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Inventiveness & Pragmatism Pays Off in 5G Test & Measurement
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/24/2018  |  Post a comment
As the market continues to push toward 5G, test and measurement (T&M) will expand, offering many more opportunities for T&M vendors.
Nimble Small Cell Vendors Find Another Market to Exploit
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
4/26/2018  |  Post a comment
LTE and future 5G networks are evolving in a way that overcomes previous barriers to the use of standardized public-network technologies for private applications, and there is better support for features needed in mission-critical use cases.
AI Is in Diverse Parts of a Mobile Operator's Business: Here’s Why
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
2/28/2018  |  Post a comment
Although artificial intelligence (AI) has been a part of the mobile network for decades, vendors have only scratched the surface in the ability of AI applications in their offerings and have started exploring more deeply.
Guarded Optimism Over AI for Automation of Telco Security
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
1/3/2018  |  Post a comment
The ability of artificial intelligence (AI) to carry out complex analysis on high volumes of data very quickly could help automate many telco security activities. But is it smart to cut humans out of the loop?
Transport SDN's Time Has Come
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
9/26/2017  |  Post a comment
Demand calls for another optical transport evolution, this time in the management of optical network resources.
Comment: Re: Great match - DannyDicks - 8/2/2017
Structural Issues Facing LPWA in the Utility Sector
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/2/2017  |  Post a comment
Despite some challenges ahead, the utility sector remains a promising one for LPWA, not least because utilities themselves are seeing the benefits of becoming more digital throughout their operations, and because of the increasing coverage of networks and availability of key enabling components, such as communications modules from a broadening ecosystem.
Comment: Re: Great match - DannyDicks - 8/2/2017
G.fast, GPON & the Future of Gigabit Services
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
6/20/2017  |  Post a comment
Although the access market is quickly turning to wireless connections, fiber still has its place and is a growing commodity for vendors.
Heavy Reading Launches a Security Market Tracker
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
5/10/2017  |  Post a comment
As increasing numbers of telecom operators venture into the managed security space, Heavy Reading has launched a new research service that monitors and analyzes this emerging sector.
Virtualization Won't Kill Hardware Test Tools
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/18/2016  |  4 comments
As network functions virtualization (NFV) brings changes and challenges to the market, it is opening up numerous opportunities for test and measurement (T&M) vendors.
Spectrum Issues Loom Large for Antennas
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
6/15/2016  |  Post a comment
As network operators and vendors are preparing for 5G systems, antenna research and development (R&D) is expanding to help meet the performance requirements that will be needed in the very near future.
The Impact of Virtual Reality
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
2/26/2016  |  20 comments
Growing demand for virtual reality (VR) products and applications will present some attractive opportunities for communications service providers, but CSPs need to understand their potential role in the emerging VR sector to avoid chasing the wrong options.
Comment: Re: 4 way forwards - DannyDicks - 1/25/2016
IoT Prospects for Wireless Operators: Good or Bad?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
1/22/2016  |  11 comments
Although it's still in the early stages, the Internet of Things (IoT) market is changing and beginning to mature. This is leading to commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) platform usage and falling prices.
IoT Security & Where Virtualization Fits In
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
10/9/2015  |  7 comments
As telecom operators dig deeper into the NFV and SDN worlds, they are finding that with more virtualization comes more security risks. That opens up opportunity for security improvements and new services.
Making History With 5G
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
10/7/2015  |  3 comments
The research and development (R&D) race is on for 5G, with many vendors working toward a common goal: developing the technologies that will become 5G and its industry standards.
Why Drones Won't Be Putting You Out of a Job… Yet
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
4/22/2015  |  4 comments
Interest in the commercial drone industry is growing and technology is developing quickly. This is laying the foundation for a range of future drone-based applications, including the use of drones in communications networks.
Plus Ça Change in Telecom IT After NFV?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
4/10/2015  |  Post a comment
While the big vendors most closely follow the ETSI's standards for network functions virtualization (NFV), they may not be the big winners in the market.
How 2 Meta-Trends Will Drive Telecom in 2015
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
1/30/2015  |  5 comments
This year is expected to be a year of great market evolution across most telecom sectors, specifically in virtualization and Long Term Evolution (LTE).
10G PON Technologies: Where Do They Make Sense?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
1/16/2015  |  Post a comment
Next-generation passive optical network (PON) pushes fiber closer to the edge.
OPNFV Gaining Traction, But Doesn't Address Orchestration Issues
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
12/24/2014  |  Post a comment
Network functions virtualization (NFV) management and orchestration (MANO) is still early in development and will come to market slowly.
Who's Doing Best in LTE-A?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
8/14/2014  |  Post a comment
As LTE-Advanced networks begin to reach commercial deployment, technology suppliers are scrambling to establish market leadership positions.
Uncovering More of the LTE-A Smorgasbord
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
7/4/2014  |  1 comment
As Release 10 and 11 of the 3GPP's LTE standards are being turned on, operators are seeking features that offer the biggest bang for their buck.
Social Media & Customer Care: How Best to Integrate Them
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
3/3/2014  |  4 comments
As telecom services become increasingly complex, telcos are moving toward the digital sector to improve real-time self-service (RTSS).
Comment: MWC caption - DannyDicks - 2/20/2014


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