analysts surveyed communications service providers to learn more about their edge computing plans and deployment experiences.

Empowering industries at the network edge (a Mobile Europe supplement)
Information Resources | 7/20/2021

As the telecommunications industry speeds toward 5G, organizations are looking for new technology that will enable them to deliver more capabilities to their customers, faster. As part of this need to transform, companies are increasingly looking to open technology to help them build out that framework to develop real solutions to real problems.

Heavy Reading: 5G edge cloud infrastructure and security
Information Resources | 7/20/2021

See what Heavy Reading analysts discovered when they conducted research on digital service provider best practices and key considerations for building secure, fast 5G and edge computing networks.

The Journey to Virtualized RAN: Insights 2021
Information Resources | 7/9/2021

This report highlights the results of our 2021 survey, comparing and contrasting them with the results from our 2019 survey.

Success Story: TCO Reduction through Vendor Consolidation
Information Resources | 7/9/2021

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Interactive Experience: Learn how to Evolve your Architecture and Monetize Next Generation Metro and Edge Networks
Information Resources | 7/8/2021

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White paper: Achieving IP/Optical Convergence: Building from Existing Networks
Information Resources | 6/25/2021

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Executive Guide: Enabling Next-Generation Metro and Edge Networks for Communications Service Providers
Information Resources | 6/25/2021

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Blog: How Service Providers can win by owning the Edge
Information Resources | 6/25/2021

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Video: Ciena’s leaders discuss Next Generation Metro and Edge Networks
Information Resources | 6/25/2021

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Accelerate Your 5G Network Launch with Confidence
Information Resources | 6/25/2021

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Boosting Telecom and Datacom System Performance
Information Resources | 6/23/2021

Within data centers and 5G broadband infrastructure systems, the ‘more, faster, better’ ambitions continue. While there are many elements to delivering on these objectives, enhancing the functional performance of electronic systems plays an integral role. This paper provides practical application examples about how smart thermal strategies can maximize system performance and lifetime.

Time to Turn the Lights Out on SONET
Information Resources | 6/21/2021

This paper explains the technology evolution of SONET and lays out the case for why service providers should consider migrating their legacy networks to IP-based transport.

Access-to-Core Optical Transport Network Switching
Information Resources | 6/21/2021

This paper highlights how an innovative and economical access-to-core Optical Transport Networking (OTN) switching solution can enable service providers to provision these lucrative services rapidly, speeding up time to revenues, maintaining customer satisfaction, while also guaranteeing service availability.

Reaping the Benefits of Disaggregated Optical Networks
Information Resources | 6/21/2021

This paper explains the benefits of both and how service providers can reap the rewards of disaggregated networks regardless of which approach they choose.

400G ZR+ Reshaping the Economics of Metro and IP Optical Networks
Information Resources | 6/21/2021

This paper explores how service providers can quickly capitalize on all of the benefits of 400G ZR+ and essentially change the economics for IP and Optical transport.

28nm process technology will witness explosive growth in China’s supply and demand chain
Information Resources | 6/18/2021

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50G PON is the next major step for access networks
Information Resources | 6/18/2021

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Video: What is Open RAN?
Information Resources | 6/17/2021

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Infographic: Don’t Just Rip and Replace…Rip and Revitalize Your Network with Open RAN
Information Resources | 6/17/2021

>How do you turn the Rip and Replace program into a serious network advantage? By replacing your at-risk components with Open RAN equipment. Now that Open RAN solutions are eligible for reimbursement by the FCC, you can. Don’t just replace equipment – Revitalize your network for faster innovation and future growth with Open RAN.

White Paper: Security in Open RAN
Information Resources | 6/17/2021

How do you turn the Rip and Replace program into a serious network advantage? By replacing your at-risk components with Open RAN equipment. Now that Open RAN solutions are eligible for reimbursement by the FCC, you can. Don’t just replace equipment – Revitalize your network for faster innovation and future growth with Open RAN.

What is ZR+?
Information Resources | 6/17/2021

Velocix Webinar Series: Pivoting to Addressable Ads to Uplift Pay TV Revenues
Information Resources | 6/16/2021

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Powering 5G Radio Access Networks (RAN)
Information Resources | 6/14/2021

This white paper addresses the challenges designers face in ensuring that 5G RAN infrastructure is efficiently and effectively powered, with a focus on the capabilities of DC-DC modules.

400G applications: six key use cases and how our comprehensive solution can help you support them
Information Resources | 6/10/2021

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Build an IP-optical network that’s ready for the challenges and opportunities of the 400G era
Information Resources | 6/10/2021

Learn how Nokia 400G everywhere enables operators to upgrade their IP optical networks to 400GE speeds across the network, from metro access and data center interconnect (DCI) links, to metro/regional aggregation and core networks.

