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Juniper Experience-First Networking for Service Providers
Information Resources | 5/20/2022

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RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC) - Unlocking the True Potential of O-RAN
Information Resources | 5/20/2022

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The Road to Open-RAN Success, Mastering Open Ecosystems
Information Resources | 5/20/2022

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Juniper Networks Collaborates with Vodafone and Parallel Wireless on Groundbreaking Open RAN Use Case Trial
Information Resources | 5/20/2022

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Why IMS Needs to be "Any Cloud-Native"
Information Resources | 5/20/2022

Read Brandon Larson's perspective on why a cloud-native IMS is important.

5G: The Race Can’t Be Won Without The Crew Onboard
Information Resources | 5/20/2022

Technology is not the biggest hurdle; old paradigms must change. Read their perspective on how to overcome the three main challenges and respond quickly when the winds shift.

Digital Marketplace: The New Telecom Frontier
Information Resources | 5/20/2022

Hear Mavenir's perspective on how a Digital Marketplace approach can radically transform the way CSPs operate and deliver new products and services. See how the unlimited number of Marketplace ideas and ways to bundle services, products, or connectivity can be quickly implemented.

Network Optimization: Non-Real-Time RIC Trial Analysis
Information Resources | 5/20/2022

See how Mavenir's non-RT RIC Live Trial with a Tier 1 Operator demonstrated compelling improvements in Coverage and Capacity Optimization (CCO) and Mobility Robustness Optimization (MRO) KPIs by training ML models with live data to enable dynamic and adaptive policy and control.

Vendor Interoperability with Service-Based Architecture
Information Resources | 5/20/2022

Mavenir's Dejan Leskaroski shares thoughts on how using an SBA can drive the change CSPs, enterprises, and other industry players need to break free and deliver the innovative 5G services customers want.

The 100 Terabit Broadband Network Gateway
Information Resources | 5/19/2022

This whitepaper showcases how the Benu vBNG based on Intel architecture provides a solution with many benefits and scale to 100 Terabits.

Whirlwind tour: How 800G is already benefiting network providers around the world
Information Resources | 5/17/2022

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Video - Wavelogic 5 Nano: Addressing the broadest range of networkingapplications from coherent pluggables
Information Resources | 5/17/2022

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What you need to know to start your IP/Optical convergence journey
Information Resources | 5/17/2022

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Level up IP/Optical network operations with intelligent network control
Information Resources | 5/17/2022

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Video - In the lab encryption: Waveserver 5 safeguards sensitive data with 800G optical layer encryption
Information Resources | 5/17/2022

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Wi-Fi EasyMesh: Delivering Interoperability and Speed to Market
Information Resources | 5/17/2022

One Wi-Fi standard that is gaining fast market traction is the Wi-Fi Alliance's Wi-Fi EasyMesh(TM), and Airties has been one of the pioneers in adopting this standard, working with Telstra on the world's first service provider deployment of EasyMesh.

Infobrief: EXFO adaptive service assurance: reveal the invisible
Information Resources | 5/13/2022

Today, service providers are swimming in performance and telemetry data. Yet, 98% of performance impairments go unnoticed. Network operators need to cut through that big-data clutter to find the data that matters to their business.

Blog post: The need for a new type of telecom service assurance: adaptive service assurance delivers end-to-end network visibility
Information Resources | 5/13/2022

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White paper: The big data paradox
Information Resources | 5/13/2022

Since extracting, moving and storing data is very expensive, stockpiling data "just in case" doesn't make sense. Learn how an adaptive service assurance platform includes adaptive data collection, keeping only what's essential.

The Future of Computing With Supermicro X12 Servers
Information Resources | 5/13/2022

Technology demands by enterprises and individuals worldwide increase as the digital transformation of all aspects of life continues. The generation of massive amounts of data continues to grow, which means new solutions are needed that allow employees and the public to quickly make better and faster decisions and participate in the global economy.

Supermicro Data Centers & The Environment Report
Information Resources | 5/13/2022

The third annual Supermicro Data Centers & The Environment report looks at how data center operators are currently planning to increase efficiency and reduce E-waste. Geographically, there are some differences in how operators are attacking this worldwide challenge.

Fujitsu 5G Open RAN Systems Integration
Information Resources | 5/10/2022

This fact sheet highlights the factors that operators must consider when deploying open architectures, and the keys to successful Open RAN integration.

