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Building a 5G-Ready Experience-Centric Converged Transport Network

Building a 5G-ready Experience-centric Converged Transport Network With the 5G era and ubiquitous connectivity now within reach, telecom operators are battling it out with industry peers and over-the-top (OTT) players to see who will be the first to supply the public with all the benefits that come with 5G. Some traditional operators have started enhancing […]

5G Field Trials Show the Power of Applications

China Telecom Shenzhen is running one of the first six 5G field trials for China Telecom. In partnership with Huawei, the operator has invested in 5G innovation and begun researching how to commercialize 5G technology. 5G applications based on the 5G trial network In the Shenzhen Software Industry Base, China Telecom Shenzhen completed the deployment […]

Internal Culture Key to Transformation: Huawei GTS

Internal culture is the most important factor in digital transformation, according to Bill Tang, president of Huawei’s Global Technical Services (GTS) business unit. Tang told the Huawei Operational Transformation Forum (OTF) that this was the lesson he drew from the digital transformation experience of his own team. That’s because the transformation process shakes up traditional […]

A 4-Step Plan to Cloudification

A recent blog by McKinsey poured scorn on the concept of “digital transformation” as a panacea for telecom operators struggling to remain relevant in the 21st century. As the article points out “labelling an initiative ‘digital’ is counterproductive since it often alienates more-experienced managers and results in a handful of pilots that are eventually too abstract to […]

Huawei Shares 5G Insights for MENA Market

DUBAI — Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices shared key insights on commercialization of 5G in MENA and subsequently led IoT and 5G workshops during the GSMA mobile360 MENA Conference, gathering a number of leaders and experts from the mobile telecom industry. In his keynote, Mohamed […]

What is China doing to accelerate 5G transport network deployment?

What is China doing to accelerate 5G transport network deployment? Since the 1980s, a new generation of revolutionary mobile communication technologies has emerged every decade. Mobile communication evolved from 1G to 4G, with a focus on people-to-people communication. In the future, 5G will become deeply integrated with technologies such as cloud computing, big data, AI, […]

Fast Tracking Telcos to Digital Transformation

As consumers increasingly turn to digital channels, Telcos must re-imagine their business to address their customers’ need for more control and convenience. 451 Research believes that the best way forward is to create a new digital IT stack that will yield fast and meaningful improvements to the customer experience. Download this 451 Research report commissioned […]

Telecoms.com Annual Industry Survey 2018

Once again well over 1,000 industry professionals from a broad array of backgrounds responded to the survey with their first-hand experience as well as their perspective views on the current status and future trends of the industry. As our customary practice, the report started with an overall industry landscape before we delved into six key areas pertinent to today’s telecoms industry: NFV, 5G, IoT, Digital Transformation, Security, and Test & Monitoring.

What is Zun: A Typical Component of Openstack to Provide Container Management Service

OpenStack is a mainstream open source cloud management platform, aiming at providing rich cloud platform services supporting easy implementation, large-scale scale-in/out and unified standard. Hundreds of global famous enterprises are operating businesses based on OpenStack to reduce costs and act faster. Zun is the component of Openstack to provide container management service, established in June, […]

Beijing Unicom: 4G IP RAN Evolution to Build a 5G Transport Network

Mobile communication is entering a new era. 5G, the next-generation standard in mobile communication, will not only boost user experience in mobile Internet, but also enable the large-scale networking of billions of IoT devices. It will allow everything to be connected and facilitate the deep integration of many important industries, such as manufacturing, healthcare, and […]

New Business Model for Multi-Service 5G Transport Networks

GSMA forecasts that, by 2025, the number of global 5G connections will reach 1.1 billion, with one third of the world’s population connected to 5G networks. As the 5G industry matures, 5G will enable the connectivity and digitalization of everything. As a result, the operator market will also extend from individuals and homes to industries, […]

ZTE 4MIX Distributed Cloud Solution Builds 5G-Ready Cloud Infrastructure

Cloudified reconstruction of telecommunications networks is already the consensus of global operators. Virtualization technology brings many advantages such as cost reduction, flexible scale-in/out. However, with the advent of 5G, new challenges and problems are constantly emerging. 5G has three major application scenarios: enhanced Mobile Broadband (eMBB), focusing on 4K/8K HD video, VR/AR and other high-bandwidth […]

An Introduction to Interference Hunting

Interference in the Radio Access Network is ubiquitous and becoming more critical as the deployment of the latest cellular standards brings increased sensitivity and subsequent degradation of network capacity and subscriber Quality of Experience. This white paper starts from the basics then examines the different sources of interference in mobile networks and describes a practical […]

Digital Business Transformation: Where Should You Begin?

Digital business transformation is a huge and confusing topic, making it very difficult to know where to begin. The Open ROADS Community has created the Digital Mastermind to answer this question and guide your entire transformation journey. The essence of this method, which we call “Digital Thinking” is to “Identify a Scenario, then Start Small, […]

A Holistic Approach to IoT Monetization

The monetization capabilities of Internet of Things (IoT) platforms needs a fresh approach beyond standard rating and charging designed for connectivity usage. As communications service providers (CSPs) embrace more innovative IoT business models, they are struggling to address these opportunities with their connectivity-oriented IoT platforms. IoT digital platforms must be flexible to enable CSPs to […]

3GPP Release 15 Overview

In June 2018, a major landmark was hit for 5G–the 3GPP’s Release 15 was frozen.  The Non Stand-Alone use case was frozen in December, and the Stand Alone use case was frozen in June.  Release 15 is considered the first of two major releases for 5G, with Release 16 scheduled to be complete by the […]

Build 5G Wireless Networks And Systems With Software Defined Radio

Download the latest edition of NI’s Wireless Research Handbook, which includes research examples from around the world and across a wide range of advanced wireless research topics. This comprehensive look at next-generation wireless systems will offer you a more in-depth view of how prototyping can enhance research results. Applications include: Flexible Waveform Shaping Based on […]

Multi-Service and Multi-Tenant: A Typical Application of Access Network NFV

Multi-Service and Multi-Tenant as a New Requirement for Access Networks Of the Optical Access Network (OAN), the Optical Distribution Network (ODN) is a key resource and an important asset for operators. In addition to vigorously deploying home broadband services based on Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) technology, operators also actively develop other services and explore new business models […]

IoT, Assurance, and Virtualisation survey report

The fast pace of technology development has kept the CTOs and CIOs constantly on the edge of their seats, anxious that they might miss the next big thing hitting their company. In this survey report jointly developed by Comarch and Telecoms.com, the executives tasked to drive their companies’ technology strategies share what they need and what they worry about, particularly in the new domains like IoT, business assurance, and virtualisation.

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