33 live deployments which prove how NFV has crossed the chasm – Telecoms.com whitepaper

Since coming to prominence in 2012, the ways in which operators stand to gain from implementing solutions based around network functions virtualization have been well-publicised. After the initial wave of excitement around NFV subsided and the hard work began on making it a tangible reality, the industry is now at the stage where real use-case […]

Telecoms.com Intelligence Annual Industry Survey 2016

Building on the success of our prestigious Annual Industry Survey, the 2016 edition is the largest undertaking we’ve embarked on to date. This year’s survey took in the thoughts and perspectives of more than 1,500 telecoms professionals with a staggering cumulative experience of 24,000 years. As usual we begin with our comprehensive sweep of the […]

Stay in Control: Ring-Fence your Network

In this whitepaper, HAUD discusses the importance of controlling all access points to a network, and not just international messaging gateways. By taking this approach to effectively ring-fence their network, MNOs can take control of each entry point to their network, and level the playing field for both themselves and aggregators to create fairer market conditions.

Begin monetising SDN & NFV today – Telecoms.com Intelligence whitepaper

Software defined networking and network functions virtualization have heralded in a new era of possibility for operators in a telecoms industry becoming progressively more fixated on delivering diverse, converged and cloud-based services. While SDN and NFV certainly have potential, it’s the orchestration of virtual services that will make the potential of virtualization a more tangible […]

What’s your Analytics IQ? Take the Quiz to Find Out

Discover how proficient your organization is at using advanced analytics to increase revenue and keep customers happy. Take this assessment—designed specifically for communication service providers—to find out how effective your organization is at harnessing the power of big data and advanced analytics drive excellence across your organization. Discover how this capability can help marketing teams […]

MediaTek MiraVision™ Picture Quality Enhancement Technology for Displays

Screen resolution and pixel density used to be considered the main drivers of picture quality. Today, signal processing plays a growing role in delivering greater visual experiences. As a leader in integrated circuits’ design including smartphone SOCs, MediaTek presents the impact of its MiraVision™ enhancement solution for mobile displays through this new whitepaper. See the […]

How to Build a Future-Proof Robust Signaling Core

This Oracle Communications whitepaper explores some of the issues around building a robust signalling core in the IMS era. The rise of LTE has led to a rapid increase in Diameter and SIP traffic volumes, which represents both an opportunity and a threat to CSPs depending on how they respond.

Optimize Policy Management in a VoLTE Environment

Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services have been a topic of discussion for several years. Now, VoLTE services are available in select networks worldwide, and the majority of communications service providers (CSPs) are now active in the planning, trial, and/or deployment stages. Once viewed as a technology several years away, VoLTE has now moved into the realm of reality. The biggest challenge facing operators is ensuring intelligent policy management to help guarantee QoS in a market environment becoming increasingly driven by constant data connectivity.

Simplify and Automate for Enhanced Service Agility

The telecoms industry has seen increased levels of consolidation in the past 12-18 months with a number of high profile mergers and acquisitions taking place. Operators are diversifying product lines to encompass multiple industry verticals, with a prime example seeing fixed operators acquiring mobile players to offer comprehensive multiplay services; while ISPs are also becoming increasingly active in the home television market by acquiring TV programming rights and offering new on-demand services.

SDN: Discover How to Save Money and Generate New Revenue

Software Defined Networking (SDN) has brought with it the expectation of reduced network complexity and a reduction in operational cost. This all stems from a fundamental abstraction of traditional control functions from network forwarding devices, such as switches and routers. The prospect of lower cost comes from the simplification of networking hardware, and the use of lower-priced, mass produced hardware performing forwarding functions.

Blue Planet network orchestration software

The Blue Planet whitepaper provides a high-level view of the Blue Planet network virtualization and service orchestration software. Extract: Orchestrate and manage services from end-to-end across both physical and virtual domains with Ciena’s award-winning Blue Planet network orchestration software. Blue Planet reduces operational costs by abstracting network complexity and drives greater competitive advantage through a […]

Fighting the threat of SIM boxes to A2P SMS revenues – Telecoms.com whitepaper

It has long been acknowledged that traditional operator revenue streams are under threat, particularly person-to-person SMS services. Application-to-person (A2P) services, however, are positively thriving, and are forecast to for the next three years at least. Enterprise organisations are increasingly turning to SMS as a means of communicating more directly and intimately with its customers as part of a multi-channel experience.

Intelligent & Proactive Customer Care Outlook 2015 – Telecoms.com whitepaper

The quality of experience customers receive from a service provider is the most important differentiating factor in determining if subscribers are loyal and spend their money on services from the service provider. Operators are being faced with the dual pressures of declining ARPU and the threat of churn – every customer lost requires marketing costs […]

Telecoms.com Intelligence Future of Mobile Networks Outlook 2015

This special report from Telecoms.com Intelligence will analyse responses from more than 400 professionals from across the telecoms industry, and focus on four of the key pillars associated with the mobile network of the future; 5G, VoLTE, Network Assurance and Information Security.

Tackling the growing threat of DDoS in telecoms – Telecoms.com whitepaper

In a digital age, for which telecoms service providers are the life-blood, modern consumers are perennially connected to internet services of one form or another. Be it online or mobile banking, video-on-demand, social media, music streaming services or live news aggregators; large enterprise organisations and telecoms companies are under pressure like never before to maintain a 24 hour a day service availability.

The growing market for OSS-as-a-Service in telecommunications

Vendor View As Communications service providers (CSPs) move towards offering more non-traditional, digital services and new business models to become Digital service providers (DSPs), they need to make their networks and software platforms more open and programmable. CSPs are starting to evolve their networks and to consolidate their operations in a move towards more agile […]

Polls

With Amazon and Google launching smart home initiatives, have the telcos missed out on their chance to cash in on this market?

  • Yes, Google and Amazon will now dominate this space (65%, 40 Votes)
  • Consumers won't have made up their mind (19%, 12 Votes)
  • No, Google and Amazon will not be able to replace the telcos in the mind of the consumer (16%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 62

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