Video: An interview with Dr. Femi Adeyemi on Open RAN innovation
Information Resources | 5/10/2022

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How Network Transformation Advances Open RAN
Information Resources | 5/10/2022

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Open RAN vs vRAN: What You Need to Know
Information Resources | 5/10/2022

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Integrated IP Optical – One Size Does Not Fit All
Information Resources | 5/5/2022

This White Paper discusses the merits of both approaches and how service providers can decide what is best for their individual networks.

Disaggregated IP Routing and Network Operating System (NOS)
Information Resources | 5/5/2022

This White Paper explores the many benefits of disaggregation as a mechanism for increasing network agility and lowering Total Cost of Ownership such as accelerated innovation and reduced vendor-lock-in.

IP Wave for Service Provider Networks
Information Resources | 5/5/2022

This White Paper introduces Ribbon's new IP Wave approach to network architecture, which enables service providers to move to a services-driven approach, providing the services agility required to deliver the dynamic, highly optimized, profitable services that their end-customers are demanding.

The role of hyperscalers in edge computing
Information Resources | 5/2/2022

Communications service providers (CSPs) perceive hyperscalers as potential partners. CSPs are beginning to partner with hyperscalers across the edge value chain. CSPs choose whom to partner with for different benefits, like strength of cloud platforms and accelerating go-to-market.

Building telco edge: Why multicloud will dominate
Information Resources | 5/2/2022

Developing edge-enabled services is complicated; there are key decisions to be made at each level of the value chain, starting with infrastructure. CSPs are important stakeholders that can determine the growth of the edge market, namely because they are the only ones that can build a significant propertion of it - the network edge.

Building an adaptable 5G Core on an open source container platform
Information Resources | 5/2/2022

This sponsored content is ungated and does not require registration. It will take you off of the Light Reading site. 5G enables highly immersive experiences for people and ultra-reliable, low-latency communication between devices. At the heart of each 5G network lies the 5G Core, which empowers service providers to make several key decisions during the build.

White paper: How to dimension a mobile network benchmarking campaign
Information Resources | 5/1/2022

This white paper helps to dimension Network Performance Score (NPS) centric benchmarking measurement activities according to the methodology published by ETSI in TR 103 559. This planning approach provides benchmarking results that are representative typical for the target market with thanks toa sufficient statistical relevance.

Experience Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Information Resources | 5/1/2022

Explore the value of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for your organization and the associated customer experience you can expect to have through seven essential areas of IT.

6 Digital Service Provider Musts
Information Resources | 5/1/2022

Read this checklist to understand how telecommunication companies can get more from a hybrid or multi-cloud strategy.

Key Themes for 2022
Information Resources | 5/1/2022

In this report, TM Forum analysts looked at eight of the most important key themes that are forecasted to see significant developments in 2022 and made predictions about the implications of these macro trends.

Taking the Lead on IT Automation
Information Resources | 5/1/2022

IT automation is now a strategic initiative and long-term IT strategy. The division between the stated importance of IT automation and its lack of widespread use could be due to the way these tools have historically been employed.

Solution Guide: 5 Steps to Edge Readiness
Information Resources | 5/1/2022

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5G Security: A Must for Wide Enterprise 5G Adoption
Information Resources | 5/1/2022

Whatever version of 5G infrastructure and services is used, whether public, private, or hybrid, and whatever the implemented use case, security must be in place to help protect the attack surface across augmented 5G environments.

Security Considerations in 5G Evolution
Information Resources | 5/1/2022

5G deployments are evolving gradually to deliver upon the promise of 5G.

White Paper: Enterprise 5G Security to Maximize Adoption & Growth
Information Resources | 5/1/2022

As worldwide 5G deployments evolve and scale, a better understanding of the related opportunities and challenges is formed.

5G Research Report: Follow The Money – Investor Trends
Information Resources | 5/1/2022

5G is now a reality, but for service providers the question of how to make money from it remains. By speaking directly to investors, we've unearthed insights that help provide answers.

Heavy Reading Paper - Platform for Change: Building Scalable, Flexible, Secure 5G
Information Resources | 4/28/2022

Cloud-native represents a fundamental change in the way communications service providers (CSPs) design, deploy, and manage applications and services.

eBook: Next-Generation Network Planning
Information Resources | 4/22/2022

This whitepaper explores the critical role of location intelligence in The critical role of raster mapping in fueling the telco networks of tomorrow. This eBook explores how successful network planning and deployment depend on your ability to analyze huge volumes of raster file-based GIS data, in both spatial and temporal contexts.