The 400GE inflection point
Information Resources | 6/10/2021

This white paper takes a closer look at pluggable coherent 400G router optics technology advances, and their impact and applications.

Strategize, optimize, economize: the 400G everywhere blog series
Information Resources | 6/10/2021

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The latest generation of coherent optics for application-optimized IP-optical networks
Information Resources | 6/10/2021

This ebook offers insights that will enhance your understanding of how advances in 400G transport will support the next generation of IP services at 400 Gigabit Ethernet. It also explains how you can implement efficient IP-optical solutions for every application that runs on your network – from the metro edge to subsea communications.

CPC Executive Brief
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

This executive brief explains that with full deployment flexibility that includes virtualized network functions (VNFs), cloud-native network functions (CNFs), physical network functions (PNFs) and pre-integrated and modular server-based appliance solutions, Nokia’s CPC solution will enable service providers to deploy without limitations and host whatever they envision to profit from opportunities.

Nokia Cloud Packet Core ebook
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

This ebook outlines how the ability to deploy a core network as software on any cloud, whether private, public, hybrid or on-premises and to leverage any access technology including licensed wireless (2/3/4/5G) and unlicensed wireless, shared spectrum and wireline or fixed access will be important capabilities that give service providers complete flexibility regardless of where they are in terms of their cloud maturity.

Innovate and Execute With a Simplified 5G Core
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

In the 5G era, a universal adaptive core becomes the critical key, freeing Communications Service Providers (CSPs) to thrive by offering different services to everyone and everything. This white paper examines how CSPs can simplify the core, allowing them to innovate, execute, and take advantage of new opportunities.

Getting the 5G Core Right for Successful 5G Deployments & Monetization
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

Many CSPs are deploying 5G NSA with the aim of evolving to 5G SA as the technology matures. This calls for the transition from 5G NSA to 5G SA to be straightforward for the CSP and transparent to the end user. This paper describes ways to make that transition happen, focusing on the 5G core.

Report: The BSS-to-cloud journey: Powering innovation across the digital value chain
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

How are BSS-to-cloud journeys progressing? Where are CSPs focusing their efforts? This 2021 Futurum Research report, based on a survey of 324 CSPs, explores BSS cloud journeys, providing a status overview and detailing key patterns and different perspectives.

Report: Driving the agility flywheel: The stepwise journey to agile
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

What are the key elements of telecom agility? Which activities must be pursued by service providers to achieve it? This 2021 STL Partners report examines the concept of agility to see how it’s evolved since it first interviewed service providers about the topic in 2015.

Report: Future Enterprise Billing
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

Do legacy billing systems limit a service provider’s ability to target enterprises? Which new services and use cases are driving billing requirements? These questions are considered in the 2021 TM Forum report, Future Enterprise Billing.

Ebrief: Getting creative with 5G business models
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

Gaming, fixed wireless access and enhanced video are three 5G consumer use cases showing strong growth. This ebrief discusses the various BSS capabilities, including 5G consumer charging and billing, network slicing, and partner management.

Network policy management
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

Learn more how you can make most use of policy management in a cost-efficient way.

Guide: CI/CD - today and tomorrow in telecom networks
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

Learn more about CI/CD today and tomorrow in telecom networks. Fully automated software pipelines are the future, and as it requires both technological and organizational changes, the best time to start is now.

Guide: Maximize the cloud native transformation
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

Our holistic strategy for the cloud native transformation offers CSPs the possibility of decreased time to market combined with opex reductions, along with a more modern operational model where software flows continuously from development to production environments.

Guide: How to build a cloud native 5G Core platform
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

Do you question yourself ‘How to best prepare my network to a cloud native 5GC?’. If so, this guide will help you identifying the different network domains to be impacted and finding solutions to tackle the challenges along the transformation journey.

C-BAND Is Here – Will My Radio Work?
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

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The essential network slicing building blocks
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

This paper covers everything you need to know about building an end-to-end network slicing architecture. It’s a complete guide for communication service providers who want to put network slicing into action already now.

Network slicing: Time to start your transformation journey
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

This paper explores key steps and considerations for communication service providers who want to start, and accelerate, their network slicing transformation journey.

Top 10 network slicing use cases
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

This new report analyzes more than 400 digital use cases in 70 industries and identifies the top 10 industry segments and use cases that will drive the majority of the revenue potential.

The network slicing revenue potential
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

This new report analyzes more than 400 5G use cases and isolated the network slicing value potential. How can CSPs get a slice of the action?

Network Performance Score (NPS)
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

This white paper describes the structure and application of an integrated and transparent methodology to characterize mobile network performance.

