Archives: Intelligence

Open 5G: Fast. Smart. Monetize

The open imperative Open, intelligent networks will form the foundation for tomorrow’s digital society.  They will leverage the speed of 5G and high-performance infrastructure to drive hyper-scale transactions and immersive experiences. Edge and cloud connectivity will bring to life rich enterprise services, on demand and scaled for purpose.  Open networks leverage the strength of open-source […]

Guide to Superior Cyber Security

Best practices and tips for protecting your business!  Cyber security is simple enough on paper– maintain the integrity of your systems while keeping the attackers at bay. Things get much more complicated once you get down to practice, however. Limited budgets, lack of skilled personnel and low awareness on various security topics can all serve […]

ZTE Considerations for 5G Network Deployments

5G will not only bring much faster access rates, but also penetrate into every corner of the world through flexible network slicing. It will drive the digital transformation of vertical industries and become the cornerstone of digital society. With the freeze of R15 standard, the release of 5G spectrum, the maturity of 5G equipment and […]

Vodafone Spain Makes the First Standard 5G Call

Vodafone Spain has become today the first operator in the world to make 5G standard calls from 5G mobile phones, after connecting the first smartphones to the 5G network with the specifications of the 3GPP NSA (Non Stand Alone) standard, which will be used later on commercial launch. The mobile phones have been connected to […]

Smart but Vulnerable IoT Devices Present an Opportunity for Home Broadband Providers

Internet-connected “things” are lacking in basic security protections, putting consumers at risk. Home broadband providers are in a unique position to protect their customers’ connected devices through value-added security solutions. As the Internet of Things continues its advancement, our world is becoming smarter and smarter. Consumer televisions and security cameras are already connected to the […]

Delivering 5G Promises with Efficient and Intelligent Solutions

5G is one of the defining buzzwords of the telecom industry. After years of lab and field trials, live networks have been switched on in North America and Asia-Pacific, with more expected to follow soon. The industry has high expectations of 5G, with the most important use cases falling into three categories: enhanced mobile broadband, […]

The Critical Importance of Consumer Trust in the Second-Hand Mobile Device Market

The second-hand mobile device market is a big and lucrative success story. Mobile operators, OEMs and third-party logistics providers (3PLs) therefore remain committed to its ongoing success. This global study from Blancco underlines the significance of safeguarding consumer trust in the used device buyback process and warns against complacency when it comes to keeping consumer […]

Operationally Assure 5G Opportunities with Advanced Testing

We’re about to enter the era of 5G, with blazingly fast speeds, vast coverage density, large area traffic capacity, and super low latency. As we’ve pointed out in companion articles in our series on testing and assurance for 5G, 5G is more than a step up from 4G; it’s a radical leap that will dramatically […]

Telecoms.com Wins Platinum AVA Digital Award for Best Podcast Series

Telecoms.com (www.telecoms.com), the highly respected and independent news portal covering the latest technological advancements and market trends, received a Platinum Ava Digital Award for its Telecoms.com Podcast Series. The Telecoms.com Podcast Series, made up of weekly podcasts hosted by the editorial team at Telecoms.com, comprises a recap of the week’s news with an irreverent, dry […]

LG U+, Google Team Up to Create & Distribute 3D VR Content

SEOUL — LG U+ and Google have agreed to jointly back 3D virtual reality video contents for distribution via LG U+ wireless platforms and video streaming service YouTube. The two will raise a 50-50 fund to create pilot content during the first half of this year, Lee Sang-Min, senior managing director at LG U+ told […]

The Early Adopter Paradox

The IoT revolution is actually the second of most our lifetimes, according to Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure’s Chief Research Officer. “The first one has already happened — the Internet revolution,” he wrote. “Every computer is already online.” “Next, we will see everything else go online. That’s the second revolution, the IoT revolution. It’s already begun. Eventually, […]

Pinning Down the IoT

In its current form the Internet of Things (IoT) represents a considerable threat to consumers, due to  inadequate regulations regarding its security and use. In many cases, the adoption of the technology is being driven by businesses eager to gain valuable data from citizens, with little concern for their privacy or the protection of that […]

Creating Values with Intelligent Traffic Analysis

This Telecoms.com Intelligence whitepaper, produced in partnership with Rohde & Schwarz, demonstrates how CSPs should determine the criteria by which they select and implement the analytics tools, and how to integrate network analytics in the companies’ decision making processes.

Killer Use Cases for 5G Monetization

5G will offer improved speed, increased capacity and greater flexibility. But what are the killer use cases that will attract customers, and justify this significant investment? Read our eBook to learn how: • Digital experience will drive service differentiation • Increased segmentation will enable smart family plans and other new use cases • Network slicing […]

Huawei Completes China 5G Technology R&D Trial Using 2.6GHz Spectrum

BEIJING — Recently, Huawei completed the 5G NR (New Radio) test at 2.6GHz spectrum in the 5G trial organized by the IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group. To date Huawei officially completed the third phase of China 5G Technology R&D (Research and Development) Trial including laboratory and field testing in NSA (Non-Stand Alone) and SA (Stand Alone) […]

Private Line Transformation for Media and Broadcast Service, Operators’ New Blue Ocean Market

High-definition (HD) or ultra-high-definition (UHD) video signals are essential to meet increasing consumer demands on content and experience. Higher rates are needed to bear HD/UHD signals, which in turn drives the upgrade of private lines for media and broadcast services. Forming the network infrastructure of the video industry, private lines for media and broadcast services […]

The Road to Network Configuration Automation

The fast growth in the telecom industry, not only in size and value, but also in the types and volume of traffic that goes through the networks and the complexity of the systems, has made network configuration ever more demanding on operators, because it holds the key to the quality of the network, how it […]

Fiber to the X Fundamentals

A complete overview of principles, technologies, architectures and business models for future networks At increasing speed, we are evolving into a global digital society. This is profoundly transforming the way we live, work, learn and thrive. Fiber to the X (FTTX) will be required to offer bandwidth and low latency needed for gaming, internet, IoT, smart […]

Countdown to Commercial Use of Operator-provided Cloud VR

In 2014, Facebook’s US$2 billion acquisition of the virtual reality hardware company Oculus brought about explosive growth in the VR industry. The market researchers institute IDC predict that the sales volume of VR/AR devices will increase from 8 million units in 2017 to 12.4 million units in 2018, reaching 68.9 million in 2022, an 800 […]

How 5G Microwave Can Fast-Track Mobile Broadband Growth in Emerging Markets

Emerging markets have huge potential for data growth, a major factor in the fast deployment of mobile transport infrastructure As emerging markets realize the social benefits brought by the information superhighway, many nations are developing broadband plans from a strategic perspective to speed up the deployment of fixed and mobile broadband infrastructure. With the rapid […]

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