Telefonica: Evolving the OSS for SDN and Automation
Information Resources | 4/22/2022

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Unlocking Potential: A Unified Approach to Inventory
Information Resources | 4/22/2022

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Blog: Want to Monetize 5G? Start with Dynamic and Federated Inventory
Information Resources | 4/22/2022

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Blog: The road to 5G network slicing begins with automation
Information Resources | 4/22/2022

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Driving 5G Monetization with End-to-End Network Slicing
Information Resources | 4/22/2022

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Aberdeen Report: Customer Operations in Telecommunications
Information Resources | 4/22/2022

This moment is a crucial turning point for the communications industry. 5G, distributed cloud, and other dynamic technologies will redefine our perception of what it means to be connected. Find out how leading communications service providers (CSPs) are providing smarter, more integrated experiences for customers while finding new opportunities to solve problems across systems, locations, and ecosystems.

TM Forum Report: Intent in autonomous networks
Information Resources | 4/22/2022

The concept of intent in autonomous networks is still very new and often misunderstood. Manual and static programmatic and rules-based automation must give way to more model- and knowledge-driven approaches. Read this report to learn how CSPs can implement intent-driven automation, and what might help accelerate adoption.

IDC: The Competitive Advantage in Adaptability for Telecommunications Companies
Information Resources | 4/22/2022

A recent IDC global survey of nearly 2,000 business, government, and technology leaders found that companies that identify as "extremely agile" achieve superior results including market-share gains, employee retention, customer satisfaction, and profitability. Download the report to learn more.

Integration, Partnership, Collaboration– The Real Keys to Success in Open RAN
Information Resources | 4/21/2022

The importance of expert Systems Integration at scale for MNOs is amplified in the age of Open RAN. Building a network of disaggregated systems is complex and requires the utmost in care and expertise. This paper provides some useful guidance on the best ways to navigate these murky waters and ensure your unique approach to Open RAN goes as smoothly as possible.

Moving to Open RAN - the biggest shift in radio access architecture
Information Resources | 4/21/2022

The true promise of 5G is the level of connectivity and bandwidth that will enable Internet of Things and Connected Societies we've been dreaming of. Open RAN, and the spirit of openness and collaboration, is the key to getting there as quickly as possible. This paper makes the case for Open RAN, not only for its cost benefits and the leveling of the competitive landscape, but as an engine for innovation and a quicker route to new services for wireless customers.

Open 5G Networks An In-Depth Look into the Priorities of the Tier 1s Leading the Charge to Mass Deployment
Information Resources | 4/21/2022

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NeutrORAN - Open RAN based neutral host solutions in the UK
Information Resources | 4/21/2022

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Empowering Lives through Connectivity - delivering on the long-promised connected society
Information Resources | 4/21/2022

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TCS Carrier: Delegate Certificates for CSPs
Information Resources | 4/20/2022

One way CSPs can meet regulatory requirements, extend STIR/SHAKEN call authentication, and support enterprises is through the use of Delegate SHAKEN End Entity Certificates for enterprises to sign their own calls.

CSPs enabling the retail industry (infographic)
Information Resources | 4/12/2022

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Metaverse-40 ways to play in the Metaverse
Information Resources | 4/12/2022

This sponsored content is ungated and does not require registration. It will take you off of the Light Reading site. This special edition eBook explores 40 unique use cases, from providing metaverse-grade connectivity to offering metaverse bundles for consumer and enterprise and discuss the tangible avenues of opportunity for operators today.

Infographic: IP/Optical Convergence: Are you ready?
Information Resources | 4/12/2022

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10 Principles to Ensure Successful 4G/5G Network Design & Implementation
Information Resources | 4/12/2022

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Podcast: American Tower’s Ed Knapp talks 5G, the edge and more with Ciena
Information Resources | 4/12/2022

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Webinar: How to Win at the Edge with an Open and Programmable Metro Network
Information Resources | 4/12/2022

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Video: Ciena’s Leaders Discuss the Role of IP/Optical Convergence in Owning the Edge
Information Resources | 4/12/2022

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Futuriom Report: 5G Catalysts Telco Cloud and Edge Trends 2021
Information Resources | 4/11/2022

After years of hype, 5G edge cloud infrastructure is finally being deployed in the real world at scale. This is likely to have an enormous impact for enterprises, services providers, and municipal organizations. The following Futuriom report identifies a wide range of applications that will require 5G to deliver the best user experience, and discusses how providers, enterprises, and cloud markets have the potential to have high-growth platforms in the coming years.