IDC Analyst Connection - Why B2B Customer Care Needs to Be Different
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

Service support is about answering inquiries and resolving problems. B2B customers of communications services have needs that go well beyond the typical B2C customer care approach of FAQs, chat boxes, instructional videos, and general agent dialogs. Download this IDC Analyst Connection and find out why B2B customer care needs to be different.

Reimagining service assurance in telecom
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

As the telecom ecosystem expands, it has become increasingly complex to deliver high-quality, reliable service. But for an industry that increasingly relies on service assurance as one of its competitive differentiators, getting it right has never been more critical. Find out how to deliver superior service by connecting network and customer workflows.

Automating service assurance using industry standards
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

Find out how CSPs can bring the old and new worlds of network resources together in order to deliver proactive experiences and automate service assurance.

TM Forum Report: Service Assurance in the 5G Era
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

Download this TM Forum report and find out how the role of CSPs in this era requires reimagining operational and business support systems, and embracing automation and AI in service assurance.

TM Forum Report: What is Connectivity as a Service
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

The confluence of 5G, software-driven networks, near real-time analytics, automation and open architectures is giving CSPs an opportunity to add value to connectivity. This is the concept behind Connectivity as a Service (Caas). Download this TM Forum Benchmark Report for find out what CaaS is – and what it is not.

White paper: How network testing ensures high-quality in-building LTE and 5G deployments
Information Resources | 6/1/2021

This white paper examines different network architectures such as active DAS and how to test them in all phases from planning and installation to verification.

Download the new Omdia whitepaper: Service-Oriented NextGen ISP Architectures
Information Resources | 5/24/2021

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Telefonica joins Tying Telco Together: Monetizing the Edge
Information Resources | 5/21/2021

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5G Glossary of Terms
Information Resources | 5/20/2021

A handy reference guide to the terminology, technology and concepts of 5G.

Small Footprint Deep Edge Control Plane Solutions
Information Resources | 5/20/2021

This white paper presents a unique solution for deploying Kubernetes control plane stacks at the network edge.

Automate core network updates for unparalleled quality and speed
Information Resources | 5/17/2021

Rapid change in both technology and business needs is challenging CSPs as 5G networks are deployed. This use case explores how automated network updates, enabled by Nokia DelOps and powered by CI/CD services help CSPs keep up. Nokia is helping CSPs accelerate their business, reduce effort needed to apply updates, and improve the quality of their network.

Upgrade in a flash with automated configuration and customization
Information Resources | 5/17/2021

The huge potential of 5G will only be realized when frequent new product versions and updates can be rapidly and accurately deployed into Communications Service Provider (CSP) networks. This calls for automation that configures and adapts network software for each CSP’s environment. Adopting webscale cloud infrastructure combined with the Nokia DelOps approach helps CSPs to reduce effort, speed up deployment and improve customer satisfaction.

CI/CD services for the modern agile core
Information Resources | 5/17/2021

To realize the benefits of DevOps-style, iterative software development in the telecommunications environment, Nokia has developed a specialized approach to achieve continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) that we call Delivery Operations or DelOps. Learn about our DelOps approach and our brand new Nokia CI/CD Services enabling it.

Automating the complexity out of service delivery and operations
Information Resources | 5/17/2021

By breaking out of developing and applying automation scripts in silos, communications service providers (CSPs) will finally be able to realize the full benefits of automation. This technical white paper provides CSP engineering teams with a practical guide on how Nokia Deployment Automation can eliminate automation silos across the core service delivery and operations lifecycle.

The Plume Advantage: Putting the Adapt in Adaptive WiFi
Information Resources | 5/17/2021

Traditional centralised WiFi routers fail to provide adequate coverage for the whole home, and accompanying WiFi repeaters or extenders fail to reliably extend the WiFi connection. In order to completely solve the WiFi problem, a new architecture is required.

Total Cost of Ownership Study: Plume Consumer Experience Management Platform
Information Resources | 5/17/2021

Plume's Consumer Experience Management (CEM) Platform transforms Communications Service Providers (CSPs) from hardware-, firmware- and TR-069-driven, disparate services ecosystems to agile, cloud-based services delivery platforms, ultimately accelerating CSPs’ end-to-end services delivery to their customers.

Building a Successful Smart Home Strategy: A guide for Communications Service Providers
Information Resources | 5/17/2021

Smart homes are no longer a technology of the future. They’re here today, enabled by a wide variety of devices and services that consumers are embracing in growing numbers. And that’s bringing big changes—and challenges—for Communications Service Providers.

Synchronization Distribution in 5G Transport Networks
Information Resources | 5/17/2021

This e-book explains the challenges involved in delivering 5G-quality synchronization and the toolbox required to create end-to-end synchronization strategies to meet 5G performance demands now and in the future.

Understanding 5G: A Practical Guide to Deploying and Operating 5G Networks
Information Resources | 5/14/2021

This indispensable reference breaks the complex technology into distinct categories containing the critical details necessary for multiple audiences. In addition, it addresses new use cases and applications that define the sixth technological evolution era.

