Dissecting 'Mobile-First' Usage
Infographics 4/24/2017 33 comments
This comScore infographic shows that even though time spent on mobile devices is rapidly eclipsing desktop usage in a number of categories, the number of users making that shift are moving more slowly.
No Linear Please, We're Millennial
Infographics 2/21/2017 20 comments
A recent survey of millennial men in the US examined their video consumption habits and preferences, unsurprisingly finding that cord-cutting and streaming were typical for the majority.
IoT: Unlocking the Potential
Infographics 12/26/2016 18 comments
The Internet of Things is in the process of changing the landscape for both businesses and consumers, but partners in the ecosystem need to work together to overcome the challenges.
NFV Juggling Act
Infographics 8/30/2016 5 comments
NFV is poised for a breakout year in 2016 as operators move towards deployments.
DevOps Goes Mainstream
Infographics 8/22/2016 16 comments
DevOps is taking off as service providers look to speed up their rate of innovation while also creating a single company culture.
Mining Big Data: Cable Operations
Infographics 5/13/2016 8 comments
Cable operators are learning how to cash in on big data analytics in order to manage their next-generation networks while improving customer service support.
Internet of Things: Sizing the IoT Opportunity
Infographics 4/20/2016 7 comments
The Internet of Things has gone mainstream as businesses and organizations of all sizes are working with service providers on new IoT-based services and applications, but there are even more opportunities in the future.
Virtual Reality: Poised for Liftoff
Infographics 3/31/2016 6 comments
The virtual reality (VR) ecosystem is broad and complex with companies developing a wide-range of technologies, devices, systems, content and applications, but 2016 is the year that all of the elements start to come together.
Building Blocks for IoT Platforms
Infographics 3/28/2016 8 comments
Internet of Things (IoT) products and services are a maturing market for telecom operators, according to a recent report by Heavy Reading. According to operators and observers that were surveyed by Heavy Reading, 2016 will likely see significant momentum build behind IoT, including operators' involvement in platforms and applications.
The Move to Digital Operations
Infographics 3/15/2016 7 comments
A new survey conducted by Heavy Reading and TM Forum shows that CSPs around the world see the move to digital operations as a necessary part of their overall virtualization strategies.
Virtualization: Budgeting for a Bottom Line
Infographics 2/29/2016 5 comments
Communications service providers (CSPs) have some key areas to consider when it comes to the virtualization of their networks. The first in this series of infographics looked at the planning stage while the second examined the deployment stage. This third and final installment focuses on spending and budget concerns.
Vodafone's Skipper says IoT security is a bigger concern for smaller companies, but the right solutions are available.
In central and eastern Europe, global OTT players will struggle to find a foothold because of limited local content, piracy and high prices according to Andrey Kolodyuk, founder of Divan.TV.
Commercial broadcasters across Europe have banded together to take on Netflix and Amazon.
Heavy Reading's Gabriel Brown maps out how LTE and 5G core networks will lead a life of coexistence for some time to come.
Telco Transformation is tapping into artificial intelligence and robots in the latest cartoon caption contest.
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.
MEF is working to define, deliver, and certify dynamic communications services that are orchestrated across a global ecosystem of automated, virtualized and interconnected networks. In this radio show, MEF CTO Pascal Menezes talks about the challenges and the solutions that his organization is working on and provides a preview of the MEF17 conference in November.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Software-defined networking (SDN) is a key component of services providers' virtualization game plans and AT&T and Level 3 Communications have been at the forefront of its adoption.
In this webinar, Andrew Dugan, CTO of Level 3 Communications, and Amy Wheelus, Vice President of Cloud and D2 Platform Integration at AT&T, will discuss how their companies have leveraged SDN within their networks, services and applications. Some of the key areas that will be covered include:
- Automation, APIs and lifecycle service orchestration
- The continued evolution of SDN-based solutions and SDN in networks, including SD-WAN, dynamic cloud connections and scalable Ethernet and security solutions.
Bill Walker, CenturyLink's director of network architecture, shares his insights on why training isn't enough for IT employees and traditional ...
During the Carrier NFV and SDN event in Denver, AT&T's Tom Anschutz talked about how the second generation of VNFs could reduce opex during this ...
DENVER, 10/6/2017 - Jim Sabey, head of connect and compute sales specialists at BT Americas, talks about how virtualization has changed the ...
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.