Download the White Paper: Why Visibility is Needed to Innovate in Your Wireless Network
Information Resources | 4/6/2022

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5G Smart City End-Through-End Visibility - Download the Infographic
Information Resources | 4/6/2022

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Accelerate Your 5G Network Launch with Confidence
Information Resources | 4/6/2022

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Get the white paper: 5G Ready Now!
Information Resources | 4/6/2022

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Strategy Analytics - Service Providers Leverage Network Functionality to Expand 5G Value Plane with NEF and NWDAF
Information Resources | 4/1/2022

This White Paper describes how Communications Service Providers (CSPs) can leverage 5G Standalone (SA) network functionality not only for efficient, highly automated network operations, but also to expand new service revenue opportunities.

Data-Driven Insights Improve CSP Business Outcomes
Information Resources | 4/1/2022

This paper explores business processes and CSP operations that can be improved through real-time data-driven insights, and provides a glimpse into the AI, analytics, and digital commerce solutions that make it happen.

Making Hardware Easy to Manage
Information Resources | 3/29/2022

ACG Research paper that discusses the importance of making the hardware in next-generation deployments as easy to manage as the software it is supporting.

North America: Delivering coverage and capacity with open vRAN
Information Resources | 3/29/2022

This Omdia whitepaper sponsored by Red Hat and Intel introduces the concepts of virtual radio access networks (vRANs), open RAN, and RAN functional disaggregation. It lists the key benefits of adopting vRAN and how those benefits are realized. The paper focuses on North America and the government's support in adopting open vRAN. It concludes by discussing how Red Hat and Intel are working to support these activities in North America.

Dell Technologies Open Telecom Ecosystem Lab - Solution Integration Platform
Information Resources | 3/29/2022

This content will take you off the Light Reading site.The OTEL Solution Integration Platform defines the platforms, connectivity, and lifecycle management processes bringing all stakeholders in telecom's future together to jointly create the open, cloud native, standards-based 5G ecosystem.

Dell Technologies Validated Design for 5G Core with Oracle Communications and VMware
Information Resources | 3/29/2022

This content will take you off the Light Reading site.The evolution to a 5G Stand Alone Core solution is different from previous mobile network generations, since 5G introduces a number of innovative and disruptive networking paradigms, many of which had not been applied to mobile networks in the past. With Dell Technologies, VMware, and Oracle Communications, CSPs will have the right partners to enable them in building a robust and scalable core.

Building Open, Scalable Service Delivery Infrastructures (ACG Research)
Information Resources | 3/29/2022

This content will take you off the Light Reading site.Communication service providers are transforming their networks into interconnected, distributed telco cloud data centers creating new challenges for Day 0/1/2 operations. This industry direction needs briefs from ACG Research examines requirements for building and managing a telco cloud at scale and how automation can help address these new challenges.

Dell Open RAN Accelerator Card Solution Brief
Information Resources | 3/29/2022

This content will take you off the Light Reading site.Dell and Marvell Technology have collaborated to create a new Open RAN accelerator card that processes all layer 1 functions in-line, greatly enhancing the performance of the Open RAN vDU. The Dell Open RAN accelerator card eliminates frees up valuable server CPU cores and eliminating the need for a fronthaul network interface card (NIC), helping to make Open RAN a reality today.

5G Success Using the Adaptive Network Approach
Information Resources | 3/24/2022

How can mobile and wholesale network operators evolve their networks to realize the true promise of 5G? They must embrace open, scalable, and automated networks. Based on the Adaptive Network approach, Ciena 5G Network Solutions are truly open by design to provide network operators with choice in their 4G/5G xHaul network architectures-so they can eliminate vendor lock-in and succeed in the new wireless era.

Private 5G and the Next Generation of Enterprise Automation
Information Resources | 3/24/2022

Enterprises are seeking to improve efficiency and productivity through technologies that merge physical and digital landscapes, and the network is the fabric that connects devices, models, and processes to make this convergence possible. Private 5G delivers the security, mobility, and performance these emerging applications require, laying the foundation for an evolving enterprise automation journey toward improved business outcomes.