Testing 5G: Tools and Techniques for Successful Implementation, Maintenance and Monetization
Information Resources | 5/14/2021

This indispensable reference breaks the complex technology into distinct categories containing the critical details necessary for multiple audiences. In addition, it addresses new use cases and applications that define the sixth technological evolution era.

Heavy Reading’s Accelerating Open RAN Platforms Operator Survey
Information Resources | 5/14/2021

Download this white paper to learn why operators are deploying open RAN and which platform architectures, hardware accelerators and software and integration solutions are viewed as most important for these deployments.

How to Use A Digital Twin of the Hybrid Network Infrastructure
Information Resources | 5/13/2021

This paper discusses the important role a digital twin plays in managing today’s complex hybrid network infrastructure, highlights how digital twins are being applied, and reveals the benefits that result from this approach.

Transformation and 5G O-RAN
Information Resources | 5/13/2021

This paper, prepared by Tom Nolle of CIMI Corp, highlights how the transformation of RAN will support a fully-enabled 5G strategy. In it, you will learn how Tom believes the obvious approach to take in the RAN transformation is to follow the cloud. Cloud computing has proven its ability to not only respond to change, but to lead it.

What’s in the future of 5G millimeter wave?
Information Resources | 5/12/2021

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How to build high-performance 5G networks with vRAN?
Information Resources | 5/12/2021

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How critical are localization and perception technologies for enhanced autonomous driving
Information Resources | 5/12/2021

At Qualcomm Technologies, we’re focused on building autonomous driving (AD) technologies that can scale across all levels of autonomy and span from premium solutions to mass-market offerings. Learn how high-precision localization and robust environment perception can go a long way in making behavioral and motion planning reliable in autonomous vehicles.

What value does 5G broadcast bring to the wireless and broader media ecosystem?
Information Resources | 5/12/2021

5G is rapidly evolving as the common unifying platform driving innovation across industries, including the broadcasting industry. Learn how 5G broadcast creates new opportunities for content creation, media delivery and ubiquitous consumption, benefitting the entire broadcasting ecosystem.

Accelerating Audio Processing in Wireless and VoIP Applications
Information Resources | 5/1/2021

This white paper outlines the trends driving the need for network voice processing and offers an alternative to the conventional host media processing (HMP) solution.

Carrier Insights: Evolving the Virtualized RAN
Information Resources | 5/1/2021

Heavy Reading’s report "Carrier Insights: Evolving the Virtualized RAN" presents highlights from our Q1 2021 Carrier vRAN Survey examining how service providers are implementing and evolving RAN virtualization—the drivers and the inhibitors.

Seamless Connectivity Fuels Industrial Innovation – Forrester Report
Information Resources | 5/1/2021

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The importance of collaboration in creating next generation technology
Information Resources | 5/1/2021

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Achieving low power 5G Open RAN Radios
Information Resources | 5/1/2021

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Disaggregation Ahead, Open RAN Challenges and Opportunities. A Panel with ADI, Vodafone, Facebook, Marvel
Information Resources | 5/1/2021

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Critical Steps Telcos Can Follow to Deploy an End-to-End Open RAN Solution
Information Resources | 4/30/2021

Mobile network operators face an increasingly demanding and competitive business environment, a reality confounded by the fact that technology is changing more rapidly than ever before. Legacy, single-vendor network solutions are becoming antiquated as service providers find they can stand in the way of innovation and network modernization.

Case study: Accelerate Service Provider 5G Rollout and Service Delivery
Information Resources | 4/30/2021

As operators invest in 5G networks and chart a course toward service revenues, scale is a key piece of winning consumer and enterprise business while also realizing the network resource and spectral usage benefits that 5G can unlock. However, achieving scale requires not just a massive investment in technology, but also an investment in rapidly deploying a steadily increasing stack of hardware and software.

Video: Industry 4.0: Fueling the Next Generation of Enterprise Innovation
Information Resources | 4/30/2021

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Deploy & Consume 5G Infrastructure
Information Resources | 4/30/2021

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Utilize Private LTE to Increase End User Experience
Information Resources | 4/30/2021

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The Big B2B2x Opportunity for CSPs – Enabling a Connected Enterprise Experience
Information Resources | 4/30/2021

This white paper will explain why and how CSPs need to partner with their enterprise customers to offer business solutions that enable ‘digital first’ services to their customers, and introduce some of the use cases on that front.

NEW Infographic! Get the key service provider findings from our 2H 2020 Threat Report
Information Resources | 4/30/2021

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NETSCOUT and Bell Canada: Long-Term Success on a World Class Network. Get the article!
Information Resources | 4/30/2021

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