Make Video a Success with Fixed Mobile Convergence
Information Resources 4/4/2017
The boundaries between TV and mobile media are blurring as consumers increasingly expect ubiquitous video streaming on every device. So, how can operators take advantage of this growing consumer demand for video services across multiple devices?
Operators must transform to deepen entry into the digital ecosystem
Information Resources 1/5/2017
Most Tier 1 operators have begun a transformation to expand their business models beyond connectivity to become digital service providers (DSPs). Despite progress, further disruption is required to turn today’s telcos into tomorrow’s DSPs.
TBR’s DSP research includes primary research with digital thought leaders, review of industry group exchanges and analysis of operators’ digital business initiatives.
Service Chaining for Modern Networks
Information Resources 10/25/2016
There are many challenges to providing dynamic services in modern data centers, fixed line or mobile networking environments. Applications, users and subscribers need end-to-end networking services, composed of individual service functions, tailored to their individual requirements. These service functions must be managed and orchestrated in a dynamic fashion to ensure their correct operation.
The Evolution of Big Video
Information Resources 8/31/2016
As distribution of IP video has scaled and become central to the commercial strategies of a host of companies, the industry is entering a new stage regarding the technology and infrastructure that is being deployed to support enormous growth in demand.
Business And Technology Leadership In A Post-Digital Era
Information Resources 8/31/2016
We have already entered the post-digital age. In the past, business success was enabled by building better products and services. In the post-digital age, products and services alone cannot succeed — now you must design new digital experiences as part of your business model. And your business must be engineered to constantly innovate and evolve with emerging technologies.
Programmable Transport: Use Cases Emerge as Capability Improves
Information Resources 2/19/2016
This report examines SDN-enabled bandwidth-on-demand/network-as-a-service (NaaS) solutions, comparing the solutions offered by 12 leading transport network and data center networking vendors. The report also considers what hurdles are still in the way of achieving truly dynamic, multiservice, virtualized multi-vendor networks supported seamlessly with dynamic, automated bandwidth on demand.
NFV & Telco Data Center Servers: Key Considerations & Technologies
Information Resources 2/19/2016
This report examines the new requirements emerging from telcos that are looking to migrate network functions from proprietary, dedicated hardware platforms to standardized IT servers. The report profiles 10 server platform, components and software suppliers.
EarthLink and Windstream's SD-WAN services will be more tightly integrated starting in late July.
Generation Z is the most ethnically diverse generation in the US, with the highest penetration of digital devices, according to new research from Nielsen.
Web-scale networks automate operations while speeding up responses with predictive algorithms.
The MEF is working with vendors and service providers on common SD-WAN use cases and definitions.
Smart cities have learned to build the foundations of intelligent services that can serve a variety of needs for residents.
In this Telco Transformation radio show, AT&T's Mazin Gilbert and the Linux Foundation's Arpit Joshipura will discuss some of the key concepts of ONAP, including the recent formation of its technical steering committee as well as opening up the code and documentation to the industry.
In this Telco Transformation radio show, John Quinn, CTO of Digicel Group, will take us through Digicel's thinking, strategy and overall journey from a mobile-only provider to a FTTH provider with highly innovative and advanced video services -- all in just three years.
In this Telco Transformation radio show, IHS Markit's Michael Howard will talk about the network domains that carriers are targeting for SDN, the top SDN services that are driving revenues and the deployment barriers this year. Howard will also address whether carriers are embracing open source or using vendor-specific implementations.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
12:00 p.m. New York/4:00 p.m. London
The promise of 5G connectivity is a truly Networked Society. 5G is not just about making the throughput larger, it is also about offering use case optimized user experiences and inclusion of new vertical sectors. Use cases predicted for 2020 will need new types of connectivity services that are highly scalable and programmable in terms of speed, capacity, security, reliability, availability, latency and impact on battery type. 5G will need to be an agile, dynamically programmable network that can meet diverse needs with new, as-a-service models on a single infrastructure. In this Webinar, you will learn how the Open Networking Foundation is combining open source and software defined standards through its Open innovation Pipeline to advance innovative architectures such as mobile CORD (M-CORD). M-CORD is being developed by the CORD Project community under ONF's leadership and hosted by The Linux Foundation. Built on the pillars of SDN, NFV and cloud technologies, the end-to-end M-CORD open reference solution is arming operators with the capabilities needed to start planning for the upcoming 5G transition.
Level 3's VP of Global Development and Management Adam Saenger talks about the importance of multi-operator automation, and how it impacts ...
CenturyLink's Steve Sklar examines business models and opportunities for service providers navigating the OTT market.
Ray Watson, vice president of global technology at Masergy, talked to Telco Transformation about IoT, cybersecurity and what's to come at Light ...
Providing SD-WAN services is the first foray into OTT for many CSPs, said Nico Fischbach, strategy, architecture and innovation director of Colt ...
Operators have the ability to provide customized services. The cloud-as-an-infrastructure combined with the Business of Things will mean new ...