Converged 4G/5G Transport Network Checklist
Information Resources | 3/24/2022

Enhanced 5G services are poised to unleash a new generation of innovative applications and use cases that will place even greater burdens on transport networks and operators. Delivering on the promise of 5G, while continuing to expand 4G services, requires a well-thought-out development strategy with a focus on demands today, and into the future. Learn how to make the most of this exciting yet increasingly complex environment to help deliver on end-user expectations.

Transforming Fixed Access Using Traffic Steering on a Cloud Native Architecture
Information Resources | 3/23/2022

A new, more dynamic Fixed Access Architecture is being defined that supports cloud native principles to enable the control and user plane of the network to be scaled up in rapid response to increases in customer traffic load or service needs, and allows new features to be rolled out to the control and user planes in a continuous deployment approach, without costly and time-consuming outages for maintenance.

State of the Service Provider Report
Information Resources | 3/18/2022

This report based on research from Heavy Reading in partnership with Calix provides insight into the strategies and initiatives leading North America service provider executives are investing in to transform their organizations and meet new subscriber demands.

Cable Next-Gen Broadband Technology Plans & Strategies 2021
Information Resources | 3/15/2022

Seeking to learn more about what the cable industry is doing, Light Reading and Heavy Reading have teamed up once again with SCTE, and four major industry vendors-Corning, Plume, Red Hat, and VIAVI-to survey cable operators and other wireline providers about their next-gen broadband technology plans and strategies. In this fourth annual report, we present the results of that comprehensive survey and discuss what it all means.

Helping the planet and driving better economics, one 400ZR plug at a time
Information Resources | 3/9/2022

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Transforming photonic network operations with Liquid Spectrum
Information Resources | 3/9/2022

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Intel-HPE Verified Reference Configuration for Virtualized Radio Access Networks
Information Resources | 3/9/2022

This white paper describes the scope of the Verified Reference Configuration for vRAN program and the resulting solution based on the HPE ProLiant DL110 - Telco server.

5G Expanded Services: Blessing, Threat Or Both?--Guyer Group WP on 5G security
Information Resources | 3/9/2022

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See Why 5G Networks Need Embedded Security
Information Resources | 3/9/2022

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Modern DDoS Mitigation Strategies for Service Providers: Adapt to Today’s Threat Landscape
Information Resources | 3/9/2022

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Watch: How Service Providers Can Collaborate Against DDoS Attacks
Information Resources | 3/9/2022

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RAN Transformation Learning Library
Information Resources | 3/8/2022

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IDC Whitepaper: Key Considerations When Operationalizing Artificial Intelligence Strategy
Information Resources | 3/7/2022

Download this free IDC whitepaper and get insights on the common stumbling blocks with implementing AI as well as how to address these challenges and leverage AI to stay ahead of the competition.

Design Guide: best-in-class hybrid IT infrastructure with AWS Outposts
Information Resources | 3/7/2022

This design guide provides the proven Pervasive Datacenter Architecture (PDx(TM)) methodology and a step-by-step plan to overcome significant IT infrastructure challenges caused by Data Gravity.

Blueprint: optimize data exchange with AWS Outposts
Information Resources | 3/7/2022

Use the Pervasive Datacenter Architecture (PDx(TM)) Blueprint - Optimize Data Exchange with AWS Outposts for a step-by-step strategy to architect a decentralized IT infrastructure to remove Data Gravity barriers and accommodate distributed workflows at centers of data exchange in support of digital business.

Making RIC Innovation a Reality in Multi-Vendor 5G Networks: Diving into the Vodafone RIC Trial
Information Resources | 3/4/2022

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Edge of Opportunity: Identifying Use Cases Driving Market Demand
Information Resources | 3/4/2022

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Intelligent Operations for New 5G and Edge Ecosystems: A Game Changer?
Information Resources | 3/4/2022

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VMware RIC overview
Information Resources | 3/4/2022

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White Paper - Location Intelligent 5G
Information Resources | 3/2/2022

This whitepaper explores the critical role of location intelligence in accelerating the development of new broadband services and driving return on investment in a 5G world.

Threat Mitigation for Telco Cloud Infrastructure
Information Resources | 3/2/2022

With open technology and generational shifts in communications standards, the security threats faced by telecom service providers are evolving. This paper explains the hardware threat landscape faced by CSPs and strategies to mitigate these security challenges.

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